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Familyguy9877 07-31-2012 02:28 AM

Mac Pro airport installation
 
I have a 2008 3.2ghz octo with no airport. i would like to install an airport card in my machine, are any of these compatible? Are they all the same?

Apple Airport Extreme WiFi N Card MacBook Mac Pro | eBay

DELL BCM94312MCG DW1395 BCM4312 D620 D630 D530 WIFI PCI Wireless Card | eBay

Genuine Apple MacBook/MacBook Pro 802.11n Airport Extreme Wireless Card AR5BXB72 | eBay

GENUINE MacBook A1181 A1211 A1212 WiFi Wireless N Airport Card AR5BXB72 | eBay

harryb2448 07-31-2012 07:07 PM

You say you have a Mac Pro yet all links listed are for MacBook Pros, and your avatar tells us you have an iMac. Confusing.

If you have a Mac Pro look for this:-


http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listi...&condition=new

Familyguy9877 07-31-2012 09:32 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by harryb2448 (Post 1431617)
You say you have a Mac Pro yet all links listed are for MacBook Pros, and your avatar tells us you have an iMac. Confusing.

If you have a Mac Pro look for this:-


Amazon.com: Used and New: Apple AirPort Extreme Card for Mac Pro

I was wondering if a macbook pro one would work because its cheap.

I cant spend more then $25.

Familyguy9877 07-31-2012 09:51 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Familyguy9877 (Post 1431673)
I was wondering if a macbook pro one would work because its cheap.

I cant spend more then $25.

Also I fixed my avatar, thanks for notifying me that it was incorrect.

harryb2448 07-31-2012 11:48 PM

Well give this a go but it does happen second hand cards sometimes fail:-


Genuine Apple MacBook/MacBook Pro 802.11n Airport Extreme Wireless Card AR5BXB72 | eBay

Pretty tricky job installing the cards but there are how-to on the 'net.

Familyguy9877 08-01-2012 12:33 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by harryb2448 (Post 1431722)
Well give this a go but it does happen second hand cards sometimes fail:-


Genuine Apple MacBook/MacBook Pro 802.11n Airport Extreme Wireless Card AR5BXB72 | eBay

Pretty tricky job installing the cards but there are how-to on the 'net.

Are you SURE that is the right one for my machine? If so I will buy it tonight.

harryb2448 08-01-2012 07:10 PM

To double check ask the question of the seller prior to purchase,

Familyguy9877 08-01-2012 08:59 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by harryb2448 (Post 1432191)
To double check ask the question of the seller prior to purchase,

I asked, just awaiting the answer.


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