QuickerTek introduces the Q4 Dual Band USB
November 13, 2011 in Hardware
[prMac.com] Wichita, Kansas - QuickerTek, Inc. today is pleased to introduce the Q4, the fourth generation Quicky which is an improvement over the previous Quicky models. The Q4 works in both 2.4GHz and 5.8GHz wireless modes with transfer rates from 300 mbps running in either 2.4 or 5.8GHz. Our earlier models of Quicky operated in 2.4GHz mode. Users will enjoy faster downloads with transfer rates. Now any Mac with a USB port can take advantage of wireless networking, whether the Mac has an AirPort wireless network card or not.
Q4 is an excellent solution for users who often find themselves accessing networks at work, school, hotels, coffee shops, airports and other environments where signal strength and speed vary and who want maximum wireless performance. The dual 3 dBi antennas provide the speed necessary for 802.11a/n wireless that runs in the 2.4GHz and 5.8GHz range. Users may choose to upgrade these antennas for even greater distance and wireless speeds.
The Q4 easily clips to the Mac laptop case and is powered from the USB port. Q4 works on any Mac with any open USB port with operating system OS X 10.5.x, and 10.6.x It conforms to the wireless standards 802.11a/b/g/n making better use of the Apple Dual Band Extreme Base Station and Time Capsules. In fact it, should work on most if not all wireless networks, especially modern ones like; D Link, Linksys and Belkin just to name a few.
Q4 supports 64/128~bit WEP, WPA2 (AES with IEEE 802.11x) and WPA(TKIP with IEEE 802.11x) wireless encryption. The Mac should run Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later, including the newly released Lion (10.7x). An Apple AirPort card is not required to gain this powerful wireless performance, which makes it perfect for those users who have always wanted wireless, but either did not get an AirPort card or want to upgrade to the fastest wireless possible.
* 802.11a/b/g/n wireless hardware
* Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later (including Lion 10.7x)
Apple Products (highest speeds possible):
* MacBook Pro
* MacBook Air
Pricing and Availability:
Like most QuickerTek products, the new Q4 is backed with a one-year warranty on parts and labor. The Q4 can be purchased for $125.00 (USD) from QuickerTek's web store or from a participating resellers.
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