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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Work perfect. It is a great item

    posted by aj666 on 07/24/2013 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    Work out-of-the-box with Debian GNU/Linux, even in monitor mode. Work great with airodump/airplay, so It's ideal for wireless auditory. It comes with 2 antennas, cables and supports. It's very small. It's ideal for traveling because it is small and allows...
    Cons:
    Only b/g wifi speed, not n, but I knew it when I bought. The rest are perfect, no cons.
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Powerful external wifi card - Must have for travellers

    posted by jorgesuisse on 07/23/2013 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    Very powerful and sensitive wifi card that makes it easy to find and connect to weak wireless networks. Invaluable if you travel frequently and need good access to wifi. Injection works out of the box with the Aircrack-ng suite found in, for example, the po...
    Cons:
    The form factor is bulky. The antenna is very large although sensitive. Something could have been done to make transportation o...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Powerful external wifi card - Must have for travellers

    posted by Desrick1 on 06/24/2013 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    Very powerful and sensitive wifi card that makes it easy to find and connect to weak wireless networks. Invaluable if you travel frequently and need good access to wifi. Injection works out of the box with the Aircrack-ng suite found in, for example, the...
    Cons:
    The form factor is bulky. The antenna is very large although sensitive. Something could have been done to make transportation o...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 3
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Works, but with some problems.

    posted by sjenk1502 on 06/11/2013 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    - I bought this WIFI adapter so I could use it in a Virtual Machine. After looking on the interwebs i found out that this one also supports packet injection, what i needed in my Backtrack VM. After some trouble with connecting the adapter to my computer (se...
    Cons:
    - The connection cable (to connect the adapter with the computer) that was in the package did not fit on the Wifi adapter. Luck...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Very good

    posted by onlineboss on 06/03/2013 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    - real RTL8187L chip inside - good construction for such type of adapter - 9dbi antenna is good enought to cath signal also thru more brick walls - very good for penetration tests - works natively with BT5, and also Win7 found drivers itself after while
    Cons:
    - green board, ones from Rokland have blue one, but this green one works same, so after all - it is no cons - 9dbi antenna coul...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Nice gadget for a ver good price!

    posted by mitchboy007 on 04/17/2013 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    Easy and fast to set up VERY good signal strength Good price(in Holland it costs almost double this price) No driver issues(with Windows or Backtrack)
    Cons:
    One thing(a connector in the 2dbi antenna) was a bit loose and broke out, but I just glued it in and haven't had any more probl...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    the best adapter in dx

    posted by mistkiller on 03/09/2013 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    well i am from Mexico and i have purchased 4 of this adapters about 2 weeks ago and i am very happy with them, it works all perfect and it was very cheap, i dont know if this is an original alfa product but i dont care because it is perfect
    Cons:
    i think that there is no cons
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Great peace of equpment

    posted by milanc89 on 01/28/2013 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    Great package altogether: two antennae (2 dBi and 9 dBi) a carriage for the adapter with a clip on or vacuum holder, extension antenna mount with magnet, mini CD with drivers. Works great on W7 and Linux. Nice Realtek software for choosing output power and ...
    Cons:
    I think it may be useful to use a USB Y cable for higher power settings (e.g. 1 W) because I heard that extensive use of high a...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Best equipment. Good chip Realtek RTL8187L.

    posted by sergeyboxster on 01/27/2013 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    Good packaging. The most complete set. Two antennas (2 and 8 dBi). Cable extension cord with ground stand for the antenna.
    Cons:
    The driver is not set automatically, but it is easy to establish with diska.USB cable short (1 m). He should be a little longer...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    excellent works great!

    posted by fcouto on 01/02/2013 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    excellent works really well! increased the power of my network signal from -70 to -55 or from reasonable to excellent. optima purchase. delighted. easy connection w7, very practical. lightweight and compact device. optimum value for money.
    Cons:
    so far nothing pointing. only delivery that took a while, but maybe by being the height of the Christmas and new year :)
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