Airport Extreme

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by bntz313, Oct 2, 2008.

  1. bntz313 macrumors 6502

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    Is the airport router the one before current addition any good?
     
  2. dborja macrumors 6502a

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    If you mean the 100Mbps Apple Extreme Base Station - yes, I have one and it works just fine after the latest firmware update...
     
  3. bntz313 thread starter macrumors 6502

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    What about the old 54mbps one. I was looking at an linksys wrt.. with speedbooster but I dont have an pc to set it up
     
  4. bntz313 thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Anyone know about the old Airport Extreme Base station, the 54 mbps one
     
  5. dborja macrumors 6502a

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    Are you referring to the WiFi speed? Both generations support 54Mbps (802.11g). The big difference is that the first gen's Ethernet only goes up to 100Mbps and the second gen goes up to 1Gbps...
     
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  7. dborja macrumors 6502a

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    Oh, ok. Sorry, I thought you meant the first generation of the current model. I don't have the pyramid kind...
     
  8. bntz313 thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Can you use an airport express (current) as my only wireless router? I wanna get an wireless router but dont have much money.
     

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