Actiontec Debuts New Wireless N USB Network Adapter

Posted: Jan 28 2010, 7:00am CST | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 7:06pm CDT, in News | Hardware & Peripherals

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USB network adapters are a great way to connect notebooks and desktops to a wireless network. You can use them with a notebook to get faster wireless connection speeds than the machine has built-in. With a desktop, a USB adapter means you don’t have to open the computer up for the install. Actiontec has announced a new USB adapter called the Wireless N USB Network Adapter.

The adapter provides there 150mbps speed that you expect in an 802.11n adapter. One of the coolest features of the adapter is that the drivers are stored on the adapter. That means there are no CDs to keep up with and you can install the drivers by simply plugging the adapter into any computer.

The adapter has 4MB of memory built-in making it the first 802.11n USB adapter to feature onboard drivers. Actiontec offers network security features with the adapter with support for WPA, WPA2, AES, WPA-PSK, and WPA2-PSK. The device sells for $39.99.

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