Airport in a mac mini?

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  1. manchild

    manchild OT Supporter

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    If i buy a mac mini that doesnt have airport installed, can i buy an airport extreme card and take appart the mini myself and install it, or is it somehow like soldered onto the mobo or something?
    I know in the iBooks and Powerbooks, under the keyboard there is a place for airport cards. Is there like a similar setup inside a mac mini?

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    Peter
     
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    colosodian Next Gen

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    Ive heard that there are actually two cards that you need to buy to install airport into a mac mini if it does not come installed.
     
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    id just buy the mac mini with it, itd be easier
     
  5. Jack Imhoff

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    I bought the kit at the apple store for $99 and they installed it for me.
     
  6. manchild

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    well, i'm looking at the refurbished ones (gotta pay for my own shit, 15yr-old with no job, ftl...), and the one that i've been looking at doesnt have one.

    So, did u just go to the apple store with ur mini, ask them to install, and u payed prices, they did the isntal for free?
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    Peter
     
  7. Jack Imhoff

    Jack Imhoff Guest

    Yeah, I took my mini into the store and they installed it for free. It took a couple of hours but i shopped around the mall while I waited.
     

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