802.11ac + Bluetooth 4.2 upgrade, utilizing the Broadcom BCM4360 chipset, for the following Unibody Mac notebooks (non Retina):
- 13″ MacBook Pro – Early 2011 through Mid 2012 – Model A1278
- 15″ MacBook Pro – Mid 2010 through Mid 2012 – Model A1286
- 17″ MacBook Pro – Mid 2010 through Late 2011 – Model A1297
- 13″ White MacBook – Late 2009 through Mid 2010 – Model A1342
This upgrade unlocks faster 802.11ac Wi-Fi speeds – up to 1300 Mbps⁺ with 3×3 MIMO capability, and Bluetooth 4.2. Documentation/Instructions page here.
Made in USA and installs easily.
Packaged in a hard, ESD-safe, foam-lined container.
Support for other computers and operating systems is neither documented nor guaranteed. Some users have reported success with Windows using Boot Camp.
⁺1300 Mbps was tested with laptop placed next to an AirPort Extreme model A1521.