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High Rate Wireless LAN Mini-PCI Adapter - Overview

At a glance

The High Rate Wireless LAN Mini-PCI Adapter provides 802.11b wireless connectivity for wireless-upgradeable ThinkPad notebooks. The adapter comes with an easy-to-use configuration utility providing fast and effective setup for the adapter. The utility allows you to specify encryption, infrastructure mode, ad hoc mode, transmit mode, and enhanced roaming.

Features:

  • Up to 11 Mbps data rate with fallback to 5.5, 2, and 1 Mbps
  • 2.4 GHz direct sequence spread spectrum (DSSS)
  • Type IIIa mini-PCI form factor
  • Supports hardware accelerated 128-bit WEP RC4 encryption for data security with negligible performance degradation
  • True PCI bus interface
  • Support for all major operating systems
  • Based on IEEE 802.11 and 802.11b
  • Microsoft WHQL-certified
  • WECA Wi-Fi certified

Warranty

1 year Limited - customer carry-in exchange

Packaging

You will receive one box containing the following items:

  • High Rate Wireless LAN Mini-PCI Adapter
  • User's Guide and Device Drivers CD
  • Mini PCI Guide
  • Regulatory Flyer
  • Safety Pub

Product dates

North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa

  • Announce date: 27 Aug 2002
  • Planned availability date: 13 Sep 2002

Asia Pacific

  • Announce date: 27 Aug 2002
  • Planned availability date: 20 Sep 2002

Asia Pacific (Japan only)

  • Announce date: 27 Aug 2002
  • Planned availability date: 9 Oct 2002

Technical specifications

Performance specifications as known at time of announcement

  • Power consumption: 350 mA (transmit), 250 mA (receive), 15 mA (sleep)
  • IEEE 802.11b-compliant with 128-bit/40-bit WEP encryption
  • Frequency band: 2.4 to 2.473 GHz
  • Wireless medium: Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS) 2.4 GHz ISM Band
  • Voltage: 3.3 V

Physical, environmental, and compatibility specifications as known at time of announcement

Weight

  • lbs: .04
  • g: 17
Height
  • inches: .19
  • mm: 4.9
Width
  • inches: 2.4
  • mm: 59.8
Depth
  • inches: 2.0
  • mm: 51

Operating temperature

  • between 0 degrees Celsius and 65 degrees Celsius
  • between 32 degrees Fahrenheit and 149 degrees Fahrenheit

Relative humidity

  • Operating: 95%

Agency approvals

  • FCC
  • UL
  • Industry Canada RSS-210, RSS-139, RSS-102
  • JATE
  • Telec
  • CE
  • A-Tick
  • MIC
  • CCC
  • VCCI

Hardware compatibility

The High Rate Wireless LAN Mini-PCI Adapter is supported on the following systems:

System NameMachine TypeModel
ThinkPad T30
2366, 2367
Wi-Fi wireless upgradable models
ThinkPad X30
2672, 2673
Wi-Fi wireless upgradable models
ThinkPad R32
2658, 2659, 2677
Wi-Fi wireless upgradable models

Limitations

The wireless LAN product in selected systems has been designed to permit legal operation worldwide in regions in which it is approved. Operation on channels 12-14 are not permitted in all regulatory regions of the world. Consequently the wireless LAN feature is limited to operate on channels 1-11 and will not support channels 12, 13 and 14. This product has been tested and certified to be interoperable by the Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance and is authorized to carry the Wi-Fi(TM) brand.

Supported software

  • Microsoft Windows 98
  • Windows NT 4.0
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows Me
  • Windows XP

Installation time

Approximately 15 minutes

26p8520, 91P7215, 22P7701



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AvailableWorldwide
Document ID : PD009923
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-44033
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