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7.9 out of 10

Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station / MD031

AirPort Extreme operates in the 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands simultaneo Read more

Great Deal: $184.99

Reviews and Problems with Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station / MD031

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Overall 2
2.0

Not a good purchase

Nelson T., Amazon
2 March 2014
  • Summary: I thought this was a great deal for an older router. It's from a third party vendor, the unit was shipped with a pass code since it was used. A hard reset was tried several times but I couldn't get it to work. Eventually sent it back to the seller. I would've preferred the unit had been cleared of all passwords before being shipped. I'm not a tech geek and that's why I prefer Apple products where they all have been seamless "plug and play".
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Overall 2
2.0

leave it at home

Baller, B&H Photo
10 December 2013
  • Excerpt: Small office environment. We've been using Apple Airports for multiple users for years now. Not the greatest experience of my lfe but it has always worked. Thought, with this new model, I would be upgrading some previous generation routers. AC seemed to be an idea worth considering. Turns out I was wrong. These have been slower, constant dropped connections, hangups.
  • Cons: Slow Connection Speed, Unreliable connection
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Overall 2
2.0

Run, dont walk, AWAY from Apple Routers

cmsdad, Viewpoints
9 September 2012
  • Excerpt: I love Apple...own lots of stock in it...their routers SUCK!!!  Two routers in 14 months blew...never again Greta MAC, Great IPhone (maybe) Great IPODS.
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Overall 2
2.0

What went wrong Apple?

dkla2001, epinions.com
20 March 2010
  • Summary: Hard to install. Not user friendly. Very poor signal. Poor reception. Doesn't work well in apartments where other neighbors also have routers with different signals.
  • Pros: Looks great.
  • Cons: Not user friendly.Awful reception.Very short signal.
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Overall 2
2.0
Ease of use 6
6.0
Performance 2
2.0

User Review

PC Connection Express
16 December 2008
Overall 2
2.0

Fancy Package at a fraction of your normal speed

Kevin, FutureShop
17 August 2013
  • Summary: I decided to try apple AirPort Extreme after my Asus router died. With my Asus router I would normally get a wireless speed test around 45-50mbps. Ok so now about the apple router. Installation was easy enough, decent range but when it comes to speed it averaged only 9-10mbps. For a "server type router" and "the best I can get" suggested by the salesperson, it's certainly not what was suggested. Only thing I liked was the clean design.
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Overall 2
2.0

User Review

Геннадий Дмитриев, Yandex
3 March 2014
  • Excerpt: Точка была установлена в коридоре в 2-х комнатной квартире. На расстоянии 6-7 метров в комнате, отделенной от коридора гипсовой стеной и деревянной дверью связь на 5Ггц вместо положенных 450Мбит с ноутбука Макбук Про показывала от 1Мбит до 48Мбит. На 2Ггц чуть лучше, но также уровень сигнала крайне низок. Была оформлена заявка в сервис Apple 21 января. На текущий момент ответа нет. Техподдержка молчит. Были проведены испытания на работе. Результат тот же.
  • Pros: Качество сборки, простота настройки
  • Cons: Плохое качество связи на удалении от точки
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Overall 2
2.0

User Review

Vivas Var, Yandex
27 January 2014
  • Excerpt: Не знаю как у версии ME918LL/A (официально в Россию не ввозится) обстоят дела, но мне не понятна политика Apple к своим покупателям в России и СНГ. Если бы функционал не был бы урезан, то поставил оценку 3 - из за слабого сигнала. Крайне не рекомендую эту модель!
  • Pros: Качественно собран. Заявленные на бумаге характеристики.
  • Cons: Модель ME918RU/A. Сильно урезан функционал. Судя по всему утилита Airport больше не имеет поддержки в среде Windows (последняя версия 5.6.1 англ.). Уровень сигнала очень слабый - всего 5 метров открытого пространства и прием 80-90%. Невозможна активация режимов с 80 МГц частотой. Думал выберу вместо России Германию и все будет "Оk". Не тут то было - выбор стран ограничен теми в которых данный диапазон не разрешен для частного использования. Возникают подозрения, что в...
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