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Netgear WAG511
4.2 out of 10

Netgear WAG511

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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Anonymous, Newegg
27 April 2011
  • Summary: Could use an RPSMA or MCX connector for external antenna.
  • Pros: Very good value for the price. It just works™ with Ubuntu so use the driver disk as a coaster or something. Good wifi range.
  • Cons: Seems like it may be snapped off easily if you drop the laptop or slam it into something while drunk.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good value

John K., Newegg
2 October 2008
  • Summary: I've seen this card used for performing wireless surveys because it is a "middle of the road" card. WPA/TKIP is probably good enough for home. I bought the WAG511 in 2004 for my Dell Smartstep 250N from newegg.
  • Pros: Runs WPA+TKIP ok-fine. Sticks out the side of the laptop a good distance, but it gets a good signal. Better throughput than my 802.11n link between my DAP-1522 bridge and DIR-825 Router. (go figure?)
  • Cons: I cannot find WPA2 / AES support in the driver. I just downloaded the latest from netgear's website. My laptop is running Windows XP SP3, so it should have all the "latest wireless patches".
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Overall 10
10

User Review

James C., Newegg
11 August 2005
  • Summary: I've been a PC Repair Tech for the last 5 years... what makes a great wireless PC card is the utility software to manage/monitor the wireless signal. The wireless utility that accompanies this card is GREAT.
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Overall 10
10

Could It Be Any More Simple

Amazon
3 October 2003
  • Summary: Insert PC Card. Insert Installation CD. Start enjoying wireless connections - anywhere! Seriously, it is that simple. I have enjoyed hassle free access to wireless hotspots at all speeds on 802.11a, b & g standards. Also connections to corporate WLANS with minimal set up.
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Overall 10
10

Quality tri-band wireless

Amazon
1 October 2003
  • Summary: This card is great if you have a 802.11b router at home and 802.11a or g at work or University. It is true that it is more expensive than the others, but you get access to three standards instead of 1 or 2.
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Overall 10
10

Quality tri-band wireless

Amazon
1 October 2003
  • Summary: This card is great if you have a 802.11b router at home and 802.11a or g at work or University. It is true that it is more expensive than the others, but you get access to three standards instead of 1 or 2.
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Overall 10
10
Value for money 10
10

Simple, Efficace et Fiable !

david_poitiers, Ciao
11 December 2004
  • Summary: Disposant d'un routeur Wifi Netgear (DG834G) je me suis acheté la carte PCMCIA WAG511 afin de la connecter sur mon portable. Au départ, je me suis orienté sur la carte WG511 qui ne fait que le 54 Mb/Sec.
  • Pros: Simple d'emploi, facilité d'istallation
  • Cons: Pas de doc papier, pas d'étui de protection
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