Skip to: | - A great place to buy computers, computer parts, electronics, software, accessories, and DVDs online. With great prices, fast shipping, and top-rated customer service - once you know, you Newegg.

If you are reading this message, Please click this link to reload this page.(Do not use your browser's "Refresh" button). Please email us if you're running the latest version of your browser and you still see this message. - Computer Parts, Laptops, Electronics, HDTVs, Digital Cameras and More!

  • Back2School
  • Wish List
  • Feedback
  • Help
Search all
Home > 
Computer Hardware > 
Networking > 
Wireless Networking > 
Network Antennas > 
Hawking Technology > 
Item#: N82E16833164110
HAWKING HAI15SC Hi-Gain 15dBi Corner Antenna
  • Corner Antenna
  • 15dBi Gain
  • 2.4 ~ 2.4835 GHz
  • $49.99
  • $37.99
  • Save: $12.00 (24%)
  • Free Shipping (restrictions apply)

1 out of 5 eggs Waste of money 03/04/2010

This review is from: HAWKING HAI15SC Hi-Gain 15dBi Corner Antenna


Shipping was fast. Ordered early Monday morning and got it on Wednesday afternoon.


I tried this antenna on a computer with a PCI-N wireless adapter that had a D-Link ANT24-0700 7dbi omni-directional antenna. I only noticed an increase of 8% on the signal from 30%-38% From a very low signal to a stable Low or even Good sometimes. It also increased it from 18Mbps to a stable 36Mpbs.

This time I tried it on a Rosewill RNX-G1W Wireless USB B/G adapter on another computer/location. I was using a Airlink MIMO USB adapter from 5 years ago. I was getting a 1Mbps-11Mpbs, 1 bar, and very low connection on regular days. Sometimes I would get 12Mpbs and Low connection if I'm lucky enough. When I switched my setup for with the Rosewill RNX-G1W and a D-Link ANT24-0700 7dbi omni-directional antenna I got 60% signal, 85% link quality, and a stable 48Mbps along with a stable 4-bar.

Continued below.

Other Thoughts:

Now it was time to switch out the D-Link 7dbi omni-directional antenna with this Hawking 15dbi Directional antenna w/ the Rosewill RNX-G1W USB wireless B/G adapter. To my surprise the data from this antenna and the D-Link omni-directional antenna seemed very similar. I got a ~70% signal connection, 4 stable bars (Very Good), 85% link quality. You have to make sure you're pointing this thing in the right direction.


Was this antenna worth it? I have to say no. I basically got a difference of 10% signal with the D-Link omni-directional antenna that is 7dbi compared to this "15dbi" Hawking antenna. Besides, the D-Link antenna is $17 dollars after the Mail In Rebate while this piece of junk is ~$60 including shipping. Whats up with that? I'm reading all these reviews ppl saying they're buying it under $50 while I'm being over charged. Overall, I'm not happy with this Hawking product, it's not up to it's "15dbi" title. The Dlink omni antenna is $40 cheaper w/ $0

Share this review:

2 people found this review helpful. Did you? Yes Yes / No No

  • Justin C.
  • Verified Owner
  • Owned For: 1 day to 1 week

Home > 
Computer Hardware > 
Networking > 
Wireless Networking > 
Network Antennas > 
Hawking Technology > 
Item#: N82E16833164110
Shop by Region: United States | Canada | China | Taiwan
VeriSign Click for the BBB Business Review of this Computers - Supplies & Parts in Whittier CAThis site protected by Trustwave's Trusted Commerce program Inc500
Policy & Agreement | Privacy Policy  © 2000-2015 Newegg Inc.  All rights reserved.
If the Adobe Reader does not appear when you click on a link for a PDF file, you can download Adobe Reader from the Adobe web site.