Compex Introduces the iWavePort WL54G Wireless PC Cardbus

Compex, Inc. announced today the arrival of the first of several highly-anticipated IEEE 802.11g wireless products, the Compex iWavePort WL54G 54 Mbps Wireless PC Cardbus.

Anaheim, CA - September 22nd, 2003 - Compex, Inc. announced today the arrival of the first of several highly -anticipated IEEE 802.11g wireless products, the Compex iWavePort WL54G 54 Mbps Wireless PC Cardbus. Embedded in its chipset is a breakthrough Prism Nitro™ Technology that allows the iWavePort WL54G card up to 50% greater throughput performance in pure "G" wireless networks and 300% in mixed -mode wireless networks with Prism Nitro™ supported Wireless Routers. Compex is one of the first two networking manufacturers to introduce the Intersil's Prism Nitro™ Technology in its line of 802.11g wireless products.


For notebook users, the wireless G iWavePort WL54G client card will offer seamless, trouble -free roaming across pure wireless "G" as well as mixed -mode infrastructure interoperating with 802.11b devices. With the Compex iWavePort WL54G Cardbus, a notebook user can go from a 54Mbps 2.4GHz 802.11g network at work or at home to any 11Mbps 2.4GHz 802.11b hotspot at a coffeeshop, college campus, or airport. Convenience, mobility, and flexibility are delivered with the iWavePort WL54G Cardbus.

In tandem with the soon -to -debut Compex 802.11g Wireless Router, the Compex iWavePort WL54G provides wireless coverage of up to 1000 feet. For even wider coverage, it is as simple as attaching the optional Compex iWavePort WA -HGA -5+ External 5 DBi Indoor Antenna to the MC -Card Connector of the WL54G card. The sleek, flexible Compex iWavePort WA -HGA -5+ Antenna widens wireless coverage up to an additional 600 feet. Users can enjoy the flexibility of ultimate mobility anywhere in the office, home, or school.

For safe, secure Internet surfing and wireless roaming, the iWavePort WL54G offers the widely accepted industry security standard, 64 -bit and 128 -bit Wired Equivalency Privacy (WEP) encryption.

The Compex iWavePort WL54G 802.11g 54Mbps PC Cardbus is readily available through a large network of distributors, resellers, and retailers. The Compex iWavePort WL54G can be purchased online through the Compex store at www.cpx.com or e -commerce sites such as www.buy.com and www.insight.com. The Compex iWavePort WL54G can be purchased at an MSRP of $99.95 available with a three -year warranty and driver upgrades at no extra charge.

COMPEX is a distinguished, market -driven leader in the networking and wireless connectivity industry. Compex designs, develops, and manufacturers integrative end -user and enterprise level products to fulfill Broadband, Wireless LAN, Bluetooth and IRDA solution needs. Compex seeks to address and fulfill market demands with relevant and innovative solutions. Compex products are available through a large network of distributors, resellers, on/off line retailers, and catalogs. Further information on Compex products can be found at http://www.cpx.com.

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