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New 802.11n adapter for desktop Macs

updated 08:40 am EDT, Tue July 10, 2007

PCI-based 802.11n adapter

QuickerTek has introduced an new 802.11n wireless adapter for desktop Macs: the nQuickly, is designed for PCI-based Power Macs and is priced at $150; it delivers up to 300 Mbps of theoretical throughput across the 2.4GHz frequency while retaining IEEE 802.11 b/g compatibility. The PCI card is compatible with any Power Mac with a free PCI slot, including the Power Mac G3, Power Mac G4 and Power Mac G5. It requires Mac OS X version 10.4 or higher. The nQuicky PCI is backed with a one-year warranty on parts and labor. QuickerTek previously introduced an 802.11n CardBus upgrade for Apple's PowerBooks going back to the "Pismo" models.

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  1. Guest

    Joined: Dec 1969


    nQuickly 802.11n

    As usual, Mac peripherals are priced significantly higher than their PC counterparts.

  1. Treuf

    Joined: Dec 1969



    WTF - 150$ !!! 802.11n AP are less expensive than this ...

  1. OtisWild

    Joined: Dec 1969



    IIRC 802.11n (at least Apple's) works best in the relatively-uncrowded 5GHz band, and if this adapter don't do it, then it's worthless :/

    Cheaper to buy an AP and use it as an ethernet port bridge, if only the Airport Extreme had gigabit ports :/

  1. robert7

    Joined: Dec 1969


    2010 solution

    Also check out this Mac USB wifi adapter for just $50:

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