Latest thrift store find - Ruby iMac (400MHz G3)

Gordon JC Pearce gordonjcp at
Sat Jun 13 12:30:05 CDT 2009

On Sat, 2009-06-13 at 09:50 -0700, Cameron Kaiser wrote:
> > There must be a mounting frame I'm missing, then.  The place for the
> > card to plug in is a small laptopish rectangular socket, about 4mm x
> > 20mm.  There's card rails that would align a PCMCIA-sized card to mate
> > with the motherboard along its long edge, but unlike an Apple Airport
> > base station, no PCMCIA socket or anything close to resembling it.
> I suspect this is what's biting you:
>   "The AirPort Card Adapter is required to install an AirPort Card into any
>    AirPort-ready, G3-based, slot-load iMac. This adapter was included with
>    AirPort cards made during the same period as these computers."

Wonder if that's like the PCI cards that accept PCMCIA wifi cards?


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