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dave101
Apr 20, 2004, 05:48 PM
I never plan on using 802.11G, so i am not going to spend the 140 CAD on a airport card. Is anyone having any luck with USB 802.11b adapters? Currently all the hotspots are B, and G may eventually catch on, but for now I’ll stick with B. any recommendations for wireless B routers as well?

If anyone can offer any products, that would be appreciated.

Dave

titaniumducky
Apr 21, 2004, 08:00 PM
I never plan on using 802.11G, so i am not going to spend the 140 CAD on a airport card. Is anyone having any luck with USB 802.11b adapters? Currently all the hotspots are B, and G may eventually catch on, but for now Iíll stick with B. any recommendations for wireless B routers as well?

If anyone can offer any products, that would be appreciated.

Dave

PowerBooks do have PCMCIA Card slots. Just buy a standard WIFI card w/ Mac drivers. You're set!

The advantage to Airport is the system integration (hidden, built in antenna, etc.).

dave101
Apr 21, 2004, 09:10 PM
PowerBooks do have PCMCIA Card slots. Just buy a standard WIFI card w/ Mac drivers. You're set!

The advantage to Airport is the system integration (hidden, built in antenna, etc.).


for an ibook, or 12 inch powerbook w/out the slot

Kingsnapped
Apr 21, 2004, 11:36 PM
Currently all the hotspots are B, and G may eventually catch on, but for now Iíll stick with B. any recommendations for wireless B routers as well?
Dave

Remember, recievers that can take G are backwards compatable with B. G will eventually catch on, so don't worry about compatability.

kimv4web
Jun 1, 2004, 03:12 PM
for an ibook, or 12 inch powerbook w/out the slot

D-Link, The DWL-122 is a USB 1.1 wireless
adapter connects to any available USB port on a laptop or desktop
Windows and Macintosh-based computer and
also includes a standard USB extension cable.
The adapter works with Apple Mac OS X
(10.2x) Jaguar or Panther. I have tested with my PB - works great.

Online price anywhere between $39 to $50
http://www.dlink.com/products/?pid=175