Reviews and Problems with Hawking Technology HWDN2
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I have a Macbook Pro, with Yosemite. I ...
Patricia G., Amazon
9 October 2015
Summary: I have a Macbook Pro, with Yosemite. I had no luck getting this adapter to work. The drivers on the CD only support up to SnowLeopard. Installing them appeared to work, but the Hawking Utility wouldn't run and without that, there seemed to be no way to configure the adapter.
Summary: This dish plugs into a computer and acts as a wireless network receiver. (I say this because there are so many different kinds of wireless networking gizmos, and it's important to know what this particular gizmo does.) Short version of this review: It works great!
Summary: Using an HP desktop computer with built-in wireless versus this product to scp (secure copy) a 415MB zip archive to a Linux server (GigE wired to the access point). Built-in WiFi: 100% 415MB 338.3KB/s 20:57 Hawking Dish: 100% 415MB 4.2MB/s 01:40 I experienced no installation concerns of any kind on...
Frequent disconnects. Ended up using my old router as an antenna
29 July 2014
Summary: I bought this new dish (HWDN2 rev E) to replace my older Hawking dish (HWU8DD rev B), which started to disconnect frequently. The new dish was no better than the old one: it randomly disconnected/connected back, sometimes once in 10-20 seconds.