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Apple Airport Extreme

details: Dual-band a/b/g/n Wireless Rotuer
hardware type: Wireless Router
date added: 2009-02-09
updated: 2013-02-20
The sleek, easy-to-use AirPort Extreme Base Station with Gigabit Ethernet is the perfect wireless access point for home, school, or small business. Blazing fast, it delivers up to five times the performance and up to twice the range compared to 802.11g routers. And you can use it with Macs, PCs and other Wi-Fi devices such as iPhone and Apple TV.

Configured using a Mac/PC Setup Wizard, rather than web admin interface.

Pros: easy setup, gigabit switch, virtually no WPA2 throughput loss, print and file server
Cons: higher throughput loss using WEP/WPA-PSK, doesn't work on both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz simultaneously, no SPI firewall, no port triggering
 
 
 
 Airport Extreme Features
 General
 Availability: currently available
 List price: $179
 LAN / WAN Connectivity
 WAN ports: 1
 WAN port(s) type: 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
 LAN ports: 3
 LAN ports type: 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
 USB port(s): 1
printer or storage
 Serial port: no
 Auto-failover connection: no
 Router
 NAT routing: yes
 Multihomed: yes
 DMZ: yes
 Port forwarding: yes
 Port triggering: no
 DHCP server: yes
 DHCP client: yes
 Dynamic DNS client: no
 Wireless
 Maximum Wireless Speed: 300 Mbps
 WiFi standards supported: 802.11a (54 Mbps)
802.11b (11 Mbps)
802.11g (54 Mbps)
802.11n (draft)
 Wifi security/authentication: WEP
WPA (TKIP)
WPA2 (AES)
 WiFi modes: Access point
 Transmit Power: +20 dBm
 Dual Band (2.4GHz/5GHz): yes
 Firewall
 SPI firewall: no
 Device Management
 Default admin username: n/a
 Default admin password: public
 Administration: Quick Setup Wizard
Windows application
MAC application
 Misc hardware info
 Chipset: Marvell 88F5281
 Links
 Product page: http://www.apple.com/airportextreme/
 Manual: http://support.apple.com/kb/index?page=a...

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