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Edimax EW-7612Pin 300 Mbps Wireless 802.11b/g/n PCI Express Adapter

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  • IEEE 802.11b/g/n
  • Up to 300Mbps Wireless Data Rates
  • 2.412GHz - 2.462GHz
  • WPA2
  • Two 3 dBi External Antennas

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  • Warranty & Returns
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The EDIMAX EW-7612PIn provides a simple and easy way to add or upgrade wireless connectivity to your desktop. It supports higher data rates up to 300Mpbs when connected to a wireless 802.11n device. You can also connect to any public wireless hotspot for Internet access to retrieve email, surf web sites or use instant messaging. EW-7612PIn gives you the freedom to join the network.

  • newegg Complies with wireless 802.11b/g/n standards with data rates up to 300Mbps With the latest wireless 802.11n technology, EW-7612PIn can increase coverage up to 4 times more and reduce "dead spots" within the wireless range. The transmission data rate can reach up to 300Mbps when connected to wireless 802.11n devices, making signals travel farther and wireless connections guaranteed when compared to a standard wireless 802.11b/g network.
  • newegg First-class Reliability The EW-7612PIn’s exceptional chipset offers increased bandwidth and more functionality than other standard PCI network adapters. The adapter is specifically designed to carry the full bandwidth capacity of the PCI Express bus of 2.5Gpbs, thus eliminating collisions and latencies that exist with current 32- and 64-bit PCI bus architectures.
  • newegg Wireless Security EW-7612PIn supports 64-/128-bit WEP data encryption that protects your wireless network from eavesdropping. It also supports WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access) features that combine IEEE 802.1x and TKIP (Temporal Key Integrity Protocol) technologies. Furthermore, this adapter supports WPA2 and WPS functions, with WPA2 providing a stronger encryption mechanism through AES (Advanced Encryption Standard), which is a requirement for some corporate and government users. Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) is a standard for easy and secure establishment of a wireless network. EW-7612PIn supports software with WPS-compatible configurations. When both ends of the wireless connection use wireless solutions with WPS, it automatically configures the wireless network with robust WPA data encryption and authentication.
  • newegg Supports multi-language EZmax setup wizard The included 16-language EZmax setup wizard and friendly UI will walk you through configuring EW-7612PIn to your wireless network.

Learn more about the EDIMAX EW-7612PIn

Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 2 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 2 years
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  • Dmitry C.
  • 12/10/2014 4:50:27 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsIt works

Pros: Yes, it gives you 300 mbps if you have the right access point.
The price is moderate.

Cons: Connection is sometimes somehow unstable; a reconnection attempt happens once in a few days, sometimes taking half a minute to regain the connection. Hopefully it's a driver issue which will be ironed out.

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  • Robert B.
  • 8/12/2014 9:57:58 PM
  • Ownership: less than 1 day

1 out of 5 eggsKiller tech

Pros: It was fairly cheap

Cons: Well that's easy - I had it installed for about 20 minutes before it shorted out my motherboard. So, if you're willing to risk that, then this is a great product. Otherwise avoid as though it were made of anthrax.

Other Thoughts: Don't buy. A glass of water is a much cheaper way to ruin a PC.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Rob,

We are sorry that you have issues with EW-7612PIn.

There are 4 types of PCI Express slots with 4 different speeds: x1, x4, x8, and x16. The slots for the four speeds differ in lengths; the higher the speed, the longer the length of the connector on the motherboard. The EW-7612PIn will function in PCIe x1 slot only. Even if it is plugged into PCIe x4, x8, or x6, it should not short out the motherboard.

Maybe the PCI-e adapter is a defective adapter or somehow not compatible with the motherboard.

If you need any further assistance, please feel free to contact our tech support at (800)652-6776 or write an email to " support@edimax.us " directly.

Best regards,
Edimax Customer Service Team

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  • Dave S.
  • 5/16/2014 2:13:01 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks Great

Pros: I have a desktop with 3 HDDs, Win7 on one, Win XP on a second, and Ubuntu on the last. I had purchased a refurbished Netgear wifi adapter (locally) and it worked fine with Windows, but didn't work with Linux. After reading through numerous threads on the Ubuntu Forum, I decided that it would be best to change. I read some reviews for this Edimax adapter, and it was touted as being good for both Windows and Linux.

I've had it for a while now, and it works great in both versions of Windows, as well as Ubuntu. I have a small network monitor app loaded on my desktop, and it constantly shows a 100% wifi signal from my router, and I've never had one single instance of a dropped signal. As far as I'm concerned, it works flawlessly for what I purchased it for!

Cons: Haven't found anything at all that I don't like with this adapter.

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  • Anonymous
  • 12/25/2013 5:46:37 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsCauses DPC latency issues on windows 8!

Pros: None.

Cons: The DPC Latency caused by this thing makes my audio dropout constantly! money down the drain.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Customers,

We apologize for the difficulty you are experiencing. We appreciate your feedback and would like to assist you to resolve the difficulty.

If you disable the wireless adapter, does your audio dropout constantly? We need more information from you to provide possible solutions to solve your problem.

Please contact our tech support at (408)-988-6092 or write an email to " support@edimax.us ". Our tech support team will assist you with the issue.
We look forward to the opportunity to serve you.


Best regards,
Edimax Tech Support Team

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  • Rex M.
  • 12/20/2013 11:45:52 AM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsNot Linux Compatible

Pros: PCIe x1 802.11n adapter, external antennas.

Cons: Not Linux compatible as described.
DOA

Other Thoughts: I purchased this adapter specifically because the description stated it was Linux compatible. After a week-long interaction with Edimax tech support, it has come to light that it is not compatible with Linux kernels newer than 3.6.

Another issue is reliability - mine was also DOA, so I cannot vouch for it's operation performance.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Dan,

We apologize for the difficulty you are experiencing. We appreciate your feedback.

Sorry about that it cannot work with Linux lernel 3.6.
Edimax provides 2-year limited warrenty.
If your item is DOA, you can request for a replacement for free.

If you have any other questions, please contact our Live Tech Support Team at (408)988-6092 or email to "support@edimax.us."
We are more than willing to help you with your concerns.

Our aim is to regain your confidence and trust and build long term relationship with Edimax.

Best regards,
Edimax Customer Service Team

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  • Philip C.
  • 12/17/2013 12:00:26 PM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGood so far

Pros: So I had an older computer that I'm upgrading so I wanted to move this to the living room and hook it up to the tv. The only thing this needed was a wireless adapter since it's not connected by lan. I ordered this because of the price and reviews and installed this adapter. Right now, my internet does work with it which is why I'm giving it a 5 star rating, but this might change depending on when I finally move this machine to the living room and if it even picks up signal down there.

Cons: None so far.

Other Thoughts: Right now, my ps3, wii u and laptops and phones have all connection downstairs so this computer should definitely still receive it.

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  • Hazwan H.
  • 12/7/2013 10:25:01 PM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

3 out of 5 eggsbad connection when plug in at rear panel

Pros: It works great when plug in at the front panel. The connection is good up to more than 10m.

Cons: When plug in to the rear usb panel. It went horrible. The sound would be lagging when streaming some music, even if you are just 1m from it.

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  • michelle A.
  • 7/26/2013 8:58:53 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsPretty Bad

Pros: Came quick, was cheap, has a good signal

Cons: Bought for my new computer build when i got it ran perfect at about 9mbps down and 6mbps up but after a month of ownership the problems hit. It slowed 1.5 down .5 up it would randomly lose signal and sometimes a web page will take over 5 minutes to load!

Other Thoughts: I've tried everything from unplugging and plugging it back in, to restarting my router but nothing has fixed the problems. i don't know if my product is defective or its just a bad product. If anyone could help me with this problem it would be appreciated

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Customer,

We are sorry for the difficulty you are experiencing.
We appreciate your feedback and would like to help you solve the problem.
We need more information from you to provide possible solutions to solve your problem.
Please contact our tech support at (408)-988-6092 or write an email to " support@edimax.us ". Our tech support team will assist you with the issue.
We look forward to the opportunity to serve you.

Best regards,
Edimax Tech Support Team

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  • Stephen F.
  • 5/13/2013 9:57:38 AM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsOverall Less Than So-So

Pros: Was cheap; works by definition of what the word "works" means.

Cons: Purchased on 10/22/12; worked alright until mid-March when signal began to decline, now connection is spotty at best even after re-installation. Thought it might be router issues, except my two old laptops connect, and have no dropping whatsoever (just using them as an example of "newer is not always better").

Other Thoughts: Bought for $24.99 down from $44.99; now on sale again for $19.99... noticing a slight trend here.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Customer,

We are sorry for the difficulty you are experiencing.

We need more information from you to provide possible solutions to solve your problem.
Please contact our tech support at (408)-988-6092 or write an email to " support@edimax.us ". Our tech support team will assist you with the issue.
We look forward to the opportunity to serve you.

Best regards,
Edimax Tech Support Team

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  • Shane P.
  • 2/15/2013 9:55:29 AM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsWork Great, No Problems

Pros: Strong signal strength and no connection issues.

Cons: Only reason I didn't give 5 eggs is because the installation includes software other than just the drivers that I don't want. Easy enough to get rid of, but I'd rather have the option to not have it in the first place.

Other Thoughts: I would definitely buy again and recommend to anyone, great performance at low cost.

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