Question about D-Link / RangeBooster N 650 / DWA-547 / 300Mbps / 802.11n / PCI / Wireless Adapter (DWA547)

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I have just bought and installed a D-Link DWA-547 (on Windows 2000 Server) and a D-Link DIR-655.I have about 6 meters and two drywalls between the router and nw-card. The problem: scenario 1: the nw-card has good reception(60-80%) and is connected with 130Mbit. It receives the ip-adress, then 10 sec. later the ip is 0.0.0.0. I renew and reconnect and the same happens again. scenario 2: the nw-card has same reception as above but only gets connected with 54Mbit. It receives the ip-adress and holds it for about 5 mins the releases it. A few seconds later (or sometimes a few mins.) it gets connected again. If i test the speed on the connection I only have about 9Mbit. The DIR-655 works fine with my two laptops and cell-phone. I have updated the software and drivers (but it only got worse). Should I get a DWA-140 instead, should I get bigger antennas or get extensions for the antennas and get them away from the computer or should I just return the nw-card? Hope you can help me. //Patrik

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  • bpandersson Jan 03, 2011

    I talked to the d-link support and they thought it was probably something wrong with the network card. Just got back from the store with a new one one of a different brand hoping that this will solve my problem.

  • bpandersson Jan 03, 2011

    Yes I read about 20 comments from a site regarding this. 5 of these comments were positive and the rest had some problems. Seems like D-Link has quality issues with this product.

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Have you tried a different wireless channel number?

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  • bpandersson Jan 03, 2011

    Yes. For example I tried channel 1 and it connected first with 54 then 300Mbit....for about 10 seconds, then I got ip= 0.0.0.0

  • W.L. Jan 03, 2011

    It could be any one of a number of reasons
    Have you looked here (or wherever the equivalent is for the USA)http://www.dlink.co.uk/cs/Satellite?c=Pr...

  • W.L. Jan 03, 2011

    After more research it seems that many people are not happy with the Dlink drivers, for example see here under product reviewshttp://www.ebuyer.com/product/119362
    I would certainly contact Dlink support before you return the device as when it works it seems to work well.

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