Tuesday, May 3rd 2011

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

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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8 Comments on TRENDnet Launches First to Market 450 Mbps Dual Band Wireless N USB Adapter

#1
Maban
What's the point of 450Mbps if USB 2 can only handle roughly 280Mbps?
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#2
Completely Bonkers
Poor b and g users. Now the channels are REALLY going to be congested! Fight for liberty, fight for freedom, MOAR wifi channels needed!
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#3
slyfox2151
by: Maban
What's the point of 450Mbps if USB 2 can only handle roughly 280Mbps?
USB2 is 480mbps....
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#4
Maban
USB 2 caps at about 35-36MB/s. Well below its theoretical 60MB/s.
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#5
slyfox2151
by: Maban
USB 2 caps at about 35-36MB/s. Well below its theoretical 60MB/s.
USB 1 and 2 are Half Duplex, max speed in one direction is only 240mbps. only USB3 can use Full Duplex.



yes, and Wifi is half duplex..... so you take 450, devided it by 2 = 225mbps devided by 8 = 28.125.... this is clearly below the 35-36MB/s wall for usb2


wireless G is only 3.25MBps is one direction.
wireless N being 18.75MBps in one direction.
(under BEST cirumstances, you will likely connect at 66%-85% of that total speed)
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#6
pr0n Inspector
by: Completely Bonkers
Poor b and g users. Now the channels are REALLY going to be congested! Fight for liberty, fight for freedom, MOAR wifi channels needed!
Most 2.4Ghz n products default to 20Mhz-wide channel. I don't see a problem.
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#7
Maban
I was unaware WiFi was only half duplex. Good to know.
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#8
yogurt_21
umm this is in no way the first. lol
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