やっと802.11aと802.11bのDualmode cardがでた。日本ではまだ出てないよね?

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September 24, 2002 SMC is First to Market with Dual Band 2.4GHz/5GHz Universal Wireless CardBus Adapter EZ Connect 2.4GHz/5GHz Universal Wireless CardBus Adapter makes mobile connectivity easier than ever with support for connections with both 802.11a and 802.11b wireless networks

IRVINE, CA - September 24, 2002 - SMC Networks (www.smc.com), the company that takes the work out of networks with high-performance, easy-to-use connectivity products for business and home, today introduced the industry's first dual band 802.11a/802.11b wireless adapter for notebook computers, the EZ Connect - 2.4GHz/5GHz Universal Wireless CardBus Adapter (SMC2335W). Designed for use at work or at home, the SMC2335W is especially helpful to users who are on the move because it connects to any wireless access point on any network, whether 802.11a or 802.11b. The versatility of the new SMC2335W lets users optimize network connectivity and provides the ultimate in speed, coverage, security, and flexibility for today's wireless users. Available in October, the EZ Connect 2.4GHz/5GHz Universal Wireless CardBus Adapter (SMC2335W) is a great value, too. List-priced at $139.99, the adapter is backed by SMC's Limited Lifetime Warranty, superior technical support, and outstanding reputation

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日本でも802.11a単独は一通り揃ったけど、デュアルはまだですね。やっぱりここまで802.11bが普及するとデュアルじゃないと使えないよね。でも、802.11aは日本では屋内じゃないと使えないのはちょっと問題。

デュアルのカード、出た出たと思っていたけど、まだ出てなかったんだ。

でも802.11aはなんとなく、まだ使う機会がないからか、必要ないなとか思う。映像とか飛ばすようになると、802.11bでは帯域が足りないんだろうけど。そういえば、802.11bの帯域拡大をやろうとしていたのってSMCだっけ?それともTIだっけ?

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