Installing Bluetooth/Airport in 1.8GHz iMac G5?

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by RedCroissant, Oct 17, 2013.

  1. RedCroissant Suspended

    Aug 13, 2011
    Hello there PPC forum!

    I just got my hands on a 1.8GHz iMac G5 for the price of FREE thanks to the generosity of a local business. It is seriously an awesome machine. The only "problem" is that it doesn't have blue tooth or airport. Is the card(s) in the 17" iMac G5 1.9GHz(with iSight) compatible with the 1.8GHz and is it fairly simple to do as long as I have the right tools? Thanks in advance for any advice or help!
  2. MultiFinder17 macrumors 68000


    Jan 8, 2008
    Tampa, Florida
    The AirPort card is; the 1.8GHz G5 uses the standard AirPort Extreme card, and that machine is amazingly simple to get into. As for the Bluetooth, I'm afraid not.
  3. RedCroissant thread starter Suspended

    Aug 13, 2011
    Thank you very much for your response! That's too bad about the BT card, but hey that means that I can take stuff out of my failing 17" and then make some modifications later. Thanks again!

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