Argon USB2220-PXE USB2 Fast Ethernet Adapter
The USB 2.0 Ethernet Adapter allows your computer instantly connect to a 10/100Mbps network through simply a USB port; no hassle to open up your computer case as is required for an internal card now! It's also an ideal USB-to-LAN alternative for gaming console that needs network access in an environment lacking wireless capability. Compared with USB 1.1 standard which offers 12 Mbps speed, the adapter's compliance with USB 2.0 (480Mbps) ensures true 10/100 Mbps network speed without any compromise. Furthermore, the adapter is compact and is USB bus-powered; it requires no external power adapter, so that you can use it without crowding your workspace at all.
Compliant with USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 specifications
Compliant with IEEE 802.3 (10Base-T) and 802.3u (100Base-TX) standards
Supports both full-duplex and half-duplex operations
Supports suspend mode and remote wakeup via link-up and magic packet
Powered by USB port. No external power adapter required
Equipped with diagnostic LEDs
Plug & Play installation
IBM compatible Pentium-233MHz or faster PC or Mac
64 MB RAM or more
One available USB port
Windows® 2000, XP, Vista®, Windows®7;
PXE (Wired for Management Compliant)
PXE on Disk is client-based firmware that enables client PCs/Notebooks/Servers to access and boot from boot image files on a server. Supports network boot protocol and network environment as per the Intel Wired for Management specification's Preboot Execution Environment (PXE). PXE enables network administrators to deploy centrally-administered management applications to networked clients during their boot phase. Examples of preboot applications are OS deployment for new PCs and disaster recovery, virus scanning, PC BIOS updates, and critical file restore facilities.
Note: By default, Microsoft RIS does not support USB network adapters. If you plan to use this USB adapter with RIS then you will need to purchase the Argon RIS Menu Editor as well.