With Speeds Up To 300 Mbps, NETGEAR’s Newest RangeMax Products, the RangeMax™ NEXT family, Enable Next Generation Wireless Applications Including HD Video and Voice while Maintaining Backward Compatibility with Standards-Based 802.11b/g Legacy Devices
NETGEAR a worldwide provider of technologically advanced, branded networking products, announced that it has begun shipping RangeMax NEXT to the market, the industry’s first draft 802.11n-compliant wireless networking products. Delivering wireless speeds up to 300 Mbps, NETGEAR RangeMax NEXT offers the most complete family of draft 802.11n-compliant wireless networking products including the RangeMax NEXT Wireless Networking Kit Gigabit Edition (WNB511T)
which consists of both the RangeMax NEXT Wireless Router Gigabit Edition with 10/100/1000 Switch (WNR854T)
and RangeMax NEXT Wireless Notebook Adapter Gigabit Edition (WN511T)
; the RangeMax NEXT Wireless Router with 10/100 Switch (WNR834); RangeMax NEXT Wireless DSL 2+ Modem Router with 10/100 Switch (DG834N); RangeMax NEXT Wireless Notebook Adapter (WN511); RangeMax NEXT Wireless PCI Adapter (WN311); and RangeMax NEXT Wireless Access Point (WN802T).
The complete family of NETGEAR RangeMax NEXT products will be available via leading retailers, e-commerce sites and value-added resellers at estimated retail prices of $249 for the Wireless Router Gigabit Edition with 10/100/1000 Switch (WNR854T), $129 for the Wireless Notebook Adapter Gigabit Edition (WN511T), $179 for the Wireless Router with 10/100 Switch (WNR834), $249 for the Wireless Modem Router with 10/100 Switch (DG834N), $129 for the Wireless Notebook Adapter (WN511), $129 for the Wireless PCI Adapter (WN311), and $249 for the Wireless Access Point (WN802T). About Draft 802.11n
With speeds of up to 600 Mbps, the emerging 802.11n standard is the next generation of wireless networking, delivering the speed, range, and reliability to support the most bandwidth intensive applications. 802.11n incorporates multiple technologies including Spatial Multiplexing MIMO (Multi-In, Multi-Out), 20 and 40 MHz channels, and dual bands (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz) to generate the high speeds and at the same time communicate with legacy 802.11b/g devices. The 802.11n specification was approved for 1.0 draft status in March 2006, with ratification expected sometime in 2007. NETGEAR is committed to collaborating with the IEEE and WiFi Alliance to ensure that 802.11n devices will interoperate at the highest speeds without degrading performance of neighboring 802.11b/g wireless networks.
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