Technoethical TET-N300DB adapters are AirLive X.USB-3 adapters sold under our own brand, with a guarantee that the TET-N300DB version ships with the Atheros AR9170+AR9104 integrated circuits that use free software drivers and firmware; we can make no guarantees that other versions of the X.USB-3 will ship with the same chipset.
With the Technoethical N300 Dual Band Wireless miniPCIe Card for GNU/Linux-libre you can connect to Wi-Fi networks using exclusively free software. With its three antenna connectors having 3x3:3 MIMO and dual channel (2.4/5GHz) configuration, it can reach speeds up to 300Mbps, even in a crowded Wi-Fi zone. You might also be interested in the Wireless USB adapters Technoethical N150 Mini, Technoethical N150 High Gain Antenna , Technoethical N300, and Technoethical N300DB.
The Technoethical N300 Dual Band (TET-N300DB) card is based on the Atheros AR9382 integrated circuit and works with the free driver ath_9k (GNU GPL v2). Thus you can use it with a completely free GNU/Linux distribution, which has the kernel Linux-libre, clean of the nonfree blobs from Linux. Using the latest versions of the kernel (3.0 or later), the card works out of the box.
Because the driver is free, you can study it and check what exactly it's doing. Moreover, you can modify the way the card works, so it can be an important resource for educational experiments or for your business. With the Technoethical NDB Wireless miniPCIe card, your are in control of your own computer for connecting to Wi-Fi networks too.
Buy it for your laptop! You have a laptop with a Wi-Fi card which doesn't work with free software, it's broken or has only two antenna connectors, while your laptop has 3 internal antennas. The Technoethical T400 and Technoethical X200 laptops running Libreboot use the Technoethical N300DB Wi-Fi card.
Technoethical donates 10% of the sale profits of this card to a fully free distribution of GNU/Linux at customer's choice. We list the donations on the page Technoethical donations.
This is a refurbished card produced by Atheros, and sold by Technoethical under its own brand, as a warranty that the integrated circuit works with free software.