SMC Networks yesterday announced a Draft 802.11n router and USB adapter with suggested list prices of $60 and $40. Both products are Wi-Fi Certified to 802.11n Draft 2.0.
The Barricade N Draft 11n Broadband Router (SMCWBR14S-N2) combines a 4-port 10/100 LAN switch, SPI+NAT firewall and draft 802.11n access point. The router supports WEP, WPA and WPA2 wireles security as well as Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS).
The SMCWUSBS-N is a matching USB 2.0 wireless adapter in thumb-drive format.
Both products are available now.
SMC Networks yesterday announced the start of shipments of its Barricade N Draft 11n Broadband Router (SMCWBR14-N2).
The product has both Works with Windows Vista and Wi-Fi certifications. Hardware features include a 4-port 10/100 switch, firewall with Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI) and "intelligent stream handling" technology. WPA and WPA2 wireless encryption is supported along with Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) for easy push button or PIN-configuration wireless security setup.
The SMCWBR14-N2 is priced at $114.99 (MSRP).
SMC Networks announced today that it has started shipping three draft 11n wireless LAN products.
The SMC Barricade N Wireless 4-port Gigabit Broadband Router (SMCWGBR14-N) features a four port gigabit switch, built-in "Intelligent Stream Handling" auto-QoS technology and USB print server. Wireless security features include WPA and WPA2 support and Wi-Fi Protected Setup(WPS).
SMC Networks new outdoor access point / bridges targeted at wireless SMB building-to-building links.
The new SMC EliteConnect Outdoor Bridges come in two models: the SMC2890W-AG with external antenna options for both the 5GHz and 2.4GHz radio and the SMC2891W-AG with integrated 5GHz antenna as well as external options for both 5GHz and 2.4GHz.
SMC today announced the first of its TigerStore SMB NAS Storage Servers. The SMCNAS04 is a BYOD NAS with four SATA drive slots to accommodate up to 3TB of storage. The same chassis is also available as the SMCNAS24 with four 250GB drives.
Both products support RAID 0, 1, 4, and 5, with "future options" for JBOD and BIG. Features include drive hot-swappability, integrated four port gigabit switch and three USB 2.0 ports for drive expansion, printer connection or connection to USB-enabled UPSes.
SMC Networks today announced the addition of a HomePlug AV powerline / Ethernet adapter.
The SMC EZ Connect 200Mbps Powerline AV Hybrid Ethernet Adapter (SMCHPAVH-ETH) is compatible with HomePlug AV/1.0 and 1.1, as well as with existing SMC HomePlug Turbo and 14Mbps devices. Up to 16 Powerline devices can be used in the same network.
The adapter will be available in May 2007 at an MSRP of $99.
SMC Networks today announced a product bundle for wireless Skype calling.
The bundle includes everything you need to make Internet calls using an 802.11b or g wireless LAN: SMC's WSKP100 Wi-Fi Phone for Skype (reviewed here), FONs La Fonera wireless router, 500 minutes of SkypeOut credit and Skype Voicemail for a year.
The bundle is available now from the Skype Web store for $159.99.
SMC Networks today announced two cradles for its Wi-Fi Skype phone: the SMCDPCR WiFi phone cradle and SMCDPCR-AP cradle/access point.
The SMCDPCR-AP serves as a charger/cradle and includes and an 802.11g access point. The AP has two SSIDs: one for VoIP calls and the other for regular wireless clients. It also supports WEP encryption and WPA and WPA2 security.
The SMCDPCR and SMCDPCR-AP will be available next month at MSRPs of $19.99 and $69.99, respectively.
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