PRESS RELEASE

New firmware released for XRouter Aero with 128-bit encryption, and better compatibility

Los Angeles, California, November 01, 2001 Macsense has released a new firmware version 1.0.4 for its flagship product, the XRouter Aero, an 802.11b wireless Internet sharing Cable/DSL router with wireless access point (WSR-5000).  This new firmware version provides the long-awaited 128-bit WEP encryption for the utmost in LAN security.  The AeroCard (WPE-600) is an 802.11b wireless PCMCIA card for PowerBooks and PC notebook users that provides drivers and support for the PC and Macintosh users.  With this new firmware release, both the XRouter Aero and the AeroCard offer the highest possible encryption to protect against intruders and hackers. 

Another new feature provided in this new firmware is the ability to change the MTU value, the basic unit of transfer on data packets in, and out of the router. This feature allows better compatibility with some ISPs such as Verizon that uses a different MTU value than the standard default MTU.

The firmware upgrade is available for all XRouter Aero users and can be easily downloaded at the Macsense company website, www.macsense.com.   In addition, the Knowledge Base and interactive Web Based Support provided by Macsense ensure that customers will always have the most up-to-date drivers and information at their disposal. 

Macsense Connectivity, a division of Xsense Connectivity, Inc., has been supplying the marketplace with value-priced Macintosh networking products since 1997.  The product lineup includes hubs, switches, NIC, and Internet sharing peripherals.  Macsense products are available through mail order resellers, value-added resellers and integrators as well as key retail outlets.

Macsense is headquartered in South San Francisco, California.  For more information, contact company at sales@macsense.com.


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