Reviews and Problems with Apple AirPort Extreme V5 (MD031)
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Doesn't reach our front room
Tom, ABT Electronics
9 September 2014
Excerpt: To be fair our uverse didn't connect with our front room well. But, 2 Abt salesmen recommended this as a cure all your troubles product. Still can't get a reliable signal in front room. Otherwise, it's fine & looks cool.
Pros: Easy To Set Up, Fast, Fast Connection Speed, Reliable connection
Summary: I bought the Airport Extreme G5 for one reason: wireless access to external drives. I was excited about accessing files from my external drive and using Time Machine on my backup drive... from anywhere in the house! I got everything ready...
Set-up on Windows 7 terrible. Router works once set-up.
26 February 2012
Summary: My router is quite new, so I am speaking mostly to set-up not long term reliability. I bought this very expensive router due to the combination of positive reviews and Apple's excellent reputation. The brick and mortar sales rep assured me there would be no problem using with my Windows 7 computer.
Summary: The Extreme Airport Base Station is in theory a step up in speed from the Graphite and Snow stations. Speed is now up to 54Mps, but real-time tests will show much slower speeds and most people will never realize the speed difference over the graphite and snow models because even broadband cannot...
Easy Set Up; Looks Good; Needs to be Reset From Time to Time
David Enzel, Amazon
12 February 2009
Summary: The airport base station looks cool and was very easy to set up. It sends out a strong signal. The only downside is that from time to time it stops working and I need to unplug it and plug it back in again and then all is well. I have to do this once a week or once every two weeks.
Summary: This is a good product supporting the 802.11g standard (if patched supports the final spec) allows 54mbps at what I have found to be about 55 feet but is completely backwards compatible. PROS ) 802.11g (NATIVE) ) Native 802.11b support (part of the 802.11g spec) ) A throughput of 54mbps at most.
Excerpt: AIRPORT EXTREME WIRELESS BASE STATION (N DUAL BAND VERSION) The Airport Extreme is a ‘Dual Band’ wireless gateway (or wireless access point) from Apple, which supposedly offers longer wireless range and faster speeds due to the 5GHz frequency as opposed to the usual 2.4GHz with single band wireless...
Pros: Good speeds, Compact design, Easy setup, USB port for print server / USB drives
Cons: Expensive ! , Must use Airport Utility software, Signal varies