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Airlink AWLL5088
7.9 out of 10

Airlink AWLL5088

Based on Wireless N technology, up to 3 times faster than 802. Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

Comparison of three mini or nano wireless N adapters

xiache, Amazon
3 September 2014
  • Summary: I searched the Amazon for mini and nano wireless N adatpers and narrowed them down to three Wireless N adapters that I couldn't decide which one to get. I finally got to compare them and would like to provide my suggestions as follows: The three wireless N adapters in my comparisons are (in price...
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Overall 10
10

Plug and play, works with Raspberry PI

Spaceman Spiff, Amazon
16 January 2013
  • Summary: I got this little gem to work with the Raspberry PI 2.0, 512MB, and it works like a champ. Apparently it doesn't draw too much power, and works successfully with the Atrix Lapdock set up as well. Clearly, this is a VERY tiny adapter. Just plugged it in, and forgot about it... it works.
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Overall 8
8.0

Here's where to find the correct driver

Sally Carr "Spyglass Sally", Amazon
14 January 2013
  • Summary: I purchased this in July 2012 to replace an internal broken wifi on a laptop. It worked okay until January of 2013 when it was so slow you couldn't watch a YouTube video without it repeatedly pausing.
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Overall 4
4.0

Works, once you find the correct drivers

T. Pressler, Amazon
2 January 2013
  • Summary: This wireless adapter is not for the average computer user. The installation instructions and the CD that come in the package do not contain a functional driver for the device. Fortunately, another review on Amazon pointed this out.
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Overall 8
8.0

Works with Raspberry Pi!

Randy Connelie, Amazon
13 October 2012
  • Summary: Happy to report that this works effortlessly with the 2012-09-18-wheezy-raspbian release for the Raspberry Pi. At least, as effortlessly as anything configured with a Linux command prompt.
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Overall 10
10

Works great with Raspberry Pi

Michael "Physicist", Amazon
30 July 2012
  • Summary: Works great plugged directly into Raspberry Pi. No hub needed. Fast data rates to a quality 802.11n router about 15 feet away. Followed MrEngman's instructions for RTL8188CUS-based adapters.
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Overall 8
8.0

Worked on Linux (kernel 3.3.7/Fedora 17)

Amazon Customer, Amazon
3 June 2012
  • Summary: I bought this dongle (AirLink 101 AWLL5088) to use with a PC running Linux (Fedora 17). The device *is* Linux compatible, but it doesn't have any Linux drivers on the CD-ROM that it ships with. When I first plugged it in, Linux recognized it as a USB device, but not as a Wifi adapter.
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Overall 10
10

Works great with Windows and Linux

David Hersh "David Hersh", Amazon
23 March 2012
  • Summary: I bought this last year and couldn't be happier. It works perfectly with Windows 7, and once I used ndiswrapper, it worked perfectly with Ubuntu linux as well. I would definitely recommend this adapter.
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Overall 10
10

works perfectly on my G5!

N. Thomas, Amazon
18 March 2012
  • Summary: I recently inherited a 2004 Mac G5 in great condition but it didn't have an airport extreme card in it so my only option was to either shell out $45 for a wireless card for A machine worth no more than 200-300 dollars or try to find a compatible USB wireless adapter.
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Overall 2
2.0

Speeds were SLOW!!

Mark Crandell, Amazon
11 March 2012
  • Summary: In Windows 7, I get 5 bars (Excellent) signal strength, but speed for this dongle is 14Mbit/s Max 21Mbits/s. Downloading/Uploading was unbearably slow. Streaming videos constantly skipped. My Apple TV sitting next to the computer is much faster. I'm returning this.
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