Product Data Sheets ...Pure Networking Wireless Adapters

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PURE NETWORKING 802.11G WIRELESS
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Key Features
Link PCs, access
points, and routers to
your wireless LAN or
WAN.
Connect wired devices
to a wireless LAN or
WAN via the Access
Point with Switch.
Transfer data at
speeds up to 54 Mbps!
Conforms to the
802.11g standard,
and is backward
compatible with the
802.11b standard.
Compatible with
Windows 98 SE/Me/
XP, Windows 2000,
Windows NT , and
Linux .
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end high-volume data traffic
over your wireless network via
the 802.11g Ethernet compliant
Pure Networking wireless
products. The powerful,
backward-compatible 802.11g
standard allows you to include
your older existing 802.11b
equipment in your wireless
network. And wireless network
technology can help cut your
installed cable costs.
Since they conform to the
802.11g Ethernet standard, the
Pure Networking wireless
products work with Microsoft
Windows , Macintosh OS, and
Linux . And they provide high data
throughput, plus multimedia data
bandwidth.
Like the less-powerful 802.11b
standard, 802.11g also operates in
the 2.4-GHz band. But unlike the
previous standard, which only
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Connect wireless devices together to
form a LAN or WAN at speeds
of up to 54 Mbps!
allowed speeds of up to 11 Mbps,
the 802.11g standard provides link
speeds of up to 54 Mbps. That’s
180% faster!
But if you still have 802.11b
devices in your network, our
802.11g devices are backwardcompatible so you won’t have to
replace 802.11b equipment that
you already own.
Connect the wireless way with
adapters
Need to link PCs together? No
problem. We’ve got a wireless
adapter that’ll work with your PC,
whether it has a PCMCIA or PCI
slot, or just a USB port (no slot
required for USB).
Choose from the Cardbus
(PCMCIA) Adapter (LW6000A), the
PCI Adapter (LW6001A), and the
High-Gain USB Adapter
(LW6002A).
The Cardbus (PCMCIA)
Adapter is used for laptop and
notebook computers. It fits into
the computer’s PCMCIA slot. The
adapter has two power-saving
features: Not only is the adapter’s
power consumption very low, but
you can also control how long the
adapter’s attached devices’
power stays on.
The PCI Adapter supports the
32-bit PCI standard and installs in
the PCI slot of your desktop
computer. It includes a
detachable antenna with a 3-ft.
(0.9-m) cable.
Compatible with any computer
that has a USB port, the High-Gain
USB Adapter has a Type A USB
connector. It conforms to the USB
2.0 specification and is
backwards compatible with USB
versions 1.0 and 1.1.
Access Point with Switch
Want to connect a wireless
LAN to a wired LAN? Choose the
Access Point with Switch
(LW6004A). It lets any 802.11g or
802.11b compliant PC join the
wireless network. This integral
switch with five LAN connections
enables wired devices, segments,
or entire networks to communicate with your wireless WAN.
The access point supports
Web-based configuration. It has a
built-in DHCP server to allow
multiple wireless and wired users
to get their IP address
automatically.
With the access point’s ESSID
authentication, 64-, 128-, and
152-bit WEP encryption and MAC
address filtering, you can prevent
unauthorized wireless stations
from accessing your wireless
network.
The AP also includes a
2.2-dBm dipole antenna.
Wireless Router
The Pure Networking 802.11g
Wireless Router (LW6005A)
allows you to share the Internet
among one WAN connection and
up to four LAN connections via
one ADSL or cable modem.
The router gives you high
Internet access throughput (up
to 50 Mbps) and supports up to
253 users. It includes four
10-/100-Mbps LAN ports and one
10-/100-Mbps WAN port.
Special applications, DMZ,
virtual servers, access control,
firewall, and bridge mode are also
supported. You can monitor the
router’s status via DHCP client
log, security log, and device/
connection status. Or configure it
remotely via its Web-based
Graphical User Interface (GUI).
Client users are required to
get authorization before
connecting to access points (APs)
or AP routers, and the data
transmitted in the network is
encrypted/decrypted by a
dynamically changed secret key.
Automatic fallback also increases
data security and reliability.
8-dBi Omnidirectional Antenna and
14-dBi Directional Panel Antenna
If you need to increase the
transmitting and receiving power
of your wireless access point or
router, order one of our 2.4-GHz
Antennas. There’s an 8-dBi
Omnidirectional model (LW6200A)
and a 14-dBi Directional Panel
model (LW6201A).
Choose the omnidirectional
model when you have several
access points that you want to
connect together with a clear
line-of-sight in multiple directions
from the main access point.
Select the directional panel
model when you need to connect
just two access points or routers
together with a clear line-of-sight.
You can also use the directional
panel at a remote site where the
access point is configured as a
bridge connecting a remote LAN
via wireless to the main office.
This not only increases the
distance from the remote site to
the main office, but also cuts
down on interference.
Technically Speaking
Choose the operating mode
When you’re using the Pure
Networking 802.11g Wireless
Adapters, access points, or
routers, two operating modes are
possible.
Ad-hoc mode allows you to
connect to another wireless
station in the wireless LAN
network without an access point
or router. Typically, you’d have a
group of PCs with wireless links to
each other in a small office or
home environment (SOHO). Each
PC would contain a wireless
adapter (PCMCIA, PCI, or USB).
More complicated applications require an access point or
router. Suppose, for example, that
you want to link a wireless
network to a wired network.
When you connect a wireless
LAN and a combination (wireless
and wired) LAN together, it’s
called an infrastructure
configuration. Infrastructure
mode requires an 802.11 access
point. This mode is used on an
enterprise scale for wireless
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access to a central database, or
for a wireless application for
mobile workers.
Keep your network safe and secure
When you have a wireless
network, security is a big
concern. You don’t want the
wireless signals to be intercepted
and sent to someone else’s
wireless device. Our wireless
adapters, switches, and routers
encrypt data for superior security
using WEP, TKIP, and AES.
(Windows 98 SE, Me, and
Windows NT use these three
types of security.)
WEP is Wired Equivalent
Privacy, a data privacy
mechanism based on a 40-bit
shared key algorithm, as
described in the IEEE 802.11
standard.
TKIP is a quick-fix method to
quickly overcome the inherent
weaknesses in WEP security,
especially the reuse of encryption
keys. TKIP is involved in the IEEE
802.11i WLAN security standard.
AES (Advanced Encryption
Standard), a chip-based security,
has been developed to ensure the
highest degree of security and
authenticity for digital information
that‘s in transit across the
network or stored. This standard
makes more efficient use of
hardware and/or software than
previous encryption standards.
AES is also included in the IEEE
802.11i standard.
Compared with AES, TKIP is a
temporary protocol for replacing
WEP security until manufacturers
implement AES at the hardware
level.
Another way to protect your
network from intruders is
authentication. Three
authentication modes are
possible: None, Shared, or WPAPSK.
Windows XP and Windows
2000 use two types of
authentication for the wireless
device (adapter, switch, or router)
in a home (WPA-PSK, no server)
or enterprise (WPA, with server).
WPA-PSK is a special mode
designed for home and smallbusiness users who do not have
access to network authentication
servers. In this mode, known as
Pre-Shared Key, you manually
enter the starting password in the
access point or gateway, as well
as in each wireless station in the
network. WPA takes over
automatically from that point,
keeping unauthorized users that
don’t have a matching password
from joining the network while
encrypting the data traveling
between authorized devices. The
encryption methods include TKIP
and AES.
Configuration is easy
All of the wireless devices
include a configuration utility.
This powerful application helps
you configure the adapter, switch,
or router, and monitor the link
status and statistics during the
communication process.
Quick and efficient data transfer
All of the devices feature high
throughput and support
multimedia data bandwidth.
Use the wireless access points and router to link
wired and wireless networks together.
14-dBi Directional Panel
2.5-GHz Antenna
(LW6201A)
The LW6005A connects LAN users to the
cable modem to provide Internet access. It
also provides wireless links to remote
offices A and B.
Building A
Pure Networking 802.11g
Wireless Access Point
with Switch
(LW6004A)
Remote office A
14-dBi Directional Panel
2.5-GHz Antenna
(LW6201A)
Remote office B
Pure Networking 802.11g
Wireless Access Point
with Switch
(LW6004A)
Building B
Fiber optic cable
14-dBi Directional Panel
2.5-GHz Antenna
(LW6201A)
Pure Networking 802.11g
Wireless Router
(LW6005A)
8-dBi Omnidirectional
2.4-GHz Antenna
(LW6200A)
Pure Networking 802.11g
Wireless Access Point
with Switch
(LW6004A)
Building C
Cable
modem
Internet
Main office
with cable
modem to
Internet
Remote office C
Main office building
Phone line and Internet
access through cable
14-dBi Directional Panel
2.5-GHz Antenna
(LW6201A)
Pure Networking 802.11g
Wireless Access Point
with Switch
(LW6004A)
Remote office D
Building D
Offices C and D do not have a clear line-of-sight to the main office, so
office C was connected to B over fiber optic cable. A wireless link
was then set up between C and D.
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Create a wireless
network with the
access point and
wireless adapters.
Desktop PC with Pure
Networking 802.11g
Wireless PCI Adapter
(LW6001A) installed
Desktop PC with Pure
Networking 802.11g HighGain USB Adapter
(LW6002A) installed
Pure Networking
802.11g Wireless
Access Point with
Switch
(LW6004A)
Desktop PC with Pure
Networking 802.11g
Wireless PCI Adapter
(LW6001A) installed
Build a wireless
network with the
wireless router
and wireless
adapters.
Notebook PC with Pure
Networking 802.11g
Wireless Cardbus
(PCMCIA) Adapter
(LW6000A) installed
Internet
Pure Networking
802.11g Wireless
Router
(LW6005A)
Cable/DSL
modem
Desktop PC with Pure Networking
802.11g Wireless High-Gain USB
Adapter (LW6002A) installed
Desktop PC with
Ethernet Adapter
(LE1600C)installed
Desktop PC with Pure Networking
802.11g Wireless PCI Adapter
(LW6001A) installed
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Notebook PC with Pure
Networking 802.11g
Wireless Cardbus
(PCMCIA) Adapter
(LW6000A) installed
Specifications
Adapters:
Access Point:
Router:
Antennas:
Antenna: LW6000A: Diversity patch;
LW6001A: External detachable
dipole antenna with attached
37" (94-cm) cable and RP-SMA
connector;
LW6002A: 6-dBi directional
high-gain antenna
Antenna: (1) RP-SMA detachable
2.2-dBm dipole antenna
Antenna: (1) RP-SMA detachable
2.2-dBm dipole antenna
Beam Width: LW6200A: H360, V15;
LW6201A: H30, V30
CPU: ADMtek 5120 175-MHz MIPS
R4000
CPU: ADMtek 5120 175-MHz MIPS
Cable Length: LW6200A: 19.7"
(50 cm);
LW6201A: 11.8" (30 cm)
Distance (Maximum): 328 ft. (100 m)
Security: 64-/128-/158-bit WEP
encryption, WPA (TKIP with
IEEE 802.1x), and AES
Frequency Band: 2.4000–2.4835 GHz
Modulation: OFDM with BPSK,
QPSK, 16QAM, 64QAM (11g),
BPSK, QPSK, CCK (11b)
Memory: 2-MB Flash, 8-MB DRAM
Operating System: Compatible with
all major operating systems;
Drivers included for Windows 98
SE/Me/XP, Windows 2000,
Windows NT , and Linux
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Security: 64-/128-/152-bit WEP Data
Encryption, WPA (TKIP with IEEE
802.1x), and AES
Speed: 54, 48, 36, 24, 18, 12, 11, 9, 6,
5.5, 2, 1 Mbps with auto fallback
Standards: IEEE 802.11b, IEEE
802.11g
CE Approval: Yes
Interface: LW6000A: 32-bit cardbus;
LW6001A: 32-bit PCI V.2.2/2.1;
LW6002A: USB 2.0
Connectors: LW6000A: (1) PCMCIA
slot;
LW6001A: (1) RP-SMA antenna
connector;
LW6002A: (1) mini USB F
Indicators: LEDs: LW6000A,
LW6001A: (1) TX/RX, (1) Link;
LW6002A: (1) Power, (1) Link
Power: From the interface
Size: LW6000A: 0.3"H x 4.6"W x 2.1"D
(0.8 x 11.7 x 5.3 cm);
LW6001A: 0.9"H x 4.8"W x 5.3"D
(2.3 x 12.2 x 13.5 cm);
LW6002A: 4.5"H x 3"W x 3.4"D
(11.4 x 7.6 x 8.6 cm)
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Distance (Maximum): 328 ft. (100 m)
with 2.2-dBm dipole antenna
Operating System: Compatible with
all major operating systems;
Drivers included for Windows 98
SE/Me/XP, Windows 2000, and
Linux
Speed: Wireless: 54, 48, 36, 24, 18,
12, 11, 9, 6, 5.5, 2, 1 Mbps with
auto fallback;
Ethernet: 10/100 Mbps,
autosensing
Standards: IEEE 802.11b, IEEE
802.11g, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u,
IEEE 802.1x
Transmit Power: 18 dBm
CE Approval: Yes
Connectors: (5) RJ-45 LAN
Indicators: LEDs: (1) PWR,
(1) WLAN, (5) LAN, (5) 10/100
Power: 115-VAC, 60-Hz external
power adapter
Size: 1.2"H x 5"W x 3.6"D
(3 x 12.7 x 9.1 cm)
Distance (Maximum): 328 ft. (100 m)
Security: 64-/128-/158-bit WEP
encryption, WPA (TKIP with
IEEE 802.1x), and AES
Memory: 2-MB Flash, 16-MB DRAM
Operating System: Compatible with
all major operating systems;
Drivers included for Windows 98
SE/Me/XP, Windows 2000, and
Linux
Protocols Supported: Dynamic IP,
Static IP, PPPoE, PPTP, L2TP,
Telstra Big Pond, IEEE 802.1x
Speed: Wireless: 54, 48, 36, 24, 18,
12, 11, 9, 6, 5.5, 2, 1 Mbps with
auto fallback;
Ethernet: 10/100 Mbps,
autosensing
Standards: IEEE 802.11b, IEEE
802.11g, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u
Transmit Power: 18 dBm
CE Approval: Yes
Connectors: (1) RJ-45 WAN,
(4) RJ-45 LAN
Indicators: LEDs: (1) PWR,
(1) WLAN, (1) WAN 10/100M,
(1) WAN LNK/ACT, (4) LAN
10/100M, (4) LAN LNK/ACT
Power: 115-VAC, 60-Hz external
power adapter
Size: 1.2"H x 7.4"W x 4.2"D
(3 x 18.8 x 10.7 cm)
Distance (Maximum): LW6200A:
0.62 mi. (1 km);
LW6201A: 1.86 mi. (3 km)
Frequency Band: 2.4000–2.5 GHz
Gain: LW6200A: 8 dBi;
LW6201A: 14 dBi
Impedance: 50 ohms
Lightning Protection: DC ground
Survival Wind Speed: 111.8 mi./hr.
(180 km/hr.)
Connectors: (1) N F
Size: LW6200A: 0.7"W x 24.8"L
(1.8 x 63 cm);
LW6201A: 9.4"H x 9.4"W x 2.8"D
(23.9 x 23.9 x 7.1 cm)
What’s Included
LW6000A
• (1) Pure Networking 802.11g Wireless Cardbus (PCMCIA) Adapter
with built-in printed antenna with diversity system
• (1) CD-ROM containing a users’ manual in PDF format and
software drivers for Windows 98 SE/Me/XP, Windows 2000,
Windows NT, and Linux
LW6001A
• (1) Pure Networking 802.11g Wireless PCI Adapter
• (1) external detachable dipole antenna
• (1) CD-ROM containing a users’ manual in PDF format and
software drivers for Windows 98 SE/Me/XP, Windows 2000,
Windows NT, and Linux
LW6002A
• (1) Pure Networking 802.11g Wireless High-Gain USB Adapter with
integrated 6-dBi high-gain antenna
• (1) CD-ROM containing a users’ manual in PDF format and
software drivers for Windows 98 SE/Me/XP, Windows 2000,
Windows NT, and Linux
• (1) quick installation guide
LW6004A
• (1) Pure Networking 802.11g Wireless Access Point with Switch
• (1) RP-SMA detachable 2.2-dBm dipole antenna
• (1) power adapter
• (1) CD-ROM containing a users’ manual in PDF format and
software drivers for Windows 98 SE/Me/XP, Windows 2000,
Windows NT, and Linux
LW6005A
• (1) Pure Networking 802.11g Wireless Router
• (1) RP-SMA detachable 2.2-dBm dipole antenna
• (1) power adapter
• (1) CD-ROM containing a users’ manual in PDF format and
software drivers for Windows 98 SE/Me/XP, Windows 2000,
Windows NT, and Linux
LW6200A
• (1) 2.4-GHz 8-dBi Omnidirectional Antenna
• (1) users’ manual
LW6201A
• (1) 2.4-GHz 14-dBi Directional Panel Antenna
• (1) users’ manual
Ordering Information
ITEM
CODE
Pure Networking 802.11g Wireless
Adapters
Cardbus (PCMCIA)...........................................LW6000A
PCI........................................................................LW6001A
High-Gain USB..................................................LW6002A
Access Point with Switch
(5 LAN Connections)........................................LW6004A
Router (1 WAN Connection, 4 LAN
Connections) .....................................................LW6005A
2.4-GHz Antennas
8-dBi Omnidirectional .....................................LW6200A
14-dBi Directional Panel.................................LW6201A
You might also need cable…
GigaBase 350 CAT5e Patch Cable, 350-MHz,
4-Pair Straight-Pinned, PVC, Beige,
10-ft. (3-m) ....................................................EVNSL85-0010
(For other lengths or colors, call Tech Support.)
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