Kyocera KPC680 ExpressCard WWAN Wireless Mobile Broadband EV-DO Rev.A

Kyocera KPC680 ExpressCard Expanding on the great success of its award-winning Passport PC Card, Kyocera's KPC680 ExpressCard sets the standard for high performance WWAN Wireless Mobile Broadband access. The KPC680 features EV-DO Rev. A, the next generation of CDMA2000 1xEV-DO technology, to ensure continued optimal performance. EV-DO Rev. A increases the peak data download speed to 3.1 Mbps and peak upload speed to 1.8 Mbps, and the KPC680 ExpressCard is designed to take full advantage of the increased speeds.

KPC680's design features dual external antenna ports for signal flexibility while maintaining the industry-leading primary and diversity antenna design that has given Kyocera the fastest CDMA devices on the market. The ExpressCard format aligns with current notebook computer trends and and provides maximum flexibility when used with other adapters. Plug the Kyocera's KPC680 directly into ExpressCard 34 or 54 slots. For desktops, netbooks, and other computers without ExpressCard slots, use the included Synchrotech MicroU2E to plug into USB 2.0 ports. For bad reception and rural areas, using the included Synchrotech MicroU2E and DoubleQueue cable to draw power off of two USB 2.0 ports. For older notebook computers with 32-bit PC CardBus slots, purchase an optional Synchrotech ExpressAdapt adaptor which enables the KPC680 to be used in a PCMCIA PC CardBus slots. Given the wealth of adapters options, the KPC680 works to provide Wireless Mobile Broadband* to most computers.

Part Number and Description Price Add to Cart
EXP34-WWAN-KPC680 Kyocera KPC680 ExpressCard WWAN Wireless Mobile Broadband EV-DO Rev.A
Comes with free MicroU2E and DoubleQueue Cables for use on USB 2.0 Ports
Cannot be activated on Verizon or Altel Networks
$65.00 Buy Now
Optional Accessories
ADP-PCM-EXPUSB2 ExpressAdapt PCMCIA PC CardBus to USB Mode ExpressCard Adapter
Deploy KPC680 on older notebooks equipped with PCMCIA 32-bit PC CardBus slots
More Information - View Product Pages
EXP34-54SLOTGUARD Synchrotech SlotGuardExpress ExpressCard/34 Stabilizer Insert for ExpressCard/54 Slots More Information - View Product Pages

Features and Specifications

MacOSX Win32

CE Mark

Vista Ready

  • Dual external antenna ports for signal flexibility
  • Dual-Band, 1X-EV-DO Rel. 0 and Rev. A ExpressCard PC Card
  • Unique (patent-pending) antenna design provides superior performance
  • Capable of data download speeds of up to 3.1 Mbps and upload speeds of 1.8 Mbps on EV-DO Rev. A services
  • Multi-colored LEDs to communicate everything from power and connection to type of network coverage and troubleshooting diagnostics
Warranty Information
  • 1 Year Limited Warranty
Data Services
  • Capable of data download speeds of up to 3.1 Mbps and upload speeds of 1.8 Mbps on EV-DO Rev. A services.
System Requirements
  • Windows 2000, XP, or The Vista
  • Mac OS X 10.3.2 and higher
  • Computer with an ExpressCard 34 or 54 Slot (accessories allow use with USB 2.0 ports or PC CardBus slots)
  • CD-ROM drive
  • 32 MB memory
  • 4 MB free hard-disk space
Transfer Rate to Host
  • Up to 480Mbps (USB 2.0)
Physical Characteristics
  • Dimensions: 34 x 75 x 5mm (34 x 115 x 5mm including extended portion of card)
  • Weight: 36.25g (approximate)
Electrical Characteristics
  • 3.3V ± 0.3V directly from ExpressCard socket
  • 500mA (max.)
  • RoHS, CE, FCC


W3 Document ExpressCard FAQ for ExpressCard 34 and ExpressCard 54
Answers a broad range of ExpressCard questions including form factor, compatibility, etc.
PDF Document KPC680 ExpressCard Competitive Test Results
Independent tests show Kyocera KPC680 best in its class
PDF Document KPC680 ExpressCard Brochure
PDF Document KPC680 ExpressCard White Paper
* End users must have a data network plan with an appropriate wireless carrier.

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