Belkin G Plus MIMO USB Network Adapter
As we recently reviewed the Belkin N1 MIMO Wireless Modem Router,
impulsegamer had the opportunity to review the Wireless G Plus MIMO USB
Network Adapter which allows you to connect your desktop or laptop to
your MIMO wireless network for not only internet access but also file
and printer sharing.
The USB Network adapter is based on smart antenna technology that takes
the 802.11g standard to the next evolutionary level by allowing for
improved speed, coverage and reliability.
For the user, this means for
faster download speeds and faster access to the wireless network which
almost makes this on par with wired connections. Whether your
downloading music, sharing files or playing games online, the USB
adapter will definitely allow the user to perform all these aspects of
Adds 802.11g wireless capabilities to desktop and laptop computers, for
faster wireless networking available for home or office
Fits any standard 1.0, 1.1 and 2.0 USB slot
Features WPA & WPA2, 64- and 128-bit WEP Encryption
Offers backward-compatibility with all 802.11b network devices
Wi-Fi certified for secure network connection
Comes with a Belkin Lifetime Warranty and free, technical support
The installation of the USB adapter on our desktop (Vista) and laptop
(Windows XP Professional) was a breeze, thanks to Belkinís Wireless
Networking Utility on CD that automatically detected our MIMO network
and with minimal user input, our device was wireless connected to the
network. Vista users beware though, a driver update is required from the
Belkin Support page.
Compared to standard wireless speeds, the difference was
amazing and we had no difficulty in transferring files from both
computers at extremely high speeds.
In conclusion, this is probably one of the best if not the best wireless
USB adapters available on the market at the moment that he relatively
easy to install, boasts amazing speeds and definitely boasts extremely reliable
connections which is great for homes or offices which donít want to be
cluttered by wires. Great stuff!