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Protronix 802.11N/G USB Wireless LAN Wifi Adapter 150Mbps with Long Range Antenna

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  • Transfer Rate: Up to 150Mbps
  • Wireless Standard: 802.11n/b/g
  • Chipset: Ralink RT3070
  • Compatible with Windows XP, Vista, 7; Mac OS X; and Linux operating systems
  • Satisfaction guaranteed and backed by a one year warranty

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Product Description

Connect your laptop or PC to any wireless network with this USB wireless adapter. This adapter offers a great wireless connectivity solution for users who seek high performance, high-speed internet access. The multi-directional antenna enables your computer to receive a stronger, more reliable signal. This device is compatible with all operating systems and for use with any laptop or PC.br>

Features
Wireless 802.11n compliant
Backwards compatible with 802.11g and 802.11b devices
Supports Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Mac OS X and Linux based operating systems
5dBi antenna improves signal strength and reliability

Specifications
Transfer Rate: 150Mbps
Security: WEP 64/128, WPA, WPA2, 802.1X, WMM, WHQL; Cisco CCX
Chipset: Ralink RT3070L
Regulatory Approvals: FCC, CE, RoHS
Dimensions: 9.5cm x 2.5cm x 1.25cm (20.25cm length with antenna)

Package Includes
Wifi Adapter
Antenna
Installation CD
User Manual

Product Details

  • Shipping Weight: 2.4 ounces
  • ASIN: B004BAN3D6
  • Item model number: WF02-BK
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (209 customer reviews)
  • Product Warranty: For warranty information about this product, please click here

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Customer Reviews

3.7 out of 5 stars

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

53 of 54 people found the following review helpful By Ghost Venom on October 9, 2011
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I didn't get my hopes up while waiting on this product to arrive being at such a low price, But when it got here and I installed it, I was amazed. I was using a $60 Linksys wireless adapter before this which climed to be top of the line. However I was picking up poor signal. Granted I was 300 feet away from the router. With Linksys I was getting 13.5 mbps, After I installed this adapter, I was picking up internet at a blistering 108 mbps. Pages were loading lightning quick at 300 feet away. If you want a signal boost, I would recommend this little dynamo. And the price is unbeatable.
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22 of 22 people found the following review helpful By Bob on September 9, 2011
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This adapter uses Ralink chipset and utility which isnt bad, Its software is really user freindly and has good options included. Its built with solid rubber like hard plastic which feels sturdy and wont break. I got this item in about a week and it worked out of the box with the included cd. Installation was a breeze. Works great for the money and I would buy another one in the future too. If you want a good long range wifi adapter but dont really have alot of money then this is it. Works just as good as the big brand names Alfa and Gsky. A must have !!!

P.S. The user manual is also a good thing to have, It confirmed my opinion that when using these high powered adapters your laptop battery life can drain faster and that its important to turn the adapter off if your not using it. This is true to any high power adapter you get. So if your on the road traveling, its important to conserve energy.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful By O. Celebi on September 19, 2011
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My router is very close to my computer but behind a 3 foot thick brick wall. This adapter gets "Good" to "Very Good" signal, around 80Mbps, and it's consistent. My old G adapter which was also high power, would get around 24-30Mbps speed, never the full 54 for rated G and would et hot and disconnect once in a while. So, this is a big improvement. The driver worked without any problems, and the quality appears to be very high. I run magicJack, a web server, and an ftp server over this and it works great. No problems.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By old guy on March 25, 2013
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Using my netbook, I couldn't access the WiFi at the motel where I often stayed. The Adapter enabled me to access the wifi when the built in Wifi on my netbook was inadequate.
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Steve D on January 2, 2012
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I used this adapter with several machines running XP and Win 7. I would suggest using the included CD to install the driver. If you plan to install on several computers as I did, copy the installer to a flash drive to make the job easier. You may install the driver only and it will work fine. I would suggest using Windows Zero Config or Wireless Manager rather than the proprietary wireless manager. I can't speak about range quality except that this device had no problem connecting with the infrastructure wireless in the building where I work. I was able to use in any number of USB ports including those in the back of the machine and it connects to the network quickly and reliably.

4 stars only due to somewhat cheap construction. These units can fall apart rather easily and on some I have had to tighten not just the antenna but the antenna threading coupler several times. Plan to use them in a location where they will not be subject to abuse or frequent disturbances. You get what you pay for, but for most applications it will work well enough. It's 2012 now. Easy and reliable wifi access shouldn't cost an arm and a leg.
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9 of 11 people found the following review helpful By Michael D. Dadiego on March 16, 2012
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I have a situation where the laptops onboard wireless is defective, the PCMCIA slot is defective and it only has USB 1.1 slots. I really want to break away from the tied cat5 LAN connection. My search led me to this piece. The price was right to take the chance. Not only does it works...its freaking mint, easy to setup and I will order another one of two...just to have on hand. If you are in need of a affordable way to circumvent conventional methods to go wireless...this piece is for you!
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By T Pynchon on March 8, 2012
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This adapter worked perfectly in my Windows 7 desktop, installed automatically and connects flawlessly. You'd never think that it costs so little! Recommended!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Victoria E. Shepherd on March 22, 2013
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This product does what i want it to do but I wanted something with a little more range. It is in a room between two walls which I think blocks some of the connection to the router. It has half the bars which is ok for the reason I needed it. If it had a more direct connection to the router I am sure it would be great.
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