So you’ve got an Acer Aspire One netbook with WiFi, Ethernet, and just about anything you could need to connect to the internet – as long as you’re near a LAN or WiFi hotspot. But what if you want to make your netbook truly mobile. Like connect to a 3G cellular network mobile? Luckily Tnkgrl Mobile has you covered.

She’s already shown us how to add Bluetooth or replace the SSD with a hard drive. But adding a 3G HSDPA modem is a bit mor etricky, because you need to not only attach the modem to a mini-PCIe connector but also figure out how to divert power to it and to a SIM card holder. In other words, this is not a hack recommended for beginners.

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7 replies on “Acer Aspire One hack: Adding a 3G modem”

  1. Is there any way to power up SIM card all the time even if netbook is turned off ? this way may be, it would be turned into like a spy GPS system

  2. More simple is to hold an Acer Aspire one with native 3G

    Acer France => http://www.acer.fr/public/page4.do?link=oln56.redirect&dau22.oid=40788&UserCtxParam=0&GroupCtxParam=0&dctx1=8&CountryISOCtxParam=FR&LanguageISOCtxParam=fr&ctx3=-1&ctx4=France&crc=822658617#inu57_57877

    – Aspire One A150-BGb (Sapphire Blue) => LU.S090B.078
    – Aspire One A150-BGw (Perle Withe) => LU.S080B.07
    – Aspire One A110-BGb (Sapphire Blue) => LU.S070B.005
    – Aspire One A110-BGw (Perle Withe) => LU.S060B.004

    3G module ‘Option 380″ with GPS and 3 cells battery

    => http://www.netbook3g.com/netbook-3g/sortie-discrete-du-netbook-acer-aspire-one-3g

    Liste Price : 449€ (include VAT of 19,6%) near the price of 1000H

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