Product Description The Intel® WiFi Link 5100 Series is a family of IEEE 802.11a/b/g/Draft-N 1 wireless network adapters that operate in both the 2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz spectra. These adapters, available in both PCIe* Mini Card and Half Mini Card form factor deliver up to 300 Mbps 2 of receive bandwidth; in addition to providing a host of features that enhance today 9s mobile lifestyle. Intel ® WiFi Link 5100 Series Product Brief Intel® WiFi Link 5100 Series Mobile Computing Features " Over 5x bandwidth increase 2 compared to existing 802.11a/b/g solutions " Up to 2x greater range 2 " IEEE 802.11a/b/g and Draft-N 1 compliant " WiFi Personal Area Network capabilities " Industry-leading power consumption 3 " Wireless support for Intel® Active Management Technology " Advanced security via 802.11i " Easy-to-use Intel® PROSet v12.0 WLAN Software 4 " Support for Cisco Compatible Extensions* v4 " Performance-optimized with Connect with Intel® Centrino® processor technology certified Access Points FeatureBenefit Performance, Flexibility, and Mobility Over 5X Bandwidth increase 2 Up to 300 Mbps 2 Draft-N 1 receive data rates compared to 54 Mbps for 802.11a/b/g solutions Minimizes the time needed to transfer large files and enables applications such as High Definition ... more. less.
(HD) video streaming, Voice over IP (VoIP), and multi-player gaming Up to 2X greater range 2 MIMO, diversity, and support for up to two antennas enable better wireless reception at the same distance when compared to 802.11a/b/g solutions Reduces the number of cdead zones, d network re-connects, and dropped data packets; dramatically improving connectivity throughout the home and enabling more consistent coverage in the enterprise Intel® My WiFi Technology Wireless Personal Area Network solution for connectivity to consumer electronic devices Enables wireless connectivity to selected WiFi-enabled consumer devices such as digital cameras, MP3 players, or game players for file sharing, file syncing, or file streaming activities Industry-leading power consumption 3 Optimized power modes (sleep states) reduce power consumption during periods of inactivity Reduced WLAN power consumption results in longer platform battery life 3 for greater utility, enjoyment, and convenience PCIe* Mini Card and Half Mini Card form factor Support for the PCIe Mini Card form factor enables the Intel® WiFi Link 5100 to be designed into existing laptops while support for the PCIe Half Mini Card form factor enables thinner and smaller laptops Manageability and Security Intel® Active Management Technology Asset management, remote system diagnostics, network protection, and network security technology Provides IT managers the capability to remotely discover, heal, and protect wireless notebooks regardless of the functional state of the operating system which can result in reduced on-site support costs Advanced Security via 802.11 Wireless security supporting AES encryption Ensures enterprise wireless networks are protected from unauthorized access via stronger authentication and encryption mechanisms Intel® PROSet v12.0 4 Intel WLAN management software Simplifies client deployments and allows remote management of wireless settings and profiles by IT managers Interoperability IEEE 802.11a/b/g/Draft-N 1 compliant Compliant to the existing IEEE 802.11a, 802.11b, and 802.11g standards; 802.11n compliance expected when the standard is ratified Enables interoperability with other IEEE-based Wireless Access Points and Wireless network adapters Support for Cisco Compatible Extensions* v4 Cisco Centralized Key Management, Call Admission Control, Unscheduled Automatic Power Save Delivery (U-APSD), and Voice Metrics Helps prevent delays in VoIP calls when roaming between Access Points; enables improved network diagnostics Connect with Intel® Centrino® processor technology Intel certification that focuses on interoperability between IEEE 802.11 Draft-N 1 devices Selection of Access Points with the Connect with Intel® Centrino® processor technology label ensures that both the Access Point and the Intel Centrino laptop has passed numerous interoperability tests Intel ® Active Management Technology (Intel ® AMT) requires the computer system to have an Intel ® AMT-enabled chipset, network hardware and software, as well as connection with a power source and a corporate network connection. Setup requires configuration by the purchaser and may require scripting with the management console or further inte gration into existing security frameworks to enable certain functionality. It may also require modifications of implementation of new business processes. For more information, see www.intel.com/technology/platform-technolo gy/intel-amt/.<br><br> 1 cDraft-N d refers to: IEEE P802.11 n*/D2.0 Draft Amendment to STANDARD [FOR] Information Technology-Telecommunications and info rmation exchange between systems-Local and Metropolitan networks-specific requirements- Part 11: Wireless LAN Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY) specifications: Enhancements for Higher Throughput. 2 Up to 2X greater range enabled by 1x2 Draft-N implementations with 1 transmit spatial stream and 2 receive spatial streams. Up to 5X Bandwidth increase based on the theoretical maximum receive bandwidth enabled by 1x2 Draft-N implementations with 1 transmit spatial stream and 2 receive spatial streams. Actual wireless throughput and/or range w ill vary depending on your specific operating system, hardware and software configurations. Check with your PC manufacturer for details. 3 References to improved battery life as measured by MobileMark* 2005, refer to platform comparisons versus competing Draft-N WL AN solutions. Actual platform battery life savings will vary depending on your specific operating system, hardware and software configurations. Check with your PC manufacturer for details.<br><br> 4 Intel ® PROSet for Wireless software may not be supported by your PC manufacturer. Check with your PC manufacturer for details on avai lability. 5 Wireless connectivity and some features may require the purchase of additional software, services, or external hardware. Avail ability of public wireless LAN access points is limited, wireless functionality may vary by country. See http://www.intel.com/products/centrino/more_info for more information. 6 Roaming is supported only between each respective band and mode of access points. 7 Some security solutions may not be supported by your PC 9s operating system and/or by your PC manufacturer. Check with your PC manufacturer for details on availability. No license, express or implied, by estoppel or otherwise, to any intellectual property rights is granted by this document. Ex cept as provided in Intel 9s Terms and Conditions of Sale for such products, Intel assumes no liability whatsoever, and Intel disclaims any express or implied warranty, relating to sale and /or use of Intel products including without limitation, liability or warranties relating to fitness for a particular purpose, merchantability, or infringement of any patent, copyright or other intellectual property right. Intel products are not intended for use in medical, life saving, or life sustaining applications. Intel may make changes to specifications and product descriptions at any time, without notice. For the most current product information, please visit www.intel.com/network/connectivity/products/wireless/index.htm Copyright © 2008 Intel Corporation. All rights reserved. Intel, the Intel logo, Intel. Leap ahead., Intel. Leap ahead. logo, Centrino, and Centrino inside are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and other countries. *Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others. Printed in USA 0508/CC/OCG/XX/PDF Please Recycle 319981-001US General Dimensions (H x W x D) PCIe Mini Card: 2.00 in x 1.18 in x 0.13 in (50.95 mm x 30.00 mm x 3.30 mm) PCIe Half Mini Card: 1.06 in x 1.18 in x 0.13 in (26.80 mm x 30.00 mm x 3.30 mm) WeightPCIe Mini Card: 7.0 g PCIe Half Mini Card: 4.0 g DiversityOn-board diversity support for systems designed with two antennas Radio ON/OFF Control 5 Supported in both hardware and software Connector interfaceMini Card form factor, based on PCIe electrical interface LED OutputSingle WLAN-LED (as per Mini Card specification) Operating Temperature0 to +80° C Humidity Non-Operating50% to 90% RH non-condensing (at temperatures of 25° C to 35° C) Operating SystemsMicrosoft Windows XP* 32/64-bit, Microsoft Windows Vista* 32/64-bit, Linux Wi-Fi AllianceWi-Fi Certified* for 802.11 a, 802.11 b, 802.11 g, WMM*, WPA*, and WPA2* (Wi-Fi Alliance Draft-N 1 and 802.11n certifications expected when available) Microsoft WHQLYES IEEE WLAN StandardIEEE 802.11a/b/g/Draft-N 1 , 802.11d, 802.11e, 802.11i, 802.11h ArchitectureInfrastructure or ad hoc (peer-to-peer) Roaming 6 Supports seamless roaming between respective access points (802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11a/b/g, and 802.11a/b/g/Draft-N 1 ) Security Authentication WPA 7 and WPA2 7 , 802.1X, LEAP, EAP-TLS, PEAP-TLS, and PEAP-MSCHAPv2* Protocols EncryptionCKIP, TKIP, 64-bit and 128-bit WEP (for 802.11a/b/g), AES-CCMP (for 802.11a/b/g/Draft-N) Product SafetyUL, C-UL, CB (IEC 60950) Products AvailableModel CodeVersion Intel® Wireless WiFi Link 5100512AN_MMW 512AG_MMW 512AN_HMW 512AG_HMW 512AN_MMW (supports 802.11a/b/g/Draft-N 1 in a PCIe Mini Card form factor) 512AG_MMW (supports 802.11a/b/g in a PCIe Mini Card form factor) 512AN_HMW (supports 802.11a/b/g/Draft-N 1 in in a PCIe Half Mini Card form factor) 512AG_HMW (supports 802.11a/b/g in in a PCIe Half Mini Card form factor) Intel® WiFi Link 5100 Series Technical Specifications Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software v12.0 is available for users of Intel® WLAN hardware 4 .<br><br> The latest version of the software helps enable a superior experience by providing enhancements for end users as well as IT administrators who deploy and manage wireless networks. Features include: Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software 4 v12.0 " Enhanced simple User Interface " IT Administration Tool capabilities 3 Install Package Creator 3 Central Control over driver and application settings 3 Single Sign On for Microsoft and Novell networks " Additional Profile management capabilities " Support for WiFi Protected Setup " Support for high rate Draft-N 1 WiFi networks " Support Intel Active Management Technology