updated 03:05 am EST, Tue March 15, 2005
G4/G5 Power Mac antenna
today announced the third product in a series of super-high output transceivers for AirPort wireless networking users. The company has released a new G4/G5 desktop 27dBm Transceiver, which is designed to plug into a G4- or G5-based Power Mac. it is designed to maximize the wireless power by adding 500Mw of power to the desktops. The transceiver supports both 802.11g and 802.11b wireless networks. The $160 Transceiver for the Power Mac G4/G5 does not require any installation software. A version is also available for all AirPort Base Stations (requires disassembly), including Graphite, Snow, and Extreme models. A "plug n' play" model ($180) is available for the Airport Base Station Extreme with the antenna port as well.