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- Files for the G40, R40, T40, T40p, T41, T41p, T42, T42p, X31
- Files for the G41, R50, R50e, R50p, R51, R51e, R52, R60, R60e, T43, T43p, T60, T60p, X32, X40, X41, X41 Tablet, X60, X60s, X60 Tablet, Z60m, Z60t, Z61e, Z61m, Z61p, Z61t
At a glance
The 11a/b/g Wireless LAN Mini PCI adapter provides secure wireless connectivity with maximum flexibility and performance for wireless-upgradeable ThinkPad notebooks. This Mini PCI adapter is based on three Wireless LAN (WLAN) standards: IEEE 802.11a, 802.11g, and 802.11b. It offers data rates up to 54 Mbps(1) in both the 2.4 GHz(2) and 5 GHz bands.
- Data transfer rates of:
- 6 Mbps to 54 Mbps for 802.11a
- 1 Mbps to 54 Mbps for 802.11g
- 1 Mbps to 11 Mbps for 802.11b
- 802.11a, 802.11g, and 802.11b seamless roaming and manual selection mode
- Mini PCI Type IIIb
- (1) Actual device range and data transfer speed depend upon many factors and are often less than the maximum possible.
- (2) With 11g-based Access Point.
1 year Limited - customer carry-in exchange
You will receive one box containing the following items:
- 11a/b/g Wireless LAN Mini PCI adapter
- Announce date: 19 Aug 2003
- Planned availability date: 8 Sep 2003
- Effective withdrawal date: 3 Jan 2006
Performance specifications as known at time of announcement
- Form factor: Mini PCI Type IIIb
- This adapter supports a maximum physical layer throughput of 54 Mbps, with automatic fallback to 48 Mbps, 36 Mbps, 24 Mbps, 18 Mbps, 12 Mbps, 9 Mbps, and 6 Mbps.
Note: Effective throughput will be less than these values and will also vary, depending on the usage environment.
Physical, environmental, and compatibility specifications as known at time of announcement
- Between 0 degrees Celsius and 70 degrees Celsius
- Between 32 degrees Fahrenheit and 158 degrees Fahrenheit
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The 11a/b/g Wireless LAN Mini PCI adapter is supported on the following systems:
|ThinkPad R40 P M||2722, 2723, 2724, 2892, 2893, 2897||Select Wireless-upgradable|
|ThinkPad R40 Celeron and P4||2681, 2682, 2683, 2896, 2898, 2899||Select Wireless-upgradable|
|ThinkPad R50||1829, 1830, 1831, 1836, 1840, 1841||Select Wireless-upgradable|
|ThinkPad R50p||1832, 1833||Select Wireless-upgradable|
|ThinkPad T40, T41||2373, 2374, 2375, 2376, 2378, 2379||Select Wireless-upgradable|
|ThinkPad X31||2672, 2673, 2884, 2885, 2890, 2891||Select Wireless-upgradable|
|ThinkPad X40||2371, 2372||Select Wireless-upgradable|
Supported operating systems
- Microsoft Windows 98SE
- Windows NT 4.0
- Windows 2000
- Windows XP
Some configurations may not be compatible.
Access Connections simplifies the process of connecting to a network in a variety of locations through automation and seamless roaming. As part of continued commitment to enhance its product offerings, the 11a/b/g Wireless LAN Mini PCI adapter supports the version 2.7 and later releases of Access Connections. This release supports Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) and Cisco Compatible Extensions (CCX).