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N Wireless Express Card to PCMCIA Adapter

N Wireless Express Card to PCMCIA Adapter

N Wireless Express Card to PCMCIA Adapter

(OP)
I was wonder what would be my wireless input/output using the PCMCIA type II slot.  My exact Express Card is: Belkin F5D8073 N Wireless ExpressCard Enhanced Adapter
Description is:Belkin N Wireless ExpressCard Adapter - ExpressCard - 300Mbps - IEEE 802.11n (draft)

Details: Manufacturer Belkin International, Inc
Wireless Technology Wi-Fi - IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Host Interface ExpressCard
Additional Information Wireless Network Configuration:Ad-Hoc (Peer-to-Peer)Infrastructure
Manufacturer Part Number F5D8073
Manufacturer Website Address belkin
Transmission Speed 300 Mbps
Certifications & Standards IEEE 802.11gIEEE 802.11bIEEE 802.11n (Draft)
Transmission Speed Details 300 Mbps
Transmission Speed Details 54 Mbps Auto-fallback IEEE 802.11g
Transmission Speed Details 6 Mbps IEEE 802.11g
Transmission Speed Details 11 Mbps Auto-fallback IEEE 802.11b
Transmission Speed Details 1 Mbps IEEE 802.11b
Product Name N Wireless ExpressCard Adapter
Wireless Security WEP encryption length: 64/128-bit WPA, WPA2

When I purchase it; I thought I had a Express Card slot on my Thinkpad but after the purchase of the Express Card; I found out that did not; so I purchased an Express Card to PCMCIA Adapter which fits the Express Card into PCMCIA adopter card and make it possible to use.  The adopter has not come in yet but I am curious at what the speed will be. I am hoping it will be at least 100mps using an "N" router from Qwest.

In other words; will it go faster then the 54MPS of my current modem PCMCIA 802.11a/b/g Card and if so, can it do the max of 300MPS ?

Thanks.

 

RE: N Wireless Express Card to PCMCIA Adapter

Too many variables to answer that one as a definite yes/yes. In other words there are too many things that can impact connection and speed in wireless to say, "yes, you will get xxxmbs from this setup, until you set it up and test it out. Change range/channel/and tweak some settings in the router,and on the pc to see what you can get. It most likely will be faster than 54Mbps, and should cross 100Mbps.  

RE: N Wireless Express Card to PCMCIA Adapter

(OP)
rclarke250,

Thanks for replying.

Harry  

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