[Duo2400] Re: 2400 wireless today

Chuck Kenney kenneyc at mac.com
Tue Jun 15 17:31:56 PDT 2004

Be wary of some of the newer Proxim cards.  Proxim has apparently changed
the firmware in their cards, and not all of them work with the standard
orinoco installer, or any third party drivers that I have tried.

On 6/15/04 5:02 PM, "Brian" <briang113 at pacbell.net> wrote:

> You can use the orinoco/lucent/proxim cards all of the 16 bit ones work
> great.
> If you are cardbus enabled you could try the G versions, never tried
> one myself.
> They have there own drivers or you can use the Apple Airport software
> very easy to use and set up.
> BG
> On Jun 15, 2004, at 1:29 PM, Ivan Drucker wrote:
>> Hello all, long time no chat. I've got a question, and this seemed to
>> be
>> the right place to come: What is the best way to get a (Mac OS 9) 2400
>> wireless today? I've been using a Farallon Skyline card for eons but of
>> course it is no longer in production.
>> The options, as far as I can tell, are $80 cards from MacSense and
>> MacWireless, or I could buy any old card and use it with the $20
>> universal driver from IOExperts or the $25 universal driver from
>> MacWireless. Does anyone have any experience with these products? I'm
>> trying to set up a seriously non-technical person -- that is, I'm
>> looking
>> for the product that seems to just work most of the time as my Skyline
>> did, and makes it easy to rejoin the network when it loses it.
>> Thanks for any insights,
>> Ivan.

Chuck Kenney

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