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The Apple AirPort Express is an affordable, easy-to-use 802.11g multifunction access point and digital music adapter that works with both PCs and Macs. As long as you stay in the MP3/AAC world and don't need photo or video support, it's a fine choice. quote


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Critic reviews

8.1
6 reviews
  • Ease of use
    9.4
  • Speed / throughput
    7.2
  • Configurability / networking features
    8.1
  • Reliability
    8.0
  • Range
    6.0
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8.8
109 reviews
8.0
PC Mag Jan 11, 2005

The Apple AirPort Express is an affordable, easy-to-use 802.11g multifunction access point and digital music adapter that works with both PCs and Macs. As long as you stay in the MP3/AAC world and don't need photo or video support, it's a fine choice.

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8.0
Macworld Mar 31, 2008

If you don’t need the features unique to Apple’s AirPort Extreme Base Station, the new Express is an affordable and portable alternative, although one that doesn’t quite match the Extreme’s performance... the AirPort Express offers more features, a more travel-friendly design, and easier...

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7.0
CNET Mar 19, 2008

Don't pick up a new, 802.11n-enabled AirPort Express if you're looking for superfast wireless networking performance. You should consider it, however, if you're in the market for a new Wi-Fi router that offers portability, ease of use, and the unique ability to stream iTunes over your network.

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9.0
Wired UK Jan 26, 2010

Simply put, the AirPort Express is a product I found so valuable that I bought one as soon as Apple took back the model I was reviewing.

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9.0
SmallNetBuilder Dec 17, 2004

It's unfortunate that this price premium will make most Windows-world folks pass right on by. Because they'll be missing not only a nicely designed multi-mode 802.11g AP / router / bridge, but a product experience that's all too rare in the street brawl that we've come to know as the consumer...

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9.0
About Apr 27, 2009

From its ease of installation and use to its nearly trouble-free operation, the Apple Airport Express is a top-notch gadget. It does what it sets out to do well and does it easily, making it a joy to use and a product that delivers a great experience.

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8.0
CampbellFleury CampbellFleury

Having recently purchased my second Express at a very decent price (ex. demo), I now have a very reasonably priced n adapter for my 360. It works great for Rivet and means no slow downs due to having my 360 on the network. Bliss. My only gripe would be the USB port, being able to share a HDD with...

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5.0
nitehawk nitehawk

Overall I am happy to have this product, but disappointed because it wasn't cheap. I bought it to replace my router, have wireless printing and use Airplay as a bonus. I bought it refurb from Apple online to begin with so my investment was only $75 instead of the $100 for a new one. Printing...

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8.0
roberto roberto

Expanding the range of my wireless network was very easy with this device. Configuration was a snap, and the range of coverage was better than expected. Have also used the AirPlay feature to stream music from our computer to others locations in my home. Works very well, especially paired with...

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9.0
Seiven Seiven

I love the often touted feature of AirTunes, being able to stream itunes audio from any one of my 3 macs and 2 PCs to a stereo system in the living room. I never have to hunt for CDs again (even though it has a now useless 5 cd changer) This setup is simple and requires only a 3/4" to...

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9.0
floyduk floyduk

I bought this really just to connect my speakers to in another room. I was faintly aware that it would also serve as a wifi access point but didnt plan to use it for that. But since that first purchase I keep finding things it can do that are useful. I keeps reinventing itself for me. For a...

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10
MoAlexander MoAlexander

i love this router, i currently own 2 of these., when i upgraded to the wireless in version for my home i packed the second into my laptop bag. Wow i wish i had done this years ago. There are a few hotels that are still only hard wired no wifi in rooms hotels. this is has been such a life saver...

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10
dbag65 dbag65

I bought my AirPort Express under emergency circumstances. My ancient Linksys unit gave it up after many years of faithful service. The nearest electronics retailer was out of AirPort Extremes. I grabbed this. It was set up and working in a few minutes. I had not even considered the AirTunes...

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8.0
hessmo hessmo

Pros: Has all the features that most people need in a router in a small package. Fast wireless N speeds of up to 12 megabytes per second, along with the flexibility of being a airtunes/print server on an existing network (either wired, or wirelessly), this router would satisfy 99% of home...

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10
rwsice9 rwsice9

Bought this because i wanted to be able to play music from my computer on my stereo in the other room. Works flawlessly. Itunes had no problem finding the remote speakers. Music comes though crystal clear. Only a little delay time from when itunes shows the song playing until the music comes out...

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10
chiefted chiefted

I purchased the Airport Express just for those times when I have to visit the "Corporate HQ" which is in Utah...way way out in the boonies. Add into that, that hotel "wireless" isn't what it should or could be, this little device has saved my bacon. It never leaves my...

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10
orangeguy81 orangeguy81

I bought this router because my other wireless router was not sending a strong signal and I had to reset it every other day. Not all of my computers have wireless, but my old router still works perfectly wired. When I got it home I plugged it into the old router and I had wireless instantly!! I...

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10
justus87 justus87

Setting up an AirPort Express on a Mac is an incredibly simple process. The AirPort Express can also be set up in Windows with a similar experience. For a router of its size and portability, it packs a great deal of features such as printer sharing and music streaming. Connecting an AirPort...

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8.0
Colleen Colleen

I live in a large building with many roommates, and we have numerous speaker setups around it that we share. We have a set in the bar, a set in the workshop, a set in the dining room, etc. We also play our music off of our laptops, and do not want to have to plug the laptop into the speakers...

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