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Cool Visual: like the flash animation above, the Infrared Drive has a built-in red
LED that will provide visual clue when it is working! When it is
transferring data, it will flash quickly. Otherwise, it blinks
every few seconds showing that it is scanning for any IrDA IR device in
wireless data transfer capability to your PC !
The Infrared Drive will make
the IR connector
(a.k.a. Infrared or IrDA connector) on your motherboard a fully
IrDA infrared port. Simply connect the IR cable (included) to
motherboard's IR connector, enable your IrDA port in CMOS, and Windows
will install the driver and application software for you automatically
worry if you are still using Windows 95. An software diskette for
Windows 95 system is included in every Infrared Drive retail package.
Your Infrared Drive will work just as good and just as fast under Windows
The Infrared Drive is fully supported by Windows 95, Windows 98,
Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Linux (with proper Linux
- When software application such as IrDA Remote Control is installed, some TV remote control units can be used to control your Infrared Drive equipped Media Player/Media Center based PC.
The Infrared Drive is supported by LapLink 7.5 under Windows 95/98.
LapLink provides remote control and printing capabilities to another computer
via infrared. LapLink is not a required software to operate the Infrared
- There is no limit in the transfer file size.
Files transfer under total darkness or broad day light.
The maximum data transfer speed with the standard IR cable is 115.2kbps,
in both directions. The maximum data transfer with the optional
FIR cable is 4Mbps.
The minimum range of communication is 1 meter (or about 3 feet).
When working with another desktop PC or a notebook computer, a range distance
of up to 6~10 feet may be achieved.
It is tested by Intel's motherboard division for complete compatibility.
The Infrared Drive was tested and approved by Intel's motherboard division
in 1997 to be compatible with its IrDA connector design. Today, most
motherboard manufacturers follow Intel in equipping motherboards with an
The Infrared Drive is durable:
- MTBF Greater than 512,000 Hours at an Ambient Temperature of 60oC
- Greater than 55 years under continuous operation
IBM-compatible (P166 or faster)
32MB of RAM or greater
Available Form Factors:
The Infrared Drive is available in both 3.5" and
5.25" form factors.
It is designed to be easily installed in any
spare drive bay, like a CD ROM or floppy drive.
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