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3Com 11 Mbps Wireless LAN Access Point 6000
Manufacturer: 3Com Price: $520 
6 Opinions from Users 
-Full-featured enterprise-grade 802.11b A.P.
-Supports 128 users
-Supports Power Over Ethernet
-Does not support wireless AP to AP.
3Com AirConnect 802.11b Wireless PC Card
Manufacturer: 3Com Price: $148 
9 Opinions from Users 
PRISM II Based 802.11B PC card. Supports 40 and 128 bit WEP encryption
3eTI's WLAN PC Card with Crypto Client
Manufacturer: 3eTI Price: $158 
Read Our ReviewAdd Your Opinion 
A high-security access point works only as well as the high security on wireless clients, so 3e's high-end card, complete with excess transmit power and AES encryption, is a must-have for locking down laptops.
Manufacturer: smartBridges Price: $239 
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Wireless client bridge that connects any PC with a standard Ethernet NIC. This product boasts up to a 1 mile range.
AirStation 11Mbps Wireless USB Tranceiver
Manufacturer: Buffalo Technology Price: $110 
Read Our Review2 Opinions from Users 
Agere Systems (formerly Lucent) based 802.11B USB adapter with 64 & 128 bit encryption.
Good range vs. distance performance.
Approx. 20% WEP enabled speed decrease

ORiNOCO USB Gold HW clone, but inferior Client Utility

Asus Pocket Wireless Access Point
Manufacturer: Asus Price: $69 
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The smallest AP yet doubles as a client adapter and bridge. Too bad it's complex enough that only extremely experienced users are likely to get the most out of it.
Belkin 802.11g Wireless Notebook Network Card
Manufacturer: Belkin Price: $79.99 
Read Our Review2 Opinions from Users 
Solid performance and an easy setup are marred only by the emergence of Wi-Fi Protected Access. Not that WPA doesn't work, but to get it to run on this card requires more than just a driver update — you might need a whole new operating system if you don't use Window XP.
Belkin Wireless Desktop PCI Network Adapter
Manufacturer: Belkin Price: $39.99 
17 Opinions from Users 
Simple wireless for desktops with open PCI slots -- requires a PC Card NIC however.
Belkin Wireless Desktop PCI Network Card
Manufacturer: Belkin Price: $164.99 
2 Opinions from Users 
Full PCI adapter that comes with separate PC Card to be inserted.
Belkin Wireless Notebook Network Card
Manufacturer: Belkin Price: $89.99 
Read Our Review20 Opinions from Users 
Belkin's entry into 16-bit PCMCIA wireless NICs.
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