updated 02:30 pm EDT, Tue October 23, 2001
Belkin has announced five new wireless devices that use the 802.11b (AirPort) networking standard, including wireless access points, DSL routers, and USB adapters. All of the new devices sport 11 Mbps transfer speed and 64/128-bit WEP data encryption.
Belkin's new devices include:
Wireless Access Point (F5D6130 -- ESP $179.99) allows users to connect their wireless- equipped computers to their wired network.
Wireless Cable/DSL Router (F5D6230-3 -- ESP $229.99) allows PC and Mac users to share a Broadband Internet connection without the hassle of wires. It features an integrated 3-port 10/100 Base-T Ethernet switch.
Wireless Universal Serial Bus (USB) Adapter (F5D6050 -- ESP $99.99). With the device, users can add Wireless capabilities to their notebook or desktop PC through USB.
Wireless Notebook Card (F5D6020 -- ESP $99.99), which slides into the PCMCIA type II slot of a notebook computer, and the Belkin 11Mbps Wireless Desktop PCI Network Adapter Card (F5D6000 -- ESP $39.99).