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Sooo Anticipating, But...
on September 7, 2010
One seller note before I begin: ShopDigi got this productt to me in under 48 hours, from CA to TX, via STANDARD SHIPPING!!! Outstanding! Will definitely buy from them again.
Now, on to the adapter itself. Installed easily, although the included drivers are not the latest. This product is actually a "Realtek RTL8192SU" network adapter (updated driver software is here: [...] ).
Installed and ran great (signal strength was particularly AMAZING, at least twice as good as my internal Dell 1397 WLAN adapter!!! and also found wireless networks that are ~500-600 feet from my house!). But...
Then it started. The drops, stutters, speed dropping to half what my G adapter was getting, etc. Problems too numerous to mention, and then it just quit working. No power, no light, no nothing. Dead. Terrible waste of 20 bucks.
BTW, I am running a LinkSys WRT300N wireless router that has about twenty different items connected to it, from Desktops/Laptops, to netbooks, an XBox 360, and even several HTC EVO phones, all of which run flawlessly throughout my two-story house. This product worked wonderfully for about two days, but at a cost of about $10/day it's not worth it. Extremely frustrating. Not even worth sending back for a refund.