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Feb 1, 2011

TRENDnet Wireless N Express Card TEW-642EC Overview, Tech Specs


TRENDnet Wireless N Express Card TEW-642EC Overview, Tech Specs

The Wireless N Express Card* (TEW-642EC) allows you to connect your laptop wirelessly with supercharged speed, range and reliability. Enjoy up to 8x the speed and 4x the coverage of a wireless g connection.
Upgrade to TRENDnet’s Wireless N Express Card and enjoy faster than wired speeds with your wireless connection. Using an Express card enabled computer, experience the full capability of Wireless N performance.
Advanced wireless encryption protects your valuable data. PCI Express technology ensures the fastest communication and MIMO antenna technology maximizes wireless coverage. Install the product in minutes and seamlessly stream live media, download files, play games and talk Online all at the same time, without decreasing wireless performance.
*Maximum wireless signal rates are referenced from IEEE 802.11 theoretical specifications. Actual data throughput and coverage will vary depending on interference, network traffic, building materials and other conditions.

Hardware
InterfaceExpressCard/34
StandardsIEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g and IEEE 802.11n (draft 2.0)
LED IndicatorPower, Link
Power ConsumptionMax. 550mA @3.3V
Supported OSWindows 2000, XP (32/64-bit), Vista (32/64-bit)
Dimensions (LxWxH)100×34x5mm (3.93×1.3×0.19in.)
Weight20g (8oz)
Temperature0° to 40° C (32° ~ 104° F)
Humidity0° to 70° C (32° ~ 158° F)
Wireless
Module Technique802.11b: CCK (11 and 5.5Mbps), DQPSK (2Mbps), DBPSK (1Mbps)
802.11g: OFDM with BPSK, QPSK and 16/64-QAM sub-Carrier
AntennaTwo PCB antennas built-in
Frequency2.412 ~ 2.484 GHz
Media Access ProtocolCSMA/CA
Data Rate (auto fallback)
  • 802.11n: up to 150Mbps
  • 802.11g: 54Mbps, 48Mbps, 36Mbps, 24Mbps, 18Mbps, 12Mbps, 9Mbps, 6 Mbps
  • 802.11b: 11Mbps, 5.5Mbps, 2Mbps, 1 Mbps
Output Power
  • 802.11n: 6dBm (typical) with HT20 & HT40
  • 802.11g: 15dBm (typical)
  • 802.11b: 18dBm (typical)
Receiving Sensitivity
  • 802.11n: -70dBm (typical) with HT40
  • 802.11g: -72dBm (typical) @ 54Mbps
  • 802.11b: -84dBm (typical) @ 11mpbs
Encryption64/128-bit WEP (Hex & ASCII), WPA/WPA2, WPA PSK/WPA2-PSK encryption
Channels1~11 (FCC), 1~13 (ETSI)