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CUK AC1300 Dual Band USB Adapter Review

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CUK AC1300Upgrading your wireless connectivity should not be hard. If you have an older laptop that only supports 2.4Ghz connectivity then you know the pain with slow downloads and streaming. Let’s face it, everything we do with computers require Internet access and with constant upgrades from carriers, it really becomes challenging to keep up with technology. Luckily there are USB based devices that offer faster throughput speed and upgrade from 2.4 GHz connectivity to 5 GHz. Computer Upgrade King has sent us one of their CUK AC1300 Dual Band USB  High Gain Wireless USB Adapter to test and play with. AC1300 is a Dual Band USB based adapted which supports 2.4 and 5GHz bands and offers transfer speeds up to 1300Mbps. With a simple plug and play set up, WiFi Network adapters such as this can make upgrade fast and painless for very cheap money.

Review Sample Provided byComputer Upgrade King
Product Name: AC1300
Price at time of review$ 19.99 USD
Product was given in exchange for work done to produce this review.

Technical Specifications

 

Model

Brand Wavlink
Model WS-WN688U3

Details

Standards IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n
Wireless Data Rates Up to 1.3Gbps
Security 64/128-bit WEP, AES,TKIP,WPA,WPA2,802.1x,WPA-PSK,WPA2-PSK,MAC,WDS
Interface USB 3.0
Frequency Band 2.4 GHz / 5 GHz
LEDs Link/Activity
Antenna Internal Antenna
Color Black
Operating Range Indoor: Up to 100m, Outdoor: Up to 300m
System Requirements Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 8.1/10, MAC

Features

•1200 (867+300)Mbps wireless speed •Support 2.4GHz & 5GHz WLAN networks •Dual Band connections for lag-free HD video streaming and gaming • Complies with IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11b standards •20MHz & 40MHz & 80MHz bandwidth transmission •OFDM with BPSK, QPSK, 16QAM, 64QAM, 256QAMmodulation •Supports Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 8.1/10, MAC

•1200 (867+300)Mbps wireless speed •Support 2.4GHz & 5GHz WLAN networks •Dual Band connections for lag-free HD video streaming and gaming • Complies with IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11b standards •20MHz & 40MHz & 80MHz bandwidth transmission •OFDM with BPSK, QPSK, 16QAM, 64QAM, 256QAMmodulation •Supports Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 8.1/10, MAC

Environmental

Temperature -10°C – 60°C
Humidity 10% – 90% (Non-Condensing)

Manufacturer Warranty

Labor
2 years
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Alex Lusakhpuryan

Alex has been part of the media scene for about 10 years now. He has formed and operated a nonprofit review company "UMLan" and after its recent closure has joined Modders-Inc. An Sr IT Systems Engineer by day and media reviewer by night, Alex brings his expertise in networking and storage aspect of the technology as well as in overall knowledge of latest technologies.

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