• 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Magic!

    I have a pretty complex home network, with an Extreme Base Station and two previous-generation Expresses that extend the wireless network. I got this Express to extend it even further, plugged it in, and before I had a chance to open up the Airport Utility and change all sorts of settings, the utility opened up, assumed I wanted to extend the network again (!!), and the default settings it offered made sense. I know that this is largely due to the new Airport Utility, but magic is still magic. Range is very good, power consumption is minimal. Great gizmo.

    17 of 18 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    AWESOME!!!

    Really cool product. Looks nice and sleek on my desk. Keep up the great work Apple!

    12 of 13 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Amazing

    I had been thinking of getting the airport extreme for a while to speed up a few of my gadgets but never liked the size or cost and as i only needed it for my home (less than 15 iThings) i thought it was too much . but the plug-in airport express wasn't what i needed either . then the new airport express came out and as i had 2 apple TVs the similar design caught my eye . I installed it yesterday plugged into my virgin speedy hub , it took 10 mins and has made what was an already quick network even quicker . My download times of films and songs have been cut in half sometimes quicker. All in all another great piece of tech .

    109 of 116 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Works perfectly, high performance too

    I own an older Airport Express (the 802.11g model) but only used it rarely while travelling and for AirPlay.

    However this new model has become my main router at home, it's that good. It's also extremely fast (faster than the 100mbps ethernet port can handle in fact).

    Despite the fact that the device is intended to live on a shelf somewhere, it's still very much portable if you have one of the power plugs from the older model or a Magsafe power adapter, they will in fact plug in to the back of this new Airport Express (it looks funny, but who cares?).

    Highly recommended, perfectly capable of being the main router for a house or apartment despite not having gigabit ethernet support yet (this is probably coming at some point, the older Extreme didnt have it either).

    109 of 123 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Wow

    Just upgraded from the prior model and that was the best thing I have done.. Ever! Super easy install and I experienced a faster speed... This is a must for anyone that needs a wifi network.

    40 of 47 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    New AirPort Express Up-and-Running

    Ordered within minutes of it appearing on the Apple Store. Arrived 1 day early!

    Another great, easy-to-setup Apple product. Upgraded from an original AirPort Express, I'm getting at least twice the speed from that. I thought that it would be faster, so I investigated. Turns out our TWC internet has the standard 10 mbps package, and with the new AE, we're getting 12 mbps (previously about 6 mbps). So don't overlook your internet connection.

    Nevertheless, it looks almost identical to its neighbor Apple TV except it's white. I will miss the original form factor with the integrated power plug, but even that had its drawbacks -- specifically, it's difficult to reposition for best reception unless you use...you guessed it...an extension cord. With the new AE, it's one more small thing to pack when traveling, but not a big deal. Overall, best router for me!

    38 of 43 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    MARVELOUS!

    This is better than the last AP Express. Great for extending my coverage over such a wide floor plan in my one story house. Also the usb port & Ethernet is great for external hard drives or shared NAS. Now I have end to end wifi coverage plus with the guest network! Great Job as always Mr. Jobs. GOD Bless You!

    32 of 49 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Terrific!

    This is serious competition to D-Link and Linksys routers... I love the Apple TV like design. It looks so simple and elegant and yet it is so powerful!

    34 of 41 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    LAN Port

    enough said :)

    42 of 72 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    fantastic upgrade

    Same size as my apple tv. The new airport express adds many of the features previously only available to the Extreme. A Ethernet port as well to hook up to a wired computer or a switch is finally included as well. Very easy to set up and works perfectly. I'm in 800SQ FT home though. anything over you should still consider an Extreme for the range.

    2455 of 2982 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great Router?

    Knowing the extremes Apple, Inc. goes to, this is once again one great product of Apple. I had a Linksys router, which almost cost my house to be in flames. The Linksys must have overheated and caught on fire - burning a hole in my cherry wood desk that has my 'Apple Collection' including vintage Macs. I would have died if anything would have happened to them. I saw online about this product and was persuaded to purchase it! It is so small, fits perfectly on my desk, and lastly became well fit in with my Apple Collection! The setup was quick and easy; Any old person could set it up! Great job again, Apple! :)

    2219 of 2829 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Better than the last one!

    It is worth the price tag and to be honest, it is better than the previous AirPort. Easy to set up and working flawlessly.

    1844 of 2208 people found this useful