Features faster-than-wireless speeds and easy connectivity. The Plugable USB 2.0 to 10/100 Network Adapter adds a Fast Ethernet (RJ45) capable port to any supported system. It uses the ASIX AX88772 chipset for widest possible compatibility. Note the adapter is not for network enabling USB devices, rather it's the other way around - it's a USB device that adds a fast wired network interface to supported computers, consoles, and mobile devices running network-capable operating systems.Two LEDs monitor power and link activity. Powered by USB (no external power adapter needed).
If your computer or tablet has an micro USB port, please consider using Plugable USB2-OTGE100 Ethernet adapter.
Drivers built in -- no driver install required -- on Windows 10 and 8, Nintendo Wii, Wii U, Linux 2.6.35 and newer, ChromeBook, Chumby, and some other systems. Driver download and install required for Mac OS 10.6 and newer. On Windows 7, Vista 32/64-bit drivers are automatically provided via Windows Update. Windows XP, 2000, ME, and 98SE require driver install via download or included disk. Source code/driver available for Linux kernels 2.6.9 - 2.6.34.
Not supported on ARM-based Windows, including Surface RT and Surface 2. Not compatible with Apple iOS or Amazon devices. See plugable.com/products/usb2-e100 for an updated list of compatible Android devices
Wired Ethernet via this adapter provides faster and more reliable network access than typical 802.11 wireless networking (up to 2-3x as fast). Particularly helpful for web video, downloads, and streaming. Useful to replace a broken network port, participate on multiple networks, or give virtual machines their own physical network connection.
Add a fast wired network interface. Supports Windows, Mac, Wii, Wii U, Linux, ChromeOS, and some of Android devices.
Full 10/100 Mbps Fast Ethernet performance over USB 2.0's 480 Mbps bus--faster than most wireless connections
ASIX AX88772 chipset. RJ-45 network port for any 10/100 Mbps network. Link and Activity LEDs. USB powered.
Windows 10, 8.1/8 and Surface Pro have built-in support. Windows 7, Vista, XP supported by Windows Update, disk, and download. Drivers built in to Mac OS X 10.6 and newer, Linux kernel 2.6.35 and newer, Wii, Wii U, ChromeOS, and some other systems. Windows RT (Surface) Not Supported
Note for Windows 10 users: Windows 10 includes the device driver for this Ethernet adapter, and no need to install any driver.