Wireless Adapters & WiFi dongles

A wireless adapter allows a wireless connection between a wireless router and non-wireless devices. By simple installation, you can connect any non-wifi computer or smart device e.g. programmable thermostats, CCTV cameras or TV, to the Internet. The connection has the same stability level as if it were connected directly via Ethernet cable.

Types of wireless adapters
The most common types are USB and PCI adapters.

  • USB adapters are able to work with any device equipped with a USB port.
  • PCI adapters are designed to work within the PC body, connecting straight to the mainboard using an empty PCI port.

All wireless adapters offered by the RS Components meet 802.11 technology standards. Within our wide range of adapters, we offer the new super-fast 802.11n adapters as well as the standard 802.11 type. Our range delivers long-life products with hassle-free operation.

How to choose a correct adapter
First, decide on an interface (port) that is going to be used for the adapter. USB adapters are the most common and the easiest to install but at the same time need an empty USB port for operation. Installing an adapter directly to the main board using the PCI port keeps your device within an existing body cover and does not use up valuable USB ports. The second consideration is the data transfer capability. Faster 802.11 g or n adapters guarantee a super-fast and strong signal.

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Description Price Interface Wireless Connectivity WiFi Rating WiFi Standard WiFi Band Wireless Data Rate Security Protocols
RS Stock No. 892-0012
Mfr. Part No.Wifi Adaptor
£5.99
Each
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USB 2.0 WiFi - 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n 2.4GHz 150Mbit/s -
RS Stock No. 760-3621
Mfr. Part No.EW-7811UN
BrandEdimax
£8.22
Each
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USB 2.0 WiFi - 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n 2.4GHz 150Mbit/s -
RS Stock No. 885-5811
Mfr. Part No.NRF51-Dongle
£40.27
Each
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USB 2.0 Bluetooth, WiFi - - 2.4GHz - -
RS Stock No. 760-3625
Mfr. Part No.EW-7612UAN
BrandEdimax
£15.12
Each
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USB 2.0 WiFi N300 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n 2.4GHz 300Mbit/s -
RS Stock No. 121-8112
Mfr. Part No.EX3700-100UKS
BrandNetgear
£47.15
Each
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- WiFi AC750 802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz 300Mbit/s WPA, WPA2, WPS
RS Stock No. 865-1394
Mfr. Part No.EW-7811UAC
BrandEdimax
£19.79
Each
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USB 2.0 WiFi AC600 802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz 433Mbit/s -
RS Stock No. 883-8550
Mfr. Part No.DWA-121
BrandD-Link
£12.78
Each
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USB 2.0 WiFi N150 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n 2.4GHz 150Mbit/s -
RS Stock No. 865-1397
Mfr. Part No.EW-7811UTC
BrandEdimax
£15.69
Each
Units
USB 2.0 WiFi AC600 802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz 433Mbit/s WPA, WPA2, WPS
RS Stock No. 121-8114
Mfr. Part No.EX6120-100UKS
BrandNetgear
£53.87
Each
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- WiFi AC1200 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz 1200Mbit/s -
RS Stock No. 883-8575
Mfr. Part No.A6210-100PES
BrandNetgear
£44.32
Each
Units
USB 3.0 WiFi AC1200 802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz 867Mbit/s -
RS Stock No. 760-3996
Mfr. Part No.DWA-131
BrandD-Link
£12.69
Each
Units
USB 2.0 WiFi N300 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n 2.4GHz - WPA, WPA2, WPS
RS Stock No. 121-8113
Mfr. Part No.EX3800-100UKS
BrandNetgear
£54.45
Each
Units
- WiFi AC750 802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz 750Mbit/s -
RS Stock No. 898-8585
Mfr. Part No.USB150WN1X1
BrandStartech
£11.27
Each
Units
USB 2.0 WiFi N150 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n 2.4GHz 150Mbit/s -
RS Stock No. 898-8582
Mfr. Part No.USB300WN2X2C
BrandStartech
£17.77
Each
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USB 2.0 WiFi N300 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n 2.4GHz 300Mbit/s -
RS Stock No. 883-8553
Mfr. Part No.DWA-172
BrandD-Link
£28.76
Each
Units
USB 2.0 WiFi AC600 802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz 433Mbit/s -
RS Stock No. 121-8115
Mfr. Part No.EX7000-100UKS
BrandNetgear
£177.97
Each
Units
USB 3.0 WiFi AC1900 802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz 1900Mbit/s -
RS Stock No. 883-8660
Mfr. Part No.WNDA3100-200PES
BrandNetgear
£27.76
Each
Units
USB 2.0 WiFi N600 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz 600Mbit/s -
RS Stock No. 121-8156
Mfr. Part No.WNDA3100-200PES
BrandNetgear
£29.31
Each
Units
USB 3.0 WiFi N600 - 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz 600Mbit/s -
RS Stock No. 123-8121
Mfr. Part No.USB150WN1X1W
BrandStartech
£12.84
Each
Units
USB 2.0 WiFi N150 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n 2.4GHz 150Mbit/s -
RS Stock No. 738-0019
Mfr. Part No.AC182015-1
BrandMicrochip
£38.67
Each
Units
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