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March 26, 2014

Silex - HP Partnership, New Product Launch and other Silex News!


April 1st - 3rd, 2014.
McEnery Convention Center
San Jose, California.
Booth # 2128

April 8th - 11th, 2014.
Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center
Dallas, Texas.
Demo Station # 1400

In this Issue:                    

How to share USB Printers over a Network

SX-680 Release: Embedded WIreless Bridge

FCC's 80211d Update

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Silex Technology Partners with HP

downloadNow you can easily connect and share your HP  USB Scanjet scanner on your office's wired or wireless local area network (LAN) with affordable and reliable Silex USB device servers.  With extensive compatibility testing and proven customer successes, HP recommends Silex USB Device Servers for seamlessly networking their line of USB Scanjet scanners. To find out more information about our partnership with HP, please visit our website.

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Share USB Printers with Multiple Computers on a Network

John_VideoIn this 3-minute video, John Halloran, Product Manager for Device Servers, demonstrates how easy it is to share USB printers with multiple network computers using Silex USB device servers. Our USB device servers allow multiple computers to connect and share printers and Multi-Function Printers (MFP’s) on a wired or a wireless network.

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New High-Performance Embedded Wireless Bridge

sx-680Silex Technology released SX-680, a high-performance, 2x2 embedded wireless bridge module. With the SX-680, device developers can add reliable Wi-Fi to devices with an existing wired LAN interface. The SX-680 has a Silex-optimized wireless LAN driver with a high-performance CPU and comes standard with the Silex wireless 
security supplicant for 802.1x enterprise security.
To find out more features and specifications of our newly released product please visit the SX-680 product page.

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FCC to Ban 802.11d After September 01, 2014

802.11dAfter September 01, 2014, the FCC will not allow the use of 802.11d, which means that clients cannot rely on the Access Point to ensure compliance to the FCC certified frequency bands. For example today, a non-U.S. AP can be used in the US, which will allow transmitting on channels 12 & 13 which are unapproved and prohibited in the 2.4 GHz band. This will not be the case once FCC enforces the new rule.


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