Recognizing a Counterfeit Cisco or fake Cisco WIC-1DSU-T1

Counterfeit / Fake Cisco WIC-1DSU-T1: Photograph Comparison Guide or the “Andover Test”

Counterfeit Cisco or Fake Cisco WIC-1DSU-T1: Seeing is believing

Recognizing a Counterfeit Cisco or fake Cisco WIC-1DSU-T1’s is easy once you realize its not a matter of powering it on, but a matter of seeing the differences.

Who is selling the counterfeit or fake Cisco WICs?

Any seller who is unaware about how to tell the differences is likely selling counterfeit Cisco. Cisco Counterfeit WIC-1DSU-T1 cards seem to be coming from every direction. eBay is loaded with sellers having virtually no feedback offering NEW in box Cisco WIC-1DSU-T1 cards for scraps of money or sellers with 20,000+ plus feedback who have no idea of the differences between GENUINE and COUNTERFEIT / FAKE. We are not fingering only uninformed or corrupt eBay sellers. Many Cisco resellers are also part of the problem.

How do you avoid buying a counterfeit or fake card?

Send them a link to this test and ask them to run the Andover Photo test! Since this test focuses on general attributes, many of these points are common to all Cisco product. While we wrote this test for the WIC-1DSU-T1, the points below describe common characteristics of other WIC cards commonly counterfeited such as the WIC-1ENET or WIC-1T.

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~ by networkingza on July 29, 2008.

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