16 Bit PCMCIA Cards

  laurie53 17:13 23 Jan 2006

Like me, my notebook is no longer in the first flush of youth, and only supports 16 bit PCMCIA cards.

Is there an easy way of upgrading to 32 bit (Cardbus) or does it involve a major motherboard reconfiguration?



  dms05 17:21 23 Jan 2006

32 bit PCMCIA cards won't physically fit your laptop - they have little bumps on them to prevent insertion.

  woodchip 17:23 23 Jan 2006

And if you could fit it, it would only work as fast as the system 16bit

  laurie53 09:40 24 Jan 2006

Thanks. I was hoping to go wireless, ideally through a USB hub, but it looks like I'm stuck with technology from the last century!


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