Questions & Answers for AirPort Express
700 Questions from the Community
What cable/s are needed to connect it to a stereo?
- Asked by Stewart F from Fremont
- 06 26, 12
- Flag as inappropriate (What cable/s are needed to connect it to a stereo?)
I had the same question and was surprised no one had answered yours, so I went looking for the answer. Here's the information from the set-up guide in the support section for the Airport Express:
If you connect AirPort Express to your stereo or powered speakers, you can use AirPlay to play music from iTunes on any computer or from an iOS device on your network.
To set it up:
Connect the Audio Out port on your AirPort Express to your home stereo or powered speakers. Use a digital fiber optic cable, an analog mini-stereo-to dual-RCA cable, or a mini-stereo to mini-stereo cable, depending on what type of connectors your stereo uses.
Note: You cannot use USB speakers with your AirPort Express. Use powered speakers with a stereo mini-jack connector.
- Answered by Dr David H from Severn
- 09 20, 12
- Flag as inappropriate Answer (What cable/s are needed to connect it to a stereo?)
can the air port express take high temperatures?
- Asked by Gordon T from Reedley
- 07 2, 14
- Flag as inappropriate (can the air port express take high temperatures?)
Would this device work with B&W Zeppelin 1st generation?
I would like to stream my music from an iPad or iPhone
- Asked by Oded O
- 11 8, 14
- Flag as inappropriate (Would this device work with B&W Zeppelin 1st generation?)
Can I use the Airport Express without the cable cord?
For example can I use it in a place that doesn't offer wifi and get wifi on my phone or computer?
- Asked by Julie W from Ankeny
- 05 13, 14
- Flag as inappropriate (Can I use the Airport Express without the cable cord?)
The specs indicate the AirPort Express Base Station will support up to 50 wireless clients (users).
- Answered by David C from New York
- 06 18, 12
- Flag as inappropriate Answer (how many wireless devices can connect to it? I believe previous versions were limited to 5)
looking the best solution for WiFi booster for Mac any suggestion??
I would like to get signal from WiFi for about twi miles of distance (in the sea)
- Asked by Michail S
- 06 5, 14
- Flag as inappropriate (looking the best solution for WiFi booster for Mac any suggestion??)
Will this stop my Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Air cutting out?
Often my Zeppelin Air cuts out even though the WiFi is running fine on my Mac. If I connect this Express to my Zeppelin will it stop the cut outs?
- Asked by Rowan A
- 09 25, 13
- Flag as inappropriate (Will this stop my Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Air cutting out?)
How many Xbox 360's can I connect to my airport express?
I recently purchased another 360 and cannot get it to work with my airport express unless I plug into it directly. My first 360 connects with no issue wirelessly. My ISP told me that my express may not be able to handle more than one 360 with the wifi. Is this just them pushing responsibility on to Apple or is there something I'm missing? If I cannot connect more than one wirelessly, then will a time capsule or extreme do the trick?
Thank you everyone for your assistance.
- Asked by Jeffery K from Roy
- 02 11, 13
- Flag as inappropriate (How many Xbox 360's can I connect to my airport express?)
No this is not a personal "Mi-Fi" device. Typically you'll get one of those from a cellular provider with a cellular plan. Alternatively, if you have an iPhone and your carrier and plan support it, you could use the personal hotspot feature.
- Answered by Jack A from Brooklyn
- 08 4, 13
- Flag as inappropriate Answer (So is the AirPort Express a portable wifi unit that I can travel on a bus with and use to access the internet?)
I already have a Net gear Wireless Router. Can I add the Airport Express to my network without plugging it directly into my current router?
I'm not very tech smart on wireless networking so just a simple answer will do :-)
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how many watt does the airport express has
- Asked by Kim N from Honolulu
- 03 22, 14
- Flag as inappropriate (how many watt does the airport express has)
Can this device be used just as an access point only, without using it as a router?
Can this device be used as an access point only... without using its router features (such as DHCP server, NAT, etc)?
If it can be used only as an access point, can the guest network feature be enabled? (I believe guest network features usually require some sort of VLAN partioning)
- Asked by S M from Portland
- 10 10, 12
- Flag as inappropriate (Can this device be used just as an access point only, without using it as a router?)
No, you can only extend a wifi network that originates from Apple equipment - Time capsule, Airport Extreme/Express. You can use it to join a BT Home Hub wifi network in order to provide AirPlay in a remote location or for ethernet internet access for a device that does not have wifi. Ive tested this with a BT Home Hub 3.
- Answered by Oliver J
- 09 1, 12
- Flag as inappropriate Answer (Will AirPort Express Base Station work as a wifi network extension with BT Home Hub3?)
Will this replace my existing bt homehub
Looks great! I have an existing airport and airport express linked to a BT homehub.
I'm looking to replace my old home hub and I see the new base station has a WLAN port. Will this directly connect to an existing ADSL line with microfilter or do I still need an ADSL filter and BT Homehub (i.e. retain my home hub connected to ADSL and link to airport via LAN cable). Thanks
- Asked by Carl G
- 06 20, 12
- Flag as inappropriate (Will this replace my existing bt homehub)
If your BT homehub makes use of an external modem (such as the openreach 'infinity' FTTC/FTTP modem) then yes as you would connect the modem to the Express. Otherwise no, the express is not a modem and the telephone line will not plug directly into the Express.
You could turn off wifi on the BT HH and then connect the Express to it via ethernet cable and use the Express as the wifi access point for your network.
- Answered by Oliver J
- 09 1, 12
- Flag as inappropriate Answer (Will this replace my existing bt homehub)
how to connect to amp with rca inputs audio connections to amp seems i need the headphone jack to rca but can i also use the usb or eithernet
would using the eithernet or usb be a better audio option to use iphone etc and play thru my current amplifier?
Do I need to pay for an internet service or will this take the place of it?
I am moving and need to find a new source of internet, my question is that if i buy this, will i be able to just use this for my internet or will i still need to find an internet provider?
- Asked by Kate F from Washington
- 12 31, 13
- Flag as inappropriate (Do I need to pay for an internet service or will this take the place of it?)
No, you will need an internet provider.
- Answered by Ryan B from Toronto
- 02 5, 14
- Flag as inappropriate Answer (Do I need to pay for an internet service or will this take the place of it?)
How do I connect the airport to a Verizon air card
- Asked by Don U from Chestertown
- 11 29, 12
- Flag as inappropriate (How do I connect the airport to a Verizon air card)