D-Link DWL-920 Wireless Network
March 14, 2001
Tonight we?ll be taking a look at the latest
home networking product from D-Link
D-Link is one of the world's leading
manufacturers of Networking, Connectivity, and
Data Communications products.
Although they are mainly known for their
commercial products, D-Link has also made a name
for themselves in the Digital Home Connectivity
With a wide array of products available
from standard Network Interface Cards to Switches
and Hubs, D-Link has secured a solid share
of the home networking market.
D-Link has been successful competing with
such companies as Intel,
Now D-Link is trying to secure a foot hold
in the wireless market with the release of the
DWL-920 USB Wireless Network.
the personal computer has become more popular and
affordable, more & more families are
purchasing additional PC?s for their homes.
Often with that, comes the dilemma of
getting those computers to share a common Internet
connection or share common files.
Most of us that are more computer savvy
than the average user, would have no problem
picking up a hub and a few NIC?s and networking
our PC?s together.
But to some inexperienced users this can
seem like a daunting task.
Even the simplest home networking package
requires the opening of the computer, some
configuration and perhaps some tweaking too.
Now imagine a novice user attempting this.
This is a tech support nightmare when the
casual or inexperienced user opens their system.
What D-Link has done with the DWL-920
USB Wireless Network is keep it as simple as
possible, avoiding the average user from getting
in way over their head.
Let?s take a look at the specs and see
what this kit has to offer?
Ad-Hoc Mode (Peer-to-Peer without Access
Mode (Communications to wired networks via
Access Points with Roaming)
with IEEE 802.11b Standards
United States (FCC)
= 110 mm
= 54 mm
= 6 mm
DWL-920 USB Wireless Network contains one Access
Point for connecting to an existing Hub or
Router as well as two wireless network adapters.
With these three components, the DWL-920
offers a lot of networking flexibility.
The package is designed to easily integrate
into numerous network types, on both the home and
Whether setting up a simple peer-to-peer
network or adding computers to an existing LAN
network, the DWL-920 USB Wireless Network gets the
job done with ease.