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Old 02-03-2013, 8:04 PM
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Default Two RTL2832U & R820T Dongles - Differences?

Could someone explain the differences (if any) between these two dongles?

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The only difference I see is that the cheaper one is their own brand.

Be VERY careful when you order any USB dongle to get the correct coax adapters.

Those two both require MCX connectors, however, I see that they list PAL connectors as "Frequently Bought Together". That is NOT what you want for those two.

I have both E4000 and R820T dongles.
They require different adapters
They're cheap enough on ebay from China but they'll take almost three weeks for them to get to you.

Rich

For reference:

Here's the MCX to F-Type adapters
F Female Jack to MCX Male Plug RF Coaxial RF Adapter Connector | eBay

And the PAL to F-Type adapters
5X Coax CCTV PAL Male to F Type Female Convertor Adapter Connector Plug Jack | eBay
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Dave,

I ordered two each of these a few weeks ago from this seller, and I'm very happy with them. The MCX to BNC pigtail is perfect for these R820T dongles, I highly recommend them.

New FM DAB USB DVB T RTL2832U R820T with MCX Connector Antenna Hot Sell 90x28x15 | eBay

BNC Jack to MCX Plug Right Angle Pigtail Cable RG316 | eBay
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