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802.11n install on G4 15" Powerbook?
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raduga
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Jul 23, 2007, 06:18 PM
 
Has anyone come across a HOWTO on swapping the Wifi card in the Aluminum Powerbooks? My reception is sub-par, and I'd like to upgrade to a 802.11n as well. TIA.
     
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Jul 23, 2007, 10:03 PM
 
Nope. The A/B/G/N card in a new MacBook Pro is absolutely NOT compatible with a PowerBook of any kind.

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Jul 23, 2007, 10:15 PM
 
You may want to check this out:
MacNN | QuickerTek offers 802.11n for PowerBooks
     
Waragainstsleep
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Jul 24, 2007, 05:15 PM
 
N is overrated anyway. Not much better than G when we tested it out. Though in our admittedly half-assed tests, neither claimed close to its theoretical top bandwidth.
     
   
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