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NewerTech MAXPower 802.11g/b USB Adapter

Share, Surf & Stream Anywhere!


The easiest and most economical way to add high speed wireless connectivity to ANY computer! If your Mac® or PC has an open USB 2.0 port and the required OS, simply plug in the MAXPower 802.11g/b Wireless USB Stick Adapter and load the included CD-ROM to start sharing Internet access, media files, and network resources.
Ideal Solution For Mac Desktop and Notebook Users
With full OS X support for Plug and Play operation straight from the box, the MAXPower 802.11g/b Wireless USB Stick Adapter offers fast and stable wireless networking at home, at the office, and at mobile hotspots wherever you travel. It's truly an ideal solution to easily add wireless networking capabilities to or upgrade existing performance from PowerMac® G4, iMac® G4, PowerBook® G3/G4, and/or iBook® G3 models that didn't include built in wireless or has a non-working AirPort® card.

An Economical & Flexible Performance Upgrade
For Mac users with AirPort card equipped machines, the MAXPower 802.11g/b Wireless USB Stick Adapter delivers five times faster performance at a fraction of the cost of a replacement AirPort card. And whether you're using a Mac or PC, the MAXPower 802.11g/b Wireless USB Stick Adapter's backward compatibility to 802.11b wireless standards ensure you can download email, MP3's, and videos wherever you roam.
Quick and Easy Set-Up with Macs and PCs
Installing and using the MAXPower 802.11g/b Wireless USB Stick Adapter to start sharing Internet access, media files, and network resources is a simple matter of plugging the adapter into an open USB 2.0/1.1 port on a Mac running OS X 10.4 or later or PC running Windows® 2000, XP, or Vista operating systems and loading the included CD-ROM.
Low Power Maximizes Battery LIfe
MAXPower 802.11g/b Wireless USB Stick Adapter was engineered to keep you working - and playing - by only using up to 360mA in transmission mode.

Includes

MAXPower 802.11g/b USB Adapter includes

Features

  • Easy to connect via USB 2.0 and USB 1.1*
  • Up To 5x faster than 802.11b
  • Backward compatible with 802.11b networks
  • Ideal for high data rate needs like video streaming
  • Advanced security features: 64/128-bit WEP, WPA, WPA2


*Operates at reduced speeds due to interface limitations.

Product Specifications:

System Requirements

  • Mac® Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4.x and later
  • Windows® Requirements: Windows XP and later

Operating Channels

  • Ch. 1 to Ch. 11 (US)

Transmit Output Power

  • 17dBm

Operating Temperature

  • 32°F to 131°F

Storage Temperature

  • -4°F to 149°F

Spread Spectrum Transmission Method

  • Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS)

Wireless standards

  • IEEE 802.11g
  • IEEE 802.11b
  • CSMA/CA with ACK

Chipset

  • Ralink RT2070

Security

  • 64/128-bit WEP, WPA, WPA2

Transmission distance*

  • Indoor: 125 feet
  • Outdoor: 460 feet

Data Transmission Rate

  • 11b: 11, 5.5, 2, 1 Mbps per channel
  • 11g: 54, 48, 36, 24, 18, 12, 9, 6 Mbps per channel

Power Consumption

  • Up to 360mA in transmission mode to maximize notebook battery power

Certifications

  • FCC, CE, RoHS

Warranty

*Operates at reduced speeds due to interface limitations
Manufacturer provided specifications for Newer Technology p/n MXP802GU2 UPC#: 853404001995
NewerTech 802.11 g/b USB Adapter Mfr P/N: MXP802GU2 OWC SKU: NWTMXP802GU2 1 Year Newer Technology Limited Warranty
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