Excerpt: I had to buy this item because the Motherboard Ethernet connection gave out, The PCI card slots are already in USE, one for the sound and the other for the USB 2.0 4 + 1 card is how I wanted to connect to my home network, and the third PCI slot is used for additional SATA/IDE port to increase the...
Pros: Fast Connection Speed, Reliable connection, Secure Connection
Excerpt: I recently moved from a windows platform to a Apple computer and need an adapter to connect my MacBook to my home network. The new computer does not have a Ethernet connection. This works well with my USB hub and keeps everything connected at high speeds.
Pros: Easy To Set Up, Fast Connection Speed, Reliable connection, Secure Connection
Summary: I travel out of the country extensively. Most hotels have WiFi but some are weak. Some of the hotels also have ethernet in the rooms. I purchased this item to beable to the ethernet on my MacBook Air. It works like it is supposed to, hence saves me a lot of hassle when the WiFi is weak in my room.
Summary: Amazon's info about this product does not mention that this is a USB 1.1 device. That means that the max throughput that you can get with this device is 12mbps, not 100. The packaging clearly states that this is a USB 1.1 device, so I'm not sure why Amazon doesn't have that in the details.