ZyXEL Launches 802.11ac Adapter Line to Deliver Enhanced

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Dual Band 1200 Mbps and 600 Mbps Adapters Enable Performance and Portability for Home and Mobile Users
July 12, 2013

July  12, 2013; Hsinchu, Taiwan – ZyXEL Communications, a world-class broadband networking company providing a wide-ranging portfolio of Internet-enabled wired and wireless solutions, today introduced its NWD6505 and NWD6605 802.11ac Dual-Band Wireless USB adapters. The inconspicuous little devices enable home users and travellers to upgrade their desktops, laptops and portable devices to the latest 802.11ac Wi-Fi technology, greatly improving media streaming and online communications.

Both the NWD6505 and NWD6605 Dual-Band Wireless USB Adapters take advantage of the latest 802.11ac technology . The accelerated throughput of 802.11ac over the less congested 5-GHz frequency band offers optimal, lag-free experience with streaming video, audio, VoIP, gaming, web browsing, and other entertainment and communication applications. Each is fully backward compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n wireless networks.

The ZyXEL NWD6605 Dual-Band Wireless AC1200 USB Adapter delivers data transfer rates of up to 300 Mbps on the 2.4 GHz channel or 867 Mbps on the 5 GHz channel . It features two antennas, enabling it to deliver wider coverage and provide better wireless performance. It’s ideal for HD video streaming, online gaming, multiple downloading, and sharing multiple large files simultaneously.

The NWD6605 also uses a USB 3.0 interface for the fastest networking experience. USB 3.0 interface is 10 times faster than USB 2.0 with transfer data rates of up to 5 Gigabit per second.

ZyXEL’s NWD6505 Dual-Band Wireless AC600 USB Adapter delivers data transfer rates of up to 150 Mbps at 2.4 GHz or 433 Mbps at 5 GHz1.

The NWD6505 and NWD6605 adapters are geared for desktop and laptop users who require a dual-band wireless AC network connection for faster HD video, media streaming and online gaming.  The compact, stylish, and lightweight design of the ZyXEL NWD6505 and NWD6605 also offers excellent portability for road warriors, vacationers, students, and others on the move.

The units are Microsoft Windows 8 certified, so users may use them with the latest systems. With the included WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup), it offers a fast and simple secured connection at the touch of a button.

For more details, please visit Superior Wireless Connection for HD streaming and Upgrade Wireless Performance for Home Connection on www.zyxel.com or contact your local ZyXEL representatives.

ZyXEL Communications Corp.
ZyXEL Communications Corp., founded in 1989, is a world-class networking company providing innovative and reliable Internet solutions. As one of the early modem manufacturers, ZyXEL has gone through transformations in the fast-paced networking industry. Today, ZyXEL is one of the few companies in the world capable of offering complete networking solutions for Telco’s, small to medium-sized businesses, and digital home users for a wide range of deployment scenarios. Telco solutions include Central Office Equipments, Customer Premises Equipments, Wired and Wireless Access Network Devices, and Carrier Switches. SMB and Enterprise solutions include Unified Security Gateways, LAN Switches, WLAN, and IP Telephony. Digital Home solutions include Network Connectivity Devices and Multimedia Solutions.