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Re: 802.11b Wireless Card Recommendations ?

On Thu, Dec 13, 2001 at 11:32:15AM -0500, Daniel Andor wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 12, 2001 at 04:29:36PM -0500, Thedore Knab wrote:
> > 
> > I have seen a number of cards that have been troublesome on the list.
> > 
> > What are the good ones ?
> I have both an orinoco gold and a D-Link 650 (cheaper) and both work
> great. (both use orinoco_cs.o)
> The D-Link has less sticking out the side of your laptop, if that kind
> of thing matters to you, but on the Orinoco you can attach an external
> antenna if you really want.
> I'm not sure about the powerconsumption of these devices. Anyone know?

I get on my laptop about 2 1/2 hours of battery life (I have a Gateway
9300); i.e., my battery life really hasn't dropped by much.

Darryl L. Pierce <mcpierce@telocity.com>
The Infobahn Offramp <http://welcome.to/mcpierce>
"Yes, Dougal, but you're not like most people..."

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