Compex introduces an addition to its Wireless Products

Compex's weatherproof casing protects wireless access points and accessories from exterior elements.

Anaheim, CA - November 1st, 2003 - Compex, Inc., rising leader in wireless connectivity and communication technologies, announced today the introduction of a new customized weatherproof casing for the Compex WP11B+ and POE -100 Ethernet Kit.


Compex offers the weatherproof casing to house the Compex 802.11b WP11B+ Wireless Access Point and its companion accessory, the POE -100. The WP11B+ is a key product that offers advanced features such as Transparent Bridging, uConfig, Wireless Routing Client mode, Wireless Pseudo VLAN, and optional connection to a further extended range. Designed with such high -end features, the WP11B+ proves to be a high -performance, affordable, and flexible solution for the SOHO to enterprise market. Complementary to the WP11B+ is the Compex Power Over Ethernet kit, POE -100. The POE -100 is an accessory item designed to supply operational power to a wireless access point through the use of a Cat5 Cable. Along with Compex's weatherproof casing, the Compex POE -100 kit provides an ideal solution to mount the WP11B+ virtually anywhere in a building without the need to locate the unit near an electrical outlet.

The weatherproof casing is primarily targeted for use in Hotspots such as cafes, small businesses, coffeehouses, airports, school campuses and many other locations. Constructed with weatherproof and corrosion resistant material for maximum durability and protection, the weatherproof casing can be used to station Compex wireless access points and antennas on building rooftops. The casing includes a detachable 5 -dbi antenna which can be substituted with a high -gain antenna or amplifier attachable via a SMA connector. With the availability of these customized boxes, Compex customers will be allowed even greater flexibility for the design, plan, and deployment of a network or Hotspot implementing wireless technology.

COMPEX is a 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 www.cpx.com.

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