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

Are all AirPort cards the same?


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I just bought a Cube, and it has a place for an AirPort card, but I don't know exactly what I need. Are all cards the same? Are there older or newer versions? I really don't know much about Cubes, or AirPort stuff. Any suggestions are welcome.

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Theres the older model, usually sells for about $75 on Ebay, which I think is what you need, and the newer Extreme models.

Edit: yep, yours takes the older model. like this one

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Thanks for the info. Rep for you.

Just curious, but what is the difference between the old version and Extreme?

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The original Airport was 802.11b
The original Airport Extreme was 802.11g and now they are moving on to N

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Gotcha. I figured it was something like that, but was hoping that the older version would be Wireless G as well.

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Unfortunately not. The original Airport came out in 1999 and G didn't come out until 2003

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