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Deepak    1,701

Hi Folks
 if you want to Buy a Wifi Card for Hackintosh but thinking of Question Supported or Not ???

Here is TP-LINK TL-WN781ND this Card have Atheros 9285 Chipset which is fully supported in OSX SL/L/ML/M and also for future release (hope so) you can buy this Here or from your local vendor's or distributors.




Other Features Antennae: External, Transit Power: 20 dBm, Work Mode: Ad-Hoc / Infrastructure mode, Modulation Technology: DBPSK, DQPSK, CCK, OFDM, 16-QAM, 64-QAM, Receiver Sensitivity: 130M: -68dBm, 108M: -68dBm, 54M: -68dBm, 11M: -85dBm, 6M: -88dBm, 1M: -90dBm
Operating Humidity Operating: 10 % - 90 % Non-condensing, Storage: 5 % - 90 % Non-Condensing
Operating Temperature Operating: 0DegC - 40 DegC, Storage: -40DegC - 70DegC
Compatibility Windows XP and Above
Model Wireless Lite N PCI Express Adapter
Part TL-WN781ND
In The Box TL-WN781ND 150Mbps Wireless PCI Express Adapter, Detachable Omni-directional Antenna, Resource CD, Quick Installation Guide
Supported Standards IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g
Wireless Yes
Bus Type PCI Express
Encryption WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK, 64/128 bit WEP
Frequency 2.400 - 2.4835 GHz
Speed 150
Transfer Rate 11n: Upto 150 Mbps, 11g: Upto 54 Mbps, 11b: Upto 11 Mbps

one biggest feature is Cheapest card ever for hackintosh ..fully tested and found working .

Works OOB with Mavericks but sometimes need kexts edit (need to add you device id ) or you can use this kexts here  TL-WN781ND..


Note:Before buying make chipset is 9285 bcoz newer model have different chipset e.g.9485 which is not supported ,,


Read this for detail on Wifi Compatibility in Hackintosh ..





Best Regards



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Sadly Deepak, TP-LINK TL-WN781ND V2 has been out for a while, and it uses Atheros 9485 Chipset. I have contacted our State Distributor of TP-Link. No Atheros 8285 available now. Gonna check for old stock now.

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I dont know why but i have that wiriless card and i already install Mavaricks 2 times and he doesnt load the card i tried to install the keys and nothing to can you help me?


Motherboard: Asus F2A85-M Pro

Cpu: Amd A8-5600K

Graphics: AMD Radeon Hd7700 series

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Deepak    1,701

make sure about chipset is 9285 t..if yes then suggested kext if not work then you need to edit your kext own ..

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Thanks for the reply 

Unfortunately it´s 9485  :speechless:

And the V2 kext works in this chipset? With me didnt work but i will try again

Hum that probably it's hard to do i will try...




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Deepak    1,701

atheros 9485 is not supported ,you need to get 9285 card 

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