Upgrading Dell Wireless 1397 WLAN Mini-Card

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Upgrading Dell Wireless 1397 WLAN Mini-Card

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I have a studio 1747, and want to replace the wireless card as it's only a b/g

Looking to replace it for a much faster b/g/n one.

Which one is the best I can get?

Many Thanks

Mark

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  • Hi,
     
    The following WLAN and WiMAX Cards are offered on this system:
     
    • Dell Wireless 1397 WLAN half-height mini-Card 
    • Dell Wireless 1510 WLAN half-height mini-Card 
    • Intel WiFi Link 5100 Wireless-N Half-Height Mini-Card 
    • Intel WiFi Link 5300 Wireless-N Half-Height Mini-Card 
    • Intel WLAN/WiMAX Link 5150 
    • Intel WiFi/WiMAX Link 6250
       
    You can opt for Intel Wifi 5100 and 5300 wireless N half height mini cards that will serve the purpose.

    You can find the installation instructions for wireless mini card of your system from the link: http://dell.to/P2Hk0p

     

    Thanks and Regards,
    Chinmay S
    #iworkfordell 
    To know more about Dell’s products, services and drivers & downloads, please go to http://dell.to/10GaKAc  

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  • Hi,
     
    The following WLAN and WiMAX Cards are offered on this system:
     
    • Dell Wireless 1397 WLAN half-height mini-Card 
    • Dell Wireless 1510 WLAN half-height mini-Card 
    • Intel WiFi Link 5100 Wireless-N Half-Height Mini-Card 
    • Intel WiFi Link 5300 Wireless-N Half-Height Mini-Card 
    • Intel WLAN/WiMAX Link 5150 
    • Intel WiFi/WiMAX Link 6250
       
    You can opt for Intel Wifi 5100 and 5300 wireless N half height mini cards that will serve the purpose.

    You can find the installation instructions for wireless mini card of your system from the link: http://dell.to/P2Hk0p

     

    Thanks and Regards,
    Chinmay S
    #iworkfordell 
    To know more about Dell’s products, services and drivers & downloads, please go to http://dell.to/10GaKAc  

  • Thank you!!!

  • I am also looking to upgrade my Dell Wireless 1397 WLAN mini-card that is in a Dell Inspiron 1545 - is there an upgrade for this in this laptop?  I am looking for a wireless n connection.  Thanks

  • Hi,

    The following WLAN cards are offered on this system:

    • Dell Wireless 1397 WLAN half-height mini-Card
    • Dell Wireless 1510 WLAN half-height mini-Card
    • Dell Wireless 1515 (11a/g/n) WLAN Half-Height mini-Card 
    • Intel WiFi Link 5100 Wireless-N Half-Height Mini-Card 

    You can opt for Intel WiFi Link 5100, Dell Wireless 1515, Dell Wireless 1510 WLAN half-height mini-Cards that are compatible with your computer and will serve the purpose.

    You can find the detailed instructions to install wireless mini card on your computer from the Service Manual: http://dell.to/SdEKDb

    Please reply in case you have further questions.

    Thanks and Regards,
    Chinmay S
    #iworkfordell 
    To know more about Dell’s products, services and drivers & downloads, please go to http://dell.to/10GaKAc  

  • Ah ok, thanks.  I was just a bit confused because the technical department at Dell told me some time ago that the Wireless Card on this laptop couldnt be upgraded to enable me to pick up a stonger signal because there wasnt anything available for the Inspiron 1545!

  • Ηι,

    In order to use the N series of wireless card, you should have a wireless - N compatible router too.

    Availability of these wireless cards may vary depending on your region.

    In case the system is in US, you can contact Dell spares at: http://dell.to/PlvA9D

    In case you belong to a different region, you can change your country from the drop down menu.

         

    Log in to website and click on ‘Contact Dell Sales’. You will get the contact information to get in touch with Dell Spare Parts and Accessories department.

     
    Please reply in case you have further questions.

    Thanks and Regards,
    Chinmay S
    #iworkfordell 
    To know more about Dell’s products, services and drivers & downloads, please go to http://dell.to/10GaKAc