Original white airport base station: can it get an iMac G3 online wirelessly?

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by VoodooDaddy, Jun 19, 2009.

  1. VoodooDaddy macrumors 65816

    May 14, 2003
    The iMac obviously doesnt have the airport card/adapter installed and to get both of those off Ebay would be about $100 I think (or last I checked). Found an airport basestation for $30 but didnt know if I could use this in lieu of a wireless card. Can I wire it to the iMac and then use that to connect to my wireless router and get the iMac online? Dont want to buy it and find out it wont work like this. Thanks.
  2. VoodooDaddy thread starter macrumors 65816

    May 14, 2003
  3. Mycatisbigfoot macrumors regular

    Jun 22, 2009
    Hey, get the apple air port Express,

    When you run the set up for the device you can telll it to be an enthernet bridge,
    (The lan port will be like one from you're router)
    its very easy to use and its also $100 and its not from ebay!

    I have one hooked to a 5port dlink hub and split the enthernet to a 360 and 3 imac g3's tray and slot loading

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