- Add 802.11n wireless N network connectivity at up to 150 Mbps in an incredibly small package. Perfect to upgrade an old computer or bypass a broken wireless card. 2.4 GHz support only. Does not support 5 GHz Wi-Fi.
- Drivers provided for Windows 10, 8/8.1, 7, Vista, XP.
- Its Realtek RTL8188CUS chipset is Plug & Play with the Raspberry Pi and Pi2, Linux 2.6.38, 3.0.8 and later. Linux-based embedded platforms are also supported.
- Backwards compatible with Wireless G & B networks and USB 1.1 ports. Supports Ad-hoc and Infrastructure modes. Please note: Windows 10 and 8.1 do not support using wireless adapters to create a hotspot (Ad-hoc network), and this item is not Windows RT compatible.
- We love our Plugable products and hope you will too. All of our products are backed with a 1-year limited parts and labor warranty and Seattle-based email support.
You love your laptop, but its WiFi network adapter is on the fritz or you’re stuck with an old and slow Wireless G or B card. You could try to get it upgraded or repaired, maybe plunk down a few hundred dollars for a new computer, but there’s an easy, inexpensive option that will get you back on the network in no time: a USB-based WiFi adapter!
The Plugable USB-WIFINT wireless N adapter sticks out just a quarter inch when plugged into a USB slot. It offers 802.11n wireless N connectivity up to 150 Mbps in an incredibly small package.
At just 0.25 inches long by 0.5 inches wide when plugged into a USB port, the USB-WIFINT is barely noticeable. With its low profile, no worries about the adapter snapping off from an accidental nudge. You won’t even need to unplug it before stuffing your laptop PC into your backpack or totebag.
Ideal for wireless connections where line-of-sight to access point is available. Consider “high-gain” adapters instead for applications where signal quality is important. Because of its small size, the adapter is especially useful for setting up a separate, peer-to-peer (Ad-hoc) connection between two WiFi adapters In Windows 7 and earlier. Search “ad hoc wifi setup” for details.
Easy Windows setup in Windows 7 and later. Just plug in while your PC has a wired connection and Windows update will automatically install drivers. Uses Windows’ built-in WiFi management interface.