dell laptop internal card details (it works)

Steven Hanley sjh at
Fri Oct 19 08:22:37 EST 2001

On Thu, Oct 18, 2001 at 12:43:32PM -0600, Jeff Lessem wrote:
> Steven Hanley <sjh at> said:
> >So anyway as many people have noticed the recent dell laptops can be ordered
> >with an internal wireless card. I have however not seen anything on this list
> >as to what it is, how it works, is it supported or whatever, so I thougtht I
> >would provide some details.
> Can you tell me, does this card have an integrated antenna, or does it
> require support of an external antenna (internal to the notebook, but
> external to the card, like the Mac Airport cards)?
> My point being, can I put one of these mini-pci cards into my
> notebook, replacing my rarely used mini-pci modem?  I examined the
> mini-pci bay of a Dell Insipiron 2500, which can use the mini-pci
> card, and did not notice an antenna lead like the iBooks have.

saame as the airport cards, the new dell laptops have an antenna built into
the case and there is a small pulg just next to the mini pci bay inside.

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