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54Mbps Wireless G USB Adapter w/ HotSpot Detector w/ 512Mb Storage


  • Find wireless networks in seconds without turning on your laptop
  • LCD displays the network name, type and strength of detectable wireless networks
  • Save data on the built in flash drive
  • Network your laptop or PC with proven wireless g performance and reliability

The TEW-429UF  has been discontinued.  For a list of discontinued products, click here.

The 802.11g Wireless & 512MB Flash Memory Combo USB Adapter with HotSpot Detector incorporates a Wi-Fi Detector, a wireless adapter, and a USB flash drive into an all-in-one mobile solution. Scan nearby hotspots and view site survey information with the built-in LCD. Store files such as business presentations, family photos, or other important documents.

  • Wi-Fi Compliant with IEEE 802.11g and IEEE 802.11b Standards
  • Detects IEEE 802.11b, and 802.11g HotSpots and Connects to IEEE 802.11b or 802.11g Wi-Fi Devices
  • 512MB Flash Memory Drive with 9MB/s read and 8MB/s write speed performance
  • Auto-install Loads Driver and Utility from the Flash Drive Automatically.
  • Supports Ad-Hoc (Peer-to-Peer) Mode or Infrastructure (AP-Client) Mode
  • Dynamic Data Rate Scaling at 54, 48, 36, 24, 18, 12, 9 and 6Mbps for 802.11g
  • Dynamic Data Rate Scaling at 11, 5.5, 2 and 1Mbps for 802.11b
  • Built-in Rechargeable Li-on Battery (Automatically charge when connected to the USB port)
  • Hotspot Finder displays SSID, Channel, Encryption Types and Signal Strength information
  • Maximum Reliability, Throughput and Connectivity with Automatic Data Rate Switching
  • Supports 64/128-bit WEP, WPA/WPA2 and WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK without Performance Degradation
  • Low Interference and High Susceptibility Guarantee Reliable Performance
  • Wireless Function Compatible with Windows 98SE/ME2000/XP/ (SP1/SP2)/2003 Server/Vista
  • Range of 35~100 meters indoor, 100~300 meters outdoor (depends on the environment)
  • Simple Plug & Play Installation, No CD Required & Diagnostics Utilities
  • 3-year limited warranty
  • USB 2.0, 1.1 Compliant
  • 96 x 32 pixels / PWR, ACT
  • Power On/Off, Scan, Next
Rechargeable Battery
  • 180mAh
Power Consumption
  • 280mA
Dimensions (LxWxH)
  • 97.3 x 28.6 x 14 mm (3.8 x 1.1 x 0.6 inches)
  • 35g (1.2 oz.)
  • Operating: 0° ~ 40° C (32° ~ 104° F)
  • Storage: -20° ~ 70° C (-4° ~ 158° F)
  • 10% ~ 90%max (Non-condensing)
Safety Emissions
  • FCC, CE
Module Technique
  • 802.11b: CCK (11 and 5.5Mbps), DQPSK (2Mbps), DBPSK (1Mbps)
  • 802.11g: OFDM
  • 2.412 ~ 2.484 GHz
Media Access Protocol
Compatible OS
  • Windows 98SE/ME2000/XP(SP1/SP2)/2003 Server/Vista
Data Rate (auto fallback)
  • 802.11b: 11Mbps, 5.5Mbps, 2Mbps, and 1Mbps
  • 802.11g: 54Mbps, 48Mbps, 36Mbps, 24Mbps, 18Mbps, 12Mbps, 9Mbps and 6Mbps
Transmit Power
  • 802.11b: 18dBm @ 11Mbps / 802.11g: 15dBm @ 54Mbps
Receiving Sensitivity
  • 802.11b: 11Mbps 10 – 5 BER @ -87dBm
  • 802.11g: 54Mbps 10 – 5 BER @ -72dBm
  • 64/128-bit WEP (Hex or ASCII), WPA/WPA2, and WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK
  • US: 1~11, EU: 1~14
Flash Drive
Compatible OS
  • No Driver Required: Windows ME/2000/XP/2003, Mac OS 9.x +, Linux 2.4 + Driver Required: Windows 98/98SE
  • TEW-429UF
  • Userīs Guide CD-ROM
  • Multi-Language Quick Installation Guide
  • USB 2.0 Cable (15cm)

*Please note: Some of the listed capacity is used for formatting and other functions (20MBis reserved for Userīs Guide and Driver Utility) and thus is not available for data storage. Please see Userīs Guide for detail.