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Broadcom WiFi/Bluetooth [Guide]

pastrychef

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What is the cheapest card with the highest compatibility (Airdrop/Handoff)

Do any work without kexts or tinkering?
I don't know how much clearance there is in the laptop you purchased, but, for best compatibility, use an Apple made card. The BCM94360CS2 works well. No extra kexts or tinkering needed. But it requires an adaptor to work in M.2 slots.

If your laptop doesn't have enough clearance, the Dell DW1560 (or the Lenovo variant) works well. But these will require additional kexts and, since they are no longer being produced, have shot up in price.
 
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The more I read, the more confused I get. I'm waiting to take delivery of a bargain HP Probook 4540s which has no BIOS whitelist for wifi cards. I ordered a BCM93422 which I now understand won't work. What is the cheapest card with the highest compatibility (Airdrop/Handoff)

Do any work without kexts or tinkering?

I haven't put a hardware profile up yet as I'm getting everything ready so please don't tell me off, been out of hackintosh scene for a while as I got richer and bought a MBPr lol, wanted a cheap laptop for bashing about on sites though and settled on a 4540s due to their amazing compatibility
BCM94352HMB on eBay for $20 mini pci card.
 
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BCM94352HMB on eBay for $20 mini pci card.
I've just ordered that one but in comparison to other cards here in the UK, it's relatively expensive @ £25 and still requires a bit of tinkering, nothing major but still adds to the list of stuff that can make updating more difficult etc

I'll get everything setup with that one but if I can have a genuine Apple card in my spare slot, still don't really know what the hell the slot is until I get it and investigate more
 
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Do the BCM94360CS2 desktop cards work in Catalina? The BCM4360 based card I currently have does not.
 
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Search for the brcmwififixupkext?
Thanks for the response but not sure what you mean. Do you mean AirportBrcmFixup.kext? Tried that for the BCM4360 but I was not able to get it working.
 
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