ZyXEL Communications, has today announces the launch of its new ZyXEL NWD-270N Wireless N-lite USB Adapter, that combines the lightning fast speed and greater range of 802.11/N technology which delivers maximum convenience to its users.
The Wi-Fi iEEE 802.11n is the next generation wireless LAN standard that promises two to four times longer range and ten-fold increase in data transmission rate as compared to its predecessors 802.11a, b and g. It also requires careful planning and optimization for organizations to fully realize its benefits, though.
The new streamlined device, ZyXEL NWD-270N Wireless N-lite USB Adapter promises an easy and cost-effective way to add or upgrade the wireless network performance of a desktop or notebook computer.
The ZyXEL NWD-270N USB adapter brings wireless connections faster than the existing 802.11g networks. With the data transfer rate of up to 150Mbps, three times over the 802.11g, you can enjoy high-speed connection everywhere under Wi-Fi coverage.
The ZyXEL NWD-270N Wireless N-lite USB Adapter is fully compatible with a Wireless 802.11n network allowing users access high-speed Internet services and includes features like WMM QoS certification which is an excellent solution to deliver time-sensitive applications such as video and voice streaming that significantly enhances the audio, video and voice application experience by optimally prioritizing data traffics.
According to company, the ZyXEL NWD -270N USB Adapter is ideal for deployment in environments where minimal downtime of network applications, superior performance, security and control is required.
In addition, the USB Adapter is designed to support consumer and corporate applications and works with all three 802.11 wireless physical layer standards viz. 802.11a, 802.11b and 802.11g. The specification provides basic prioritization of data packets based on four categories – voice, video, best effort and background.
The compact and lightweight design of the ZyXEL NWD-270N Wireless N-lite USB Adapter enhances the portability and convenience for the users. One can also easily plug the NWD-270N to USB connector of desktop or notebook computers to upgrade the network speed instantly.
Besides, the new ZyXEL’s NWD-270N Wi-Fi Protected Setup feature takes just a few seconds to set up a secure wireless network without complicated procedure or the need to ask for expert help.
To maintain a secure wireless network is no longer a headache. Consumers can either connect to the WPS-capable access points by simply pushing a configuration button (PBC: Push-Button Configuration) or entering a 4- to 8-digit code given by either the NWD-270N USB adapter or the access point to establish a safe wireless connection.
ZyXEL NWD-270N Wireless N-lite USB Adapter Features
- Complies with 802.11n draft specification
- Backwards Compatible with IEEE 802.11 b/g
- Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM) Support
- WEP, WPA/WPA2, and 802.1x Support
- WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) hardware and software support
- Soft AP mode support
- WHQL for Win2000, XP, and Vista
- Wi-Fi legacy 11b/g, WMM-QoS, WPS
- Fully compatible to Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, Vista and 7, MAC OS X v10.3, v10.4, and v10.5
- Weight: 12 g (0.03lb)
- Dimension: 59 (W) ×24 (D) ×13 (H) mm (2.32″x 0.94″x 0.51″)
The compact and lightweight design of the ZyXEL NWD-270N Wireless N-lite device enhances the portability and convenience for users. Complying with the USB 2.0/1.1 standard, users can easily plug the NWD-270N to USB connector of desktop or notebook computers to upgrade the network speed instantly.
Early in February 2010, ZyXel had also introduced its dedicated NBG-419N Wireless N Router in India which was priced for Rs. 8,800/- with one year warranty.
ZyXEL has not yet revealed the price of this USB based ZyXEL NWD-270N Wireless N-lite Adapter or when would this be available in India. For more information, visit the company’s Website at www.zyxel.in