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802.11g Client Adapters

Manufacturer/Model

Bus Type

Transmit Power

Receive Sensitivity

Price

External Ant. Connector

Comments

Chipset

Drivers*

Review

FCC ID

Airlink+ WLC3010

CardBus

15 dBm

-80dBm @ 6Mbps

($47.99 Frys catalog)

no

Not Wi-Fi Certified

Broadcom

98SE ME 2000 XP

none

H8NWLC3010

Airlink+ AWLC3025

CardBus

dBm

dBm @ 6Mbps

$24.99 Frys/Outpost

no

Not Wi-Fi Certified

TI (ACX111)

98SE ME 2000 XP

none

?

Apple Airport Extreme

MiniPCI

?

?

$96 (Amazon)

?

?

?

?

?

?

Belkin F5D7010

CardBus

?

?

$68(Amazon)

No

?

Broadcom BCM94306CB

?

?

?

Belkin F5D7000

PCI

?

?

$72(Amazon)

Yes, Detachable

?

?

?

?

?

Belkin F5D7000 v3

PCI

?

?

?

RP-SMA

?

Ralink

Linux, OpenBSD, Windows, Mac

?

?

Buffalo AirStation WLI-CB-G54

CardBus

32mW

?

$50(Amazon)

Yes

?

Broadcom

?

?

?

Buffalo AirStation WLI-PCI-G54

PCI

32mW

?

$80(Amazon)

Yes, MC (Lucent) w/1m cable

?

Broadcom

?

?

?

Buffalo AirStation WLI-CB-G54A

CardBus

32mW

?

$65(Amazon)

Yes, MC (Lucent)

?

Broadcom

?

?

?

C54i

PCI

?mW

?

euro 100

RP-SMA

?

Atheros

MadWifi

?

?

D-Link DWL-G630

CardBus

15 dBm +/- 2 dBm

6 Mbps OFDM, 8% PER, -85 dBm

($49.99 less rebate Frys)

No

WPA Certified

Marvel. Revision C1 is Atheros but currently no support in MadWifi HAL for 0x1a

XP ME 2K 98SE

rev?

KA2DWLG630A1

D-Link DWL-G650

CardBus

15dBm +/- 2dB

6 Mbps OFDM, 10% PER, -88 dBm

$50(Amazon)

No

?

Atheros AR5002G

MadWifi

?

?

D-Link DWL-G510

PCI / MiniPCI

??dBm

?

?

?

?

Marvel (Same as DWL-G630)

No Linux Drivers

?

?

D-Link DWL-G520

PCI 2.2

15dBm +/- 2dB

?

$59(Amazon)

Detachable, RP-SMA

?

Atheros AR5212A.00, K34844.1B

MadWifi

?

?

D-Link DWL-G520 A2

(mini)PCI

15dBm +/- 2dB

?

?

Detachable, RP-SMA

mini-PCI piggyback

Atheros AR5212

MadWifi

?

?

D-Link DWL-G520 A3

PCI 2.2

15dBm +/- 2dB

?

?

Detachable, RP-SMA

chipset onboard

Atheros AR5212

MadWifi

?

?

Hawking Technology's Hi-Gain HWU54D

USB 2.0/1.1

22.5 dBm +/-0.5

?

$69 (CompUSA)

none

built in 6dBi antenna

Envara WIND502U

Microsoft Windows 98/ME/2000/XP

?

?

LanReady WPG-2000

PCI 2.2

?

?

?

Detachable

?

Intersil Frisbee (Prism GT)

ISL3890

?

?

LanReady WPG-2000

PCI 2.2

?

?

?

Detachable

?

Intersil Frisbee (Prism GT)

ISL3890

?

?

Linksys WPC54G

CardBus

?

?

$66(Amazon)

No

?

Broadcom

No Linux Drivers

?

?

Linksys WMP54G

PCI

15 dBm

?

$62(Amazon)

Yes, Detachable

?

Broadcom

Howto Ndiswrapper

?

?

Minitar MN54GPC

PCI 2.2

15 dBm +/-2dB

?

AU$99 (eyo.com.au)

Yes, detachable SMA

?

Broadcom

Minitar (No Linux drivers planned)

?

?

NetGear WG311

PCI

?

?

$61(Amazon)

Yes, Detachable

See below (Netgear WG311 v2)

Atheros AR5212

MadWifi

?

?

Netgear WG311 v2

PCI 2.2

?

?

?

Yes, detachable

Hard to distinguish from "v1" (above): details

TI TNETW1130GVF

Beta acx100

?

?

NetGear WG511

CardBus

?

?

$80-$10=$70(Amazon)

No

SmaWg511

Intersil Prism54

http://prism54.org

?

?

NetGear WG511v2

CardBus

?

?

?

No

?

Marvel

?

?

?

NetGear WG511T

CardBus

100mw

?

$69(Amazon)

No

SuperG 108, WPA

Atheros AR5212

MadWifi

?

?

Proxim ORiNOCO 11b/g

CardBus

60mW(g), 85mW(b)

?

$86 (Gold), $65 (Silver)(Amazon)

Yes, MC (Lucent)

?

Atheros

MadWifi

?

?

Senao/Engenius NL-3054CB Plus Aries2

CardBus (NL-3054CB) and mini-PCI (NL-3054MP)

100mW/20dBm (g)

?

$71 (HauteSpot Networks)

CB-No, MP-yes

Specs: CB/MP, Super G with newest drivers, Note the plus aries2 designation!

Atheros AR5212

MadWifi

?

?

Senao/Engenius NL-5354CB Plus Aries2

CardBus (NL-5354CB) and mini-PCI (NL-5354MP)

80mW/19dBm (a+g)

?

$80 (HauteSpot Networks)

CB-No, MP-yes

Specs: CB/MP, Super G with newest drivers, Note the plus aries2 designation!

Atheros AR5213

MadWifi

?

?

SMC SMC2835W ver1

CardBus

17dBm

6 Mbps OFDM -88 dBm

$66-$15=$51(Amazon)

No

Specs, Nitro

Intersil PrismGT

ISL3890

?

?

SMC SMC2835W ver2

CardBus

17 dBm max

?

?

No

?

?

Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP

?

?

SMC SMC2802W v1

PCI 2.2

17.5dBm

?

$66(Amazon)

Yes, Detachable

Specs, Nitro. Amazon now sell v2 which does not work!

Intersil PrismGT

ISL3890

?

?

Trendnet TEW-401PC

CardBus

15dbm

?

?

No

?

?

?

?

?

Trendnet TEW-403PI

PCI

15dbm

?

?

Yes ?

?

?

?

?

?

USRobotics USR5410

CardBus

40~63mW

?

$67-20=$47(Amazon)

No

?

Texas Instruments

?

?

?

USRobotics USR5416

PCI

40~63mW

?

$84-$30=$54(Amazon)

Yes, Detachable

?

Texas Instruments

?

?

?


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