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Lightning deal 77% off USB wifi dual band dongle AC & 5Ghz - £5.99 (Prime or add £3.99) Sold by Anewish and Fulfilled by Amazon
Lightning deal 77% off USB wifi dual band dongle AC & 5Ghz - £5.99 (Prime or add £3.99) Sold by Anewish and Fulfilled by Amazon

Lightning deal 77% off USB wifi dual band dongle AC & 5Ghz - £5.99 (Prime or add £3.99) Sold by Anewish and Fulfilled by Amazon

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Looks like a good deal for those whose computers don't have 5Ghz or the new AC wifi standard. Should get you speeds is 166Mbs.
But be quick it's a amazon lightning deal that I spotted late, only a few hours left.
Prime only
Btw fleabay selling at at least £11.99.

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ordered thanks

These are just cheap tat according to the reviews.

You get what you pay for!

arch68

These are just cheap tat according to the reviews.You get what you pay … These are just cheap tat according to the reviews.You get what you pay for!



​wrong

Some unusual marketing of the product tbh oO

Please do not surprise once you find the speed is not even higher than a … Please do not surprise once you find the speed is not even higher than a cheaper wifi dongle




Edited by: "johnthehuman" 13th Jan

DoctorDeals

​wrong


You don't get what you pay for?

433mbps is pretty slow these days for 5ghz but for the price this is ok
Edited by: "voicon" 13th Jan

100% claimed now, all you can do is join the wait list (which I have done, thanks OP)

Just joined the waiting list and actually got it. Did the same with the Eneloop batteries.!


Heat added and good luck for those on the list for grabbing one.

Thanks OP

arch68

These are just cheap tat according to the reviews.You get what you pay … These are just cheap tat according to the reviews.You get what you pay for!



True. Amazon popped a 2.5" HDD case up for £4 recently and at that price, I bought 3 to house my old laptop HDDs safely. What a waste of time. Badly manufactured. USB port didn't even let a USB plug fit into it. Cheap is as cheap does to paraphrase the venerable Gump.

arch68

These are just cheap tat according to the reviews.You get what you pay … These are just cheap tat according to the reviews.You get what you pay for!


But is it the hardware or the drivers?
Because while the description doesn't say, one of the photos is of the driver disc and it mentions RTL8811AU and at I've found Realtek's Win10 drivers to be very poor.
Had a TP-LINK USB N adapter using RTL8192CU and it would never connected after Windows 10 resumed from sleep. Tried a bunch of recent drivers from TP-LINK and Realtek without luck until I eventually forced a Win8.1 driver from 2013 which has worked for ages now. All of the more recent ones had the same resume bug though.
Only one of the cheaper TP-Link adapters but I don't think price has much to do with it. The most expensive Wifi adapter I ever bought was this LinkSys/Cisco for £25 or so (for 54Mbs 'G') and it had the worst drivers: resource usage-heavy and unreliable.

Looking at the picture they are 'not new' either ....LOL

Or add cold.

I wont use USB wifi dongles any more as they've always been unreliable, but heat at this price.
May be others have more luck than me.

I am using this on windows 10 and I'm finding ok so far but i never had an expensive or "tat" one to compare.

Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 26 May 2016



300+ reviews already. Odd.

alanbeenthere

I wont use USB wifi dongles any more as they've always been unreliable, … I wont use USB wifi dongles any more as they've always been unreliable, but heat at this price.May be others have more luck than me.



I use USB dongles to do professional Wifi site surveys. Never had a problem.

the__cat

I use USB dongles to do professional Wifi site surveys. Never had a … I use USB dongles to do professional Wifi site surveys. Never had a problem.



We used to use them in remote kiosks running sitekiosk and siteremote and the reports from them were a joke. Up down up down up down... we now use internal mini pci and not looked back.

alanbeenthere

We used to use them in remote kiosks running sitekiosk and siteremote and … We used to use them in remote kiosks running sitekiosk and siteremote and the reports from them were a joke. Up down up down up down... we now use internal mini pci and not looked back.:)



Well I suppose it helps if you use decent ones. The ones I use cost upwards of £60-70 at the very least. These cheap Chinese and Taiwanese cards are terrible, I'll agree.
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