How do you know if your airport express supports wireless n?

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by koops, Apr 16, 2009.

  1. koops macrumors regular

    Jun 18, 2007
    Hi I am thinking of getting an airport extreme base station to get wireless 'n'. What i want to know is i have a airport express purchased a year ago. Will this run on wireless 'n' or does it only support a 'g' network when extending the network? I want to plug my PS3 into the airport express via ethernet to increase media streaming speed.
  2. milk242 macrumors 6502a

    Jun 28, 2007
    You can't use the airport express wireless to bridge a connection to the ethernet port unless you use WDS. I believe to check if its wireless n capable is go to your airport utility and check if you can select N radio.
  3. Hot Snowboarder macrumors 6502

    Jan 2, 2009
    Behind you...!
    If you set your express to "extend a wireless network", you can have computers/devices connected via ethernet to the network.

    This setting is best IMO as it not only connects your hard wired device but gives your portables further roaming range.

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