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faq [2017/05/27 21:50]
mister_x [What is the best wireless card to buy ?] Added ath9k
faq [2017/08/05 19:11] (current)
mister_x Beware of WN722N and added AWUS036NHA
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 ===== What is the best wireless card to buy ?  ===== ===== What is the best wireless card to buy ?  =====
  
-Which card to purchase is a hard question to answer. ​ Each person'​s criteria is somewhat different, such as one may require 802.11n capability, or may require it to work via virtualisation.  However, having said that, if money is not a constraint then the following cards are considered the best in class:+Which card to purchase is a hard question to answer. ​ Each person'​s criteria is somewhat different, such as one may require 802.11n capability, or may require it to work via virtualization.  However, having said that, if money is not a constraint then the following cards are considered the best in class:
  
   * Alfa AWUS036H [b/g USB]   * Alfa AWUS036H [b/g USB]
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   * Ubiquiti SRX [a/b/g ExpressCard]   * Ubiquiti SRX [a/b/g ExpressCard]
   * Airpcap series [USB]   * Airpcap series [USB]
-  * TP-Link TL-WN722N [b/g/n USB]+  * TP-Link TL-WN722N ​v1 [b/g/n USB] - Beware, if version is not specified by vendor, it is **NOT** v1 
 +  * Alfa AWUS036NHA ​[b/g/n USB]
   * Alfa AWUS051NH v2 [a/b/g/n USB]   * Alfa AWUS051NH v2 [a/b/g/n USB]
   * MiniPCIe: anything that uses [[https://​wikidevi.com/​wiki/​Ath9k|ath9k]],​ especially AR92xx and AR93xx (ability to do [[https://​wireless.wiki.kernel.org/​en/​users/​drivers/​ath9k/​spectral_scan|spectral scan]])   * MiniPCIe: anything that uses [[https://​wikidevi.com/​wiki/​Ath9k|ath9k]],​ especially AR92xx and AR93xx (ability to do [[https://​wireless.wiki.kernel.org/​en/​users/​drivers/​ath9k/​spectral_scan|spectral scan]])
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