Apple AirPort Express Base Station MC414

  • Apple AirPort Express Base Station MC414
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  • The compact and pretty Apple AirPort Express Base Station (third generation) offers decent, dual-band wireless performance and, finally, an Ethernet port.


  • The AirPort Express Base Station doesn't support 450Mbps Wireless-N standard, 802.11ac, or even Gigabit Ethernet, and its USB port lacks support for external storage devices.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Macworld UK on 80

Apple has a range of wireless networking options going under the AirPort moniker, and the AirPort Express Base Station is the entry-level model. It's an interesting device. It had a refresh last year and in terms of styling now looks somewhat like a...

By TechRadar on 80

Sneaking out at WWDC, the junior member of Apple's AirPort range saw some significant and much-needed improvements. Indeed, it's now a much tougher choice between the AirPort Express and the bigger, more expensive, AirPort Extreme. The first...

By PC Advisor on 90

For the money, the Express makes an effective base station for modestly sized apartments or homes, or where access is only needed in a few adjacent rooms in an office. This sleek model is the right choice for many, and at £60 less than the AirPort...

By cnet on 70

The new Apple AirPort Express Base Station is a decent upgrade to the previous generation, but it doesn't have much beyond its supersleek looks to impress us when compared with its...

International Review By Hardware.Info on

Goede dual-band routers zijn definitief doorgedrongen tot het betaalbare segment. Dat is wat ons betreft een van de belangrijkste conclusies die we kunnen trekken uit deze test. Niet alleen de ‘budget'-merken bieden modellen aan in de prijsklasse...

International Review By Tweakers on 100

Aangezien ik in een huis woon dat gebouwd is met gewapend beton heb ik snel last van signaalverlies van Wifi op de bovenste etage. Onze hoofdfouten staat beneden in de...

International Review By Mac Life on 83

Unterm Strich bringt die neue Version der AirPort-Express-Basisstation sinnvolle aber eben auch keine weltbewegenden Neuerungen mit sich. Toll ist die die Dual-Band-802.11n-Funktionalität. Schade ist es hingegen, dass Apple die Bauform an das Apple...