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AirPort Express 802.11n (2nd Generation) - Technical Specifications

AirPort Express 802.11n (2nd Generation)  

Size and
Weight

  • Dimensions: 3.9 inches (98 mm) by 3.9 inches (98 mm) by 0.9 inch (23 mm)
  • Weight: 8.5 ounces (240 grams)1

Wireless Protocols

  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n

Compatibility

  • Interoperable with 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, and 802.11n-enabled Mac computers, iOS devices, Apple TV, Windows-based PCs, and other Wi-Fi devices
  • NAT, DHCP, PPPoE, VPN Passthrough (IPSec, PPTP, and L2TP), DNS Proxy, SNMP, IPv6 (6to4 and manual tunnels)

Security

  • Wi-Fi Protected Access™ (WPA/WPA2)2
  • WPA/WPA2 Enterprise2
  • Wireless security (WEP) configurable for 40-bit and 128-bit encryption
  • MAC address filtering
  • NAT firewall
  • 802.1X, PEAP, LEAP, TTLS, TLS, FAST
  • Time-based access control

Software and Documentation

Interfaces

  • Simultaneous dual-band 802.11n wireless
  • 10/100BASE-T Ethernet WAN port for connecting a DSL modem, cable modem, or Ethernet network
  • 10/100BASE-T Ethernet LAN port for connecting a computer, Ethernet hub, or networked printer
  • USB 2.0 port for connecting a USB printer3
  • 3.5-mm audio minijack for analog or optical digital sound4
  • Built-in power supply

Number of Users

  • 50

Electrical and Environmental Requirements

  • 100-240V AC, 50-60Hz; input current: 0.2 amp
  • Operating temperature: 32° to 95° F (0° to 35° C)
  • Storage temperature: -13° to 140° F (-25° to 60° C)
  • Relative humidity (operating): 20% to 90%, noncondensing
  • Maximum operating altitude: 10,000 feet
  • Maximum storage altitude: 15,000 feet

Frequency Bands

  • Simultaneous dual-band 2.4GHz and 5GHz

Radio Output
Power

  • 20.5 dBm maximum (varies by country)

Agency Approvals

  • FCC Part 15 Class B, Canada RSS-210, EN 300-328, EN 301-489, EN 301 893, ARIB STD-T66, RCR STD-T33, AS/NZS 4268: 2003, UL 60950, CSA-C22.2 No. 60950

Channels

  • Channels 1-11, 36-48, and 149-165 approved for use in the United States and Canada
  • Channels 1-13, 36-64, and 100-140 approved for use in Europe and Japan
  • Channels 1-13, 36-64, and 149-165 approved for use in Australia, Hong Kong, and New Zealand

System Requirements

Mac Users

Setup and Administration

    From an iOS device:
  • An iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS 5 or later and the AirPort Utility app
    From a Mac:
  • OS X Lion v10.7.3 or later and AirPort Utility 6.1
  • OS X v10.5.7 or later and AirPort Utility 5.6.1
Wireless Device Access

Any Wi-Fi-enabled device that uses the 802.11a/b/g/n specification

Shared Printing with a USB Printer
  • A USB printer
  • A Mac with OS X v10.2.7 or later

PC Users

Setup and Administration

    From an iOS device:
  • An iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS 5 or later and the AirPort Utility app
    From a PC:
  • Windows 7 or later and AirPort Utility 5.6.1

Wireless Device Access

Any Wi-Fi-enabled device that uses the 802.11a/b/g/n specification

Shared Printing with a USB Printer

  • A USB printer
  • A PC with Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista (SP1), or Windows 7

 

 

  1. Weight varies by configuration and manufacturing process.
  2. Support for WPA requires OS X v10.3 or later. Use of Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) reduces the maximum number of network users. When joining an existing wireless network, AirPort Express supports only WPA-Personal. WPA2 requires a Mac computer with an AirPort Extreme Card and OS X v10.3 or later.
  3. Wireless printing over USB requires a compatible printer and OS X v10.2.7 or later, Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7.
  4. Requires a compatible stereo system or powered speakers.

Wireless Internet access requires a wireless-enabled computer or device, a base station or other access point, and Internet access (fees may apply). Product specifications are subject to change without notice.

Last Modified: Aug 23, 2012
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