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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 4
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    Recommend for starting point

    posted by bagryan on 04/03/2013 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    Good range, easy to change antenna with 2.4GHz 100W 18dBi Directional High Gain 18-Unit Antenna for Wifi/Wireless Network (RP-SMA) for even better range. There are two real antenna outputs.
    Cons:
    Software included in package is not the proper one. For network cracking is possible to use CD from 5000mW High Power 802.11b/g...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 3
    • Usefulness: 4
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    compatible with backtrack gnome

    posted by willy1111 on 01/13/2013 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    backtrack recognize the firmware buth load an other driver RT2870. It gives no conflicts. I bought a directional antenna and works fine.Just watch out you use the right connector. The chip RT3070 is in my country much better than the RTL8187 because the RTL...
    Cons:
    The transmitter is very good buth th dBi of the anthennas are not strong
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    • Overall Rating: 2
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 1
    • Ease Of Use: 3
    • Usefulness: 1
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    Do not support shown working range

    posted by vedrusss on 01/13/2013 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    Easy to instal. But to use it you should turn off the firewall of you antivirus and OS. Look nicely. Pdf file with instal instructions included.
    Cons:
    The power 6000mW is not right. Real transmit power is about 100-150mW. Real connection distance with obstacle is about 15-20m. ...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Very good product!!!

    posted by Caram on 12/17/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    The signal is very strong, much better than the signalking 360000N I already have. I tried a number of different antennas, including panel antenna, but the Alfa USB is receiving a stronger signal than the other combinations I tried. Power consumption is 450...
    Cons:
    I had a lot of problems with backtrack5 R2. When it was in monitoring mode, it simply didn't catch anything. In the end it as a...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 4
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    Very good product

    posted by gigithebeast on 11/22/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    First long-range adapter that I have used and I am very pleassed by its possibilities. I detect a lot of acess points in my neighborhood with 5/5 bars.
    Cons:
    There are no major cons that I have seen, the quality of the product is average-low (cheap plastic).
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 2
    • Usefulness: 4
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    Does the job

    posted by haiderziad on 07/27/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    Price not really expensive. Does work on widows and linux
    Cons:
    - Cover was broken when I received. - When tested, Its does not receive some of the access points, which I already got by my re...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Very good machine

    posted by GeertOostende on 07/10/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    The signal is very strong, much better than the signalking 360000N I already have. I tried a number of different antennas, including panel antenna, but the Alfa USB is receiving a stronger signal than the other combinations I tried. Power consumption is 4...
    Cons:
    I had a lot of problems with backtrack5 R2. When it was in monitoring mode, it simply didn't catch anything. In the end it as...
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    • Overall Rating: 1
    • Price: 1
    • Quality: 2
    • Ease Of Use: 1
    • Usefulness: 1
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    Not as per description

    posted by Kesha274 on 06/22/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    Plastic quality is good , works fine upto 20meters. Good delivery by Deal Extreme. Got within 20days. Product packing was also good . Happy to got product but its turn me blue after using it.
    Cons:
    Shows almost every Acess point upto distance of 100m but only connects with AP located at below 20m. Its not a product of alfa...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    from 0 tot 5 bar connection

    posted by diekooi on 04/01/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    from my room to the AP i couldn't connect or even find it. now it is 5 got 5bars or 100% by the app of Ralink. outdoor it costs me 3 minutes to go from 5 to 3 bars connection. (driving whit 5-60 km/h )
    Cons:
    high power don't know how healthy it is. I've got it for fun. and not for daily use. but whit the ralink software you can set i...
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