Reviews and Problems with Apple AirPort Extreme V5 (MD031)
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ratcat "ratcat", Amazon
12 April 2013
Summary: I had many problems with the router, but the deal breaker and the one that caused me to return it was the speed. Oddly the ethernet speed was hobbled whenever the wireless speed was slowed due to interference. I experimented with this for hours and am thoroughly convinced it is true.
Summary: I thought I was getting a good deal on a refurbed AirPort Extreme. Newegg's website says that while they don't guarantee that you'll receive all the accessories/documentation with a refurb, they do check to ensure that the unit is functional before it ships.
Cons: I purchased this when it was advertised for only $99. For a refurbished apple router, this seemed too good to be true. Well, it was. My credit card was immediately charged but the product didn't get shipped. After one week with nothing from UPS, I contacted NewEgg to find out what happened? I was...
Summary: Apple Airport Base Stations have a history of overheating and ruining the electronics inside. I lost a ABS "snow" unit this way. Fortunately, I found at least two online businesses devoted to repair of base stations, or else buying unrecoverable units at salvage prices.