The EC-ER and EC-AP-ER are Ethernet Converters (EC) so a
direct connection can be made to any Ethernet enabled device resulting
in flawless performance as a standalone system or integrated into the
Also, there is no software to install, no USB
restrictions and no power-robbing USB connections. This means better
performance for plug-and-play computer accessories like SKYPE TM phones
The EC-AP-ER models feature a built-in access point
allowing you to create your own access point (HotSpot) aboard your boat.
With the EC-AP-ER multiple computers aboard the boat can connect to the
access point wirelessly.