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Alfa High Power Desktop WiFi Antenna


 
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Sale Price: $59.95

Stock Status:In Stock
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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

 
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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 throughout, 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)

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Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 | Total Reviews: 36 Write a review.

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Works Great! July 26, 2015
Reviewer: Gerald Zolna from Livingston, TX United States  
Hooked up to repeater and this allows us to pull in a signal that we probably couldn't get without it. Liked it so well we even bought the pole antenna for even more range. Saves on  the high cost of using Verizon hot spot and will pay for itself in about two or three months.

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Great product July 24, 2015
Reviewer: Randy King from Indianapolis, IN United States  
After talking to TechnoRV and telling me what I needed I ordered and received in less than 36hrs , works great and can't believe how good it did the job

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Alfa HiPower Desktop Wifi Antenna July 5, 2015
Reviewer: Richard Harter from Truckee, CA United States  
Beyond great products, Eric provides prompt, expert assistance and help getting things going. It's rare and refreshing to find expert personal service today, but very much appre4ciated.

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improve my wifi reception May 10, 2015
Reviewer: John Steuber from Anderson, IN United States  
worked as advertised
easy to set-up with the emailed instructions

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Alfa Desktop WiFi Antenna April 30, 2015
Reviewer: Daryle Larson from Box Elder, SD United States  
We were looking for a way to boost the campground WiFi, this antenna worked very well.

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