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Operating System: Windows 2000, Windows XP, Vista, Mac OS X
Release Date: 11 Feb 2008
The Sierra Wireless AirCard 885 HSDPA Modem provides the user with broadband mobile access to the Internet, email, business applications and corporate networks within the coverage area of Cingular's Data Connect. The user can also take advantage of seamless fallback to GSM/GPRS and Cingular's EDGE networks. This provides the user with optimal combination of performance, coverage and reliability in a cost-efficient yet simple solution. Laptop applications were once limited to Wi-Fi hotspots or wired connections, but now, they can be used anywhere the user wants with the Sierra Wireless AirCard 885 HSDPA Modem. The Sierra Wireless AirCard 885 HSDPA Modem sports a handy and convenient LED that allows the user to know when they have 2G (EDGE / GPRS) or 3G (UMTS) connectivity. Aside from that, the Sierra Wireless AirCard 885 HSDPA Modem features a highly-advanced, high-performance antenna in a housing that includes some status-indicator lights while keeping the low-profile design.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
The Sierra Wireless AirCard 885 HSDPA Modem has tri-band HSDPA functionality allowing the modem to provide users with global wireless data connectivity on 2100 / 1900 / 850 MHz WCDMA bands. The Sierra Wireless AirCard 885 HSDPA Modem is exclusively designed for HSDPA network and backward matches the EDGE, UMTS and GPRS network. With networks that are HSDPA capable, the Sierra Wireless AirCard 885 HSDPA Modem will allow the user to transmit as well as receive wireless data at a speed as fast as 3.6Mbps. On the other hand, if the HSDPA network is not available, the Sierra Wireless AirCard 885 HSDPA Modem will automatically connect to the fastest and nearest available network. To use the Sierra Wireless AirCard 885 HSDPA Modem, a Data Connect Plan from Cingular is needed. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Sierra Wireless AirCard 885 HSDPA Modem errors before installing any driver updates.