Jan 28, 2013
At first glance this small device looks like a small USB drive or better yet a LAN-to-USB adapter. Unveiled by Asus at CES 2013 earlier this month, this USB powered device is more than meets the eye. Dubbed as the Asus WL-330NUL the said device has the capability to function as a pocket router, wireless adapter or share existing Internet connection when configured as wireless access point device. For sharing wireless hotspots, this is done via the integrated Ethernet port on the device.
The Asus WL-330NUL pocket router supports 802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz) Wi-Fi connectivity and also integrated various security protocols for a better online experience. Measuring at 65 x 20 x 15 mm and weighing 25g, the Asus WL-330NUL is lightweight and very small compared to other routers out in the market that can be easily misplaced or lost. But nonetheless, this could benefit the geeks out there who constantly travel from one place to another.
“For customers who travel often and require connectivity on notebooks, tablets, smartphones, and even desktops at once, easy sharing adds up to major savings plus provides good quality connections that do not deteriorate when extra devices are added to networks,” – Asus
This router is the perfect solution for adding a wireless network to your home or business. It fully complies with wireless standards and is guaranteed to work with any manufacturer’s 2.4Ghz wireless adapter and most manufacturers’ DSL/Cable modems. Medialink Wireless Routers support the most current Security Protocols and Encryption Types to allow you to easily keep out unwanted intruders to your wireless network. The following Security features are supported: WPS (WiFi Protected Setup), WPA and WPA2 Security Protocol, WEP, TKIP, and AES – 64 and 128 Bit Encryption.
Currently the Asus pocket router can be pre-ordered at Expansys website with a price not yet revealed. For the release date, Expansys indicated that the said device will be available come February 14, 2013.
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