Speed kills, and speed is also required if you're planning to do any
hardcore online gaming. Ping times can mean life and death in an online
deathmatch, and TRENDnet is looking out for your head. In a sense,
anyway. The company has just shipped their newest wireless adapter, the
450Mbps Wireless N Gaming Adapter. The TEW-687GA networks computers,
gaming consoles, televisions, and DVRs to the Internet at up to 450Mbps,
with a Gigabit Ethernet port maintain high speeds with wired
The whole thing is a driver-free ordeal, with three
spatial streams per antenna (MIMO) generating a maximum theoretical
wireless throughput of 450Mbps. Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) is also
included, and while it's tailored for gaming, it's obviously able to
handle any type of wireless activity in the home. It'll sell for
$149.99, which ain't cheap, but it's definitely one of the faster
solutions out there.
TRENDnet Now Shipping First to Market 450Mbps Wireless Gaming Adapter
450Mbps Wireless N Gaming AdapterTORRANCE, Calif. -January 18, 2011-TRENDnet, a best-in-class wired and wireless networking hardware brand, today announces the shipment of TRENDnet's first to market 450Mbps Wireless N Gaming Adapter, model TEW-687GA, to online and retail partners.
The 450Mbps Wireless N Gaming Adapter networks computers, gaming consoles, televisions, and DVRs to the Internet with never before seen 450Mbps wireless connection speeds. Setup is quick and simple, with no drivers to install. A Gigabit Ethernet port maintains high performance wired connections. Advanced Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) antenna technology with three spatial streams per antenna generates a maximum theoretical wireless throughput of 450Mbps.
Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) integrates other WPS supported wireless adapters at the touch of a button. Gone are the days of entering complicated encryption codes; simply press the WPS button on your router (most TRENDnet routers have a WPS button), and then press the WPS button on the TEW-687GA-the devices will automatically exchange information and connect. WMMŽ Quality of Service (QoS) technology prioritizes gaming, Internet calls, and video streams. LEDs on the front of the adapter convey device status. Cut your cables and start winning with ultra-high performance 450Mbps wireless n.
"TRENDnet was first to market with a 450Mbps wireless router and now with a 450Mbps adapter," stated Zak Wood, Director of Global Marketing for TRENDnet. "Consumers can now, for the first time, connect their media centers and gaming consoles to a 450Mbps wireless network-the highest performing wireless network on the market today. With the proliferation of network enabled devices, streaming video to the home, and rich media content, a 450Mbps TRENDnet wireless network will not be the bottleneck in a home network."
The 450Mbps Wireless N Gaming Adapter, model TEW-687GA, comes with a three year limited warranty and an MSRP of U.S. $149.99.