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Topic # 5588 10-Nov-2005 17:12
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Does anyone know if the Sierra 580 Aircard offered by Telecom is compatible with a Mac running OSX.

The local Telecom shop dont know.

I am looking for a mobile card for a Powerbook - I understand the Vodafone one will work, but coverage is no good where I live.

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  Reply # 22994 10-Nov-2005 17:32
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Found this on sierra website. Looks like it is possible.




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Reply # 22996 10-Nov-2005 17:56
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Should work fine I have done some little Mac work and never had issues.

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  Reply # 23015 11-Nov-2005 05:56
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Larry_Elliott: Does anyone know if the Sierra 580 Aircard offered by Telecom is compatible with a Mac running OSX.

The local Telecom shop dont know.

I am looking for a mobile card for a Powerbook - I understand the Vodafone one will work, but coverage is no good where I live.

Thanks

Larry Elliott


Call Telecom and ask to be put through to Complex Technical Support.

They'll sort you out - they have a guide pretty close to the one on the Sierra website which will help.





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  Reply # 23016 11-Nov-2005 08:06
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Instructions are available on Geekmac

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  Reply # 23064 12-Nov-2005 10:15
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antoniosk: Call Telecom and ask to be put through to Complex Technical Support.

They'll sort you out - they have a guide pretty close to the one on the Sierra website which will help.


CTS don't support Macs with mobile broadband data card. Telecom dealers who sell Aircards to Mac users normally put them in touch with MagnumMac or another Mac specialist.

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  Reply # 23073 12-Nov-2005 12:31
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Thanks to all who have responded. I have managed to get the card working.

Best regards

Larry

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