Refurbished - Linksys WPC600N Dual-Band Wireless-N Notebook Adapter - WPC600N

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Within 50 feet of a WRT600N Linksys router, the built-in 802.11g adapter in my Dell 710m notebook outperformed this Linksys Dual Band 802.11n PCMCIA adapter.

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Don't waste your time with the WPC600N Adapter

on 4/24/2008

Within 50 feet of a WRT600N Linksys router, the built-in 802.11g adapter in my Dell 710m notebook outperformed this Linksys Dual Band 802.11n PCMCIA adapter.

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My onboard 802.11G failed

by Kevin on 5/7/2008 I thought I'd try the N adapter to match the N WAP I put in recently. I haven't stretched the bounds of range but so far I haven't had any difficulties with it. It does seem to be a bit more sensitive to nearfield cell RFI, however.

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Product Overview

Get In the Fast Lane
Slide the Dual-Band Wireless-N Notebook Adapter into your computer’s PC Card slot and get ready for the freedom and convenience of flexible, fast, wide-range wireless connectivity, for your laptop.

Flexible Power
Enhance your laptop with the incredible performance power of today’s most advanced wireless technology. Wireless-N dual-band capability offers the flexibility to connect on either the 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz frequency, so you can access both types of Wireless-N networks, almost anywhere you go. Offers optimal performance with Linksys by Cisco Dual-Band Wireless-N Routers, but also works with Wireless-G, -B and -A networks.

Quick Setup
Get connected quickly. Slides into your laptop’s ExpressCard slot. Step-by-step Setup Wizard helps configure your network's settings.

Powerful Protection
Rest secure – industrial-strength WPA2 encryption helps keep your communications and information private.


Manufacturer Linksys
Mfg Part# WPC600N
SKU 205817166
UPC 745883573172
UPC 14 00745883573172
Refurbished Yes
High-speed dual-band wireless-N (draft 802.11n) networking for your notebook PC MIMO technology uses multiple radios to create a robust signal that travels farther and reduces dead spots
Much faster than Wireless-G, but can also connect to Wireless-G, -B and -A networks
Performance investment protection: Compatibility with Wireless-A (802.11a), Wireless-B (802.11b) and Wireless-G (802.11g) Standards
Easy to use Setup Wizard
Supports up to 256-bit encryption security
32-Bit CardBus interface
Plug-and-Play Operation Provides Easy Setup
Compatible with Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, and Vista
Tech Specs
Model: WPC600N
Standards: Draft IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11a
LEDs: Power, Link/Act
# of Antennas: 3 Antennas
Detachable (y/n): No
802.11a: OFDM
802.11b: CCK, QPSK, BPSK
802.11g: OFDM
802.11n: BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM
RF Pwr (EIRP) in dBm:
802.11b: 17±0.5 dBm (Typical)
802.11g: 14±0.5 dBm (Typical)
802.11a: 12.5±0.5 dBm (Typical)
802.11n: 12.5±0.5 dBm @ 5GHz (Typical)
802.11n: 14±0.5 dBm @ 2.4GHz (Typical)
Receive Sensitivity in dBm:
802.11b: -76 dBm @10% (Typical)
802.11g: -65 dBm @10% (Typical)
802.11a: -65 dBm @10% (Typical)
802.11n: -50 dBm @4% for 5GHz (Typical)
802.11n: -50 dBm @4% for 2.4GHz (Typical)
Antenna Gain in dBi: 2.7 dBi @ 2.4 GHz, 1.2 dBi @ 5.0 GHz
Power Consumption:
TX: 620±10mA
RX: 890±10mA
Standby: 580±10mA
Security features: WEP, WPA Personal, WPA2 Personal, WPA & WPA2 Enterprise
Security key bits: Up to 256-bit encryption
OS Requirements: Windows 2000 with Service Pack 4 (or later), XP with Service Pack 2 (or later), or Vista
Environmental Details:
Dimensions 2.24” x 0.39” x 3.98” (57 x 10 x 101 mm)
Weight 0.06 lb (0.029 kg)
Certiication FCC, CE, IC
Operating Temp. 32 to122°F (0 to 50°C)
Storage Temp. -4 to 158°F (-20 to 70°C)
Operating Humidity 10 to 85% Noncondensing
Storage Humidity 5 to 90% Noncondensing
Minimum Requirements:
600 MHz or Faster PC
512 MB of RAM
CD-ROM Drive
Available CardBus slot
Up-to-date Windows 2000, XP, or Vista

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