[conspire] Airport card for Calvin

Daniel Gimpelevich daniel at gimpelevich.san-francisco.ca.us
Mon Nov 15 00:23:27 PST 2004

Apparently, this was featured on lowendmac.com in August, with pictures
showing how to install. A quick google search turned this up on the second
page: http://www.shoplet.com/hardware/db/1571626.html

On Sun, 14 Nov 2004 20:51:13 -0800, Ross Bernheim wrote:

> At the Conspire meeting you mentioned that you are searching for
> an Airport card for your iBook. I ran across this on a newsgroup.
> IRO a écrit :
>  > G'day,
>  > at our local school we have a dozen or so 2 year-old 12.1" iBooks that
>  > we would like to kit out with Airport cards. If Apple have ceased
>  > production of Airport cards are we basically knackered, since there is
>  > no way we could afford the inflated prices the cards are going for on
>  > eBay.
>  >
>  > Alternatively are there any PCMCIA cards that could be fitted to the
>  > iBooks?
>  >
> I found on that french forum
> <http://forums.macgeneration.com/vbulletin/ 
> showthread.php?t=73011&highlight=airport+sony>
> that Airport cards are actually rebadged Lucent cards, and Sony uses the
> exact same cards for their VAIO laptops, under the following reference:
> VAIO - PCWA-C150S. I believe they are easier to come by.
> You just have to pull off the clipped antenna and you got yourself a
> perfectly functionnal Airport card.  :)
> I don't know about the prices of those cards, but I think they could be
> cheaper than those overhyped Airport cards...
> End quoted text.
> Enjoy,
> Ross

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