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Gigabit USB 2.0 to Ethernet Adapter

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• Converts a USB port to a 10/100/1000 Ethernet port• Supports Auto MDIX (straight and cross network cable auto-detection)• Plug your broadband or other network device into a USB port• Supports USB full and high speed modes with bus power capability• Compatible with USB 1.1 or USB 2.0• Half and full-duplex operation

This Gigabit USB 2.0 Ethernet adapter is a cost effective solution that converts a USB port into a 10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet port. It enables low cost and affordable Gigabit Ethernet network connection to desktop, notebook PC, and embedded system using popular USB ports. No need to purchase an expensive Gigabit network interface card and to spare a PCI or Cardbus slot, just using your existing USB ports and you can upgrade your network connection speed. Drivers are required and supplied on CD-Rom. Supports Windows 2000 (32-bit), Windows XP (32-bit), Windows Vista (32-bit) and Windows 7 (32-bit & 64-bit) as well as Mac OS X 10.4 and 10.5 or later.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quick and easy to install Very easy to install. Great it has about 20cm of cable so I can hide it behind my laptop. Saved me having to update my internal Laptop LAN card to a gigabit card. I now get my faster internet speed :-)
Date published: 2014-12-23
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Although this is described as 10/100/1000, presumably it is still only about max 480kbps due to USB2 speed? Thanks

Asked by: Wobbler
Yes, the USB 2.0 standard can only support 480mbps
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2017-06-21

Am I able to download the driver for this as my laptop doesn't have a CD drive.

Asked by: laurenkt29
Email us your address we can post these. The file is too big to email.
Answered by: darren cordon
Date published: 2017-02-14

Will it work on android? More specifically, an Nvidia Shield k1 tablet?

Asked by: Lepps
Unfortunately we are unable to guarantee full compatibility for this item in your intended device as we have no data regarding that particular make/model, it may be worth checking with your manufacturer.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-10-13

Does this product support VLAN (802.1q) under Windows or Linux

Asked by: David M
I am sorry but the item in question does not support use in your intended application.
Answered by: Neil G
Date published: 2015-07-17

Where can I download the driver for this as I've bought this but my Mac doesn't have a CD Driver
Asked by: mark brook
Email us your address we can post these. The file is too big to email.
Answered by: DB
Date published: 2015-07-17

Hi, Does this product (or any other similar products) work under DOS? Thanks, Adam
Asked by: Adam Poole
No sorry this product does not support that.
Answered by: DH
Date published: 2015-07-17

Does this product come with 64-bit Windows 7 (Pro or Ultimate) drivers?
Asked by: Oli
This is not included
Answered by: DH
Date published: 2015-07-17
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