Product Spotlight: Alfa AWUS036ACH

A question we often get asked is "what product provide the best combo of range and speed for newer 802.11ac routers?" The answer is Alfa's AWUS036ACH. With power close to the max allowable by the FCC for dual band radios, it gets great range.

And with two 5 dBi dual band antennas, you get two separate transmit and receive streams that can provide fast connection speeds on both 2.4 and 5 GHz networks.

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May 17, 2019

Rokland Technologies will not be raising prices due to China Tariffs

As of July 2019, every product imported into the USA from China will face up to 25% in tariffs, including electronics and Wi-Fi items. This is due to President Trump's announcement of new tariffs on 200 billion dollars more in Chinese imports. This fourth round of tariffs means every product imported from China will cost more.

Some companies including Walmart and Macys have announced that prices will be going up as a result, because many of their items are made in China,

Prices on our Alfa Network Wi-Fi products will not be increasing, because Alfa products are made in Taiwan and not subject to these tariffs. Taiwan companies tend to use better quality control mechanisms and pay better wages to workers too. Keep these facts in mind when deciding between Alfa products and other WiFi products that are made in China. 

In the coming years we will also be partnering with Alfa to manufacture some items right here in the USA. Our distribution operation is already based here in Florida and more jobs are on the way.

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April 26, 2019

Introducing Amazon Pay, phasing out PayPal Checkout

Effective today, in addition to normal credit card transactions, you can now checkout on our site with Amazon Pay!

Amazon Pay allows you to securely sign in to Amazon and complete checkout using addresses and credit cards you already have on file in your Amazon account.

Safe- your credit card details are never shared with retailers when you use Amazon pay, so you can rest comfortably knowing your information is safe.

Convenient- if you shop online at 1AM like we do, the last thing you want to do is run across the house to find your wallet and then have to type out all your address information amongst the faint glimmer of the TV. Amazon Pay lets you complete your purchase quickly without having to type out tedious address and credit card information.

We will also be phasing out PayPal checkout on May 6th, 2019. Earlier in April, PayPal announced another fee structure change/hike that makes it more expensive for merchants to accept PayPal. After surveying our buyers, we determined the best choice was to phase out PayPal Checkout and offer Amazon Pay as an alternative payment option instead.

Look for the Amazon Pay button directly under the normal "Checkout with Credit Card" button during our checkout. As always, you can make normal credit card payments using the standard "Checkout with Credit Card" button.

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April 25, 2019

Alfa WiFi Camp Pro/R36A Connection Problems 101: Making sure your WiFi password is correct

We've all been there. "Yes, the password is correct, I KNOW IT, I have only been entering it for the last five years....oh wait, whoops."

Our tech team tracks solutions for customer support calls, and believe it or not, an incorrect network password is the #2 reason for calls and emails. If you are setting up your Alfa WiFi Camp Pro 2 or R36A router at home, you get a good strong signal to your home network, but EVERYTIME you go through setup it completes and shows a disconnected status, it may be time to double-check your password.

Fortunately this is very easy to do if you have a Windows 10 PC. 
First, remove any Ethernet cable going between your computer and the Camp Pro 2 or R36A router. Then connect your Windows 10 PC Wi-Fi to your home network. Once you are connected, follow these steps (with screenshots) from our friends at Plannerwire to see on the screen what your network password is. This can be helpful in remembering if there are any capital letters in your password (WiFi passwords are case sensitive), if that round character is a zero or an O, if that's an l or a 1, or if those people who installed your new router simply wrote it down wrong. Click this link to see instructions:

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