- Data transmission speed :up to 300Mbps theory
- Model: Atheros AR5B95 AR9285
- Frequency brand: 2.4GHz
- Standard : IEEE 802.11 b/g/n support IEEE 802.11d 802.11e standards and 802.11i draft specification
- Interface Card :Half Mini PCI Express
- Compatible Systems :Windows XP Vista Win 7 and Linux.
- Strong reception for Wifi signals simultaneous transmission
- Advanced Lower power consumption technology ( Dynamic MIMO Power saving function- DMPS)
- High stability and integration
- Enhanced speed coverage and the reliability of the wireless network via 802.11i
- Applies for Ethernet
So AR9280 should work on Lion?
The iMac Wi-Fi Update for 10.7.3 of Feb.2012 contains a plugin kext for the IO80211Family called AirportAtheros40 which is the correct driver for the AR9280. You may need to add your specific ID# to the info.plist, as is it only supports IDs Vendor ID 0x168c (Atheros) with Product IDs 0x0030 & 0x002a.