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- Chaoce T6225-SO-CR: Dual port 10/25GbE Ethernet card PCIe 3.0 x8, SFP28 interface, Supports Windows/Linux/VMware/MAC OS X/XenServer/SmartOS/FreeBSD/Boot operating system, fully compatible with X86 platforms such as INTEL/AMD/Haiguang, as well as domestic hardware platforms such as Loongson/Megachip/Shenwei.
- Instant Switching: Includes a button controller to switch between two computers that can be controlled from a single keyboard, monitor and mouse Plug and Play: Simply connect the PCs you want to control with your set of peripherals; KVM switch supports any combination of Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems; does not require drivers or software installation 1920x1200@60Hz Video Resolution: Supports DVI connections, USB keyboards and USB mice
- One USB console controls two USB computers
- Compact design, built-in 3 ft Cables
- Multiplatform support — Windows, Linux, Mac, Sun
- With speaker support
- 4 Ports 1 Port
- Video Resolution 2048 x 1536
- PC Selection Push Buttons
- Ultimate Wi-Fi Speed – Up to 1300 Mbps speeds with 400 Mbps on 2.4GHz and 867 Mbps on 5GHz, upgrades your devices to higher AC WiFi speeds.
- Dual Band Connection – 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz band for flexible connectivity, enables your devices to work with the latest dual-band WiFi router for faster speed and extended range.
- MU-MIMO Technology – Delivers highly efficient wireless connection
- Nano Design – Small, unobtrusive design allows you to plug it in and forget it is even there
- System Compatibility – Supports Windows 10/8.1/8/7
- High Efficiency WiFi 6 - Enjoy fast speeds up to 2700 Mbps with WiFi 6 (802.11ax)
- Commercial-grade Network Security - Lifetime free ASUS AiProtection Pro, powered by Trend Micro, with WPA3 to protect your home
- More Privacy, Anywhere - Instant Guard gives you one-click secure internet access via RT-AX68U from anywhere in the world
- Parental Controls for All Ages - Customize settings for different age groups, giving your kids the internet access they need
- ASUS AiMesh Support - Create a flexible, seamless whole-home mesh network with AiMesh-compatible routers
- Unrivalled Wi-Fi 6 Speed - Breaks the gigabit barrier with speed up to 1201 Mbps (5 GHz) + 574 Mbps (2.4 GHz)
- Wider Signal Coverage - Connect to your Wi-Fi in more parts of your home with two external high-gain antennas ensuring greater coverage and enhanced stability
- Bluetooth 5.2 - The latest Bluetooth technology achieves 2x Faster Speed and 4x Broader Coverage than BT 4.2
- Improved Security - The latest security enhancements WPA3 provides enhanced protection in personal password safety
- Backward Compatibility - Full support for 802.11ax/ac/a/b/g/n standards
- • Tri-band - Supports 8 streams on tri band simultaneously, up to 6.6Gbps speed
- • Powerful processor - 1.8GHz quad core processor delivers ultra fast and reliable connections
- • Game accelerator - Provides an uninterrupted WiFi connection for immersive gaming experiences
- • Dedicated radio chip for each band
- • Powerful Quad Core CPU
- Instant upgrade to WiFi 6 - Boost your PC to 802.11ax standard via USB with speeds up to 1800 Mbps.
- Ultra-high efficiency - Enable faster transmission in high density environments with OFDMA, MU-MIMO and BSS Coloring.
- Amplified signal - External antenna and cradle ensures powerful WiFi signal.
- Supports WPA3 security - For enhanced WiFi security and more robust authentication.
- Plug-and-play - Easy to use with wide operating system support.
- High-Efficiency WiFi 6 - Ultrafast WiFi 6 dual-band router boosts speed up to 6000 Mbps, with 160 MHz channels for better efficiency and throughput.
- Dual 2.5G Ports - Traffic via 2.5G ports has top priority; flexible WAN/LAN network port configurations.
- Extreme Quad-Core CPU Power - High-performance 2.0 GHz quad-core 64-bit CPU takes computational capabilities to the next level.
- Triple-Level Game Acceleration - Accelerate game traffic every step of the way from device to game server.
- Mobile Game Mode - Minimize lag and latency for mobile gaming with just a tap on the ASUS Router app.
- JD Power Award - Highest in customer satisfaction for wireless routers 2017 and 2019 Wave 2 Wireless Internet Router, 600 Mbps on the 2.4GHz band and 1300 Mbps on the 5GHz band MU-MIMO Gigabit Router, 3 simultaneous data streams help your devices achieve optimal performance by making communication more efficient Boosted WiFi Coverage, Beamforming technology delivers a highly efficient wireless connection, Long Range WiFi Full Gigabit Ports: Create fast, reliable wired connections for your PCs, Smart TVs and gaming console with 4 x Gigabit LAN and 1 x Gigabit WAN. No USB Port Parental Controls: Block inappropriate content and set daily limits for how much time your children spend online with Parental Controls
- IEEE 802.11b/g/n 2.4 GHz, IEEE 802.11a/n/ac 5 GHz
- 600 Mbps (200 Mbps on 2.4 GHz, 433 Mbps on 5 GHz) Wireless Data Rates
- 2.4 GHz / 5 GHz
A Networking Primer
Are you up-to-date on your knowledge about networking equipment? If not, the primer below will outline what you need to know about network equipment such as routers, switches, hubs, NAS drives, and etc.
A network switch is a device that connects other networking-capable devices together, typically via Ethernet. A switch uses packet switching to receive, process then forward data to the correct receiving device, creating a LAN (Local Area Network). Switches range from inexpensive desktop devices with 4-12 ports to large chassis-based managed switches with hundreds of ports. Switches use the MAC address of each device to identify them. High end managed switches can also perform basic layer 3 routing functions too. Some switches even have built-in wireless controllers.
Similar to a switch, a network hub creates a network between multiple devices. But hubs are older and archaic compared to modern network switches. If you still have a hub deployed in your network, consider replacing it with a network switch.
In addition to creating a LAN, a router is able to connect multiple networks to a wide area network (WAN). A WAN is a network that covers a large area and is sometimes used synonymously with the internet, though the internet is only one example of a WAN. Network routers can be either wired or wireless, with wireless routers sometimes referred to as Wi-Fi® routers.
Network Access Point / Wireless Access Point (WAP)
An access point is a device that adds wireless connectivity to a wired network. Some APs are standalone devices that connect to a router while others are components of the router itself. APs come in two varieties, stand-alone APs are for small installations with 1-5 APs while controller-managed APs are typical of larger implementations to permit central management of all the devices.
A network firewall is a security device that controls traffic entering and leaving a LAN based on a set of rules. While it functions similar to a software firewall, but it protects the whole LAN instead of a single PC. Especially at the small business level, a firewall is combined with a router and often a WAP into a single package. Newer firewalls are often referred to as Unified Threat Management devices as they can inspect and control traffic at the application level.
A network attached storage drive is a dedicated drive on a network that has its own IP address and functions similarly to an external hard drive. Some NAS drives feature built-in software that allow them to not only store files, but also stream media and provide remote access. Advanced NAS drives may utilize multiple hard disks arranged in a redundant array of independent disks (RAID) setup for increased performance.
Network Adapters (NIC)
Network adapters are devices that add networking capabilities, and can sometimes be referred to as network interface controllers or network interface cards. There three types of network adapters, wired, wireless, and dual wired/wireless. When purchasing a wireless network adapter, be sure that it is compatible with your organization’s wireless network standard.
A modem connects a router or computer to a telephone line to provide access to the internet, though some modems may have built-in router functionality. When purchasing a modem, you will want to be sure that it is compatible with your internet service provider’s (ISP) network.
Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)
VoIP is a method of voice communication that uses a computer network instead of the telephone system. You may already be familiar with VoIP services such as Skype™ or Google Voice™, which allow for communication over the internet. For your staff, there are VoIP solutionsthat can connect them with each other through your computer network as well as your telephone lines.
Power over Ethernet (PoE)
Ethernet uses only two of the four pairs of wires in a copper Ethernet cable, leaving the other two available for power delivery. This allows low power devices like VoIP phones IP cameras and WAPs to run solely off the Ethernet cable. Many switches offer models with PoE (15.4W/port) or PoE+ (25.5W/port) on some or all switch ports.
Did you know that power lines can be used to create a network in addition to powering electronic devices? Creating a computer network through your power lines will not require modification of the lines nor will it increase electricity usage. To set up an Ethernet power line network, you just need to plug at least two power line network adapters into wall outlets and run Ethernet cables from them to whatever devices you want on the network.
A network print server is a device that allows you to connect one or more printers to a network and provide print queue information to users. A print server can be used with any printer as long as the printer and print server feature compatible connections. Some network print servers have the ability to redirect print jobs to if one printer has too many requests.