Apple introduces new AirPort Extreme with 802.11n support

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802.11nAs Apple TV uses 802.11n wireless technology, Apple also introduces new AirPort Extreme Base Station today bringing 802.11n wireless technology into Apple's wireless base station. AirPort Extreme Base Station is priced at US$179.

The new AirPort Extreme Base Station provides up to 50 connections at same time and offering up to five times the performance and up to twice the range of networks created with the earlier 802.11g standard.

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Apple StoreThe AirPort Extreme Base Station is based on an IEEE 802.11n draft specification and is compatible with IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, and IEEE 802.11g.

The AirPort Extreme Base Station features a simple, new design that is just 6.5 inches square and 1.3 inches tall, and a built-in USB port allows users to print wirelessly to a USB printer or turn any external USB hard drive into a shared drive so they can share files or backup valuable data from multiple computers on a network.

The new AirPort Extreme Base Station requires Mac or PC with Ethernet or wireless networking capability.

The new AirPort Extreme Base Station will be available in February, you can order yours now.

For more detail about AirPort Extreme Base Station, please see AirPort Extreme web page. Apple also puts up a page on 802.11 wireless technology, you can check if your Mac supports the latest 802.11n.

Apple Introduces New AirPort Extreme with 802.11n (Apple press release)

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Posted by Antony at January 9, 2007 11:20 AM

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