Reviews and Problems with Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station / MD031
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5 November 2013
Summary: I am using the Airport Extreme as a base station hub for back up drives for my computers. It also serves as the WIFI generator in my home. The unit works well and was easy to set up. The signal strength of the WIFI signal is not as strong as my o...
Summary: I am I guess you can say downgrading from the latest airport extreme base station to this older model Airport Extreme. That being said I definitely do not think of this as a downgrade. Not only do I get to attach multiple hard drives and a printer to my router it has much better range than the airport express. 5Ghz connection speeds are stellar sometimes showing up as 400Mbps on windows laptops. I have nothing to complain about and this was a used item too.
Summary: Setup was challenging, perhaps because I was previously running a Netgear network, and the Apple IP addresses were not working with the previously set up Netgear ones (10... vs. 192...) So after much fiddle-tweaking, it works great. Maybe it was jus...
I had good, bad, very good, and reasonable experience, overall very good!
3 April 2013
Summary: What a great product! It worked great on my mac. I could not get it to print from my PC but dit get to print from my mac. I still have trouble with the Iomega cloud drive but i always had trouble with the Iomega.(very finicky) Unfortunately my power supply stopped working after a month, but the great thing is, i took it to the Mac Authority in Chattanooga and they sorted me out within an hour. So good product with good backup.
Takes Apple Tech to trouble shoot otherwise you will think it is bad!
3 February 2013
Summary: Had a Belkin router which went bad, and decided to go with the most reliable one I could find. The Apple is it! Now there is another one with more lights to diagnose a problem, and I would have considered it had I known of it prior to purchase. It does take Apple tech to fix it. I did learn that you should not be turning it off when gone. Can unplug your modem instead. Good Apple tech support!
Summary: It's a real good router, but there's much more better ones out there. I got this because i'm a mac freak lol. This router works fine with my mac, apple tv, ipad and iPhone (well yea it has to lol). I do suggest buying it if you have a lot of apple products.
Excerpt: Being Really Fast Compensates for other Big Flaws I recently switched from PC to Mac and bought a Macbook Pro. While I was at the Apple store spending way too much money, I decided that I'd drop another $179 to purchase their new Airport Extreme Router. The thought of surfing 5x faster was really appealing, especially since I have had ongoing problems with my home Linksys router. Once I got the router set up, it swiftly delivered on its promise of fast speeds.