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Novatel WirelessMerlin X950D ExpressCard

Novatel Wireless  Merlin X950D ExpressCard

The Merlin X950D ExpressCard is a next-generation global, tri-band HSUPA and quad-band EDGE/GPRS wireless modem. The card can be used in both ExpressCard/34 and 54 slots and with Novatel Wireless adapters in PCMCIA and USB slots. Unique to the Merlin X950D, full 2.1 Mbps HSUPA and HSDPA 7.2 Mbps is now a reality. A firmware upgrade will be available to deliver the full 2.1 Mbps HSUPA performance. Mobile users, worldwide, can now enjoy full 3.5G capability in their wireless computing devices.

Key Features

  • Wireless data upload speeds up to 2.1 Mbps and download speeds up to 7.2 Mbps on HSDPA networks
  • Tri-band HSDPA/UMTS - 850/1900/2100 MHz
  • Quad-band EDGE/GPRS - 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • Supports Windows 2000, XP, Vista; Mac; Linux
  • Offers the latest in I/O interconnect technology
  • Dual band Receive Diversity for better speeds in low signal locations
  • Equalizer support to enhance performance and achieve higher bit rates
  • External Antenna Connector
  • Service State LED 5 color
  • Field firmware upgradeable

Key Benefits

  • More compact than traditional PC cards
  • Advanced power management
  • Plug-and-play and hot swappable, without requiring a reboot
  • Secure internet access
  • Dependable, reliable product


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