Berkeley Varitronics unveils handheld Wi-Fi optimizer

January 27, 2009--Berkeley Varitronics Systems' BEETLE - B/A/N/G is a calibrated wireless test receiver system that verifies, sweeps, measures and optimizes all popular 802.11 Wi-Fi network standards, including 802.11b/g (2.4 GHz), 802.11a (5 GHz) and 802.11n.

January 27, 2009--Berkeley Varitronics Systems' BEETLE - B/A/N/G is a calibrated wireless test receiver system that verifies, sweeps, measures and optimizes all popular 802.11 Wi-Fi network standards, including 802.11b/g (2.4 GHz), 802.11a (5 GHz) and 802.11n.

When equipped with a BVS DF (Direction Finding) antenna, BEETLE - B/A/ N/G locates and pinpoints rogue MACs, APs, STAs and SSIDs. Powerful packet analysis features include Delay Spread, Channel Frequency Response (CFR), Multipath (Ec/Io), Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR), SSID, and Received Signal Strength Indicator (RSSI). According to the company, this device is the only true handheld Wi-Fi packet analysis and direction finding tool of its kind that's accurate to within +1.0dB.

BEETLE - B/A/N/G can wirelessly detect rogue APs, hackers, or any nearby MAC, and can also connect directly to network installations for precise antenna alignment and optimization. It includes both 2.4- and 5-GHz omnidirectional antennae, charger, software and hard carrying case.

Suggested price is $3,500.

On the Web: www.bvsystems.com

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