Model M7572 / 400 or 500 MHz G3 processor

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airport card for Pismo

I want to put an airport card into my 400 MHZ G3 Pismo. Is this possible? What kind of card and where can I find one?

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Here's the iFixit guide to adding an Airport card to the Pismo: PowerBook G3 Pismo Airport Card Replacement

And here's the recommended card: Airport Card

When I wanted to give my old Pismo wireless capabilities, I ended up buying a PCMCIA card instead of an Apple Airport card -- it was just much, much cheaper. The minus is that you have the end of the PCMCIA card jutting out of the side of the computer. The bonus is that it *might* get better reception than a card that's internally installed.

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The Airport card is the most trouble-free solution, but they can be expensive and hard to find. I'm glad ifixit has them.

Alternatives are the PCMCIA card ones, as mister790 suggests; there are also USB/wireless adapters, but I dunno if they'd work with the system the Pismo is running. The USB solution (and some of the PCMCIA cards, I think) means dinking around with drivers and connection apps that are workable but a pain to use.

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Pismo is USB 1.0 so the USB/wireless adapters would not be recommended but the PCMCIA cards work very well. I remember that I installed a Belkin card that used the broadcom shipset, the signal was pretty good and the card used the airport software just like the Apple original card.

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This probably isn't the best venue for that kind of communication. You should probably contact Customer Support in the Parts Store instead.

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