[conspire] Airport card for Calvin
cwong47 at ccsf.edu
Mon Nov 15 00:38:59 PST 2004
wow. the price is just as high as the airport.... )=
On Mon, 15 Nov 2004, Daniel Gimpelevich wrote:
> 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 Ã©crit :
> > > 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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