Author Topic: What to do with 25 USB Ralink RT3572 Adapters  (Read 882 times)

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Offline johnh

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What to do with 25 USB Ralink RT3572 Adapters
« on: April 16, 2017, 11:30:49 pm »
So what should I do with these adapters apart from throw them in the e-waste recycle bin?

I have tested a few, with my linux desktop and they do work.
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Re: What to do with 25 USB Ralink RT3572 Adapters
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2017, 11:42:49 pm »
Are they working? They're slightly under $10 each... so I'd sell them.
 

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Re: What to do with 25 USB Ralink RT3572 Adapters
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2017, 05:17:07 am »
It looks like that unlike modern Wifi adapters, the RF front end is separate from the baseband. If you can tap the IF signal, it might make a good downconverter for a RTLSDR, which would be worth a lot more than a common Wifi adapter.
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Re: What to do with 25 USB Ralink RT3572 Adapters
« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2017, 10:55:56 pm »
Drivers: http://topics.mediatek.com/en/downloads1/downloads/

What would it cost to ship (just ship) two of them to US?
 

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Re: What to do with 25 USB Ralink RT3572 Adapters
« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2017, 11:57:32 pm »
Sell them on ebay? Sell them to members here? Give them away to people who propose an interesting use for one?
 


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