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Question Apple Airport cards in a PC 

Forum: PCMCIA Wireless Network Adapter Issues
Date: 2000, Apr 14
From: Kelly Murray kem

I would like to use the Apple Airport cards in an intel PC or laptop. In Jean_Tourrilhes excellent wireless writeup, it says the cabletron Wavelan cards are the same as the Airport, but

>Note that the interface doesn't seem to be Pcmcia compatible > even is the connector is the same, so this card can't be 
> used in the normal PC-Card slot of other laptops

Having looked at the apple card, it certainly LOOKS like a standard PCMCIA card piggy-backed onto some MAC carrier. It doesn't make sense to me that it would be different.

Has anyone actually tried the apple card in a laptop?

The Apple cards are significantly cheaper, and when you are buying a lot of them, the cost is very significant.

-Kelly Murray kem@htrd.com

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1. None These cards do not work in standard PCMCIA slots by David Hinds, 2000, Apr 14

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