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Alfa High Power Desktop WiFi Antenna


 
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Sale Price: $59.95

Stock Status:In Stock
Availability:: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
Product Code: WFB-DESKTOP

Operating System

  
Not compatible with Snow Leopard (10.6.8), Lion (10.7) or future Mac updates without the optional WiFi USB Repeater

 
Description Technical Specs
 
Learning SeriesThe Alfa High Power Desktop Antenna was the best all-round portable WiFi booster from our recent Product Testing Review. When compared to the built-in WiFi of our Sony Vaio, the Alfa performed at about 3 - 6x the throughput, and the manufacturers claim up to a mile range although we haven't tested that yet. The beauty of this booster is it's size and versatility. The unit comes with a 6" folding and swivel antenna that is connected via a standard RP-SMA connector. That means that is you need more range, you can connect the unit to an larger antenna such as the TechnoRV Yagi Antenna. In our testing however, we used the standard antenna with the unit mounted in the window holder and got excellent results.

Having difficulty installing the driver from the CD?
If you're experiencing difficulty either with the mini-CD or during the driver installation, you should try downloading the latest driver. Simply click the operating system that you have below. Your browser will download a file containing a Setup file to install the driver.

Drivers: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Mac OS (10..4 and 10.5). The booster is compatible with Windows 8, but the installation CD isn't. We have an article on our blog showing how to manually install the driver on Windows8.

The Alfa uses a RealTek driver which does not support 64-bit on Mac OS. This means that support on Mac OS 10.6 (Snow Leopard) and 10.7 (Lion) is limited to systems that boot the 32-bit Kernel. If you are not sure, contact me for instructions on how to check if your system is booting 32-bit.

If you still have difficulty or would just like some help, feel free to give me a call (866-324-7915) or email me.

Features

Includes 6" 5 dBi gain antenna with external RP-SMA connector and USB cable

Diagnostic LED indicator

Complies with 802.11g standard for 2.4Ghz Wireless LAN

High powered adapter- 1000mW output power

USB 2.0 and 1.1 compliant

Supports Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 (manual driver install) and Mac OS (10.4 and 10.5)


Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 | Total Reviews: 28 Write a review.

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Alfa High Power Desktop WiFi Antenna July 7, 2014
Reviewer: Harry S. from Bradenton, FL United States  
Can't say enough how pleased we are with the product- we are now able to get wifi in our rv at the rv resort.  Speed is pretty good and connection has not dropped.   And your support is AWESOME !!!
I had to call as one of my pc's would not load the drivers for some reason.  My call was answered immediately and the problem (dumb on my part) was resolved quickly and I was on my way with both pc's.
I highly recommend Techno RV and will definitely buy from them again.

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Better Booster "BB" June 24, 2014
Reviewer: Truman Dobbins from Livingston, TX United States  
Due to receiving signal from telephone router located in a house our signal strength was not as strong...but expect it will be much better at a campground.  Works great with hubby's computer but not on my Mac.

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Alfa High Power Antenna June 10, 2014
Reviewer: Mark O'Neill from Sun Lakes, AZ United States  
Ordered online, arrived on time, excellent instructions to install and at this time it is working well.  I like receiving emails from the company giving tips on installing and operating the antenna.  Also like the fact that I can phone for technical assistance.

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All I expected and more June 9, 2014
Reviewer: Happy WiFi camper from Titusville, FL United States  
great signal booster

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Combined with Alfa WiFi USB Repeater March 4, 2014
Reviewer: Jan VanderLey from Charlotte, NC United States  
Upon plugging in and setting this combination up, our connection to this campground's wifi was impressive.  Instead of a tentative, slow connection we had a consistent connection with improved speeds.

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