VoIP-Ready Gateway

Westell's TriLink Gateway is an integrated DSL device that merges multiple voice and data technologies into one unit. It includes voice over IP (VoIP), ADSL Internet access, wireless networking and alternate access, such as fiber to the premises. Product features include four Ethernet ports with managed switch, one dedicated WAN/LAN Ethernet port for WAN access and/or fiber applications, 54 Mbps Wi-Fi 802.11g wireless service, an optional USB port, and two RJ11 jacks for use with conventional telephones to access VoIP. The product also includes a TR-069 client to provide manageable upgrades from a remote management system.

Picture It

SOYO Group's Dymond Series 17-inch TFT LCD monitor is available in black and silver enclosures and features 1280 x 1024 native resolution, 16.8 million colors, 250-nit brightness and 450/500:1 contrast ratios for detailed images. The monitor features built-in stereo speakers and a front panel with auto adjustment, menu and volume controls. It has a viewing angle of 160 degrees horizontal and 140 degrees vertical, and response time of 16 milliseconds for graphics-intensive applications.

Color Capture

Canon's DR-2580C compact color scanner accommodates a wide range of source materials, including plastic ID or insurance cards. Paired with the optional, user-installable flatbed scanner unit, the DR-2580C can scan books or fragile documents. Users can enhance black-and-white scans with the contrast adjustment feature that sharpens images and makes text more distinctive on low-contrast documents. The scanner also has features designed to increase efficiency, such as skip blank page and automatic page detection to scan mixed batches of documents. Documents up to 11 x 17 inches can be scanned easily with the folio mode function. It weighs 4.2 lbs and scans 25 pages or 50 images per minute.

Budget-Friendly Laser Printer

Dell's Laser Printer 1100 prints at 600 x 600 dpi, up to 15 pages per minute and 5,000 sheets per month. The input tray holds up to 150 sheets and the output tray handles up to 50 sheets at a time. The printer costs $99 and its compact size -- 11.7 x 8.54 x 14.1 inches -- doesn't hog valuable desktop space. The Toner Management System monitors toner and paper levels, notifies users when toner runs low and provides a direct link to the company's supplies Web site for easy reordering.

Miriam Jones  |  Chief Copy Editor