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EDUP EP-N8508GS Mini USB WiFi Dongle



The EDUP EP-N8508GS Mini USB WiFi Dongle utilizes the Realtek8188CUS chip and 802.11n wireless technology for upload and download speeds of up to 150Mbps.

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The EDUP EP-N8508GS Mini USB WiFi Dongle is one of the smallest, most discrete and easiest to use dongles on the market, and requires only a single USB space on a computer, laptop or development platform like Raspberry Pi or Arduino. The small form factors allows you to install the dongle and then forget about it as it never needs to be unplugged and is never big enough to cause a problem if left plugged in.

This dongle utilizes a Realtek8188CUS chip and 802.11n wireless transmission technology to achieve transfer rates of up to 150Mbps, which is certainly fast enough to download and upload files and documents, and is also more than capable of more demanding applications like online gaming and large file transfers. It has a built in antenna to transmit a stable signal without interruption, and the adaptor support WPS, as well as WEP, WPA, WPA2 and IEEE802.1X to ensure basic data protection.

The dongle is natively compatible with Windows XP, Vista, WIN7, Linux, MAC OS X and Raspberry Pi, but may require extra drivers for other operating systems or Development Platforms.

Technical Specifications:

  • Brand


  • Model

– EP-N8508GS

  • Chipset

– REALTEK 8188cus

  • Interface


  • Connectors

– USB 2.0

  • Standards

– IEEE 802.11 b/g/n

  • Frequency Band

– 2.4GHz ISM (Industry Scientific Medical) Band

  • Wireless Data Rates

– Up to 150Mbps (Downlink) and 150Mbps (Uplink)

  • Security Protocols

– WPA / WPA2 / WEP

  • Supported Operating Systems

– Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / Win 7, Linux & Mac

  • Included Extras

– 1 x Software CD

  • Dimensions

– 19 mm x 17 mm x 6 mm

  • Weight

– 5 g


Typical Applications for the EDUP EP-N8508GS Mini USB WiFi Dongle:

This dongle can be used for any projects or applications in which Wireless Connectivity is required, and can even simply be an upgrade to an old computer to allow it to access your home’s new network. Many Makers have also reported that EDUP EP-N8508GS Mini USB WiFi Dongle works natively for Raspberry Pi Boards, allowing Pi projects like Retro Pi video game consoles to connect to the internet or with peripherals like controllers with ease.

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EDUP EP-N8508GS Mini USB WiFi Dongle

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