BlueNEXT Wifi Wireless LAN USB Adapter/Dongle VISTA Ready. Model BN-WD54G £7.90 @ QFonic inc FREE P+P - HotUKDeals
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Saw this and think its a great deal. Cheapest i found and FREE delivery - gets great reviews!

Info and Specs:

Now VISTA Supported, you can plug and play in Windows VISTAtm without install driver! New Mac and Linux driver is avaliable*

The BN-WD54G Wireless USB Adapter gives you the flexibility to install the PC or notebook PC in the most convenient location available, without the cost of running network cables.

Its auto-sensing capability allows high packet transfer up to 54Mbps for maximum throughput, or dynamic range shifting to lower speeds due to distance or operating limitations in an environment with a lot of electromagnetic interference. It can also interoperate with all the 11Mbps wireless (802.11b) products. Your wireless communications are protected by up to 128-bit encryption, so your data stays secure

* Mac and Linux driver is not offically supported by us.

* Complies with IEEE802.11g, IEEE802.11b standards
* Supports WPA data security, TKIP/AES encryption, 64/128-bit WEP encryption
* Supports 54/48/36/24/18/12/9/6/11/5.5/2/1Mbps wireless LAN data transfer rates
* Provides USB interface
* Supports Ad-Hoc and Infrastructure modes
* Supports roaming between access points when configured in Infrastructure mode
* Eases to configure and provides monitoring information
* Supports Windows 98SE, Me, 2000, XP
* Internal Antenna
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Bargain, I have one of these on my Mac ... you may need to trawl the internet for the drivers though
Linux drivers work very well with this, you just download a small firmware file place it in /usr/firmware and reboot and done!

But it's not too reliable mine keeps playing up sometimes.


Download the firmware from the Ralink website - it should be a zip file with rt73.bin file inside it.

Please this file inside /lib/firmware/ and /lib/modules/2.6.xx.x-x.x-default/kernel/drivers/firmware/, I don't know which folder is the correct folder but placing this file in both of these folders will make sure your usb is detected and works.

I'm running openSUSE 11.1 btw.
Thanks for the heads up, just ordered one, heat added!
Bargain, I have one of these on my Mac ... you may need to trawl the internet for the drivers though

The driver should be more easily available now, if you look on the product home page here then it has the Mac driver listed as one of the options

Doesn't seem to be getting a great deal of good reviews on Amazon though
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Bought one of these from ebay for about the same price and i got 5 years warranty from the seller,and its a great little thing very easy to install and it has never failed on me.

Hot Deal !
This is a pretty cheap and reliable Wi-fi dongle.

I'm waiting for an all-in-one to come out with bluetooth and IR +/- Wifi-N (I can hope) to come out

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