May 03, 2019 · The Apple AirPort is a celebrated, modern router that looks good and functions how it should. Sadly, it’s been discontinued. And with the rise of mesh Wi-Fi systems and superpowered gigabit routers, a slightly outdated ( yet surprisingly expensive ) AirPort may not be worth your time.
The AirPort Express is a Wi-Fi base station product from Apple Inc., part of the AirPort product line. While more compact and in some ways simpler than another Apple Wi-Fi base station, the AirPort Extreme, the Express offers audio output capability the Extreme lacks. Apple is discontinuing production of its Base Station Wi-Fi routers -- the AirPort Time Capsule, AirPort Express and AirPort Extreme -- all of which haven't had hardware updates since at least 2014. Aug 13, 2014 · Here's another reason to consider an Apple-branded router: AppleCare coverage. If you've purchased, or plan to purchase, Apple's AppleCare service coverage to protect your Mac, AppleCare also covers an AirPort device. Here's the relevant details from Apple's North American coverage terms: Make Offer - Apple AirPort Express 2nd Gen 802.11n Dual Band Wireless Router (A1392) Apple Airport Express Base Station Dual-Band 802.11n Wi-Fi Model A1392 - SEALED $200.00 I bought this to expand my wireless network in my home. I have an Apple Time Capsule that covered 90% of my home. By adding the Airport Express I now cover 100% of my home as well as the front and back decks. It was so easy to set up that a novice could do it without any difficulties. I tested an Express here at the far end of the house, and on a 100 Mbps Internet connection, the Express produced about 35-40 Mbps on wireless using either a 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz connection. When I connected the AirPort Extreme back up it was running consistently at 90-95 Mbps on wireless, and a bit higher on an Ethernet connection.
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Apple seems to be saying in a round-a-bout way here that other routers are not supported for wireless range extensions (with a router connected to Ethernet and the Express not):. Extend an existing Wi-Fi network’s range. If you already have a wireless network in your home and want to extend its range, AirPort Express can help.
Close observers of Apple’s networking products—surely they exist—know that the company hasn’t updated its Airport line of Wi-Fi routers since 2013.That’s so many iPhones ago! This week Apr 27, 2018 · Apple formally announced its exit from the Wi-Fi router industry today (April 26) and discontinued its existing routers: the AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme base stations and AirPort Time Capsule Apple Footer * Trade-in value based on 2019 15-inch MacBook Pro. Trade-in value will vary based on the condition, year, and configuration of your trade-in device. You must be at least 18 years old to be eligible to trade in for credit or for an Apple Store Gift Card. Apple just turned your ancient AirPort Express router into an AirPlay 2 wireless speaker dongle. Yep, Apple just breathed new life into a totally discontinued product.