AirCard 750 Wireless Network Card
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Introducing the AirCard Wireless Network Card
the aircard 750 wireless network card is an accessory for your pc that allows you to connect to the internet, send and receive e-mail, and connect to a corporate network, without the need of a network cable or phone line. the aircard 750 also allows you to use your pc as a mobile phone.
the wireless technology used by the cards is called gprs (general packet radio service) . this is a high-speed, data-only service that is an add-on to the gsm (global system for mobile communications) cellular networka type of network used to provide cellular phone service.
the aircard fits into the standard (type ii) pc card slot available on most notebook and handheld pcs. you can also use the aircard with a pocket pc provided you have the pcmcia jacket accessory.
supported operating systems
the aircard 750 wireless network card works in:
1 notebook pcs running windows 95, 98 se, me, nt, xp, nt 4.0, and 2000
2 handheld pcs running windows ce 3.0 (handheld pc 2000)
3 pocket pcs running windows ce 3.0 (pocket pc and pocket pc 2002) .
the aircard as a network card
the aircard 750 can be configured to provide the alwayson data connection that an ethernet card or other wired lan card provides. that is, you can set options in watcher (a program that comes with the aircard) that will cause the aircard to establish a network connection whenever you insert it, assuming gprs service is available. otherwise, you can configure watcher to connect only when you select a button.
the aircard as a mobile phone
you can use the aircard 750 as a phone simply by connecting an approved headset. (see page 4. ) the dial pad for the phone is in the watcher program.
supported gsm frequency bands
every gsm network operates on one of three radio frequency bands:
1 900 mhz bandsed by some european service providers
2 1800 mhz bandsed by some european and asian service providers
3 1900 mhz band also called the pcs band) used by north american service providers
as a tri-band product, the aircard 750 functions on networks operating on any of the three bands.
ATTENTION : do not insert your aircard into your pc card slot before installing the software.
ATTENTION : you can move the aircard network card from notebook to handheld pc or pocket pc at any time s long as you have installed the proper software and drivers on each computer.