TRENDnet USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter Greatly Improves Network speed of Raspberry Pi 2
Brantz Myers, Amazon
14 July 2015
Summary: I added this to a Raspberry Pi 2 and it has more than doubled the throughput of the native adapter. It added easily under Minibian and has been working perfectly as a NAS Server non-stop for several weeks now: http://www.midwesternmac.com/blogs/jeff-geerling/getting-gigabit-networking
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
Summary: Very good USB to ethernet connector, but needs drivers installed dependent on computer being used. Search their main site for the necessary drivers. This site is how I obtained the drivers because I could not use the disk because my macbook did not have a cd slot.
Summary: Even works on my Dell USB 3.0 slots just fine as most chip-sets for USB 3.0 don't for some odd reason as Dell has in my opinion sold out & now makes only cheep junk with crud support for what they do make. Unlike TRENDnet! Larry B.
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