need help selecting a wireless card

Discussion in 'Wireless Networking Cards' started by knottz, 5 Jul 2013.

  1. knottz

    knottz Member

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    hi. just cracked a wep. about to buy an alfa card. should i get the Alfa AWUS036NH or the Alfa AWUS036NHR? which is better? i heard the Alfa AWUS036NH dont supprt 802.11n? and i wanna get the Alfa AWUS036NHR, but the link ihere to the test had it in a distant thired behind the kasens 9000 and Alfa AWUS036NH

    looking for opinons on what i should actually. im looking for max range, something 802.11n compatible.
     
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    sovietw0rm Well-Known Member

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    alfa AWUS036NH is better, because there are many problems with AWUS036NHR ( because it doesn't have a good driver for injection). but for wireless pentesting and concern about 802.11n you can buy AWUS036NHA
     
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    If you want max range then you don't want the NHA and the NHR are prone to fail.
     
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    I just got the alfa awus036nh from my bro in the US and just pentested about 25 wifi signals in less than 30 minutes, at my hometown all we have is telmex with diferent make and model modems and was able to pentest all of them, way better than the SMC usb wifi dongle with the atheros chip. :eek:mgrunanimation:
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  5. knottz

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    i need something that is 802.11n compatible, and also has alot of range. alfa cards i hear consume power, any other types of low power cards anyone can recommend? how come some cards labeld as being 802.11n compatible when they are not?
    --- Double Post Merged, 8 Jul 2013 ---
    yo where did u get ur atteneas?

    u got a 14bdi panel attenea. that is amazingly good. can u provide links to where u get urs?
     
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    ^ I got everything on ebay.
     
  7. sovietw0rm

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    Ubiquiti SR71 USB

     
  8. knottz

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    $140 dollars? ill pass lol.

    i wonder if i plug into a repeater? alfa makes repeaters too.
     
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    ^ An SR71 USB is $30 on ebay but you can't attach an antenna to it so it sucks.
     
  10. knottz

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    this is what i need from my card:

    one that has good signal strength, or can see network from afar
    802.11n compatible

    one that works with reaver in cracking WPS. i got a netgear usb stick and sometimes it guess different pins, but lately it just guesses the same pin over and over.
     
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    Take a look at this one. Works well for me. Based on the RT3070. Ignore the posts saying the omni's are just for show, they are cheap, but work.
     
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    ok i see its better to buy network adapter that really fits and penetrates your victim's wifi
     
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    Not really a a question of the target network. More a question of purpose. Are you looking to survey a site for coverage/clutter, or for exploiting a network?
    For maximum coverage across a distance, a high power adapter with a directional high gain antenna is best. For sniffing, a mid-power card with a med-gain antenna is best.
    If you can get the hang of adjusting the radio's settings, you can get a single radio with interchangeable antenna, and you are set. The biggest thing to remember is to make sure it's going to work with your rig, then your software can worry about the remote net you are working with.
     
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    I want to bay signal king 999wn,bcouse in my neighborhood are lot n adapters. I dont know is this good card. I see specifications and it has almost same power specifications 23dbm (OFDM), 30dbm (CCK),but it is chinese... Could someone tell me is this card close to alfa awus036h in sensitivity? How much db can sk give to same ap compared to alfa? Is someone tested it?
     
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