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Product Code: DY01.00012
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Description Technical Specs
The WL400 allows boat owners to connect to WIFI hot spots so that their on board PC’s or equipment can connect to the internet.  With internet connectivity on board you can download the latest weather or chart updates as well as having a mobile office on board. Most harbors, marinas and ports have either free or subscription based services available.

The all-in-one system features a 200mW booster/modem encapsulated in the base of a hi-gain (8dBm) antenna with a 5m (16ft) USB cable.  The antenna measures 1m (3ft) and has an industry standard 1” x 14TPI mountings. The WL400 connects to an on board PC through a regular USB connection with a plug ‘n’ play driver disk supplied for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Mac OS X 10.3 (and higher) and LINUX* operating systems.  It supports 802.11b/g protocols as well as WEP and WPA encryption.  The software will show a list of hot spots available and indicate if they are security enabled and their signal strength allowing you to select the most appropriate choice. Even if your system already has WIFI access, this can be disabled and you can take advantage of the superior range (and speed) that this system will offer. WIFI range depends on many local factors but ranges of up to 3-4 miles have been achieved with this low cost system.  In general, using an internal WIFI adapter typically found on a notebook, you’ll be lucky to find the signal at the end of the dock so if you plan to access the internet whilst on board the WL400 could be the solution for you.
Features & Benefits
  • Ideal solution for semi-permanent installation
  • Simple Plug and Play USB connection
  • 200mW wifi modem and high gain (8dBm) omni-directional antenna
  • Industry standard 1" x 14 TPI thread mount
  • Integrated 5m USB cable - can be extended with optional 5m USB Active Extender
  • USB Bus Powered
  • Windows XP/Vista/7 compatible
  • Mac OS X and LINUX* compatible (The WL400 has not been tested with all LINUX distributions but all of the latest Debian based distributions should include the necessary drivers)

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