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M5110 Wireless Adapter Upgrade

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Has anyone out here in the community attempted to upgrade their wireless adapter? I know I can go buy a $40 fat USB adapter, but I would like to get dual band abilities without a USB adapter. I hate that I got an upgraded Inspiron 15R that did not have a dual band wireless adapter. Any ideas or thoughts would be awesome.

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Kr0w

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Re: M5110 Wireless Adapter Upgrade

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Would the Dell Wireless 1540 be compatible?

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Would the Dell Wireless 1540 be compatible?

Re: M5110 Wireless Adapter Upgrade

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Hi Kr0w,

Dual band wireless cards have not been tested with Inspiron M 5110. The wireless cards that are shipped with Inspiron M 5110 are:

  • Dell Wireless WLAN 1701 Half Mini-Card
  • Dell Wireless WLAN 1702 Half Mini-Card
  • Dell Wireless WLAN 1502 Half Mini-Card
  • Dell Wireless WLAN 1503 Half Mini-Card
The above mentioned cards are single band cards. Dell wireless 1540 card should work since it is a half mini card which is similar to the wireless cards shipped with your system. Below are few other dual band cards:
 
  • Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6230
  • Intel WiFi Link 5100 Wireless-N
  • Intel WiFi Link 5300 Wireless-N
     
Please reply for any clarifications.

Thanks and Regards,
Vikram M
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