View Full Version : ibook airport extreme in a mac mini?

Feb 23, 2006, 01:00 AM
i have an airport extreme card from a 14" ibook g4 that i took the screen off of because of a broken lcd. (thanks mxlews), and also have a mac mini, and would really like to have it on the mini. is it the same card? how would i install it? (i heard the mini is really difficult to install things into)

Feb 23, 2006, 01:35 AM
It's definitely the same card, but as for the actual installation process... I'd check the support section of Apple.com, I'm sure there would be an installation guide there. I don't have one myself, but generally Apple keeps the airport slot easy to get to.

Feb 23, 2006, 02:57 AM
I actually believe Apple does not support direct placing of the Airport card in a mini by the end user. Last I've heard you have to have an Apple center do it for you.

May be wrong, though, so don't take my word. :o

Feb 23, 2006, 03:08 AM
Here. (http://www.apple.com/macmini/specs.html)

Bottom of the page, light grey texting: "Memory, AirPort Extreme and internal Bluetooth upgrades must be performed by an Apple Authorized Service provider; fees may apply."