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Tek Republic TUN-300 USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet Network Adapter

  • Chipset: ASIX AX88179
  • Speed: 10/100/1000Mbps
  • Chipset: ASIX AX88179
  • Speed: 10/100/1000Mbps
  • Compliant with Universal Serial Bus 3.0 Specification, Revision 1.0
  • Supports full duplex operation with
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TUN-300

The Tek Republic TUN-300 USB 3.0 Gigabit network adapter adds a RJ45 Ethernet port to any USB-enabled PC. The USB 3.0 maximizes network access speeds and provides up to 5GBps at USB 3.0 bus levels. The TUN-300 is a compact USB 3.0 network adapter that is backwards compatible with older USB 2.0/1.x computer systems (speed limited by USB bus), which makes it the ideal portable replacement network adapter. Also, with support for features such as Jumbo Frames, VLAN tagging and Wake on LAN (WOL), the adapter is a versatile Gigabit network solution for home and business users alike.

Features

TUN-300
  • Gigabit Ethernet at USB 3.0 Speed
  • Supports 10/100/1000 with auto-sensing IEEE 802.3, 802.3u and 802.3ab (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 1000BASE-T)
  • Crossover Detection & Auto-Correction (Auto MDIX)
  • Supports Checksum Offload (IPv4, IPv6, TCP, UDP) and Large Send Offload
  • Lightweight & Portable
  • ASIX AX88179 Chipset

Specifications

Connectors 1 x RJ45 (Gigabit Ethernet) and 1 x USB 3.0 A male
Chipset ID ASIX AX88179
Data Transfer Speed 5Gbps, 480 / 12 / 1.5Mbps
Compatible Networks 10/100/1000Mbps - IEEE 802.3i, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab, and IEEE 802.3az
Auto MDIX Yes
Full Duplex Support Yes
LED Indicators Activity (Yellow) Link (Green)
Dimensions (L x W x H) 2.6 x 1 x 0.6"
Weight 0.03lbs
Operating System Support Windows XP / Vista, Windows 7/8 and Mac OS X v10.6 or later

Learn more about the Tek Republic TUN-300

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Brand
Tek Republic
Model
TUN-300
Connector A
USB 3.
Connector B
RJ45
Specifications
Chipset: ASIX AX88179
Speed: 10/100/1000Mbps
Dimensions
2.6" x 1" x 0.6"
Weight
0.03lbs
Features
Chipset: ASIX AX88179

Speed: 10/100/1000Mbps

Compliant with Universal Serial Bus 3.0 Specification, Revision 1.0

Supports full duplex operation with IEEE 802.3x flow control and half duplex operation with back-pressure flow control

Compatible with IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab

Supports IEEE 802.3az (Energy Efficient Ethernet) auto-detect usage for energy saving adjustment

Supports crossover detection and auto-correction

Supports Wake-on-LAN

Support Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8 (32/64 bit) and 2003; Mac OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8; Android 1.x/2.x/3.x/4.x, and Linux

kernel 2.6.14 and later.

Windows 8 Compatible

Download latest driver on manufacturer product page

Quick Info

Warranty

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


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  • William S.
  • 3/13/2014 1:21:40 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsgiga lan slower then expected speeds.

Pros: it works.. well drivers for windows 7 x64 were not as easy to get as i had hoped but in the end it was installed after googleing the Hardware ID and download the driver.

Cons: none as of yet.

Other Thoughts: I used this on an Acer inspire one that I have setup as a sort of NAS. all of my other systems have giga lan connection (wired) and i have two giga switches and one giga router (d-link 825) the storage devices that are being accessed are connected to the NAS via USB 2.0.. because of that i can't say with any certainty that! this will not hit peak speed, under better conditions

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  • Matthew W.
  • 1/14/2014 7:35:47 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks Great

Pros: Works great with windows 8 and 8.1 on my Helix

Has indicator lights

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: Could be slightly smaller.. though the size is not really a bother.

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  • Jeff L.
  • 11/17/2013 11:54:03 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsgood subsitute

Pros: My wifi broke on my pc so I bought this dongle to use temporarily. I have to say it's a pretty solid Ethernet dongle. No problems with it so far. Hopefully I get my wifi card fixed soon.

Cons: Nope

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  • MICHAEL H.
  • 11/8/2013 6:32:54 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat product, great price

Pros: I couldn’t believe how fast this little device can handle with 600+ photos and some videos (about 8gb) from my SDHC. Normally I go make a cup of coffee and play or walk my dog for 20+ mins before its complete with my old device. Now I only have time to get myself a cup of coffee from kitchen and walk back maybe 3-5 mins before everything is complete. I operate under windows 8 64bits. Another plus is the size, it is not much bigger than a AAA battery. Very convenient, and easy to carry around.

Cons: None

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  • Yu-Ling W.
  • 10/28/2013 10:53:51 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFast Network Dongle

Pros: Since my network card broke I have been using this dongle to play games on a wired network. It's been very smooth and I have no problems with it. I don't like playing games thru wifi because the connection sometimes lags but this dongle has provided a solid connection every time.

Cons: None

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  • Jeff L.
  • 9/24/2013 7:06:31 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: great item with great price~

Cons: work properly so no cons~

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  • Dean H.
  • 9/23/2013 1:58:27 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

5 out of 5 eggsWorks fine in Windows 7 machines

Coming Soon!

Pros: USB 3
Link/activity LEDs

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: The TUN-300 adapter worked immediately in my tests on both a desktop and a laptop computer (each running Windows 7 Professional).

The device was recognized immediately and the driver self-installed upon connecting to a USB port. The TUN-300 appeared in the Windows device manager listing of network adapters under its ASIX chipset name. Both the green link LED and yellow activity LED light as indicated (and blinked to show activity for the yellow LED).

Although the tekrepublic website contains separate driver downloads, this adapter provided wired connectivity as soon as data input was provided via an ethernet input without additional installations.

In a market crowded with commodity items: this one works.

Note: This product was provided for review purposes.

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