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Topic # 105265 30-Jun-2012 09:59
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In the process of upgrading both out modem and my wifi dongle on the PC and wondered if anybody had any reccomendations for a good stable wireless adaptor for my PC. I'm currently using the linsys AE1200 which is absolute rubbish and continually drops the connection.
I was thinking this : http://www.playtech.co.nz/afawcs0139235/CATID=338/ID=15412/SID=958511188/productdetails.html when it comes back instock but am open to suggestions if there are better options. The PC is housed a few walls away from the modem (intestingly my old toshiba laptop never dropped connection and no one else's ever does).
cheers

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  Reply # 648580 30-Jun-2012 10:08
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I have one of these and it has been excellent.
http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?z=p&p=NETTPL0751&name=TP-Link-TL-WN751ND-150Mbps-Wireless-PCI-Adapter-At
Im upstairs above the router and always have full signal and have never had a dropped connection.

They also have a dual antenna one which I have not tested.
http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?z=p&p=NETTPL0852&name=TP-Link-TL-WN851ND-300M-Wireless-N-PCI-Adapter-Ath




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  Reply # 648784 30-Jun-2012 21:03
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cheers, will have a looksee at those as well. :-)

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 648866 1-Jul-2012 08:20
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I have recently upgraded to the Netgear N900 Wireless Dual Band USB Adapter (http://www.netgear.co.nz/home/products/wireless-adapters/ultimate-wireless-adapters/WNDA4100.aspx) - I can highly recommend this USB adapter - great performance and range.

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