Atheros AR9271 2.4 Ghz USB WiFi Wireless Adapter



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This is a generic USB wireless adapter that uses the famous Atheros AR9271 chipset, this means that it will be natively supported by most Linux distros including Kali Linux.

– 3dBi external antenna.
Atheros AR9271 chipset, support 802.11b/g/n.
– Native support on Linux distros including Kali Linux (no need for drivers).
– aircrack-ng suite support.
– Monitor mode support.
– Packet injection support.
– Will work with Kali whether it is installed as a main OS or as a virtual machine (regardless of the host OS).
– All of the above is tested with Kali 2017.1 and 2017.2 both as a virtual machine and as a main OS.


Model: AR9271.

Chipset: Atheros AR9271.

Standards: IEEE 802.11b/g/n.

Data Rate:

802.11b: UP to 11Mbps.

802.11g: UP to 54Mbps.

802.11n: UP to 150Mbps.

OS Supported: Kali Linux (whether it is installed as a virtual machine or a main OS).

Interface: USB 2.0 mini USB.

Antenna Type: 1 x 2.4Ghz RP-SMA connector.

Antenna: 3dBi 2.4GHz Antenna.

Frequency Range: 2.412 ~ 2.483 GHz.

Data Modulation Type:BPSK,QPSK, CCK and OFDM.

Security: WEP 64/128, 802.1X support, Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA), WPA-PSK, WPA II-PSK.


11b: -96dBm @ 1Mbps.

11g: -91dBm @ 6Mbps.

11n: [email protected] MCS0.



If Kali is installed as a main OS then you won’t need to set up anything, just connect the adapter and it will get recognised.

If Kali is installed as a virtual machine, then follow the instructions shown in the following video.

Additional information


Estimate Delivery Time

USA, UK, India, Sweden, Spain, UAE, Saudia Arabia, Finland

10 – 20 days.


10 – 22 days.

Australia, Israel, Italy, Norway, Denmark, Ireland

10 – 25 days.

Poland, Malaysia, Portugal, new zealand, Switzerland, Netherlands

7 – 15 days.

Rest of the world

We ship to all countries, delivery time varies, please contact us for estimate delivery time.

5 reviews for Atheros AR9271 2.4 Ghz USB WiFi Wireless Adapter

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    (verified owner)

    got it today works perfectly thank you Basma salman …thanks ziab sir

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    (verified owner)

    Faster delivery than expected. It works very well. Thank you!

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    (verified owner)

    can i connect this wifi adapter to my main windows 10 operating system or to my android device plz tell me how to do this

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    (verified owner)

    got my ATHEROS AR9271 2.4 GHZ USB WIFI WIRELESS ADAPTER today working fine!!

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    Just got my up and running! 5/5 delivery. Got also code to track the shipment. And got it nicely at my local postoffice. Would recommend for others.

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