Q: IBM TP 309E or 390X - mini-PCI slot...modem...other devices useable?

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Hello all.

I am considering the purchase of an IBM Thinkpad model 390E or 390X
-series laptop...2626-xxx

I've looked into the Hardware Maintenance Manual for both models...and
the modem in  these manuals is listed as a PCI modem....photos of
these modems look to be 124-pin Type III mini-PCI cards.

After much searching...without finding a clear cut answer...

My question is this:

Is the mini-PCI-appearing slot for the modem in these laptops *really*
a mini-PCI format slot?

Can I use other devices in the slot...such as 10/100 LAN or LAN modem
combos...od wireless cards?...anyone done this yet?

Any info or insight on this matter...greatly appreciated.

Thank you.

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