Can anyone recommend a usb wi-fi adapter?

Discussion in 'Peripherals' started by Chops McGandhi, Dec 23, 2012.

  1. Chops McGandhi

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    Hi,

    basically I broke the wireless switch on my laptop and now can only connect through either-net and that is getting too inconvenient.

    Can someone give me some recommendations for wi-fi usb adapters? Any good brands?
     
  2. AnonymouseUser

    AnonymouseUser Diamond Member

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    I don't have experience with this adapter, but it cheap and has good reviews on both Amazon and Newegg. Why I recommend it is due to it's size, so it won't have to be removed every time you put the laptop away.

    EDIMAX EW-7811Un at Newegg

    EDIMAX EW-7811Un at Amazon
     
  3. kleinkinstein

    kleinkinstein Senior member

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    Any cheap adapter will do. They all perform nearly the same, it's just a receiver. Don't let the marketing fool you, and snag one for a buck or two on ebay.
     
  4. bononos

    bononos Diamond Member

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    What the reasons are for the large price differences btwn certain brands/models, I don't know.

    Its a transmitter as well otherwise it won't be useful at all.