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faq:xpc_accessories:wln-m [2017/11/15 07:07]
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faq:xpc_accessories:wln-m [2018/04/11 08:49] (current)
Shuttle Added Upgrade for NC03
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   * This WLAN card is a Combo card which supports both WLAN and Bluetooth.   * This WLAN card is a Combo card which supports both WLAN and Bluetooth.
   * The transmission protocol of the PCI-Express interface is less complex as compared to USB which helps keep processor load lower.   * The transmission protocol of the PCI-Express interface is less complex as compared to USB which helps keep processor load lower.
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 +===== Upgrade the Shuttle NC03U WLAN module to WLN-M =====
 +  - Open the two NC03U covers from both sides.
 +  - Disconnect current WLAN antenna connector.\\ {{:​faq:​xpc_accessories:​wln:​nc03_wln_upgrade_2.jpg?​nolink&​400|}}
 +  - Undo three screws and remove the mainboard out of the chassis.\\ {{:​faq:​xpc_accessories:​wln:​nc03_wln_upgrade_3.jpg?​nolink&​400|}}
 +  - Gently open the perforations for the WLAN antennas in the NC03U chassis.\\ {{:​faq:​xpc_accessories:​wln:​nc03_wln_upgrade_4.jpg?​nolink&​400|}}\\ {{:​faq:​xpc_accessories:​wln:​nc03_wln_upgrade_4b.jpg?​nolink&​400|}}
 +  - Unpack the Shuttle WLN-M accessory.\\ {{:​faq:​xpc_accessories:​wln:​nc03_wln_upgrade_5.jpg?​nolink&​400|}}
 +  - Use the short cables (21 and 29 cm) from the WLN-M accessory. Put the SMA connectors of the antenna cables into the holes and fix them.\\ {{:​faq:​xpc_accessories:​wln:​nc03_wln_upgrade_6.jpg?​nolink&​100|}} {{:​faq:​xpc_accessories:​wln:​nc03_wln_upgrade_6a.jpg?​nolink&​400|}} {{:​faq:​xpc_accessories:​wln:​nc03_wln_upgrade_6b.jpg?​nolink&​100|}}
 +  - Insert the mainboard again and fix it with three screws.\\ {{:​faq:​xpc_accessories:​wln:​nc03_wln_upgrade_7.jpg?​nolink&​400|}}
 +  - Remove the currrent WLAN card. Insert the new WLAN card from the WLN-M accessory kit. Connect two antenna cables to the IPEX4 ports of the WLAN card.\\ {{:​faq:​xpc_accessories:​wln:​nc03_wln_upgrade_8.jpg?​nolink&​400|}} {{:​faq:​xpc_accessories:​wln:​nc03_wln_upgrade_8a.jpg?​nolink&​200|}}
 +  - Install the chassis cover to the NC03U.
 +  - Mount the two antennas to the SMA connectors - ready.\\ {{:​faq:​xpc_accessories:​wln:​nc03_wln_upgrade_10.jpg?​nolink&​300|}}
  
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