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DIY 802.11n wireless card for MacBooks ships

updated 01:45 pm EDT, Fri June 8, 2007

802.11n card ships

Fastmac has announced the availability of an Airport Extreme compatible 802.11n wireless card upgrade kit for Apple MacBook, MacBook Pro Mac Pro systems. The card requires no third-party drivers party drivers and is natively compatible with Mac OS X 10.4 and Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard). The card can be purchased and installed either as a Do It Yourself (DIY) kit or via a same day mail order service provided by Fastmac at extra cost. Pricing starts at $60 for the former option.

The card is designed specifically for for Apple's first generation (2006) MacBook MacBook Pro systems, which lack the built-in 802.11n hardware sported by the later-introduced Core 2 Duo models (enabled through a $2 firmware upgrade).

The upgrade process replaces Apple's original Airport Extreme card with the new Fastmac card. For DIY, the company includes all necessary tools and instructions required to open the MacBook. 24-hour installation services are also available for an additional $90 over the $60 base price. Using a box in the mail service provided by DHL, Fastmac will pick up the customer's MacBook or MacBook Pro, install the upgraded 802.11n card and return ship the computer back to the customer, within 24 hours.




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  1. maybesew

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    warranty voided

    and if it stops working obviously not supported by apple

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