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CBGFilms
May 2, 2010, 10:39 AM
I probably sound so dumb asking this but Apple's website doesn't seem to make it very clear on what the Aiport Express actually is, is it a router? Is it an extender? What is it?

Can this be used as a main router, and is this good enough for a medium sized house of 4 computers and 2 Xbox 360's?



miles01110
May 2, 2010, 10:45 AM
I probably sound so dumb asking this but Apple's website doesn't seem to make it very clear on what the Aiport Express actually is, is it a router? Is it an extender? What is it?

It's a wireless-only router that can accommodate up to 10 users. It can also act as an extender.

Can this be used as a main router, and is this good enough for a medium sized house of 4 computers and 2 Xbox 360's?

Yes, if you don't mind wireless-only internet.

CBGFilms
May 2, 2010, 10:49 AM
Oh cool, so it is a router, can it do stuff that a normal router can do like forward ports, block sites etc?

miles01110
May 2, 2010, 10:54 AM
You can do anything the Airport Utility allows you to do.

CBGFilms
May 2, 2010, 10:57 AM
Where can I find out what it allows me to do?

miles01110
May 2, 2010, 10:58 AM
http://support.apple.com/downloads/AirPort_Utility_5_4_1