54 Mbps Wireless USB 2.0 Adapter


54 Mbps standard 802.11g wireless Internet access – 5x the speed of 802.11b

USB 2.0 powered -- up to 40x faster than USB 1.1

New antenna technology allows wireless access at ranges greater than ever before


Blazing-fast 54 Mbps Wireless Internet Access with Superior Range
NETGEAR’s 54 Mbps Wireless USB 2.0 Adapter enables 54 Mbps wireless Internet access to either your desktop or notebook PC. New antenna technology delivers greater range so you can move extended distances without losing your connection. Setup is now made quick and easy with a new Smart Wizard™ Install Assistant. High-level WEP encryption shields your network from wireless eavesdroppers without sacrificing performance.

Features a USB 2.0 interface that is up to 40 times faster than USB 1.1 allowing you to realize full 54 Mbps speed. New antenna technology provides superior range above previous-generation 802.11b adapters.

Supports office roaming for notebook PC users for shared broadband Internet access and resources. Gives you untethered mobility at home, the office, the airport, and other public hotspots. NETGEAR's Wireless LAN Manager lets you create profiles that reflect specific WLAN settings for each place you travel.

The WG121 simply plugs into the external USB port of your PC, eliminating the need to open up your desktop PC. Gain full mobility with your notebook, or place your desktop anywhere in your home, without the need to use unsightly Ethernet cables. 802.11g standard compliance ensures interoperability with existing 802.11b and 802.11g networks. Setup is now made quick and easy with a new Smart Wizard™ Install Assistant.

Stylish & Convenient
Sleek, platinum-look casing. Compact design ideal for external placement on any surface. Included 5-ft (1.52m) USB cable lets you locate your adapter where signal is strongest.


Physical Specifications

  • Dimensions (l x w x h): 4.2 x 3.4 x .94 in (107 x 87 x 24 mm)
  • Weight: .53 lbs (.24 kg)

Wireless Speeds

  • 1, 2, 5.5, 6, 9, 11, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 54 Mbps (auto rate capable); compatible with 802.11b or 802.11g


  • Hardware-based 40/64-bit & 128-bit WEP encryption

Modulation Type

  • Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS)

Standards Capability

  • PC: USB 2.0 Compliant Windows® 98SE, Me, 2000, and XP Ethernet, RJ-45


  • 2.412 ~ 2.462 GHz (US)
  • 2.412 ~ 2.484 GHz (Japan)
  • 2.412 ~ 2.472 GHz (Europe ETSI)
  • 2.457 ~ 2.462 GHz (Spain)
  • 2.457 ~ 2.472 GHz (France)

Environmental Specifications

  • Operating temperature: 32º to 140º F (0º to 60º C)
  • Operating humidity: 5-95%, noncondensing

Electromagnetic Compliance

  • FCC Part 15 Class B

System Requirements

System Requirements

  • Pentium class PC
  • Available USB port
  • Windows® 98SE, Me, 2000, or XP
  • 2 Mbytes of free hard drive space

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