Wireless-G CompactFlash Card for PDAs

Linksys, a division of Cisco Systems, Inc., the leading provider of broadband, wireless and networking hardware for the consumer and Small Office/Home Office (SOHO) markets, announced the Wireless-G CompactFlash Card (WCF54G), the latest addition to the current Wireless-G line.

The Wireless-G CompactFlash (CF) Card offers users the speed and convenience of wireless networking on a PDA. The CF Card installs directly into your Pocket PC using a CompactFlash Type II slot. The user-friendly software makes it easy to set up “ then it’s ready to share data, printers, or high-peed Internet access over existing wireless networks at speeds up to 54Mbps. The 802.11g CF card is also backward compatible with Wireless-B (802.11b) wireless networks.

Pocket PC users can use the Instant Wireless CF Card to conveniently retrieve data from anywhere within 802.11g and 802.11b wireless LANs, said Mike Wagner, Linksys world wide director of marketing. Public wireless hotspots are continuing to expand, giving PDA users opportunity to stay in touch with happenings at work or at home.

The Linksys 802.11g wireless adapter roams seamlessly among multiple 802.11g/b wireless network access points or wireless routers, it also operates in ad hoc mode (without an access point) to download data from wireless PCs without a cradle or network connection, and can share data directly with other wireless PDAs. The WCF54G supports PDA’s with Pocket PC 2002 and 2003 OS.

Features of the Linksys Wireless-G CompactFlash Card:

Up to 54 Mbps high-speed data transfer rate

Built in power management saves battery power

Compatible with Microsoft Windows Mobile 2002 or higher

User-friendly software provides hassle-free installation and configuration

Plug-and-Play operation provides easy setup

Sturdy, integrated antenna with Link LED

Interoperable with Wi-Fi Certified IEEE 802.11g devices

Supports up to 128-bit WEP encryption for wireless security

Pricing and Availability:

Pricing and Availability The Linksys Wireless-G CompactFlash Card (WCF54G) is immediately available through major retailers, resellers, distributors and direct response in North America, for an estimated street price of $99.

About Linksys

Founded in 1988, Linksys, a division of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) is the global leader in Wireless and Ethernet networking for consumer, SOHO and small business users. Linksys is dedicated to making networking easy and affordable for its customers, offering innovative, award-winning products that seamlessly integrate with a variety of devices and applications. Linksys provides award-winning 24/7 product support to its customers. For more information, visit the Linksys web site at Linksys is a registered trademark of Cisco Systems, Inc.