It gets its power through the USB connection, so no power cord is necessary. The included Setup Wizard walks you through configuring the Adaptor to your wireless network settings, step by step. The Compact Wireless-G USB Adaptor is also compatible with the Wireless-B (802.11b) network standard, with data rates up to 11Mbps. And your wireless communications can be protected by industrial-strength WPA and 128-bit encryption, so your data stays secure. The Compact Wireless-G USB Adaptor lets you put your computer almost anywhere in the building, without the cost and hassle of running cables. Now you don't have to drill holes in your walls and climb through the attic or cellar to get connected to the network. Once you're connected, you can keep in touch with your e-mail, access the Internet, use instant messaging to chat with friends, and share files and other resources such as printers and hard disk storage space with other computers on the network. You'll also be able to connect with any of the growing number of public hotspots springing up in coffee shops, airport lounges, hotels and convention centres. So don't hassle with running cables through your house -- get connected the easy way with the Compact Wireless-G USB Adaptor.
- Connects your desktop or notebook to a wireless network at up to 54Mbps when used with a USB 2.0 port
- Easy, no-tools setup on any desktop or notebook computer with USB support
- Also compatible with Wireless-B networks (at 11Mbps)