D-Link delivers wireless PC/MAC USB adapter

With the D-Link DWL-122, one very affordable adapter can wirelessly connect to a local network from a desktop PC without opening the computer case, and that same adapter can go on the road with anyUSB 1.1-equipped laptop. The sleek, compact USB wireless adapter gives mass consumers a flexible and affordable solution to connect to home and office networks and Internet hotspots.

The affordable D-Link Air DWL-122 Wireless Network USB Adapter provides an 802.11b wireless connection with data transfer speeds up to 11Mbps to any desktop or laptop computer by plugging directly into a standard USB 1.1/2.0 port. Because it pulls power from the Universal Serial Bus, the D-Link Air Wireless Network USB Adapter doesn’t require a separate power source, and it even comes with an extension cable so the adapter can be placed in the best location to connect with the strongest signal.

“We are making wireless connectivity easy by delivering an outside the box network solution that’s affordable for both the PC and the Mac,” said Steven Joe, President of D-Link. “The D-Link DWL-122 is small enough to be taken on-the-go, and fast enough to be used on a fixed network by simply plugging it in.”

“Offering 802.11b standard technology at a very affordable price is part of our wireless connectivity stratification strategy that will allow more consumers the opportunity to gain access to wireless connectivity in the digital home,” added Joe.

The D-Link Air DWL-122 Wireless Network USB Adapter is an 802.11b compliant device, ensuring compatibility with 802.11b/g standards-based networking devices, and it supports both Apple Mac OS X (10.x and later) and Windows XP/2000/ME/98SE operating systems. Because it connects to any USB 1.1 or greater port, the D-Link DWL-122 can move from a desktop computer to a laptop system, without blocking the PC Card slot. The D-Link DWL-122 features integrated 64/128-bit WEP encryption, keeping network trespassers at bay. With the included extension cable, the D-Link DWL-122 can be placed at a distance from the desktop or laptop to achieve the best available wireless signal.

Price and Availability

The D-Link Air DWL-122 Wireless Network USB Adapter is available through authorized retail, reseller, and distribution partners at a Manufacturer’s Suggested Price MSRP of $49.99. The D-Link Air Wireless Network USB Adapter comes with a One Year Warranty and absolutely FREE 24/7 Technical Support including firmware updates.

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