USB LAN Adapter | IEEE 802.3bz | Windows® | LinuxAdd 5G network access to your laptop, using a USB A port. This USB 3.0 Type A to Gigabit network adapter gives you wired Ethernet network and Internet access. The NBASE-T adapter is 4-speed compatible, including IEEE 802.3bz (2.5G/5GBASE-T), IEEE 802.3U (100BASE-TX) and 802.3ab (1000BASE-T).Powerful 5 Gigabit Network ConnectionsIdeal for office or home use, the network adapter supports full 5 Gigabit bandwidth by harnessing the performance of USB 3.0. You can quickly access very large files over a 5 Gigabit network (using CAT6 cabling), saving valuable time every day.Native Driver Support Makes Installation EasyGet up and running quickly. Simply plug this USB-A to Ethernet adapter into the USB port on your laptop and connect to your network. The Aquantia AQC111U chipset provides native driver support for Linux. Any Windows operating systems without the driver will be automatically prompted to download the software directly from the adapter, ensuring a quick installation with no Internet access required.Compact & Lightweight for Perfect PortabilityCompact and portable, this USB Gigabit network adapter is the ideal desktop network adapter or laptop accessory. You don't have to carry a power adapter with you to use it, because it's powered directly from the host USB port.The Choice of IT Pros Since 1985StarTech.com conducts thorough compatibility and performance testing on all our products to ensure we are meeting or exceeding industry standards and providing high-quality products to IT Professionals. Our local StarTech.com Technical Advisors have broad product expertise and work directly with our StarTech.com Engineers to provide support for our customers both pre and post-sales.The US5GA30 is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.