HP Deskjet 6840 Printer series - 802.11g and 802.11b

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802.11g and 802.11b
Wi-Fi is a wireless communications technology that allows you to connect

computers and other devices (such as printers) to each other and the Internet

without the use of wires. The printer is compatible with two types of Wi-Fi technology:

802.11g and 802.11b.
Both 802.11g and 802.11b operate by radio transmission in the 2.4 gigahertz per

second (GHz) frequency band. 802.11g devices communicate at a maximum speed

of 54 megabits per second (Mb/s). 802.11b devices communicate at a maximum

speed of 11 Mb/s.

infrastructure mode

, the printer operates in either 802.11g or 802.11b mode,

depending on the wireless network. In

ad hoc mode

, the printer defaults to 802.11b