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M720q Tiny: Compatible M.2 WiFi/Bluetooth Card

2019-11-08, 15:15 PM

Hi,

 

I have a M720Q tiny desktop. Originally it never came with wifi or bluetooth installed.

 

Narrowed down 2 intel wifi/BT cards but not sure of compatibility due to whitelist issues?

 

01AX769 AC 9260

01AX704 AC 8265

 

Any ideas which of these will work ? Ideally would prefer the AC9260 as it supports BT 5.0

 

Thank you

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Re: M720Q Compatible M.2 Wifi/Bluetooth Card

2019-11-08, 16:00 PM

AC 9260 may work, however AC 8265 is listed in the system specs, and was shown as the wireless option when I run the purchasing configurator today. 

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Re: M720Q Compatible M.2 Wifi/Bluetooth Card

2019-11-08, 18:53 PM

No 100% guarantee, but we have found that 01AX769 works for us.

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Re: M720Q Compatible M.2 Wifi/Bluetooth Card

2019-11-09, 18:19 PM

Any AX200 card from eBay will work, FRU or no FRU. No point buying outdated 9260 or 8265 which cost the same. 

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Re: M720Q Compatible M.2 Wifi/Bluetooth Card

2019-11-10, 18:51 PM

Ok I got hold of an AC 9260 off Amazon and it worked in the M720Q. Installed intel driver package and all working fine.

 

The AX200 looks new but I don't have an AX Wifi 6 router anyway.

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Re:M720Q Compatible M.2 Wifi/Bluetooth Card

2020-06-29, 20:07 PM

It's been some time since your reply, but I'm buying this device, does it need an external antena to go with the card or just by popping it in it works?

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Re:M720Q Compatible M.2 Wifi/Bluetooth Card

2020-06-29, 20:33 PM

You should attach the internal antenna to it anyway and you can also connect a dipole connector at the rear of the machine for the best performance

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Re:M720Q Compatible M.2 Wifi/Bluetooth Card

2020-07-01, 16:51 PM

Thanks for the reply, this is the setup I'll try to use:

 

https://www.waz.com.br/antena-wifi-interna-3dbi-c-cabo-sma-ipex-4-kit-com-2-antes-2-cabos-de-25cm-119616-html/p

 

https://www.waz.com.br/placa-de-rede-wifi-bluetooth-m-2-ngff-intel-wireless-ac-9260-p-notebooks-118257-html/p

 

 

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Re:M720q Tiny: Compatible M.2 WiFi/Bluetooth Card

2020-07-02, 0:23 AM

The card has 2 antenna connections, you can use one for an internal antenna and one for the external

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Re:M720q Tiny: Compatible M.2 WiFi/Bluetooth Card

2020-07-02, 12:56 PM

Sweet, thanks again. Now I just need to my local Lenovo to restock the version I want.

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