Ultra-Mini USB Wireless Lan 802.11N Adapter - 1T1R (150Mbps)
    Product # 8072
    Ultra-Mini USB Wireless Lan 802.11N Adapter - 1T1R (150Mbps)
    Product # 8072
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    Ultra-Mini USB Wireless Lan 802.11N Adapter - 1T1R (150Mbps)

    At 5 times faster than traditional Wireless-G (802.11b) networks, Wireless-N networks allow for high-speed data transfers, online gaming, and lightning fast downloads. The Wireless-N USB 2.0 Adapter gives you access to all the high-speed features of Wireless-N networks on older and newer computers. It's simple and easy setup means you'll be surfing the internet, downloading movies, and e-mail in no time.

    Features:

    • MIMO technology improves data throughput and range over existing 802.11b/g products
    • Add high-speed Wireless-N (draft 802.11n) Internet access to any USB enabled computer
    • Download music and movies, surf the internet and e-mail up to 5 times faster than previous generation wireless networks (Wireless 802.11g)
    • Offers greater coverage than Wireless-G networks for internet access throughout your home or office
    • Works with older Wireless-G and Wireless-B networks
    • Wi-Fi® Protected Setup (WPS) simplifies setup and operation
    • Operating distance of up to 300 feet indoor, and up to 900 feet in open space
    • Data transfer rate of up to 150Mbps (downlink) and 150Mbps (uplink)
    • Supports USB 2.0 interface, backward compatible to USB 1.1 and 1.2
    • Enhanced WEP and WPA wireless security for protected Internet access
    • 64-bit / 128-bit WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy), TKIP, AES 2.400GHz ISM
    • Frequency Band Modulation Method: QPSK / BPSK / 16-QAM / 64-QAM
    • Supports Ad Hoc and Infrastructure modes
    • Supports IEEE 802.11e standard

    Compatible Operating Systems:

    • Windows XP (32-bit and 64-bit)
    • Windows Vista (32-bit and 64-bit)
    • Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)
    • Mac OSX 10.4
    • Mac OSX 10.5
    • Mac OSX 10.6
    • Linux


    Support Files:



    Wi-Fi is a registered trademark of Wi-Fi Alliance.

    Specifications
    Wireless Standards IEEE 802.11n (draft)
    IEEE 802.11g
    IEEE 802.11b
    Host Interface High speed USB2.0/1.1 interface
    Data Rate 802.11n: up to 150Mbps (downlink) and up to 150Mbps (uplink)
    802.11g: 54 / 48 / 36 / 24 / 18/ 12 / 9 / 6 Mbps auto fallback
    802.11b: 11 / 5.5 / 2 / 1 Mbps auto fallback
    Frequency Band 2.4GHz ISM (Industrial Scientific Medical) Band
    Chipset Realtek
    RF Frequency 2412 ~ 2462 MHz (North America)
    2412 ~ 2472 MHz (Europe)
    2412 ~ 2484 MHz (Japan)
    Radio Channel 1 ~ 14 channels (Universal Domain Selection)
    Range Coverage Up to 3 times farther range than 802.11g
    Antenna Type Integrated Antenna
    Roaming Full mobility and seamless roaming from cell to cell
    RF Output Power 13 ~17 dBm (Typical)
    Modulation 11n: BPSK, QPSK, 16QAM, 64QAM with OFDM
    11g: BPSK, QPSK, 16QAM, 64QAM, OFDM
    11b: DQPSK, DBPSK, DSSS, CCK
    Data Security 64/128-bit WEP Encryption
    WPA, WPA-PSK, WPA2, WPA2-PSK. TKIP/AES
    Network Auto-switch to use 802.11n or 802.11g or 802.11b mode
    Supports Ad-Hoc, Infrastructure WLAN network
    Wireless roaming
    Data rate auto fall-back under noisy environment or longer range distance
    Site Survey with Profile function
    Configuration & Management Plug-and-Play setup and installation
    Management Utility supports 2000 / XP/ Vista
    Media Access Control CSMA/CA with ACK
    LED Indicator Link/Active ( Green )
    Operating Temperature 0°C to 40°C
    Storage Temperature -20°C to 75°C
    Operating Humidity 10% ~ 90% (Non Condensing)
    Storage Humidity 5% ~ 95% (Non Condensing)
    Regulatory Compliance FCC (USA), CE Mark (Europe), RoHS Compliant, Wi-Fi Compliant
    Requirements Available USB 2.0 port

    Included in the Box:

    • 1x Wireless-N USB 2.0 Adapter
    • 1x Driver CD
    • 1x Quick Start Guide

    Compatible Operating Systems:

    • Windows XP (32-bit and 64-bit)
    • Windows Vista (32-bit and 64-bit)
    • Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)
    • Mac OSX 10.4
    • Mac OSX 10.5
    • Mac OSX 10.6
    • Linux
    4.3 / 5.0
    282 Reviews
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    Can't get to work.
    I can't find the right drivers or program to work with Mac OS X Lion. Monoprice can you just post up a download link for the right drivers/app for mac users. It connects just fine on my windows machine so i know the usb device works.
    Thanks,
    Tony

    PROS: Nice and compact.....

    CONS: Confusing as hell to get to work on Mac. No direct support. They send a mini disc that won't fit in a Macbook slot drive.
    January 16, 2012
    Works great!
    Bought this to use with my Raspberry Pi.
    It worked great right out of the box with raspian and XBMC. No setup needed
    January 5, 2013
    Works good
    I'm using this with my Raspberry Pi board running Rasbian Linux. The USB wlan adapter shows up as a Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8188CUS 802.11n WLAN, with the USB ID 0bda:8176. It was plug and play with the RPi and it also worked perfectly in Xubuntu 12.04, so if you want an easy wireless connection, this is a good deal.

    PROS: Worked out of the box with Linux (Xubuntu 12.04 and Rasbian 2012-12).

    CONS: none so far
    January 13, 2013
    Really Great!
    Absolutely amazing. Works really well in every OS i tested even in ARM linux. If you are looking for the correct driver ... this device is RTL8188 which is encompassed under the RTL8192CU driver.
    September 13, 2012
    802.11n wireless adapter needed for Raspberry Pi Model B
    I needed a low powered 802.11n wireless adapter for my Raspberry Pi Model B. I am using it to connect the Raspberry Pi to my home network wirelessly. It works great, and for $7.44, the price was right. The adapter utilizes the rtl8192cu chipset, so there is built in support in many Linux distros, including those created for the Raspberry Pi (OpenELEC, RaspBMC, RasPlex).

    PROS: It works great, and for $7.44, the price was right.
    It works on Linux, including distros for the Raspberry Pi (OpenELEC, RaspBMC, RasPlex).
    Its low powered, so you do not need a seperate powered USB hub when running with a Raspberry Pi.

    CONS: It only comes in black {chuckle}.
    July 11, 2013
    Brings WiFi to my Raspberry Pi
    I needed an option to get my Raspberry Pi up and running with a Raspbian installation that didn't have ethernet access. I've tried other wireless adapters and have had problems with the Pi both using the GUI as well as manually configuring to come up upon boot. Ended up getting this adapter working right out of the box and hard coded my WPA information. My Pi now works flawless (knock on wood) as an internet Kiosk out in the warehouse.

    PROS: Wonderful plug-n-play options to get my Raspberry Pi up and running on wireless.

    CONS: None that I've found thus far
    June 3, 2013
    Works with Raspberry Pi running Rasbmc
    Recongized and works with Raspberry Pi running Rasbmc. Just needed to install network manager to enter my security settings. All working well!

    PROS: Works with Raspberry Pi running Rasbmc

    CONS: None
    November 6, 2012
    USB Wireless Adapter
    Does not work for me.

    PROS: Unknown

    CONS: Will not work on Windows 8
    January 12, 2013
    Great addition to my Raspberry Pi
    Great device! I got this working with my Raspberry Pi by using RTL8192CU drivers. (same as 8188CU).

    I contacted tech support and they adviced me that this adapter will attempt to negotiate 500mA via USB. Theoretically the RPi should handle this (with no other devices), but I couldn't get it to work. I eventually connected the device with a powered USB hub and everything was gravy.

    For help with installing the proper drivers on your RPi, follow this:
    http://dl.dropbox.com/u/80256631/install-rtl8188cus.txt

    It's what I used and it worked perfectly.

    PROS: Small adapter, common chipset, "easily" configured in linux

    CONS: Driver disc is a mini cd.
    August 21, 2012
    Would Not Hold Signal
    I am very disappointed with this product and have returned it. The device would not hold the connection. I would have 99% signal strength, but the signal would drop before I could even load a web page. I tried at home, at work and a public hotspot.

    PROS: Very easy to install.

    CONS: Would not hold signal. Hot to touch.
    October 26, 2011
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