Top 9 Best USB Wireless Adapters 2017

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Check out the 9 Best USB Wireless Adapters on the market right now:

1. Belkin F5D8055 Wireless N+300Mbps USB Adapter


Belkin F5D8055

Highlights

  • When only the fastest wireless connection will do, the Belkin N+ USB adapter has you covered
  • This adapter lets you connect your desktop or notebook computer to a Wireless-N network, letting you take advantage of the protocol’s ultra-fast and reliable wireless connection
  • With Wireless-N performance, downloading large files, streaming HD video, playing online games, and making clear Internet phone calls without hiccups or slow-ups will never be a problem again
  • Supports latest 802.11n Draft 2.0 technology for speed up to 300 Mbps
  • Uses smart MIMO antenna technology for extended range
  • Offers Wi-Fi Protected Setup with just a button push
  • Is backwards compatible with older wireless networks
  • Note: This Wireless-N adapter requires a Wireless-N Router, such as the Belkin N+ Router (sold separately)

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2. TRENDnet TEW-809UB AC1900 High Power Dual Band Wireless USB Adapter


TRENDnet TEW-809UB

Highlights

  • High Power Dual Band Wireless USB Adapter, model TEW-809UB, upgrades a computer to Wireless AC1900
  • Quickly connect to a high performance Wireless AC network at 1300 Mbps or to a Wireless N network at 600 Mbps
  • A high power radio with detachable high gain antennas increase wireless coverage
  • Compatible with Windows® 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP, Mac OS® 10.6-10.11
  • Antenna gain of 2.4 GHz / 5 GHz: 4 x 5 dBi (max.) dual band external/detachable

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3. ZyXEL 802.11n Mini USB 2.0 300 Mbps Wireless Adapter (NWD2205)


ZyXEL NWD2205

Highlights

  • The compact, lightweight design of NWD2205 offers excellent portability
  • Users can easily plug NWD2205 to a USB connector on desktop or laptop computers to upgrade the network speed instantly
  • In addition, with bundled USB cable users can easily adjust the direction of NWD2205
  • Despite its small size, the NWD2205 packs in a true MIMO antenna offering 2T2R performance for faster speeds and better coverage
  • The ZyXEL NWD2205 USB adapter brings you faster wireless connection
  • With the data transfer rate of up to 300Mbps*, which is over 5 times faster than the 802.11g standard, the NWD2205 offers you the high-speed connection everywhere under Wi-Fi coverage
  • It not only provides a high-speed network capability, but also works with your existing 802.11b/g network
  • With the built-in soft AP function, the NWD2205 can help users to create wireless networks instantly
  • Just plug NWD2205 into a desktop or laptop computer connecting to a cable or xDSL modem, all other wireless-capable devices can connect to the Internet through the NWD2205

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4. Linksys Dual-Band AC1200 Wireless USB 3.0 Adapter (WUSB6300)


Linksys WUSB6300

Highlights

  • The Linksys WUSB6300 USB 3.0 adapter enables you to connect your computer to a wireless-AC network, so you can easily stream high-definition video and enjoy high-speed gaming
  • The WPA-TKIP, WPA2, WPS and WEP protocols help keep data private
  • Up to 867 Mbps speed on Wireless-AC 5 GHz band or Up to 300 Mbps speed on Wireless-N 2.4 GHz band
  • Compatible with all Wireless AC 802.11ac routers, access points and extenders (Linksys, Belkin and others)
  • Support WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) button for easy connection with wireless router or wireless access point
  • Easy to use CD setup wizard and compatible with Microsoft Windows 8, 7, Vista SP1/SP2 and XP SP3
  • USB 3.0

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5. Asus (USB-AC56) Dual-band Wireless-AC1200 USB 3.0 Wi-Fi Adapter


Asus (USB-AC56)

Highlights

  • Whether you’re pairing up to a powerful AC router or upgrading your current wireless adapter, the ASUS USB-AC56 Dual-band Wireless-AC1200 USB adapter brings high-speed AC wireless networking performance to any notebook or desktop PC
  • Next-generation 802.11ac Wi-Fi for up to three times faster than 2 x 2 802.11n adapters
  • Selectable 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz bands for the latest speed and backward compatibility to existing wireless hotspots
  • AiRadar technology provides a stronger signal over greater distances
  • External high-gain antenna for a 150% stronger Wi-Fi signal
  • USB 3.0 connection for high-performance wireless networking with desktop and notebook PCs
  • Included desktop cradle for enhanced signal strength and positioning flexibility

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6. Alfa Long-Range Dual-Band AC1200 Wireless USB 3.0 Wi-Fi Adapter


Alfa Long-Range Dual-Band AC1200

Highlights

  • Alfa’s AWUS036AC is designed for those with a serious need for wireless Internet speed
  • Its 2x dual-band antenna (2.4GHz / 5GHz) setup lets you connect to AC networks at a tire-burning 867Mbps and to N networks up to a whopping 300Mbps
  • As the new wireless draft 802.11ac technology was developed to optimize the handling of heavy data transfer demands like video streaming and large files syncing, the AWUS036AC is the ultimate tool for taking advantage of the next wave in wireless connectivity
  • Yet, despite all its power and speed, this little Alfa comes in a really small form factor akin to a USB thumb drive
  • The AWUS036AC ships with 2 detachable 5dBi dual-band dipole antennas
  • While these are powerful in their own right, the RP-SMA female antenna port can accept antenna upgrades to boost your wireless range and signal even more
  • Once your antenna of choice is connected, this turns into a standalone Wi-Fi receiver that puts the connected world at your fingertips
  • Alfa is also seriously invested in your privacy, it includes support for enterprise class wireless security WEP 64-Bit, WEP 128-Bit, WPA-PSK and WPA2-PSK
  • Whether you’re using a desktop, laptop or a netbook, the Alfa AWUS036AC requires no more than a USB port
  • Slide it in, install the Utility, and Connect to your network
  • The USB 3.0 interface keeps the connection to your computer strong and snappy at super transfer speeds of 5Gbps
  • Best of all, the Alfa measures just 85mm x 26mm x 12mm and weighs in at a super-light 25 grams so that it goes anywhere you do and brings wireless wonder along
  • It also by far outperforms the wireless cards that are built into newer laptops, and enhances both the range and signal quality at longer distances

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7. TP-LINK Archer T2UH AC600 High Gain Wireless Dual Band USB Adapter


TP-LINK Archer T2UH AC600

Highlights

  • TP-LINK’s Archer T2UH comes with the next generation Wi-Fi standard – 802.11ac, 3 times faster than wireless N speeds
  • 600Mbps Wi-Fi speeds with simultaneous 5GHz (433Mbps) and 2.4GHz (150Mbps) bands
  • The Archer T2UH is the superior choice for seamless HD streaming, online gaming and other bandwidth-intensive tasks
  • Connects to PCs via USB
  • Compact design and 3ft. cable for easy desktop placement
  • High-gain external antenna for increased coverage
  • WPS button for easy wireless security encryption
  • Support Windows XP/7/8/8.1/Linux/Mac OS X 10.7-10.11

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8. Glam Hobby 600Mbps 2.4G/5G Wireless Network Adapter USB Wi-Fi Dongle Adapter


Glam Hobby 600Mbps

Highlights

  • Comes with the next generation Wi-Fi standard – 802.11ac
  • The 5GHz 433Mbps is perfect for HD video streaming and lag-free online gaming, while using 2.4GHz 150Mbps Wi-Fi for normal use such as web surfing.
  • Install the driver from the included CD. After the driver is installed, you can use the built-in wireless utility in your operating system to connect to a wireless network
  • Whenever there is only wired Internet connection, you can activate the SoftAP function after installing the included CD software, and create a Wi-Fi hotspot for other mobile devices
  • 2dBi detachable omni-directional antenna provides high performance and increased coverage for
    your wireless network

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9. Panda Wireless PAU06 300Mbps N USB Adapter


Panda Wireless PAU06

Highlights

  • Works with any 2.4Ghz wireless g/n routers
  • Max. wireless connection speed: 300Mbps
  • Supports both infrastructure and ad-hoc modes
  • – Compatible with 32-bit and 64-bit Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10/2008r2/2012r2, Mac OS 10.4-10.10, Mint, Ubuntu, Fedora, openSUSE, etc.
  • Security: WEP 64/128bit, WPA, WPA2, 802.1x and 802.11i, Cisco CCS V1.0, 2.0 and 3.0 compliant

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