In our previous article, The Best Routers and How to Choose a Router for You, we discussed routers and made recommendations for some of the best routers. Today, we’ll go over how we wirelessly connect to those routers: The adapter for wireless communication.
We go over the most important points in detail before making recommendations for internal and external options at various budget levels. So, if you’re already familiar with wireless cards (or you’re in a hurry), scroll down to the list of recommended options!
- CONNECT YOUR WIRED DEVICE TO WI-FI: With this Dual Band Ethernet to Wireless Adapter, your Ethernet-enabled devices can access the Internet via Wireless Connection, powered by an electrical outlet.
- WORK WITH ANY ETHERNET-ENABLED DEVICE: This Wireless to Ethernet Adapter works with a Smart TV, Game Console, Blu-Ray Player, Network Printer, Raspberry Pi, Ethernet Switch, or Computer, among other devices. There is no need for driver installation or updating.
- AC1200 FASTER WIRELESS SPEED: Using this 802.11ac WiFi to Ethernet Adapter, you can get up to 867Mbps on 5GHz WiFi or 300Mbps on 2.4GHz WiFi, which is ideal for online video streaming, gaming, high-quality music, and Facebook.
- UNIVERSAL COMPATIBILITY: This 5GHz Universal Wireless Adapter is compatible with any 802.11ax/ac/a/b/g/n WiFi Router; Tech Support Email [email protected]; 24-MONTH WARRANTY OF UNCONDITIONAL REFUND OR REPLACEMENT BETTER WIFI SIGNAL: The Ethernet Wireless Adapter includes 2X Angle Adjustable External Smart WiFi Antennas that pick up a stronger WiFi signal than internal ones.
- [Effective Functional Design] An Ethernet serial adapter is not only an RS485/RS232 to Ethernet converter, but it is also a serial to WiFi converter or ethernet adapter. It supports bidirectional transparent data transmission between RS232/RS485, WiFi, and Ethernet. Simple configuration via Web Server or setup software allows for the assignment of working details, as well as the transparent transmission of serial data and TCP/IP data packages. Built-in routing function; wired or wireless networking methods supported.
- [Multiple Layers of Defense] WIFI to ethernet converter has passed EFT test, which ensures that the device hardware is not damaged when there is instantaneous high current in the circuit (such as lightning, power switch, etc.). Support electrostatic protection, preventing electrostatic damage to the ethernet to wifi converter in environments such as dust electrostatic and electric arc. The hardware circuit’s built-in Watchdog ensures that it runs continuously for 24 hours.
- [Primary Function] RS232/RS485 to 802.11 a/b/g/n WLAN Serial Device Server support. TCP Server/TCP Client/UDP Server/UDP Client/https Client modes are supported. Support for AP, STA, and AP+STA. Identity packet, heartbeat packet, Websocket function, timeout reset function, and timing reset function are all supported. Support for Web Server, software installation, and serial/network AT command to configure module Hardware reloading is supported. Please support usrlink.
- [Application] Intelligent Power Data Acquisition Solutions No. 1. You can remotely monitor metre data with this serial to ethernet wifi adapter, which not only saves manpower and resources but also facilitates emergency response measures. 2-Intelligent Agriculture. Using this serial ethernet adapter, your device can operate fully automated and achieve precise agricultural control. 3- Detection in Industry. High sensitivity transmission monitoring data, accurate data can ensure no monitoring omissions.
- [What You Can Acquire] 1x serial/wifi to ethernet adapter, 1x RS232 female to female cable, 1x DC 12V power adapter, 1x user manual, and technical support from our team
- HomePlug AV2 Standard – supports all of your online needs with high-speed data transfer rates of up to 1000 Mbps.
- Gigabit port – enables secure wired networks for desktop computers, smart TVs, and game consoles.
- Plug and play enables you to set up your powerline network in minutes and enjoy fast wired connections right away.
- Patented Power-Saving Mode reduces power consumption by up to 85% automatically.
- There is no need for new wires or configuration. All TP-Link PowerPoint adapters are compatible.
- Only wired connections are available with the TL-PA7017 KIT. There is no WiFi.
- Please keep in mind that powerline adapters must be installed in groups of two or more.
- Please keep in mind that Powerline Adapters must be connected to the same electrical circuit. Direct outlet plug-in is required. Surge protectors are not compatible. Appliances and devices connected to the same circuit may have an impact on powerline performance.
- ADD WI-FI TO ONLY ETHERNET DEVICES IOGear’s Universal Wi-Fi N Transmitter is the ideal solution for devices that lack built-in wifi and need to connect to your home or office network.
- IMPROVE LEGACY ITEMS TRANSFER SPEEDS The adapter, which employs dual antennas, enables legacy items such as older notebook computers, network printers, and any other ethernet-only device.
- OPERATING CONNECTION SPAN You can connect your indoor devices from up to 100 metres away. Outdoor devices have a range of up to 180m.
- COMPATIBLE WITH THE MOST RECENT NETWORK STANDARDS Connect to an 802.11b/g/n network operating at 2.4GHz.
- NO EXTRA POWER REQUIRED It is powered by a USB port on the device to which it is connected. If no USB port is available, a wall power adapter is provided.
- Ablewe 4 in 1 USB 3.0 to Ethernet adapter features a 1000Mbps RJ45 gigabit port, 3 USB 3.0 ports, and allows you to connect more devices to a single USB 3.0 port. Furthermore, all hub ports can be used at the same time.
- 5Gbps Data Transfer: This USB network hub includes an additional 3 USB 3.0 ports for connecting multiple USB peripheral devices such as flash drives, hard drives, keyboards, mice, printers, and more, saving you the trouble of repeatedly plugging and unplugging your devices. You can also transfer an HD movie in a matter of seconds.
- Plug and Play:There is no need to install any drivers, it provides access to superfast network speeds of 10/100/1000Mbps, and it allows computers without an Ethernet port to connect to a wired Ethernet connection.
- The inner chip model is AX88179A, which is ideal for laptops with USB 3.0 ports, such as MacBooks/ChromeBooks/Surface laptops and other devices, and is compatible with Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP, Mac OSX 10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10, 10.13, Linux kernel 3.x/2.6, and Chrome OS.
- 1300Mbps Ultra Fast Adapter supports 802.11ac 5G/2.4G, with a maximum speed of 867Mbps on the 5GHz band and 400Mbps on the 2.4GHz band.
- Foldable Dual 5dBi High Gain Antennas provide a small footprint and consistent performance.
- The Realtech RTL8812BU chipset and 5dBi high gain oxygen-free copper antenna provide a long range and stable connection even when the router is not in your room.
- Why do you need this Ethernet-2-wifi Universal wireless adapter? 1.Network printers require a wifi adapter to connect to the internet. 2.A wifi to Lan adapter is required for VoIP phones. 3.A stable wireless LAN adapter is required for the desktop. To connect wifi, 4 cameras require a long range wifi ethernet bridge. 5. Linux, Unix, Android, Chrome OS, macOS, and Windows 11/10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP are all supported.
- Connect Your Wired Device To WiFi: Using this Dual Band Ethernet to Wireless Adapter, Make your Ethernet-enabled Devices Access the Internet via Wireless Connection, Powered by an Electrical Outlet, Universal Compatibility – This 5GHz Universal Wireless Adapter Works with Any 802.11ax/ac/a/b/g/n WiFi Router.
- Stable Connection with 4 Antennas: The WiFi to Ethernet signal is improved by 4X 5dbi. The Adjustable External WiFi Antenna receives more WiFi from the router than the other two antenna products combined. The wireless to Ethernet adapter provides a reliable connection for a non-WiFi device, has good signal receiving capabilities, and intelligently focuses Wi-Fi signals towards, optional Dual Band offers flexible connectivity and superior range, and unlocks the potential of your Wi-Fi router.
- Easy Setup & 24 Month Warranty: The wireless Ethernet bridge has a WPS button. Simply press the WPS button on your router and the Ethernet wireless bridge to connect your existing router with a single button press, or by phone easy setup. We have created an installation video and a detailed user manual, and we also provide online setup for customers.
- The Ethernet to WiFi converter Universal Wireless Adapter for devices without built-in WiFi allows you to enjoy the freedom of fast 5G WiFi connectivity for any Ethernet enabled device while avoiding cable clutter. The WiFi to wired Ethernet adapter works with any network printer, game console, or Blu-ray player that has a LAN port.
- Work with any Ethernet-capable device: This WiFi to Ethernet converter Many models of network printers with LAN ports, wireless doorbells, Ethernet DVRs, security cameras, and IP cameras located far from the WiFi router are supported. With a Wireless bridge adapter, you can breathe new life into your legacy electronics by giving them Wi-Fi capability. Older laptops, desktops, A/V receivers, and other Ethernet-only devices leave you at the mercy of a hardwired data connection.
- 1200Mbps High Speed Transmission—- With dual band technology, choose the 2.4 GHz band for up to 300 Mbps of surfing, emailing, and social media, or switch to the 5 GHz band for up to 867 Mbps of gaming, HD streaming, and large file downloads. With 100 yards of coverage, you can surf from any room in your house.
- Maximum Versatility—- With a USB 3.0 Cradle and a 65cm Extension Cable, you can connect it to any USB port on your desktop or PC and place this network adapter anywhere (window or desk) you need to receive the strongest wifi signal.
- USB 3.0 Super Speed— The wireless wifi adapter has a USB 3.0 port, which supports transfer rates up to ten times faster than USB 2.0 and is also backwards compatible with USB 2.0, ensuring a much more enjoyable experience without buffering or interruptions.
- Antenna with a High Gain—- Featuring 2*5dBi antennae for improved range and speed (even through walls), rotate and adjust the antenna in multi-direction to improve user experience in different environments, and allowing for peak speeds regardless of how many devices are connected.
- Strong compatibility and simple installation—-
- Windows 11/10/8.1/8/7/XP and Mac OS 10.9-10.15 are supported. For Windows 11/10 systems, simply plug and play. It is possible that driver installation is required. (Please see our product page to download the driver pdf file) Simple Installation: 1) Connect it, 2) Install the driver, and 3) Enjoy the fast WiFi in seconds.
- Maximum flexibility and performance
- USB 3.0 provides faster access; USB 2.0 is backward compatible. High gain antennas improve performance.
- Compatible with USB 2.0 and the latest 11ac WiFi devices, as well as 802.11 a/b/g/n devices.
- The beam forming+ technology improves speed, range, and dependability.
- Desktop docking station for versatile placement
- WiFi AC1200 (300 Mbps / 867 Mbps) performance
- Adapter USB 3.0
- Antennas with high gain.
- System Prerequisites Windows 7, 8, 10, XP, and Vista (32/64-bit). Intel Pentium III PC
- System Compatibility — Windows (10/ 7/ 8/ 8.1/ XP); Mac OS X (10.610.15.3); (Before using, please download the most recent driver from the included CD or the EDUP website.)
- Lightning Rapid speed — Increases your Wi-Fi card’s speed to 1300Mbps. Offering 867Mbps over 5GHz or 400Mbps over 2.4GHz for lag-free online gaming and HD video streaming
- USB 3.0 & MU-MIMO — The USB 3.0 wifi adapter can transfer data at up to 5Gbps and is backward compatible with USB 2.0 & 1.1; Multi-user MIMO ensures that more devices process data at the same time, eliminating any delays in sequence.
- Stable Performance — With an advanced RTL8812BU chipset and built-in Antenna for extended Wi-Fi range and superior stability on your desktop or laptop, the wireless adapter offers up to 1300Mbps Wi-Fi speeds in signal strength, average upload, and reading speed.
- Wi-Fi Hot Spot & Warranty Service: The Soft AP Function allows you to create a hot spot for additional wifi devices.
- Lifetime manufacturer replacement warranty and 45-day return policy with no questions asked
- Install Driver Tip: Install the driver from the CD disc first, then plug this USB wifi adapter into your PC.