Describes a variety of way to connect computers, offers advice on planning a local area network, and discusses cables, LAN standards, and network softwareA modem draws about 7 watts in use, but drops to about 1 watt in sleep mode. ... operation can be 10 to 30 percent of your laptopa#39;s total power requirement, so using this kind of modem can significantly reduce the run-time of your battery. However, PCMCIA still provides a great way for the screwdriver-phobic to install LAN or modem hardware painlessly. ... Busy client stations can ask the server to provide 3 to 7 megabits of data per second over a heavily loaded network, and thisanbsp;...
|Title||:||PC magazine guide to connectivity|
|Author||:||Frank J. Derfler|
|Publisher||:||Ziff Davis Pr - 1995-01|