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Where can I find detailed info about the NIC in my MBP (6,2 - mid 2010)? The built-in "System Information" won't give anything more than the name (Airport extreme) and the MAC address. I'm running Lion.

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Is there something specific you want to know?

There is a Show More Information menu item in the File menu of System Information. At least on my iMac this displays connection information, Firmware version and a lot of other stuff.

For the Airport specific stuff, you can try the following on the command line:

system_profiler -detailLevel full SPAirPortDataType
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Thanks, that cmd is very useful. I was looking for the chipset, which strangely is printed out as firmware by system_profiler. Worse yet, it only says Broadcom BCM43xx 1.0, whereas I was interested in the full name (i.e. I need to know the last two digits). – 0sh Oct 9 '11 at 21:44
Maybe this iFixit Teardown for the MBP 15" helps. There is an image of the Airport Extreme card. Says "BCM943224PCIEBT" on there. – Orangenhain Oct 9 '11 at 22:22
Yep, that's the one. Shame there's no other way than to physically open the macbook to check this. Many thanks nonetheless! – 0sh Oct 10 '11 at 11:10

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