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Edimax-ew-7811un.34244321
8.9 out of 10

Edimax EW-7811Un

Complies with wireless 802.11b/g/n standards with data rate up Read more

Great Deal: $8.99

Reviews and Problems with Edimax EW-7811Un

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Overall 2
2.0

User Review

theprettyoddkt, Walmart
5 days ago
  • Summary: Of course I was very excited to hear that I would finally be able to have internet on a Mac tower that did not come with it's own WIFI card installed. SO this would have been the easy fix, right? Well, from the start of using it, it started dropping my internet connection about every 15 minutes, where I have to unplug it and plug it back in to gain back connection. WHICH IS ANNOYING.
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Overall 2
2.0

EDIMAX EW-781 N150 USB 2.O nano

Stanley H., Newegg
2 weeks ago
  • Summary: A waste of time and money, buy NETGEAR or ASUS for the same money. Auto install and connect without crashing your computer.
  • Pros: none
  • Cons: IT Professional: I tried this USB WIFI adaptor in three different systems. Windows does not recognize it at all. The install disk was no help. You are better off downloading the drivers and installing before using the component. A older Dell desktop it crashed the system. Newer systems accept it better but once the drivers are found and installed. It will not connect to the WIFI source. Manually input of the network and sign in has no affect. It will connect and then ...
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Overall 2
2.0

Mixed feelings

Andrew S., Newegg
2 weeks ago
  • Summary: Don't buy if you want something reliable. Do not use if you need to download anything > 1GB or if you plan to use for online gaming.
  • Pros: Cheap, conveniently small, etc. If you want to relive the 90's where connections frequently dropped, loading web pages took minutes and sometimes hours this is the product for you.
  • Cons: Too unreliable. Very disappointed in this product. It seems like anything as small as a sneeze will make you lose connection no matter how close you are to an access point. Online gaming, skype? Forget about it. Half the time can't even load a YouTube video properly without dropping the connection. Tried it with multiple computers: laptop, desktop, and raspberry pi with similar poor results.
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Overall 2
2.0

User Review

Karsten A., Newegg
3 weeks ago
  • Pros: none, see cons
  • Cons: Junk, worse than the netgear I was trying to improve upon. Constant connection drops and terrible speed, literally sitting 3 ft from the router with no obstructions
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Overall 2
2.0

Not very stable

Lane R., Newegg
4 weeks ago
  • Pros: Small & unobtrusive Very cheap
  • Cons: Not very stable; anything realtime such as online gaming or streaming will be severely degraded. These issues are present at only a modest distance with few walls and little interference.
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Overall 2
2.0

User Review

Nick, Walmart
4 weeks ago
  • Summary: Excited about the price but guess you get what you pay for.
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Overall 2
2.0

Not worth it

John J., Newegg
1 February 2015
  • Summary: Very disappointed with the performance. My laptop computer sitting right next to the minitower with the Edimax USB wireless adapter has 4 bar signal and 54Mbps speed with no connection issues.
  • Pros: Small size.
  • Cons: Weak reception signal. Slow speed. Unreliable connection.
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Overall 2
2.0

User Review

TLKraus, Walmart
25 January 2015
  • Summary: Easy to get running. I was using it on a pc in the same room as the router. Upload speed was terrific. 30-35mbps which was my max speed using Fios , not so lucky with the download speed, download speed was anywhere from 5-14mbps. Returned and bought the NetGear N600. It was much more expensive but it showed download speeds of 40-43mbps with no adjustments and in a totally different room from the router.
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Overall 2
2.0

User Review

Happyme17, Walmart
19 January 2015
  • Summary: We have purchased several of these and are completely pleased with them. They work amazing well and have great range. Pretty much plug and play. I highly recommend these.
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Overall 2
2.0

Not worth it

Chris G., Newegg
17 January 2015
  • Summary: I'm averaging 10 KB/s to a computer 20 feet away from the wireless router. My old 9.99 usb adapter would get over 4 MBs. Cheap mistake but hopefully others won't make the same mistake.
  • Pros: Small Cheap
  • Cons: Horrible Buy a big mac instead
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