Question from Alexis F.: Hi Rick. I’m very interested in ordering the Edimax USB Wi-Fi adapter you mentioned in this post, but I’m concerned that the small size might keep it from working as well as a full size adapter might.
Is that something I need to worry about?
The Wi-Fi signal in my basement office isn’t super strong, but it’s definitely usable. I just need to make sure I’ll be able to establish and maintain a good connection.
Thanks in advance for your advice.
Rick’s answer: Alexis, the short answer to your question is yes.
My own personal experience has shown that these nano size USB adapters work just as well as the larger ones. I use the one I have in virtually every nook and cranny of my large house, and it works flawlessly.
Also, the Edimax USB Wi-Fi adapter (#ad) mentioned in that post has over 9,000 customer reviews as of this writing, the vast majority of which are positive.
I feel certain that some of those reviews would mention any connectivity issues were they to exist with this particular device, and I don’t recall reading any.
Bottom line: I don’t think you’ll be disappointed if you opt for a nano size Wi-Fi adapter as long as you choose a good one.
I hope this helps Alexis. Good luck!
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