Quick Start Guide
This document describes how to install and use the
AirCard 595 PC Card, AirCard 595U USB modem, or
AirCard 597E ExpressCard ("device") on a Mac
computer. For all technical support, please contact Apple.
What you'll need
For this device: You'll need this type of computer:
, MacBook Pro, PowerBook
G4, Power Mac
G5, or desktop iMac
MacBook Pro or Power Mac G5 with a
Your computer must be running Mac OS X version 10.4
or later. To check your version, from the Apple menu ( )
choose About This Mac. If your version is earlier,
then visit www.apple.com/downloads/macosx/apple
for upgrading instructions, or, in Finder
Go > Applications > System Preferences.
Double-click the System Preferences icon, then
double-click Software Update. Click Check Now.
If your device has not been activated, you'll also need a
Installing Watcher™ Lite
1. Visit www.sierrawireless.com/mac/CDMA to download
the Sierra Wireless Watcher Lite Installer program to
The program will automatically mount the disk image
and start the installation.
2. In Finder, choose Go > Applications > Sierra
Watcher Lite should start:
3. Hold the device by its sides and insert the device into
Warning! When inserting or removing your device,
always grip it by its sides; this prevents damage to the
4. If the New Port Detected window appears, click
5. If the Authenticate window appears, enter your Mac
username and password, then click OK.
6. If Watcher Lite displays "Device is Locked", unlock the
a) If the Unlock Device window is not displayed: from
the Extras item on the Sierra Wireless Watcher
menu, choose Unlock Device.
for the AirCard