AirPort Extreme Base Station (Modem and PoE/UL2043 models) - Technical Specifications

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AirPort Extreme Base Station (Modem and PoE/UL2043 models) - Technical Specifications
Configurations
Order number AirPort Extreme Base Station (with modem and antenna port)
AirPort Extreme Base Station (with Power over Ethernet support and conformance to UL 2043) — Available for Education
M9397LL/A
Wireless protocol (1) 802.11g 802.11g
Users supported 50 50
10/100BASE-T Ethernet WAN port Yes Yes
10/100BASE-T Ethernet LAN port Yes Yes
Wireless bridging (2) Yes Yes
USB port (3) Yes Yes
Internal antenna Yes Yes
External antenna connector (4) Yes Yes
56K V.90 modem (5) Yes No
Power over Ethernet (IEEE 802.3af) support(6) No Yes
Conformance to UL 2043 No Yes
Service and support 90 days of free telephone support and one-year limited warranty
Configurations
Order number AirPort Extreme Card
M8881LL/A
AirPort Card
M7600LL/E
Wireless protocol (1) 802.11g 802.11b
Service and support 90 days of free telephone support and one-year limited warranty
Additional Information  
System Requirements For Macintosh users:
Computer hardware:
  • A Macintosh computer with an AirPort Extreme Card or AirPort Card
Users with Mac OS X v10.3 or later can:
  • Access an AirPort wireless network
  • Set up an AirPort Extreme Base Station
  • Share a USB printer
  • Use Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)
  • Use the AirPort Client Monitor and AirPort Management Utility (Education and Business use)
Users with Mac OS X v10.2.7 can:
  • Access an AirPort wireless network
  • Set up an AirPort Extreme Base Station
  • Share a USB printer

For PC users:
  • A PC with a Wi-Fi-certified IEEE 802.11b or 802.11g wireless card
  • Windows XP or Windows 2000
  • WPA support requires a Wi-Fi-certified PC solution
Extended Service and Support Purchase the AppleCare Protection Plan to extend the service and support for AirPort Card or AirPort Extreme Card and AirPort Extreme Base Station.

Technical Specifications

 

Wireless data rates (1)
  • Up to 54 Mbps for AirPort Extreme-enabled and other Wi-Fi Certified 802.11g computers (data rate depends on environment)
  • Up to 11 Mbps for AirPort-enabled and other Wi-Fi 802.11b-enabled computers (data rate depends on environment)
Range (2)
  • 50-foot range from the base station in typical use at 54 Mbps data rate (range depends on building construction) (1)
  • 150-foot range from the base station in typical use at 11 Mbps data rate (range depends on building construction)
Frequency band
  • 2.4GHz
Radio output power
  • 15dBm
Size and weight
  • Diameter: 6.9 inches (175mm)
  • Height: 3.2 inches (80mm)
  • Weight (without wall mounting bracket): 1.25 pounds (565grams) (7)
Position options
  • Desktop or wall (wall mounting bracket included)
  • Air-handling space (available on one model)

More Information

  Compatibility
  • Wi-Fi Certified for 802.11b and 802.11g interoperability (1)
  • Mac computers and Windows-based PCs
  • NAT, DHCP, FTP, PPPoE, VPN Passthrough (IPSec, PPTP and L2TP), PPP client and server (AirPort Extreme with modem only), QuickTime Streaming, DNS Proxy, SNMP
  • America Online (9)
  • Cisco LEAP client support to connect to Cisco LEAP access points.
Interfaces
  • 10/100BASE-T Ethernet WAN port (RJ-45 connector) for connecting a DSL or cable modem
  • 10/100BASE-T Ethernet LAN port (RJ-45 connector) for connecting to wired computers and printers
  • USB port for connecting a USB printer(3)
  • 56K V.90 modem (RJ-11 connector) for dialup Internet connections (5)
  • External antenna connector for connecting external directional or omnidirectional antennas
  • Power port for included power adapter
Security
  • Wi-Fi Protected Access™ (WPA) (9)
  • Wireless security (WEP) configurable for 40-bit and 128-bit encryption
  • MAC address filtering
  • NAT firewall
  • Support for RADIUS authentication
  • 802.1X, PEAP, LEAP, TTLS, TLS
Agency approvals
  • FCC Part 15 Class B, Canada RSS-210, EN 300-328, EN 301-489, ARIB STD-T66, RCR STD-T33, AS/NZS 4771:2000, UL 60950, CSA-C22.2 No. 60950
  • Conforms to UL 2043 for use in air-handling spaces (available on one model of the AirPort Extreme Base Station)
  Included software AirPort Extreme Base Station software:
  • AirPort Setup Assistant to configure the computer and base station for Internet access
  • AirPort Admin Utility for base station setup and network administration
  • AirPort Client Monitor to gauge the signal quality of a base station at various locations (for education and business use; included with one model)
  • AirPort Management Utility to administer groups of base stations efficiently (for education and business use; included with one model)
AirPort Card software:
  • Internet Connect to connect to and disconnect from your ISP, monitor connection status, turn AirPort Extreme on and off, change networks, and check signal quality
  • AirPort menu bar status icon to monitor connection status, measure signal quality, change networks, and turn AirPort on and off
Electrical and environmental requirements
  • 100-240V AC, 50-60Hz, Input Current: 0.4 Amps (AirPort Extreme Base Station)
  • 100-240V AC, 50-60Hz, Input Current: 0.2 Amps (AirPort Express Base Station)
  • Power over Ethernet: IEEE 802.3af PD, Class 0 (available on one model of the AirPort Extreme Base Station)
  • 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
Channels
  • Channels 1-11 approved for use in the United States, Canada, Latin America, and Taiwan
  • Channels 1-14 approved for use in Japan
  • Channels 1-13 approved for use in other countries
  1. AirPort Extreme uses the 802.11g wireless standard. Accessing the wireless network requires an AirPort or AirPort Extreme enabled computer or Wi-Fi-certified 802.11b or 802.11g computer. Achieving data rates of 54 Mbps requires that all users have an AirPort Extreme or Wi-Fi-certified 802.11g enabled computer and connect to an AirPort Express or AirPort Extreme Base Station. If a user of a Wi-Fi-certified 802.11b product joins the network, that user will get up to 11 Mbps and AirPort Extreme and Wi-Fi-certified 802.11g users will get less than 54 Mbps. Actual speed will vary based on range, connection rate, site conditions, size of network, and other factors.
  2. AirPort Extreme can extend the range only of an AirPort Extreme or AirPort Express wireless network.
  3. Wireless printing over USB requires Mac OS X v10.2.7 or later or Windows XP or Windows 2000 and a compatible printer.
  4. For use with Apple-approved antennas only. Antennas sold separately.
  5. Actual modem speeds lower; speed depends on connection rate and other factors.
  6. Power over Ethernet (PoE) requires a compatible IEEE 802.3af PSE. USB port is disabled when PoE is in use.
  7. Weight varies by configuration and manufacturing process.
  8. Compatible with AOL 5.0 or later in the U.S. only. Simultaneous sharing of an AOL connection requires multiple AOL accounts.
  9. Support for WPA requires Mac OS X v10.3 or later. Use of Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) reduces the maximum number of network users.

Wireless Internet access requires a wireless-enabled computer, a base station or other access point, and Internet access (fees may apply). Some ISPs are not currently compatible with AirPort Extreme.

Product specifications are subject to change without notice.

 

Published Date: Apr 6, 2016