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Looking for a Wi-Fi card for a Dell Axim X5 Pocket PC

Dell sent me a Wi-Fi card but it wasn't compatible with my Pocket PC, it was an 802.11g Wi-Fi P500 CF(compact flash) card from Socketmobile.
I need something that is actually compatible with my Pocket PC.

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  • Isaacyi Apr 27, 2008

    I also have an Axim X5 and I purchased a CF wifi card but can't get this to work. Can anyone help????

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According to http://www.socketmobile.com/pdf/wireless-lan/go-wi-fi_spec.pdf it looks like you have to have Windows Moblie 5 or 6 or Windows CE.

The Axim X5 can only go up to Windows Mobile 2003 (Mobile 5 is the one after this).

My suggestion is sell the REALLY great Socket card and get one that works with your X5 (you have either Pocket PC 2002 or Windows Mobile 2003) If you Ebay search Dell TrueMobile, you'll find the card that works with either.

I need mine too, so it looks like we'll have a bidding war.

Posted on Jun 14, 2008

  • grandgrego Jun 22, 2008

    I found out that the Socket Card that works with the X5 is the

    E500 low power card (discontinued older model).



    Look here for reference: http://www.mobilitysite.com/boards/x5-ac...



    As I previously stated, you can e-bay the p500 and get the Dell TrueMobile card or look for a Symbol LA-4137 WiFi card that sometimes is sold on Ebay for around ~$40. I have one and it works well with my Linksys B/G wi-router (after changing to 128bit encrypt instead of 64).



    Best of luck.

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