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Vanquish Jun 10, 2002 05:06 PM
5300 ethernet ?
Is there a possibility to add an Ethernet-card to a Performa 5300 ? maybe in the PDS slot or something ?

thanks

-Vanquish
 
ddiokno Jun 10, 2002 08:15 PM
Hi Vanquish,
You are in luck, your performa has a Comm Slot I and an LC PDS slot. You can buy them at several different online retailers. Check out <a href="http://www.macresq.com" target="_blank">MacResq</a> , <a href="http://www.poweron.com" target="_blank">PowerON Computers</a>, <a href="http://www.smalldog.com" target="_blank">Smalldog</a>, or do a search at [URL=http://clubmac.com], or any other major mac retailer. You also might want to weigh what the the investment in one of these might cost you... for example, at PowerOn, you can get a PM 7220 that has the built-in ethernet, more expandability and a much faster processor for $89.99... so again, way all of your options.
regards,
dave

Expansion slots in Performa 5300
LC-compatible 68030 processor-direct slot (96/114-pin)
Communication slot for optional internal modem or Ethernet card
(112-pin) (depending on the configuration of your computer, a modem or
card may already be installed in this slot)
 
Vanquish Jun 11, 2002 02:38 PM
thank you very much dave !
 
ddiokno Jun 11, 2002 02:45 PM
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by Vanquish:
<strong>thank you very much dave !</strong></font><hr /></blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Good luck and let us know which path/solution you take! :)
dave
 
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