AeroPad Plus 802.11b Wireless USB Adapter for Mac/PC
Universal USB convenience


Universally compatible with all desktop Macs or PowerBooks with an available USB port. Support Mac OS 9 and Mac OS X.

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User Manual for Mac

User Manual for PC

Mac Driver, OS9

Mac Driver, OSX

PC Drivers, 98-XP

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• Adds wireless capabilities to virtually any USB-equipped desktop or laptop Mac or PC

• Creates a network at home or office without network cables

• Offers longer operating range with the new dual extended antenna

• Installs and configures easily with wireless setup utility

• Connects easily to computer without the need to open up the case

• Interoperable with Apple AirPort Base Station and all 802.11b-compliant Access Points

• Offers data and network security with 64 or 128-bit WEP encryption

The freedom of wireless is here with the new Macsense AeroPad Plus. AeroPad Plus is a plug and play 11Mbps USB network adapter that works directly with any USB-ready Mac or PC computer. Instantly, you can share data, printers, and even high-speed Internet access over your existing wireless network. As a powerful device, the AeroPad Plus can send and receive data up to the speed of 11Mbps and works fully with other IEEE 802.11b-compliant devices. Host powered and hot-swappable, all you really got to do is plug it into the USB port and off you go into the world of wireless networking.

AeroPad spares the tedium of setting up cables or opening up the computer to insert a networking card. The package comes complete with drivers for Mac OS 9 and X and Windows 98-XP. AeroPad offers the unique cross-platform compatibility.

AeroPad is designed for iMacs and previous Mac models that do not have AirPort Card capability built-in. Using AeroPad, these Macs can also enjoy the convenience of wireless networking.

Mac OS 9 and OS X native support. Both OS drivers are available now.

Cross-platform support.
AeroPad is compatible with desktop or portable Macs and PCs.

USB Support. Connects directly to any USB-equipped Mac. Now even desktop Macs that are not AirPort Card ready can enjoy the wonderful world of wireless networking. Best solution for iMacs.

AirPort support. AeroPad is
inter-operable with all Apple AirPort Base Stations (including Extreme).


The following are sample screens to the Mac drivers. Click to enlarge.
Mac OS 9

  The configuration panel lets the user enter the network name or select a network from the surrounding base stations list. The encryption panel allows a 64-bit or 128-bit hex key to be defined to ensure secured connection. The information panel shows essential status information about the current wireless connection.
Mac OS X
  The configuration panel lets user turn the AeroPad on or off, and allows for selecting a valid network from a pull-down menu. The create network panel allows user to set up a computer-to-computer network that does not require the presence of an base station.  

 Technical Specifications


Wireless Standards IEEE 802.11b
Host Interface USB 1.0 & 1.1
Data Transfer Rate 11, 5.5, 2, 1Mbps Auto Fall Back
Channel Available 11 channels (United States, Canada)
13 channels (Europe)
14 channels (Japan)
Radio Technology Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS)
Operating Range Indoor 98-230ft. (30-70m) dependent on environment
Outdoor 492-1312ft. (150-400m) depends on environment
LED Indicator Link Activity
Output Power 15dBm±1dBm
OS Support Mac OS 9, X, Windows 98, Me, 2000, XP
Certifications FCC Part 15/UL
ETSI 300/328/CE
Dimensions 4.5" x 3.9" x 1" (11.5cm x 10cm x 2.6cm)
Net Weight 5.6oz (160g)
Specifications subject to change without prior notice.