Apple Introduces New AirPort Extreme With 802.11n - Canadian TV, Computing and Home Theatre Forums

Go Back   Canadian TV, Computing and Home Theatre Forums > Consumer Electronics and Home Computing > Home Computing > Apple Computing

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes

Old 2007-01-09, 07:50 PM   #1
Member #1
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Toronto
Posts: 47,715
Default Apple Introduces New AirPort Extreme With 802.11n

Apple today introduced the new AirPort Extreme, a simple and elegant wireless networking solution delivering up to five times the performance and twice the range of the previous AirPort Extreme.

This thread was created automatically from the Apple Website news feed.

You can read more here.

Discuss this story below.
hugh is offline   Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Old 2007-01-10, 08:35 AM   #2
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Richmond Hill ON/NY NY
Posts: 1,088

I just bought the AE 802.11g over Christmas. I guess I should have gone to the Apple store rather than deal with some high school student at Future Shop who was pissed off that I was interrupting his video game. They may have told me that the new 802.11n was around the corner.

I am interested in getting my air tunes going. I don't want to spend 50 bucks on the Mon$ter mini to rca audio cables that apple is selling. Does anyone know if these are a common item that could be picked up at The Source or stores like it?
Doug30 is offline   Quick reply to this message
Old 2007-01-10, 08:48 AM   #3
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Nova Scotia
Posts: 3,203

Actually 802.11n has been out for a while now. It is still in a the draft stages so personally I am staying away from n until things get sorted out.

While I feel Apple makes great products for the most part, $199.00 CA is a bit extreme for this product. Albeit it is an 802.11n router with a USB hookup for a HD or printer.

If you are looking for a cable solution to output your iPod songs then any standard mini-stereo to RCA cable will work. If you are wanting to also output video you can also use the same type of cable that also includes a video (yellow) cable. Just be aware that Apple has switched the connectors around. Yellow cable is one of the audio channels along with the white. Red is actually your video feed.
QuickSilver is online now   Quick reply to this message
Old 2007-01-10, 05:30 PM   #4
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Shaw Gateway + 4 portals, BB50
Posts: 2,286

I know this is off topic, but I have to say it.

I have to try this video cable thing tonight. Thanks Poolshark! I have a couple of camcorders tri-colour cbles laying around the house and I was just starting to look into the AV cable for the iPod. I use iSquint to optimize videos for the iPod. Should I choose the optimize for TV option? I'll test it anyway, just wanted your input.

Back on topic, my experience with wireless routers is that they are on average not very user friendly compared to Airport. I would stay away from n as well and pay cheaper for g. In most everyday uses, the bottleneck occurs at your Internet connection anyway, unless you're doing lots of data transfers on your home network.
PokerChip is offline   Quick reply to this message

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Canadian TV, Computing and Home Theatre Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:23 PM.

Search Digital Home

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.