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LogicPro 802.11g High Speed MAC OS 10.3 and above Wireless Internet USB Adapter Wifi Dongle

by LogicPro
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

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Item Weight91 g
Product Dimensions21.1 x 13.7 x 4.6 cm
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Best Sellers Rank 46,366 in Computers & Accessories (See top 100)
Shipping Weight91 g
Date First Available30 Oct 2007
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68 of 72 people found the following review helpful
Finding an Airport card for my Powermac G5 Dual Core (late 2005) machine is near impossible. Apple store and online were terrible at trying to locate a suitable Airport card, to further add to the misery Apple do not make Airport cards for Powermac's anymore. I was left with a third party solution, proving even better than expected.

After a quick browse I found this safecom wi-fi USB, and with some scepticism I purchased it. Many 3rd party products claim to support Apple OS but in reality have huge compatibility issues. This is not the case for this particular Wireless device, in fact far from it. On the disc provided was a driver for Mac OSX 10.3 and 10.4 and so installation was relatively quick. The Safecom website has a detailed installation guide for Mac users, however I found I believe most Mac users will not struggle with installation. Within minuets, the Safecom had detected Wireless Hub's and within minuets i was connected to the internet.

I would highly reccomend this USB device to any MAC user especially, as I have had no trouble with installation, and the quality and performance of the whole device/software is fantastic. The price is astonishing for what this product can do, considering the price of Apple produced wireless "Airport" products in comparison. With no complicated installation, straight forward configurable software, this is hands down the best Wireless Wi-Fi USB product available at the moment, from a MAC perspective. I hope this review was useful!
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Not as Easy as it Suggests 4 Aug 2008
Easy to install the software and, thereafter, plug in the USB adaptor. However, if you are not familiar with the steps to take after, the set up is not easy.

The instructions provided do not go beyond the software installation and it is implied that once you have installed the software, then everything will just work. No...

You need to go into the ZD software and apply your WPA key. If you don't have the savvy, experience or natural inclination to grope around with unknown software then might find that you are knackered.

In saying that, once you have grasped that you need to go into the ZD software and apply your passphrase (WPA password) then it works very well.

I suspect that you might be able to get it to work from Windows Zero Configuration, if you know what you are doing - but, as a newbie, I don't. So a few more, simple instructions, on the pamphlet would have been handy.

Finally, I have the Safecom adaptor working with Netgear 834 router and it is working very well.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars In a nutshell... 29 July 2008
By Vince
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A fantastic, easy to use, quick to install wireless adapter.

Buy one if this is the kind of thing you are looking for, connection speed to my wireless modem is excellent whilst remaining stable.

Plus it works on Mac's as well.
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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars works with Intel Mac 21 Jan 2009
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Bought this for a second-hand Intel Apple Mac computer that came without a working Airport card. Received on the 2nd day after placing order by recorded post - can't fault speed of delivery or communication.

Upon opening the packaging was pleasantly surprised to discover that this dongle (SparkLAN - not sure why referred to as 'Safecom' by previous reviews) has a two year warranty. When installing onto a Mac, I would recommend that users read through the manual on the supplied CD before they do anything else... should be hassle free if manual instructions followed. Drivers for 10.3, 10.4 and 10.5 all included on the CD. Following the instructions I installed the software/drivers no problem, rebooted the Mac as requested. Upon reboot an Apple alert box came up telling me the USB wireless device was unrecognised/needed configuring. I left this alert box open while I used the software that came with the dongle to configure it for my network, then (doesn't mention in the manual you need to do this bit) I went back to the alert box and told the computer to acquire a DHCP address automatically from my router... hey presto, everything recognised and surfing away.

So far the connection seems very stable with good signal strength and transmission at the max speed of 54MB/ps. One star knocked off because I don't like having to open the dongle software, manually connect to my network and have the software running minimised in the background whenever I want to go online - would be even better if it opened automatically when browser opened and used saved settings.
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars fantastic 26 Jun 2008
took seconds to installon a vista desktop pc, up and running in 3 mins
great bit of kit and it does what it says on the tin :}
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars TOP MARKS!!!!!!!!!! 28 Mar 2008
Very easy to setup and configure, many features.
Does exactly what it says.
Even came with an extension cable.
When I need to buy another adpater I will buy this one.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Okay, so, I'm a gamer. Not a religious one, but I mainly like to explore and play MMORPGs. Yes, sad, whatevs.

Not that 54mbps is a particularly good rate to play MMORPGs efficiently, I can't even get this adapter to run faster than 10 mbps on average. It's very slow, and prone to dropping the signal. It ALWAYS drops the signal when MSN loads up, for sure.

So, it's okay, but very slow. If you're a gamer, and want to play online, DO NOT choose this product.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant
Worked brilliantly - had no problems with connecting To wifi - very good connection - this was slightly expensive but worth the extra bucks
Published 13 months ago by H
4.0 out of 5 stars Works fine..
Did what it said it would do. Quick delivery and good service. Instructions were a bit vague but easy enough to work out. Range is not as good as I had hoped but good enough.
Published on 26 Oct 2011 by farmer boy
4.0 out of 5 stars powermac dongle
The dongle was delivered pretty quick and was adequately packaged. Although it was a bit fiddley to set up it is working fine and reliable so far.
Published on 22 Sep 2011 by Mr. S. G. E. Woolhouse
5.0 out of 5 stars so far so good
Mac G5 dual Core. 10.4 Tiger. Set up took 5 minutes from opening the box. No problems. Followed instructions on the screen and working - all for under £10. Read more
Published on 10 Jun 2011 by Sileny Tata
1.0 out of 5 stars Just can't get it to work
Thinking I was reasonably technology minded, I thought this would be quite easy to get up and running. No. Read more
Published on 27 May 2011 by it_mum
3.0 out of 5 stars Depends which drivers you use
I bought this when my mum got an old iMac G5. It was running Mac OSX Panther 10.3.9 at the time, and this said it was compatible. Read more
Published on 6 May 2011 by Laurence Glinn
1.0 out of 5 stars Need instructions on installation
Hi there. I bought the Logic Pro wireless internet adapter for my Mac Power PC G5 running Mac OS 10.4. Cannot figure out how to install it. Read more
Published on 7 Feb 2011 by C A M Jack
3.0 out of 5 stars Purchased for back-up Not used it yet.
I purchased this product for back up because my current WIFI connector was playing up - so not used it yet. However, it is a bit larger than I imagined it to be. Read more
Published on 12 Sep 2010 by Stevie G123
1.0 out of 5 stars No connection !!!!
Bought this couple of weeks ago for my Mac running 10.4 Also to use on my PC running Windows XP. Worked first time on Windows.
But I mainly bought it for my Mac. Read more
Published on 12 Aug 2010 by Marts
1.0 out of 5 stars rubbish
this product is rubbish, it simply doesn't work! so disappointing, as i bought it for ME.
Published on 10 April 2010 by Mr. John Tompsett
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