View Full Version : Airport/Bluetooth module for pci-e dual/quadcore G5 PM in the UK?

Sharky II
Oct 18, 2006, 10:32 PM
Hi there

Anyone know where i can get the combo airport/bluetooth module for my dualcore pci-e G5 powermac, in the uk? How much is it?

It's not on the apple store as far as i can see!

Many thanks


Sharky II
Oct 18, 2006, 10:42 PM
Oooh, i'd want to install it myself too, i don't wanna pay for someone to tinker with my mac!

I found this: http://www.cancomuk.com/products/search.htm?Brand=Apple&code=58284&Apple%20Airport/Bluetooth%20Upgrade%20Kit%20for%20multicore%20Apple%20G5%20Tower%20(Installation%20at%20Cancom%20inc luded)%20Not%20to%20be%20Sold%20Separately

But a) the price is NUTSO!! and b) i'd rather install it myself...

Quite happy to tinker myself :D


Sharky II
Oct 22, 2006, 08:20 PM

Oct 25, 2006, 12:34 PM
I have salvaged a BT/AP card from a 1.42 Ghz iBook screen which got smashed and bought a Runway board, Screws and Standoffs from VIS- http://www.applemacparts.com/. Now I want to put it in my 2.0GHz PowerMac G5. Has anyone found a guide on how to do it yet?
Since writing this I have found the answer burried on this site see this thread http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=179232. The process is the same for a 2.3 or 2.0 GHz Powermac. The parts are cheaper if you buy them in the US ( see the link in the thread). Ideally get them shipped to a friend in the states and then get them sent to the UK ( as a gift) or you may be stung for tax and duty. My parts should be arriving today - then I can finally move my router upstairs and hopefully the reception for my MacBook Pro won't be so bad