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Adaptec Ultra Wireless USB Adapter
Adaptec Ultra Wireless USB Adapter provides wireless network connectivity for USB-enabled PCs and Notebooks. It delivers high-speed wireless network connectivity at 11 Mbps using 2.4 GHz frequency and 802.11b standard.
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Note: Only drivers that are not included or embedded within a supported operating system are listed below. To see a complete list of supported operating systems see the Product Specifications

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Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows 98
Microsoft Windows Millennium
Microsoft Windows XP

Product Documentation
User Guide for Adaptec Ultra Wireless USB Adapter (PDF 804 KB)
System Requirements
Pentium-class PC or Notebook with available USB port 90 MHz or faster Microsoft® Windows® 98SE, ME, 2000 or XP CD-ROM drive
Two-year limited warranty

Key Features

  • IEEE 802.11b compliant
  • High-speed transfer rate of up to 11 Mbps
  • Personalize user profiles for home, office, etc.
  • Provides site survey utility
  • Automatic fall-back based on signal strength, for maximum availability and reliability
  • Simple driver and utility installation
  • Easy to use configuration utility

  • Radio Specifications

  • Wireless Standard:  IEEE 802.11b compliant
  • Frequency Channels:  2.4 GHz
  • Modulation Technique:  Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (CCK, DQPSK, DBPSK)
  • Data Rate:  11Mbps / 5.5Mbps / 2Mbps / 1Mbps
  • Channels:  11 Channels (USA, Canada), 13 Channels (Europe), 14 Channels (Japan)
  • Nominal Output Power:  15dBm
  • Receiver Sensitivity:  -85dBm @ 11Mbps

  • Range (meter/ft)

    11 Mbps
  • Outdoor:  150M/500ft.
  • Indoor:  50M/165ft.
    5.5 Mbps
  • Outdoor:  300M/1000ft.
  • Indoor:  80M/270ft.

  • Software Specifications

  • Device driver support:  Windows 98SE, ME, 2000 and XP
  • Roaming:   IEEE 802.11 compliant
  • WEP encryption:   Support 64-bit & 128-bit encryption

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