Intel WiMAX/WiFi Link 5350/5150 Wireless Network Adapter

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Date Added: January 20, 2009 / Release Date: January 20, 2009 / Publisher:Intel / File Size: MB
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The Intel® WiMAX/WiFi Link 5350 and Intel® WiMAX/WiFi Link 5150 are the family of IEEE 802.16e and 802.11a/b/g/Draft-N1 wireless network adapter that operates in the 2.5GHz spectrum for WiMAX and 2.4GHz and 5.0GHz spectra for WiFi. This adapter delivers up to 13Mbps downlink and 3Mbps uplink over WiMAX and up to 450Mbps Tx/Rx over WiFi. This integrated module embedded in new Intel® Centrino® 2 processor technology notebooks provides flexible and convenient connectivity to both WiFi and WiMAX networks to enhance today's mobile lifestyle.

WiMAX - Broadband Internet on the go
IEEE 802.16e-2005 Wave 2 compliant. Mobile WiMAX release 1 Wave 2 system profile ready
* Broadband connectivity for rich Internet experience while on the go with open standards based WiMAX networks

Over-the-air provisioning, management and upgrade support
* Activate and stay connected on broadband with minimal effort

Secure broadband connectivity
* Peace of mind with secure access to critical information and applications when you need it

USB power optimization
* Stay connected longer

Quality of Service and Optimized Handover Support
* Enjoy better voice quality while on the move

Intel® PROSet Wireless WiMAX Connection Utility v1.0
* Scan for and securely connect to WiMAX networks

Wi-Fi Performance

Intel® WiMAX/WiFi Link 5350
* Enjoy fast file transfers and step up your productivity with Up to 450 Mbps of Bandwidth³
* Business and Home users can effortlessly tackle today's voice, video, and data applications and be prepared for multimedia applications of the future
* Wirelessly backup your entire system to a Server
* Stream High Definition (HD) video throughout the Home with Bandwidth to spare for other applications

Intel® WiMAX/WiFi Link 5150
* Up to 300 Mbps of Receive Bandwidth4 results in a 5x Bandwidth increase4 compared to legacy 802.11a/b/g solutions

Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) technology
* Provides higher data rates compared to 802.11a/b/g solutions through the use of multiple antennas to transmit and receive data
* Helps ensure more consistent coverage throughout the enterprise and home resulting in a more enjoyable user experience

Up to 2x greater range
* Enable better wireless reception for greater bandwidth at farther distances
* Reduce the number of "dead zones", dropped data packets, and network re-connects, helping to dramatically improve connectivity throughout the home

Industry-leading power consumption
* Reduced WLAN power consumption results in longer platform battery life for greater utility, enjoyment, and convenience

Dual-band, quad-mode solution (802.11a/b/g/Draft-N)
* Operates in the 2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz band resulting in maximum compatibility with today's installed base of legacy 802.11a/b/g networks in the enterprise and in the home
* Connect with confidence to the Internet via the millions of Wi-Fi hotspots around the world

Wireless support for Intel® Active Management Technology
* Provides IT managers the capability to remotely discover, heal, and protect laptops regardless of the functional state of the operating system
* Manage and troubleshoot laptops even in a standby or hibernate state resulting in reduced on-site support cost

Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software± v.12.0
* Feature-rich and easy to use application that supports legacy and next generation Draft-N¹ features on Microsoft Windows XP and Microsoft Windows Vista
* Simplifies client deployments and enables remote management of wireless settings and profiles

Advanced security via 802.11i
* Increased security via support of the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) block cipher technology ensures that enterprise and home networks are protected from unauthorized access and intrusion


Connect with Intel® Centrino® processor technology program
* Maximum compatibility is ensured when using a laptop based on Intel® Centrino® processor technology and 3rd party access points (sometimes known as wireless routers) that have the Connect with Intel® Centrino® processor technology validated to provide optimum performance for today's mobile lifestyle

Cisco Compatible Extensions v.4
* Helps prevent delays in VoIP calls when roaming between access points
* Enables improved network diagnostics to aid in IT management and troubleshooting

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