Keyspan ships USB products for Windows and Mac OS
November 9, 1998— Richmond, CA — Keyspan today announced release of its
entire line of USB products for Windows and Mac OS-based computers
including Apple’s new iMac.
The Keyspan USB Hub and the Keyspan USB Card are cross-platform products
which operate on both Mac OS and Windows 98. The Keyspan USB Serial Adaptor
is a low cost serial expansion solution designed for use with Apple
Computer’s new iMac. Keyspan products are available through leading catalog
and other authorized resellers.
All three Keyspan USB products will be on display and available for
reseller orders during Comdex at the USB Pavilion, (Booth M428/US66)
sponsored by the USB Implementers Forum. All three products carry a five
year warranty and are sold with a 30 day money back guarantee.
Keyspan USB Hub
The Keyspan USB Hub provides four powered USB ports for connecting USB
devices to the iMac or any other USB-capable computer. Unlike some
competitor’s products, the Keyspan USB Hub supports dual power modes —
operating as either a bus powered hub or as a self-powered hub. The list
price is $69.
Keyspan USB PCI Card
This PCI card provides a low-cost, easy-to-use and reliable USB upgrade for
Power Macintosh or Windows 98 PCs. It is the only USB card now shipping
with support for both the Mac OS and Windows 98 platforms. This upgrade
makes it easy to connect a Mac or PC to new USB devices including disk
drives, joysticks, scanners, graphics tablets, modems, cameras, printers
and telephony products. The list price is $59.
Keyspan USB Serial Adapter
The Keyspan USB Serial Adapter provides a way to connect existing Macintosh
serial devices — including tablets, PDAs and many serial printers — to
the iMac’s USB port. Unlike the single port solutions available from
competitors, Keyspan’s adapter features two serial ports. The list price is
Keyspan products provide “Connections for Your Computer”. The company’s
first products provided serial ports for connecting to traditional computer
peripherals such as modems, printers and tablets. Over time, Keyspan has
expanded its horizons, connecting the Macintosh and PC to the other items
found in the home, school or office. Editors can reach Keyspan at
510-222-0131 ext. 102 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Keyspan website
is located at http://www.keyspan.com.