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Old Jan 13, 2011, 04:32 PM   #1
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Question USB PC PCMCIA Cards:

Do they exist? and can they be put on a PowerBook 1400 Series?
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Old Jan 13, 2011, 05:06 PM   #2
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Do they exist? and can they be put on a PowerBook 1400 Series?
They exist, however the PB1400c is a pre-cardbus machine, so they arent compatible, or rather, I havent found one. (The other issue you may face is that theyll need OS 8/ OS 9 to be able to use the USB ports, or at least, Ive never seen OS7.6 use USB).
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Old Jan 14, 2011, 10:29 AM   #3
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PCMCIA cards are 16bit and USB cards require the 32bit Cardbus.

Further, the 1400 series uses the old Nubus architecture and would probably be incompatible in some way even if a 16bit USB card existed (which they don't).
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