TrendNet's TEW-684UB USB Wireless N Adapter Handles 450Mbps

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Looking to bring faster transfer rates to your notebook or USB-enabled PC? TrendNet has a new option, the TEW-684UB. This is the world's first ultra-high performance 450Mbps wireless USB adapter, a dual-band Wireless N affair that outperforms the generic 150Mbps or 54Mbps adapters that ship with most computers. This won't be needed for those who just check email and surf the Web, but for those who engage is a lot of high-bandwidth streaming, this will definitely come in handy.

Advanced Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) antenna technology with three spatial streams per antenna generates a maximum theoretical wireless throughput of 450Mbps, and it'll connect to 2.4GHz or 5GHz wireless networks. There's also one-touch one-touch Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS), for those needing that extra layer of security.

It's shipping soon for $79.99.

TRENDnet® Launches First to Market 450 Mbps Dual Band Wireless N USB Adapter

TORRANCE, Calif. -May 2, 2011 -TRENDnet, a best-in-class wired and wireless networking hardware brand, today announces the launch of the 450 Mbps Dual Band Wireless N USB Adapter, model TEW-684UB-the world's first ultra-high performance 450 Mbps wireless USB adapter.

The 450 Mbps Dual Band Wireless N USB Adapter upgrades laptop and desktop connectivity to the highest wireless performance available today. Computers purchased with integrated wireless are most often outfitted with either 150 Mbps Wireless N or even slower 54 Mbps Wireless G technology-which bottlenecks performance to 150 Mbps or 54 Mbps respectively when connecting to a 450 Mbps router. TRENDnet's TEW-684UB is the first wireless USB adapter that has the capability of connecting to a router at 450 Mbps speeds.

Advanced Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) antenna technology with three spatial streams per antenna generates a maximum theoretical wireless throughput of 450 Mbps. Quickly connect to a 450 Mbps 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz wireless network at the touch of a button, with the convenience of one-touch Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS).

Place the adapter in the most ergonomic location with the included three foot USB extension cable. WMM® Quality of Service (QoS) technology prioritizes gaming, Internet calls, and video streams. LEDs on the front of the adapter convey device status.

"In the highly competitive Networking market space, it is fairly difficult to be the first to market with new technology," stated Pei Huang, President and CEO of TRENDnet. "Thanks to the dedication of all TRENDnet employees, we have brought to market, not only the first 450 Mbps USB adapter, but also the first 450 Mbps router, 450 Mbps Ethernet adapter, and 450 Mbps access point. Now for the first time, TRENDnet gives consumers the opportunity to network all of their devices to a high speed 450 Mbps network."

The 450 Mbps Dual Band Wireless N USB Adapter, model TEW-684UB, comes with a three year limited warranty and an MSRP of U.S. $79.99.
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SmogHog replied on Mon, May 9 2011 10:41 PM

I'm still waiting for this company to release the TEW-692GR simultanious duel band 450MB/s wireless router anounced at CES in January.

I have Intel Ultimate N 6300 cards in my laptops to team with it.

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