Wireless Adapters

Bryan Mayland edited this page Oct 12, 2017 · 18 revisions

Supported wireless adapters

rt8192cu chips are required for wifi on Raspberry A/A+

Realtek rtl8192cu Tested

  • Edimax EW-7811Un 150Mbps Wireless 11n Nano $8 Amazon
  • Airlink AWLL5099 150Mbps Ultra Mini $10 Amazon
  • Rosewill RNX-MiniN2

Realtek rtl8192cu Assumed

  • Bosvision BV-150N 150Mbps Wireless Nano $9 Amazon
  • Bolse 300Mbps Wifi Wireless-N Mini $14 Amazon
  • TP-LINK TL-WN823N 300Mbps Wireless Mini $15 Amazon
  • D-Link DWA-121 150Mbps Wireless Nano $15 Amazon

LinkMeter v11 and above

Ralink RT5370 (rt2800usb) Tested

  • RIF6 Mini 150Mbps
  • WU715N 150Mbps Mini (found on eBay)
  • Panda Ultra Wireless N 150Mbps PAU03 $11 Amazon
  • EDUP EP-N8531 Nano 150Mbs $7 Amazon

Ralink RT5370 Sometimes

  • Generic "niceEshop" 150Mbps with antenna $7 Amazon Note that many of these look alike and most will ship from China, some have RT5370 chipset, and if they do not they will not work.

Ralink RT5370 Assumed

  • NONE

LinkMeter v14 and above

Broadcom (brcmfmac) Tested

  • Raspberry Pi 3 / Zero W integrated wifi module (bcm4334)

Do not work

  • TP-LINK TL-WN725N Wireless N Nano USB Adapter (8188eu does not support cfg80211)
  • Panda Mid-Range 150Mbps $14 Amazon (Fails to connect?)
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