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USB Wifi Adapter for the Raspberry Pi - By New IT

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  • Complies with IEEE 802.11n (Draft 2.0), IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11b standards
  • Tiny Nano Dongle!
  • Auto-detects and changes network transmission rate
  • Tested for Compatibility with the Raspberry Pi - thats why New IT sell them!
  • Can be powered direct from the Raspberry Pi or from a powered hub.
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Technical Details
BrandNew IT
Item Weight18 g
Product Dimensions14.5 x 10.5 x 1.5 cm
Item model number802.11N
  
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ASINB00EZOQFHO
Best Sellers Rank 179 in Computers & Accessories (See top 100)
Shipping Weight18 g
Date First Available5 Sept. 2013
  
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Product Description

The Wireless USB 11N Nano Adaptor 802.11N (WiFi Dongle) is the perfect solution for getting your Raspberry Pi on the internet wirelessly. Unlike ordinary wireless networking technologies that are confused by signal reflections, the 802.11n's MIMO (Multi Input, Multi Output) actually uses these reflections to increase 4 times range of 802.11g and reduce "dead spots" in the wireless coverage area. It complies highly with IEEE802.11g/IEEE802.11b standard, but when both ends of the wireless link are Wireless-N, the speed can be increased even 3 times of 802.11g by using twice as much radio band. This nano WiFi dongle utilises the Ralink 5370 Chipset.

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3.8 out of 5 stars

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31 of 32 people found the following review helpful By V13 on 17 April 2014
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This was bought for a Raspberry Pi. Driver-wise it worked out of the box.

There are huge delays when using this dongle. That's because of power saving that's enabled by default. To fix that you'll have to run: iwconfig wlan0 power off

This can be added in /etc/network/interfaces as: wireless-power off

After that it works like a charm.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Dale Morgan on 29 April 2015
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A lot of reviews here state that the wifi dongle isn't compatible with the RPi 2. I'm here to say "It does".

Took a little bit of playing around with and Googling, but you can most certainly get this wifi dongle running on the RPi 2.

First I recommend you look at this resource: https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=49864

I installed Raspbian, kernel 3.18.7-V7+ (time of writing 29th April 2015) and found my answer on that forum post, one of the last pages.

How to configure it:
First run "uname -r" on the Pi to find out which kernel version you're running. For me it returns "3.18.7-v7+"
And run "lsusb" to see the device number of your wifi dongle. Mine returns "Bus 001 Device 004: ID 148f:7601 Ralink Technology, Corp." so "148f:7601" is my device number.

Next look through the forum post to find the relevant kernel version, when you find it there will be instructions on how to download and install the relevant files.
Here's what my one looked like:
"run:
> wget https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/80256631/mt7601-3.18.7-v7-755.tar.gz
> tar xzf mt7601-3.18.7-v7-755.tar.gz
> ./install.sh"

Then reboot. Worked on reboot. If, on reboot, you don't see wlan0 listed on the GUI Wifi Config tool, change you /etc/network/interfaces file to this:

"auto lo

iface lo inet loopback
iface eth0 inet dhcp

allow-hotplug wlan0
iface wlan0 inet manual
wpa-roam /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf
iface default inet dhcp

wireless-power off"
by running "sudo nano /etc/network/interfaces", press Ctrl+X, then Y to save. Reboot and you're good to go.
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14 of 15 people found the following review helpful By sc754 on 21 Sept. 2014
Got this with my PI. It works well at close distances, however if you want to make sure you don't run into problems. Here's two things to do to solve wifi drop outs and timeouts:

First:
go to /etc/network/interfaces
add to the bottom

wireless-power off

This disables wifi power management, I found without this the wifi is much slower due to power saving.

And also do this:

Go to /etc/ifplugd/action.d/ and rename the ifupdown file to ifupdown.original
Then do: cp /etc/wpa_supplicant/ifupdown.sh ./ifupdown
Finally: sudo reboot

Now it works perfectly without any dropouts or timeouts!
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By A. Hutchison on 20 July 2014
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This is a tiny tiny piece of junk. It has a range of about 4 metres with clear line of sight, and it got wedged in the USB port. Pulling it caused the plastic cap came off revealing the electronics inside. Not recommended - at these distances it's much better to use a cable instead if you have the option.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By jean-marc on 21 Mar. 2015
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Does the job, works with PI 2 although despite what previous comments say. I used it with Openelec and OSMC Kodi releases.
Tried to watch a full hd blu-ray quality movie streamed from my NAS and could not get to work properly, utterly stuttering. Transfer rate is really, really slow with that device. With the edimax device i had before i could stream a HD movie with no trouble.

Lost hours trying to understand where the stuttering came from...Buy cheap, Buy twice...
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on 3 Mar. 2015
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This item barely showed sign of life. Alternative branded adapter communicated strongly. In addition this item was a very tight fit and needed some determination and care to remove it from a Raspberry pi A. Be aware that purchasers are obliged to pay for return of this item to New IT and refund of return cost is at their discretion. I got no refund of cost of return and am therefore out of pocket for an item that was not fit for purpose.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Geoffrey Oliver on 15 Jan. 2014
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Unit is excellent for short range use in normal home. A bit lacking in output power for slightly longer range
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This is DEFINITELY NOT compatible with the Rasberry Pi. It is not automatically recognised like other WiFi Adapters and can only be used in you have a degree in linux programming. It comes with drivers on a CD - The Rasberry Pi has no CD - so no use at all - This is a very misleading advert. It is rubbish, rubbish, rubbish. After loading the drivers onto a USB, I needed to use Linux commands to mount the USB onto the file system and only then could I access the drivers.

This is a small part of the README:

Build Instructions:
====================

1> $tar -xvzf DPB_RT2870_Linux_STA_x.x.x.x.tgz
go to "./DPB_RT2870_Linux_STA_x.x.x.x" directory.

2> In Makefile
set the "MODE = STA" in Makefile and chose the TARGET to Linux by set "TARGET = LINUX"
define the linux kernel source include file path LINUX_SRC
modify to meet your need.

3> In os/linux/config.mk
define the GCC and LD of the target machine
define the compiler flags CFLAGS
modify to meet your need.
** Build for being controlled by NetworkManager or wpa_supplicant wext functions
Please set 'HAS_WPA_SUPPLICANT=y' and 'HAS_NATIVE_WPA_SUPPLICANT_SUPPORT=y'.
=> #>cd wpa_supplicant-x.x
=> #>./wpa_supplicant -Dwext -ira0 -c wpa_supplicant.conf -d
** Build for being controlled by WpaSupplicant with Ralink Driver
Please set 'HAS_WPA_SUPPLICANT=y' and 'HAS_NATIVE_WPA_SUPPLICANT_SUPPORT=n'.
=> #>cd wpa_supplicant-0.5.7
=> #>./wpa_supplicant -Dralink -ira0 -c wpa_supplicant.
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