Hawking HWU8DD (603992505999) Wireless Adapter

The HWU8DD is designed to connect your desktop computer or laptop easily to any Wireless-B or Wireless-G network via a USB connection. Hawking’s award winning Hi-GainTM Antenna technology extends wireless connection distances by up to 300%. The HWU8DD is equipped with a new 8dBi Directional Dish antenna that provides more distance and better speeds than other wireless adapters on the market. The Hi-Gain Wireless-G Dish Adapter is the only wireless adapter to integrate the distance benefits of wireless Dish Technology with WiFi networking. The built-in LED signal strength indicators provide network signal information to pinpoint the strongest signal available within your area.

Product Review Summary

Based on 6 user reviews
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Consumer Reviews


Hawkings Technology High Gain USB Wireless-G Adapter

bymickspace Jul 9, 2008
4 Helpfuls 5 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros It seems to work well so far. Small portable
Cons Bad software, Easy to break.
Recommended it? Yes

I received this product with all software in a nice little box. As with most New Products, I installed the software before I plugged it in (something people seem to miss?)...Installed without a problem.
This does gain signal, I found the Software is not so great, and my modified Desktop Edimax... Read full review »



bycrudeoil Dec 1, 2007
3 Helpfuls 4 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros the antenna should improve the signal for people far away from the main point.
Cons The box arrived without software
Recommended it? No

I have received one without the software, I wrote an email to the company after 2 weeks I am still waiting for an answer, could someone help me!
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connection difficulties

byjanaptenby Nov 27, 2007
7 Helpfuls 8 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Brilliant little device - excellent signal.
Cons Dreadful customer support and less than useless software supplied.
Recommended it? No

I bought this device recently in the UK, and spent a week trying to get it to connect. The signal in one room of my home was almost non-existent, and I was looking round to purchase some type of signal booster, as I did not want ethernet cables installed throughout my home. I spent over a week... Read full review »

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Product Details and Features


Product ID 28763832
Release Date December, 2005


Height 2.91 in.
Depth 3.5 in.
Width 4.49 in.

Other Features

Brand Hawking
Modulation 64QAM • QPSK • 16QAM • DQPSK • BPSK • DBPSK • CCK • DSSS • OFDM
Operating Channels 802.11b/g: 11 (North America), 13 (Europe), 14 (Japan)
802.11g Data Rates 54 Mbps, 48 Mbps, 36 Mbps, 24 Mbps, 28 Mbps, 12 Mbps, 9 Mbps, 6 Mbps, 5.5 Mbps, 2 Mbps, 1 Mbps
WEP Encryption Length 40 bit (=64 bit) • 128 bit • 256 bit
Operating Frequency 2.4 GHz
802.11b Data Rates 11 Mbps, 5.5 Mbps, 2 Mbps, 1 Mbps

Key Features

Security AES • WEP • WPA

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