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Internet, Networking, and Wireless Discussion of networking, internet, and wireless including Apple's Airport products.

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Ok heres my story:
My parents just got divorced, and although I will only be in the house for another year I bought a computer for my dads house. I already had a powerbook g4 and i bought and emac 1 ghz with ati graphics on ebay. Now the problem is I don't have a wired connection at my dads..... and the emac didn't come with a wireless card.

My Problem:
$50 for a wireless card is too much, are there any alternative solutions to get wifi on a mac, what usb adaptors are know to work with the emac?(my max spending price ~$30)

My thoughts:
Is the airport in the powerbook and emac the same?

Thanks... any help appriciated,
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with a 30 dollar budget, i dont think your gonna find anything.

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Look on ebay, you can get a b one real cheap.

[EDIT]http://cgi.ebay.com/Apple-Airport-Extreme-Card-Wireless-802-11g-xlnt_W0QQitemZ330014601958QQihZ014QQcategoryZ86701 QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
$40 buy it now, Apple Airport Extreme Card (Wireless 802.11g)
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