Product News: The latest products from Lenovo, Edimax, Netgear, Mitsubishi & FileMaker

Product News: The latest products from Lenovo, Edimax, Netgear, Mitsubishi & FileMaker

ARN reviews the latest products

Lenovo ThinkPad W700ds

Measuring almost 40 per cent of the 17-inch screen, this mobile workstation’s 10.6-inch second screen gives users extra real estate to work from. Ideal for digital content creators and users, the W700ds’ optional digitiser provides high resolution, pressure sensitive control of the primary screen, both screens or a specific defined area of either. Select models in this new ThinkPad range come with a colour calibrator that automatically adjusts the screen’s colour to deliver true-to-life 2D and 3D images. The W700ds comes with Intel’s mobile quad-core processor and Extreme graphics and optional dual hard drives, or the choice of Nvidia Quadro FX mobile graphics. The workstation offers up to 8GB of high-speed DDR3 memory and a solid-state drive storage option. Alternatively, hard disk drives offer up to 960GB total storage. The mobile workstation carries certifications from more than 20 independent software applications. There’s also a high-speed UDMA compact fl ash reader, support for Dual Link DVI, Display Port and VGA, a 7-in-1 multicard reader and five USB ports. Security features include a smartcard reader and full-disk encryption.

Distributed by: Ingram Micro, Synnex, Cellnet and Dicker Data.

RRP: $8199


Edimax nMax AR-7265Wn

This high performance and cost-effective 11n ADSL2/2+ modem router is aimed at home and small office use. The built-in ADSL2/2+ modem enables users to share a high-speed broadband connection with up to 253 other network users and works with all existing ADSL types with a maximum download speed of 24Mbps. Based on the 802.11n wireless standard, the AR-7265Wn offers wireless data transmission rates up to 300Mbps and significantly increased wireless coverage, the vendor claims. The 11n technology allows users to create a secure and stable wireless network to share photos, files, music, videos, printers and network storage among the computers in the network. Like all nMax products from Edimax, the AR-7265Wn supports Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS), which enables users to set-up advanced wireless security by pushing the pairing button on the router. In addition, the router supports Virtual Server and Virtual DMZ functions for increased security. By providing three detachable high-gain antennae with a standard SMA antenna connector, Edimax also allows users to enhance the wireless range.

Distributed by: Bluechip Infotech.

RRP: $175


Netgear RangeMax WNDR3700

Netgear’s latest Wireless-N Gigabit Router is the first product to be based on its sleek new fifth generation industrial design, and offers simultaneous Dual Band 2.4GHz and 5GHz wireless access with gigabit ports and a USB port. It incorporates a 680MHz MIPS processor, high-performance power amplifiers and eight ultra sensitive meta-material antennae – resulting in faster wired-to-wireless throughput and long range wireless coverage, the vendor claims. Features include a four-port Ethernet low power consumption switch, dedicated Quality of Service (QoS) for video streaming over wireless, one-touch wireless on-off and power on-off buttons, a Denial-of-service (DoS) and stateful packet inspection (SPI) firewall, and adjustable transmission power for maximum energy efficiency. There’s also a secure Push ‘N’ Connect feature and industry standard WPS support. The RangeMax Dual Band Wireless-N Gigabit Router can connect multiple networked gadgets as well as online gamers and video streamers.

Distributed by: Dicker Data, Express Online, Ingram Micro, NetWorld Systems, Synnex, BMS Technology and J Mill.

RRP: On application


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