High Power 200mw Senao USB Wi-Fi Adapter

From the interesting new products department …

Pasadena Wireless is offering Senao’s new high power (200 mw / 23 dbm) USB adapter. Specifications state that it supports Windows 98-XP, WEP and WPA encryption and 802.11b/g. The external antenna is changeable. I’ve had trouble in the past with the stability of drivers (particularly in Windows 98 machines) for Senao wi-fi adapters and hope things have improved since then.

The USB aspect is good because it allows moving the antenna slightly away from the computer and other electronics that may interfere with operation. Also, I prefer a USB approach over having a PCcard inside the laptop adding extra heat.