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TRENDnet TEW-649UB Mini Wireless N300 USB Adapter

  • Wi-Fi compliant with IEEE 802.11n standard
  • One-touch setup with Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) support
  • High speed USB 2.0 interface
  • Supports Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) antenna technology
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TEW-649UB

Mini Wireless N Speed USB Adapter
TEW-649UB (Version v1.0R)

  • Ultra-compact, high-speed wireless N adapter
  • Upgrade your laptop or desktop to wireless N
  • 8X the speed and 4X the coverage of wireless G technology
  • One-touch setup with Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)


Overview

The Mini Wireless N Speed USB Adapter (Model TEW-649UB) connects a laptop or desktop computer to a wireless N network at up to 8X the speed and 4X the coverage of a wireless G connection. Enjoy proven wireless N speed and reliability in an ultra-compact design that is slightly larger than a US penny.

Setup is a breeze with one-touch Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) technology. Advanced wireless encryption protects your valuable data. MIMO antenna technology delivers superior range and eliminates dead spots. Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM) Quality of Service (QoS) prioritizes important video, audio and gaming traffic. Stream video, download files, play games and talk online with this ultra compact adapter.


Features

TEW-649UB
  • Wi-Fi compliant with IEEE 802.11n standard
  • One-touch setup with Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) support
  • High speed USB 2.0 interface
  • Supports Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) antenna technology
  • Backwards compatible with IEEE 802.11g and IEEE 802.11b devices
  • Supports Ad-Hoc (Client-Client) and Infrastructure (AP-Client) Mode
  • Maximum reliability, throughput and connectivity with automatic data rate switching
  • Supports 64- & 128-bit WEP, WPA/WPA2, WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK
  • Low interference and high susceptibility provide reliable performance
  • Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM) Quality of Service (QoS) supported
  • Compatible with Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000 and Mac OS X operating systems
  • Easy user setup and intuitive diagnostic utility
  • Coverage of up to 160 feet indoors (50 meters) and 320 feet outdoors (100 meters)
  • Three-year limited warranty
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Specifications
Hardware
Interface USB 2.0
Standards IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g and IEEE 802.11n
LED Indicator Activity, WPS
WPS Button Enables WPS connection
Power Consumption Receive mode: 290mA (max); Transmit mode: 320mA (max)
Supported OS Windows 7 (32- / 64-bit) / Vista (32- / 64-bit) / XP(32- / 64-bit) / 2000
Mac OS X (10.4, 10.5, 10.6)
Dimensions (L x W x H) 1.3 x 0.66 x 0.27in. (33.9 x 17 x 7mm)
Weight 0.1oz (3g)
Temperature Operating: 32° - 104°F (0°- 40°C); Storage: 14° - 158°F (-10° - 70°C)
Humidity 10% - 95% max (non-condensing)
Certifications CE, FCC
Wireless
Modulation OFDM, DSSS
Antenna Built-in on board antennas
Frequency 2.412 - 2.484GHz
Data Rate (Auto fallback) 802.11b: 11Mbps, 5.5Mbps, 2Mbps, and 1Mbps
802.11g: 54Mbps, 48Mbps, 36Mbps, 24Mbps, 18Mbps, 12Mbps, 9Mbps and 6Mbps
802.11n: 150Mbps (TX) / 300Mbps (RX)
Output Power 802.11b: 15dBm (typical)
802.11g: 14dBm (typical)
802.11n: 12dBm (typical)
Receiving Sensitivity 802.11b: -76dBm (typical) at 11mpbs
802.11g: -65dBm (typical) at 54Mbps
802.11n: -61dBm at 150Mbps
Encryption 64- / 128-bit WEP, WPA / WPA2, WPA-PSK / WPA2-PSK
Channels 1 - 11 (FCC), 1 - 13 (ETSI)

What's in the Box

TEW-649UB
  1. TEW-649UB
  2. CD-ROM (Utility and Driver)
  3. Multi-Language Quick Installation Guide

Learn more about the TRENDnet TEW-649UB

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • Michael L.
  • 9/24/2014 8:45:12 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsSpecs are wrong on Newegg

Pros: Relatively small, does what Trendnet says it will.
Small, lightweight single stream 11n adapter. Just read the specs elsewhere.

Cons: Newegg has this listed as a 300Mbps adapter. It is not.
Newegg has this listed as supporting WPA2-RADIUS. It does not.

They have the specs confused for the TEW-624UB, which does those things.

Other Thoughts: Cost me a couple days with a few machines I was trying to get on the network. Returning these adapters and getting something else.

Manufacturer Response:

Hello Anonymous,

We are sorry for the confusion and will have Newegg update their information regarding this adapter. You are correct, the adapter is an N150 adapter and does not support WPA2-RADIUS. Thank you for bringing this to our attention.


Regards,

Adrian
TRENDnet Support
http://www.trendnet.com/support

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  • John F.
  • 1/8/2014 8:47:28 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat USB wireless devices

Pros: Handy as both temporary and as permanent wireless new and old builds. They work well. Program only takes a minute to install.

Cons: None.

Other Thoughts: None. They work fine for their purpose.

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  • Daniel A.
  • 10/26/2013 4:30:28 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsNo "N" Band Connection

Pros: Small Form Factor, New Egg Shipped on time.

Cons: Adapter has many problems. Will hook up to "G" Band easily. Albeit at only 36Mbps, but at least it will connect. Absolutely will not see, register or connect the "N" Band connection at all when the "G" connection is available. If I change the Router to straight "N" Band it will see the signal but refuses to connect. I have spent hours and hours trying to rectify this issue to no avail. I have changed channels, updated firmware, switched machines this adapter was plugged into, set it right beside the router on the table, cycled through security protocols and encryption schemes to no avail. This adapter will not hook up to "N" Band.

Other Thoughts: One last try! I plugged it into a laptop and went over to the neighbor's house and set it on the table next to his "N" Router. Nada! It just plain does not work folks.I am sending it back to Newegg for a refund. I am very disappointed, I have an older TRENDnet USB Wireless G adapter and it works fantastic and has for like 3 or 4 years now. I just do not get it. Avoid this one.

Manufacturer Response:

Hi M. LV,

Please accept our deepest apologies for this adpater not working for you as promised. I can understand your overall frustration. Please contact me directly at adrian@trendnet.com "Newegg TEW-649UB Review" in the subject line and I will be happy to help you with the hassle free return process. Thanks for taking the time to review our product and I hope to hear from you soon to regain your trust in TRENDnet.

Warm Regards,
Adrian, TRENDnet Support Team

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  • RYAN P.
  • 9/8/2013 3:51:12 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

1 out of 5 eggsI bought 2, bad idea

Pros: It's small. Has a driver CD.

I cannot maintain a continuous conenction longer than 5 minutes with either one. I bought 2 of them for a (just in case) since they were on sale. Turns out I needed to use them finally and the performance was dismal. I used one with a 3 foot USB extension cable (tried different ones). I made a directional cone and got the signal to 80%. Even with signal up to 80% it will consistantly drop connection. The 2nd of the two devices worked slightly better, but found the device crashed out a Windows 7 machine.

Cons: Doesn't work well at all. Gets hot as blazes, which might be why it flakes out. Maybe they should build a temp monitor into the software. LOL.

Other Thoughts: I'll see if I can't return it.

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  • Gary C.
  • 8/28/2013 7:30:32 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsWireless but barely

Pros: Small. Newegg shipped on time.

Cons: Only works at a distance of about 15 feet line of sight. Any further and any walls it is unable to keep a connection. If you need wireless, more than in the same room as your wireless hub, you should probably look elsewhere. I would not recommend for general use.

Other Thoughts: Supports Mac OSX 10.8, but instructions and software must be retrieved from support site. Knowledgebase is mostly marketing material.

Manufacturer Response:

Hi Anonymous,

Please accept our deepest apologies for this inconvenience due to short coverage. I would like to suggest to change your wireless channel to non-overlapping channels 1, 6 or 11 and orientation adjustment of your wireless antenna first if applicable. If it still doesn't help I can guide you every step of the way by emailing me personally at adrian@trendnet.com with "Newegg TEW-649UB" in the subject line and I will contact you immediately to assist you. I hope to hear from you soon and restore your faith in TRENDnet.

Warmest regards,

Adrain

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  • Ramon S.
  • 3/3/2012 9:13:35 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsReally Great

Pros: Works like a champion for me. Wish I had bought several.
I get really good results by plugging it into a 12 inch USB extention cable and letting it hang lower than the computer. Stays cooler and receives better and more consistant signal.

Cons: None

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  • Anonymous
  • 1/6/2012 11:16:57 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsgreat product

Pros: - Very small so it doesn't get in the way of things
- Consistently high signal strength. It never drops below 90%, from two floors above my router.
- Fast

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: buy it!

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  • Tin N.
  • 11/4/2011 2:09:19 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWork Great

Pros: Very good signal, fast, and small.

Cons: None

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  • peter k.
  • 5/8/2011 2:06:16 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

2 out of 5 eggsConstatnly drops connection

Pros: Small, Looks nice. Works good when it wants to connect.

Cons: Constantly drops signal. Granted, my router is on the 2nd flr and the signal has to travel threw the first floor to reach my computer, but when I do get a signal it's very strong to excellent so I doubt that it's a problem with the signal penetrating my floors.

Other Thoughts: Very aggravating! constantly checking the wireless signal to see if it's connected.

Manufacturer Response:

Valued Customer,

We are sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused you. Please contact us at sales@trendnet.com,reference "New Egg product review" and someone will contact you immediately.We look forward to working with you directly to restore your faith in TRENDnet products.

Warmest regards,

TRENDnet Sales Team

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  • Brett G.
  • 2/16/2011 10:10:37 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks well

Pros: Small, compact, works perfect for my daughters desktop. Younger siblings will have trouble breaking this one.

Cons: None that I found.

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