TP-Link No Bluetooth AC1200 Wi-Fi Bluetooth 4.2 PCIe Adapter

A minor modification was made to the Wifi adapter usb-f cable because the PC lacks a USB-F port on the mainboard. Make a loop-back cable using a USB 2.0 male cable, cut and soldered to the USB-F cable and then connect to a PC USB 2.0 port.

This is not a tutorial, rather instructions for basic material and steps to work around a PC without a usb-f port on the mainboard. To modify a USB-A Male cable and the TP-Link included usb-f cable for loop-back connection to a usb port. See page from TP-Link manual showing usb-f cable Pagesfrom1910012789_ArcherT5E_UG_REV1.0.2.pdf 

1ea USB A Male Cable - Cut to desired length and strip insulation and prepare for soldering

1ea TP-Link USB-F Cable - Cut off female plug end to mainboard

Solder corresponding black, green, white, red wires to each other and test with continuity meter, connect to TP-Link adapter card

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Connect USB cable back to PC USB port.

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