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compatible_cards [2014/01/08 03:44]
mister_x [Determine the chipset] Updated link for atheros chipset search
compatible_cards [2014/05/15 15:12] (current)
darkaudax [Determine the chipset]
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   *Check the card manufacturers page. Sometimes they say what chipset they use.   *Check the card manufacturers page. Sometimes they say what chipset they use.
   *On some cards such as PCI, you can physically see the wireless chip.  Look for the brand such as Atheros, Texas Instruments,​ etc.  The chipset number can also quite often be observed.   *On some cards such as PCI, you can physically see the wireless chip.  Look for the brand such as Atheros, Texas Instruments,​ etc.  The chipset number can also quite often be observed.
-  * All wireless devices sold in the United States must be Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved. ​ These same devices are typically sold around the world. ​ Each device must have a FCC identification number (ID) on the board itself. ​ If you have this ID then you can use the [[https://gullfoss2.fcc.gov/prod/oet/cf/​eas/​reports/​GenericSearch.cfm|FCC ID Search]] to lookup detailed information on the device. ​ It will give you the manufacturer,​ model and usually the chipset. ​ The [[http://www.fcc.gov/​oet/​ea/​|Equipment Authorization information page]] provides general information.+  * All wireless devices sold in the United States must be Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved. ​ These same devices are typically sold around the world. ​ Each device must have a FCC identification number (ID) on the board itself. ​ If you have this ID then you can use the [[https://apps.fcc.gov/oetcf/​eas/​reports/​GenericSearch.cfm|FCC ID Search]] to lookup detailed information on the device. ​ It will give you the manufacturer,​ model and usually the chipset. ​ The [[http://transition.fcc.gov/​oet/​ea/​|Equipment Authorization information page]] provides general information.
  
 Here are some other resources to assist you in determine what chipset you have: Here are some other resources to assist you in determine what chipset you have:
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