|10 Oct 2010||#1|
| || |
Question on Laptop PCI E Card Upgrades and Antennas
Hey guys, its 2 Bunny again. This time, I have a new type of question. As some of you may know, I retired my old pavilion laptop and may or may not be purchasing a Lenovo N200 in the near future, but the particular one I am possibly looking at lacks bluetooth, but does have a WiFi antenna and a WiFi PCI E card internally. Looking at the service manual, it seems like it should not be difficult to upgrade to a PCI E card that has both WiFi and bluetooth, but my question is, do I need to run a new antenna for the bluetooth? Does the bluetooth need an extra antenna or is it just such a short range radio that it doesn't need one? Page 49 in here hopefully illustrates this a bit better.
I guess my bottom line is, "if I buy a WiFi/Bluetooth combo MiniPCI card, can I be certain that it will physically work with the antenna that is already there"? From the picture, it would appear that two antenna cables come down to the card from the depths of the laptop.
Also, these are compatible with 64 bit WinXP and Windows 7 right?
- 2 Bunny
|My System Specs|
|Similar help and support threads for2: Question on Laptop PCI E Card Upgrades and Antennas|
|Laptop Graphics Card Question||Graphic Cards|
|Google is launching Internet-beaming antennas||News|
|Dell Dimension E520 - Possible upgrades (Ram, Graphics Card, OS)?||General Discussion|
|Quick question about Backups and Upgrades...||Performance & Maintenance|
|I Have A Question Regarding Memory Upgrades In Win7 32&64-Bit.||General Discussion|
|Sound Card Upgrades..||Sound & Audio|
|Need your opinion on video card upgrades||Graphic Cards|
|Our Sites ||Site Links ||About Us ||Find Us |
Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.
© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:13 AM.