FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 26, 2005
IOXperts UPDATES 802.11b DRIVER FOR MAC OS X 10.4 “TIGER”
CAMBRIDGE, MA, May 26, 2005 – IOXperts has released a compatibility
update to its 802.11b driver for Mac OS X 10.4 “Tiger”.
Version 1.0.4 works with Mac OS X 10.4 only. Version 1.0.3 remains the
current release for Mac OS X 10.1 through 10.3. Both have equivalent
The driver supports more than 60 different 802.11b wireless
networking cards on PowerBooks equipped with PC Card slots as well as
PCI-equipped desktop Macs via a dozen “sled-style” PCI adapters.
This is the way to bring older Macs onto the wireless networks that
have become standard in homes and businesses. A number of IOXperts
customers are also using the driver with PC cards to get better range
compared to the internal antennas in their PowerBook laptops.
The IOXperts 802.11b drivers support AppleTalk (with an
AppleTalk-compatible base station), 64- and 128-bit WEP, AirPort
password algorithm, and listing of available networks.
PRICING AND AVAILABILITY
Pricing is USD $19.95 for use with a single wireless card under both
Mac OS 9 and Mac OS X.
The drivers may be downloaded from the IOXperts web site:
For Mac OS X: (http://www.ioxperts.com/80211b_X.html)
For Mac OS 8-9: (http://www.ioxperts.com/80211b.html).
An unregistered copy of the driver is fully functional and will run
for 30 minutes at a time to facilitate testing. If additional time is
required, rebooting the machine will provide another 30 minutes.
IOXperts highly recommends testing the driver to be sure that it
meets your requirements before purchasing it.
Each license is tied to the MAC address of the card registered and
may be used (with that card) on multiple computers under both Mac OS
9 and Mac OS X. Existing customers should simply enter their current
serial number to unlock the current version of the driver.
SUPPORTED CARDS AND HARDWARE
List of supported devices and important notes available at
Supported PowerBook laptops
PowerBook 2400 (Mac OS 8-9 only)
PowerBook 3400 (Mac OS 8-9 only)
PowerBook G3 (all models)
PowerBook G4 (all models)
– 3Com AirConnect PCI 777A
– Belkin F5D6000
– Eumitcom WL11000, SMC2602W, Addtron AWA-100
– Global Sun Tech GL24110P
– Linksys WDT11
– Longshine 8031
– National Datacomm NCP130
– Netgear MA301- Siemens SpeedStream SS1023
– Nortel emobility
– US Robotics USR2415
Here are the cards we believe should work with these adapters:
Avaya Wireless PC Card
Dell Truemobile 1150 mini-PCI Wireless PCMCIA Nic Card for Notebooks
11 Mbps High Speed Radio Card
RoamAbout 802.11 DS
Wireless 11 Mbps Wireless LAN AIRCONNECT PC Card (WLI-PCM-L11)
Wireless 11 Mbps Wireless LAN AIRCONNECT PC Card (WLI-PCM-L11G)
Wireless 11 Mbps Wireless LAN AirStation PC Card (WLI-PCM-L11GP)
Wireless LAN Card (PCWA-C100)
2.4GHz Wireless LAN PC Card (PCWA-C150S)
Please note that vendors frequently change the chips used in a
particular card without changing the model name or number. If in
doubt, it is safe to try the driver with any card — the installer
will automatically recognize any supported card.
IOXperts (http://www.ioxperts.com) develops full-throttle Mac device
drivers to meet the growing demand among Macintosh users for more
variety and choice among peripherals on the Macintosh platform.
After working with OEMs worldwide, the company now reaches out
directly to Macintosh users, providing access to the wide array of
inexpensive hardware available in the PC world.
IOXperts provides drivers for hundreds of USB webcams and still
cameras, FireWire webcams, and 802.11b wireless devices.