Apple AirPort Express 802.11n

86
Global
Score
86

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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Engadget Summary

Apple's updated Airport Express is a tiny, easy-to-configure router that includes most of the features you'd expect in a modern router, including simultaneous dual-band networking, printer sharing, and the ability to add guest accounts. It supports AirPlay for wireless audio streaming, letting you plug speakers directly into its analog/optical audio port. One missing feature: You can't add a USB drive to create an instant network-accessible storage device, as you can on many recent routers. If you can get along without that, and you want a simple, robust, tiny router that can stream audio straight to your speakers, the Airport Express is a good deal.

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Breakdown

Ease of use
8.3
Speed / throughput
7.5
Configurability / networking features
8.0
Reliability
8.0
Range
8.0
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Specs

AirPort

Type
Wireless router
WiFi
yes (Dual-band)
Ethernet
10/100 [Fast Ethernet] (1 ports)
USB
yes
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Specs

AirPort

Type
Wireless router
WiFi
yes (Dual-band)
Ethernet
10/100 [Fast Ethernet] (1 ports)
USB
yes
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