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Using a A1370 Airport Bluetooth BCM943224PCIEB?

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chadthman said:
Nobody knows anything about this?
I want to know if it works or not, too.
Edit: It's not compatible because it has 6+12 pins instead of 18+8 pins (standard mini pci-e).
I got the information from the "How to: build a "real" Airport card" topic (as written by alpha90)
 
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No it' not mini PCIe it's more similar to the mSATA connector but still isn't. I have 3 of these cards. I'm tempted to trace the connectors back and figure out the pinout to be able to wire it to a PCIe + USB enclosure.
 
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A12nx.png


This is the side with actual connections. We almost know any traces going to the BT chip are USB so the rest are PCIe.

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The connector/s on this side is the ground. If you look closely you can see the traces going through the board to the other side.

You can find MUCH larger pictures here:
http://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/MacBook- ... 8ZxyZlYsUY
 
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Alfa147x said:
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This is the side with actual connections. We almost know any traces going to the BT chip are USB so the rest are PCIe.
Thanks for information! :thumbup:
 
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Also pins 3, 6, 9, and 12 are ground.

bRZMS.png

Verified that BT is USB.

BCM94322MP—Mini PCI Reference Design
BCM94322MC—PCIe Minicard Reference Design
BCM94322HMC—PCIe Half-minicard Reference Design

Verified that Wifi is PCIe
 
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Did some work with the multimeter last night. It seems as though pins 2 & 3 from the bottom are 3.3v power. I need todo more work but my current project takes precedence :\
viewtopic.php?f=169&t=62154&p=389132#p389132
 
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Im confused... why dont you guys just plug that thing in and see what happens? The drivers are already there inside MacOSX ... am I missing something?
 
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