D-Link DWA-182 (AC1200, WiFi, Dual Band, USB)

Network 802.11ac, D-Link, USB, WiFi

D-Link DWA-182 (AC1200, WiFi, Dual Band, USB)
Linux compatibility:
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Updated: 24/02/2016 18:17

Review of Linux Compatibility

The D-Link DWA-182 is a USB WiFi Adapter that supports wireless connections according to IEEE 802.11ac standard. The stick has the USB ID 2001:3101

Bus 002 Device 003: ID 2001:3101 D-Link Corp.

and bases on the Broadcom BCM43526 chipset.

Currently no Linux driver is available for the DWA-182.

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  • Andy on said:

    Both the Ax & Dx revisions, per available datasheets online, appear to have no Linux support (strictly Windows?). However, the Cx revision does not have a datasheet, but does have Linux drivers directly from D-Link’s own support page for the product.

    D-Link’s DWA-182 Support Page

  • Bradley Broom on said:

    I have version C1, which looks like the above but has a different usb product id:

    Bus 008 Device 005: ID 2001:3315 D-Link Corp.
    Device Descriptor:
    bLength 18
    bDescriptorType 1
    bcdUSB 2.00
    bDeviceClass 0 (Defined at Interface level)
    bDeviceSubClass 0
    bDeviceProtocol 0
    bMaxPacketSize0 64
    idVendor 0x2001 D-Link Corp.
    idProduct 0x3315
    bcdDevice 0.00
    iManufacturer 1 Realtek
    iProduct 2 D-Link Wireless Adapter

    I managed to get the device working with the out-of-tree Realtek driver at https://github.com/abperiasamy/rtl8812AU_8821AU_linux.

    So far I’ve only been able to connect at N speeds (174 Mbps at 5Ghz, 144 Mbps at 2.4 Ghz) over about 20 feet and through 4 internal walls. It does not reliably connect at 5Ghz, but once connected it is very stable.

    • admin on said:

      Hello Bradley,

      Please, could you also post the output of dmesg (or of the /var/log/syslog) which is shown if the driver is loaded? This could help other users in case of errors.
      Regards, the LHG-Team

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