The ORiNOCO Classic Gold PC Card is designed to work as a client device as well as in an access point, providing connectivity to users anywhere. Easy to install, the PC Card gives you the convenience to work anytime,anywhere and any way you want.
Device Type: Wi-Fi Adapter
Network Architecture Supported: Wireless Ethernet - 11 Mbps IEEE802.11b
Frequency Band: Low power consumptionIndustry-leading radio design
Slot/Port Type: PC Card
Product Title: Proxim Orinoco 8410-WD Classic Gold PC Card
Power Score: 4.3 | 10 Reviews
Wireless Security Features: High-level security with full 128-bit key, RC4 encryption or 64-bit WEP encryption
Class: Network Hardware
Height: 0.4 in
Weight: 1.94 oz
Width: 2.12 in
Depth: 4.63 in
Warranty Information: 3 Year
URL: Manufacturer Link
Indoor Antenna Range: 165 ft
Product Line: ORiNOCO
ISM Minimum Frequency: 2.40 GHz
Interfaces: Type II PC Card
Dimensions: 2.12" Width x 4.63" Depth x 0.34" Thickness
Thickness: 340 mil
Network OS Support: Linux, Mac OS, Microsoft Windows 95, Microsoft Windows 98, Microsoft Windows CE, Microsoft Windows NT (Unspecified Version)
Product Model: 8410-WD
Outdoor Antenna Range: 1750 ft
Brand Name: Proxim
Shipping Weight: 13.28 oz
Speeds Supported: 11 Mbps
Wireless Transmission Speed: 11 Mbps
Base Warranty: 3 year(s)
Network Status Indicators: Link Status, Power
ISM Maximum Frequency: 2.48 GHz
Product Reviews (10)
The Orinoco gold card is as good...
Strengths: easy installation great range support external antenna
The Orinoco gold card is as good as its reputation. I use it with my Fujitsu tablet where low power consumption is most important. The range easily exceeds any card that I've used.
By joearfa - Jun 4, 2005
This little card is a very very...
Strengths: Great Signal Strength, East to install and works great with external antennas!
Weakness: A little flimsy but still very sturdy
This little card is a very very good one. Signal strength is awesome and the card is built like a rock. Im currently using it with a external antenna which makes it a very very powerful combo!
By cop35758 - May 14, 2005
I went through three other network...
Strengths: Great signal strength, solid connection, easy to use.
Weakness: None that I have found.
I went through three other network cards and bridges before someone recommended that I purchase a card with the Orinoco chipset. That was the best move I could have made. This card has been so reliable I wouldn't bother with the cheap brands with fancy rebates any more. I get full bars on my connection at work when others are only getting 1 or 2. The software is easy to use but could be refined a...
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I went through three other network cards and bridges before someone recommended that I purchase a card with the Orinoco chipset. That was the best move I could have made. This card has been so reliable I wouldn't bother with the cheap brands with fancy rebates any more. I get full bars on my connection at work when others are only getting 1 or 2. The software is easy to use but could be refined a little. It works well with XP SP2 as long as you turn off the Windows Wireless Network software. You would be wasting your time with any other network card.
By Furly37 - Mar 25, 2005
i've gone through several other...
Strengths: phenomenal feature set, self-detecting drivers, external antenna connector, jewel case, and 3 year warranty.
Weakness: none whatsoever.
i've gone through several other cards and have yet to find one with as good a range and feature set as this one. i had this card running in two minutes after simply plugging it into the slot, and the jewel case is a nice touch, particularly if you're on the go.
By burning_desire - Feb 1, 2005
I got this card a month and a half...
Strengths: Good range. Good software compatibility. Overall, works very well.
I got this card a month and a half ago on a recommendation from a friend, and it has worked great for everything I've needed it for. I can pick up a signal from anywhere in my house, and have had no problems using the card. I would definitely recommend it.
By boshlag - Aug 31, 2004