The Best Wifi Modules For Mac OS X

I’ve been using Mac OS X on my PCs and Windows Laptops for a while now, I did experiment with many wifi-BT combos, I would like to list a few that work with Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11.5.

In order for El Capitan Airdrop to work, the Bluetooth must have handoff supported and this Wifi/BT module is supported.

If the module doesn’t work, you may have to tape a certain pins for it to work. 

Mask AW-CE123H Pin 51     AzureWave AW-CE123H Taped pin

BCM94352HMB - AW-CE123H

Clover patch for Handoff and 5Ghz wifi     El Capitan BT4.0 Handoff Support

This is the best working module out there for El Capitan (Yosemite), but there are many different configurations, we need to find the one that works with our laptops, it’s kinda trials and errors. The original ones are made by AzureWave, then some are made by Asus, some are made for HP 724935-001. HP module may not work with all HP laptops. Most of HP laptops, you may have to tape either pin 20, 51 or both for them to work.

This one is 2.4Ghz and Bluetooth 3.0 Combo which I used in my daughter HP Envy 4-1115dx and they both work perfectly. NO AirDrop. I didn’t have to use the HP version.

This is a very solid wifi – bluetooth module from Atheros. All we need is to add “2b” in the Atheros kexts and it should work perfectly. Just install IOath3kfrmwr.kext from rehabman and bluetooth will work reliably.

patch AR9285 for El Capitan

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