Flexible, Convenient Communication with IEEE 802.11b Ethernet-speed Wireless Connectivity
Based on the IEEE 802.11b open standard for wireless local area networking, the Wireless NetworkerTM
from Symbol Technologies slips into any laptop or device with a PC card slot, providing high-throughput, Ethernet-speed wireless data communications. Devices equipped with the Wireless Networker communicate with the Spectrum24® Access Point-or other Wi-FiTM
certified access points-which serves as the connectivity point to an Ethernet network, or the hub of a standalone wireless network. Wherever associates are located, from sales floors to manufacturing areas, your workforce gains instant, untethered access to vital network resources including corporate intranets, the Internet, documentation, and e-mail and other productivity applications. And it eliminates the expense and time of wiring when your IS requirements call for temporary, ad hoc, small office and kiosk networking.
Multi-option Security Protects Data
Symbol's Wireless Networker features multi-mode security options to meet your data protection requirements: open, for minimal data protection; industry-standard 40 and 128 bit WEP encryption; Kerberos V5 based mobile security; or a combination of these choices.
Integrated Antenna, Dynamic Rate Scaling, High-Speed Roaming for Maximum Range and Throughput
Wireless Networker's one-piece PC card design has an integrated diversity antenna to maximum range and throughput.The Wireless Networker features dynamic rate scaling, transmitting data at 11 Mbps then automatically scaling to 5.5 Mbps, 2 Mbps, and 1 Mbps to ensure best range and throughput. As signal strengthdecreases, the transmit rate also decreases , ensuring maximum range while maintaining data integrity. High-speed roaming also ensures the Wireless Networker seeks the best possible data rate for fastest throughput.
Wi-Fi Certification Ensures Interoperability
Wireless Networker bears the Wi-Fi logo, a mark granted as the official "seal of interoperability" by the Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance (WECA). Only select wireless networking products offer this standard, which provides system architecture flexibility and investment protection for 802.11b interoperable installations.
Easy Setup and Maintenance; Industry Driver Support
Wireless Networker power management capabilities help to minimize power consumption, extending the battery life of mobile devices. Windows® 95 OSR2 (95b), 98, NT 4.0, 2000, ME, and CE drivers are available. The user-friendly Spectrum24 Plus Pack Installation Utility allows ease of configuration and monitoring of wireless network performance.
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Symbol's global wireless industry leadership is founded on a comprehensive range of innovative technologies and knowledgeable services. Symbol brings you a unique combination of benefits that enables your organization's end-to-end mobile computing strategy and optimizes the capture, computing and communication of data crucial to business decision-making and success. All you have to do is Add Symbol. And Go.
Wireless Networker PC Card Features and Benefits
Wireless Networker PC Card Specification Highlights
|11 Mbps direct sequence (DS) high speed data transmission
||Supports bandwidth-demanding applications and high- data rate transmission
|IEEE 802.11b compliant, Wi-Fi certified
||Ensures interoperability among other Wi-Fi certified wireless systems for investment protection and system architecture flexibility
||Clients seek Access Point with best signal and lowest data traffic for fastest throughput
|Automatic Data Rate and Channel Selection of 11, 5.5, 2 and 1 Mbps
||Optimized throughput, range and connectivity
|Multi-mode Security Options: open; industry-standard WEP 40 and 128 bit encryption; Kerberos V5 based mobile security;or combination
||Security options to meet data protection requirements
|Kerberos V5 open security standard based on the network authentication protocol developed by MIT
||Supports an enhanced level of security for mobile environments; easy to implement; operating system and application independent
|IEEE 802.11d International Roaming
||Enables simple, easy operation for international use - the Wireless Networker automatically adjusts to local country regulatory requirements
|Built-in Power Management
||Extended battery life for extended mobile operation
|Fast software upgrade via FLASH memory
||Simplified PC card updating and maintenance
|Supports all popular network operating systems
||Reduces programming time and enables fast integration with enterprise systems
|Tools including NICTT-Task monitoring applet and MyWLANPlaces-interface that creates profiles of WLAN client information
||User-friendly tools support easy Wireless Networker use and management
|Transmit Power Control
||Enables control of transmitted power to control cell size and minimize interference
Symbol Featured Products:
||Worldwide product covering 2.4 to 2.5 GHz,programmable for different country regulations
||11 Mbps per channel maximum
|Max. Output Power:
||Continuous Aware and Power Saving Modes
||Data throughput scaled to support up to 1,500 ft./450 m outdoors and up to 300 ft./90 m indoors
|TX Maximum Radiated EIRP:
||FCC regulations part 15.247 in U.S.; ETS 300 328 in Europe; RCR STD-33 in Japan
||Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS) with BPSK (1 Mbps), QPSK (2 Mbps), and CCK (5.5 and 11 Mbps)
|TX Out-of-Band Emissions:
||FCC regulations part 15.247, 15.205, 15.209 in U.S.; ETS 300 328 in Europe; RCR STD-33 in Japan
||-4° to 158° F/-20° to 70° C
||-22° to 176° F/-30° to 80° C
|Driver Software Support:
||Microsoft® Windows® 95/98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows CE 2.11 and 3.0, Windows 2000, Windows ME; NDIS 4 AND 5
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