The Startech 10/100Mbps Ethernet Network Adapter offers a fully integrated, cost-effective and reliable connectivity solution to notebook users. It provides full and half duplex support on 10 Mbps or 100 Mbps Ethernet connections with data transfer rates of up to 480 Mbps. The crossover detection and auto-correction offers easy and hassle-free application. To use this compact USB 2.0 network adapter, simply connect it to an available USB 2.0 port on your laptop computer. It draws power directly from the USB port, so no external power source is required. It features one RJ-45 Ethernet port and useful network link/activity and 10/100Mbps LED indicators for communication status information. It is fully compliant with IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u and IEEE 802.3x standards. This Startech Ethernet adapter features a small and lightweight design, making it ideal for mobile users on the go.