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Hercules WiFi USB Transmitter (HWGUSB2-54V2-AP)

A unique WiFi USB key to share your Internet connection wirelessly with all your WiFi devices

  • A unique WiFi USB key to share your Internet connection wirelessly with all your WiFi devices



  • Totally Unique: share your Internet connection without a router!
  • Incredibly simple
  • Total control
  • Dedicated Hercules software included (English/ French/ German/ Dutch/ Spanish/ Italian)
  • Compatible with all 802.11g/802.11b products
  • For Windows® XP SP2 and Windows® Vista 32bit



Technical specifications

  • Provides wireless access for all* of your hardware already equipped for WiFi (computers, Xbox® 360 game console, PSPTM, DSTM Lite...) to your high-speed Internet connection. (*up to 5)
  • An ingenious and unique alternative to routers for sharing the Internet:
    • Keep your wired modem
    • No adjustments needed to your modem or your Internet connection settings
    • Sharing of your existing Internet connection is automatic
  • Totally hassle free, simple to install and run
    • A single USB key to connect to the computer connected to the Internet
    • The installation assistant guides you step-by-step through installation and sharing of your Internet connection between different devices
    • Small semi-rigid USB extension for maximum compatibility with all computers and optimal positioning
  • Based on the latest official WiFi standard, 802.11g: up to 54 Mbits/s
  • Compatible with all 802.11g and 802.11b products
  • Supports the latest security levels, WPA and WPA2: only one password is required, as well as WEP
  • Hercules own jargon free software for quick and easy set up
  • Total and simple control of the list of WiFi devices authorized to connect to your network:
    • Warning when a connection is attempted, allowing you to refuse the connection, or authorize it temporarily or permanently
    • Advanced users can themselves define the list of devices authorized or prohibited to connect, according to their MAC addresses
    • Users can view who is connected to their network at any time
  • Full technical support hotline (calls charged at local rates)



Box contents


  • WiFi USB transmitter
  • Cap to protect the key’s connector during transportation
  • 10cm mini-extension to connect the USB key if the USB ports on the user’s computer are too close together
  • Quick Start Guide in English containing instructions for installation, configuration and using a network
  • Installation CD-ROM including drivers, the full manual in PDF format and dedicated Hercules software



Minimum configuration

Intel PentiumTM III/AMD AthlonTM or compatible
50MB free hard disk space (for installing drivers)
Available USB 2.0 or 1.1 port (maximum speed attained with USB 2.0 port only)
CD-ROM drive
Windows® XP Home or Professional Edition (Service Pack 2)





WiFi Manager


01/14/08 - UK - PC Utilities reviewed the USB WiFi Transmitter

Mark : 82%

‘For quick and easy means of Wi-Fi sharing, it is a novel and inexpensive alternative to setting up a router, and will appeal to a wide range of users’  

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