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Questions tagged [airport-express]

AirPort Express is a more compact version of the AirPort Extreme wireless router sold by Apple

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Resolving WiFi interference 2.4GHz/5GHz

Set-up: iPad user connects to WiFi via Airport Express. A printer is attached to Airport Express for (Airprint) printing facility. Problem: I am using the above set-up with the permission of IT (I am ...
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What is the difference between extending a Wi-Fi and creating a new one with the same name?

First let me start with my Wi-Fi setup: On my first floor I have an Apple Time Capsule connected to the net working as the DNS and DHCP and creating both a 2.4 and a 5 GHz network (with different ...
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How can I stream audio from a Windows PC to speakers connected to an AirPort Express?

I'm running Windows 10 on a PC and I have an AirPort Express connected via Ethernet. I can find and stream audio to the AirPort Express when using iTunes. However, I often listen music on YouTube ...
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Airport Extreme + Express + older Express audio dropouts

My set up is the following: Coaxial from cable provider --> cable modem from provider --> Airport Extreme via Cat5e Express #1 a few feet away, analog out to stereo, extending Extreme network ...
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How do I find out the SNMP OID prefix?

I am trying to get information on the current IN / OUT bound traffic on an Airport Express router displayed in an openHAB setup. what I need is to be able to supply a line something like these: in: ...
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Port forwarding on Airport Express

I want to be able to access files on my new Raspberry Pi remotely. So I enabled sftp, but I cannot manage to access it remotely. Here are the details of the setup: I can access sftp on the Pi from my ...
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How to setup AirPort Extreme 802.11n to connect to my wifi and share its ports?

Is there any way to force my AP Extreme to act as an wifi client and share it´s ethernet ports? This is no problem with my AP express, but I want to utilize the gigabit ports and switch capabilities ...
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Wireless clients on an access point cannot see each other

I have my main router in the basement and a dlink dap-1360 access point on the second floor connected by ethernet. I've assigned a static ip to the access point. It shares the same SSID as my router, ...
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Using an AirPort Express to extend an AirPort Extreme's signal in 2.4 GHz from 5 GHz

I have an older AirPort Extreme and a new AirPort Express. Now because the 2.4 GHz bandwidth is very crowded I want to switch the signal towards 5 GHz. However I have a number of devices that only ...
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Airport Express Airplay Over Existing WiFi Connection

I am trying to use my Airport Express as an Airplay adapter (play to speakers through iOS device) connected to my existing (not-Airport-Extreme) wireless network. The Express is the kind that you plug ...
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Which device should I adjust DNS server settings on, receiver or LAN card on motherboard?

I use ATT Uverse with a 12Mbps down and stinky 1.5Mbps up. My question is as follows: I realized remembered recently that ever since I purchased a new computer and network receiver, I never adjusted ...
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Airport Express chokes Wi-Fi for a few seconds, several times per hour. Any idea why?

I'm using a MacBookPro connected to an AiportExpress' Wi-FI network. Every once in a while, the Wi-Fi will choke up and either drop some packets, or lag horribly for several seconds. I'm losing hair ...
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How does my iTunes connect to an Airport Express on another network (on a dual band router)?

I have a Dual-Band N (2.4 & 5 GHz) router (Linksys E3000). My mac and other computers in my house connect to the 5 GHz and my iPhone (4S) connects to the 2.4 (because it cannot connect to a 5 GHz ...
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Apple Airport Express, Extreme and Time Capsules, BT Home Hub, Wireless Extenders confusion

I post quite frequently in Stack Overflow, but use Superuser less frequently. Mainly as I don't change hardware often and rarely have software issues! I live in a small stone cottage, and have an ...
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How could I resolve the following configuration on airport express?

I've tried to configure my airport express in order to make a private network and also get access to internet, the thing is my linksys just has broken and all I have is the airport express, I've ...
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No connection via Airport Express in bridge mode

I have trouble connecting to my wired network via an Airport Express. I would like to have the Airport Express just operate as a bridge -- i.e. as an access point. I have set up the Airport Express to ...
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Odd Apple AirPort Express behaviour

I've been using a rather old AirPort Express for home Wi-Fi for a number of years. (It's old enough that it only supports WPA, not WPA2 -- perhaps this is an indication that I should upgrade!) In the ...
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How can I configure a “global hostname” in Airport Utility?

AirPort Utility 5.6.1 for Windows disallows entering dots ('.') in the global hostname. Whenever you try to enter a '.', it just beeps with an error. Setting a global hostname is the AirPort way for ...
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AirPlay doesn't work from laptop, works from iOS device

My MBA used to stream music to my speakers via my Airport Express, but recently it stopped working. The speakers over airplay are still visible in iTunes, but when I try to connect, the dialog hangs ...
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Can I use the Airport Express as a an uplink between two networks?

I have two separate networks using different IP ranges, 192.168.0.* for the wired only, isolated network and 192.160.1.* for the wireless only network which is connected to the internet. The wired ...
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Does hiding a WiFi network help against interferences?

Recently, I have been having problems with our network cutting in and out while streaming music. We think it may be other people's networks interfering with ours, but with changing the channel again ...
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AirportExtreme network problems

At my house I use a Mac, as do my kids, and we have an Airport Extreme that we use with many airport expresses throughout the house for Internet and music streaming. However, sometimes the network ...
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Updating Airport Express Firmware

I may be missing something painfully obvious, but how do I upgrade the firmware on an Airport Express? When I visit the firmware page, I don't see a download link, but when I follow the attached ...
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MacBook Pro on Lion can't see 802.11g Airport Express network

I've just created a wifi network using an 802.11g Airport Express. My 2010 Mac mini (running Windows 7 via Boot Camp), and my iPhone 4 (running iOS 5) both see and connect to the Airport Express's ...
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AirPort Express with 802.11n and 10/100BASE-T Ethernet port

If 802.11n can operate at 300Mb/s, why does Apple equip the AirPort Express with a 10/100 ethernet port? Doesn't a 100Mb/s port effectively throttle the wireless to 100Mb/s? AirPort Express ...
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Can an AirPort Express be used as a Airport Extremem Wireless Extender?

So an Apple genius was telling me I can use an AirPort Express as a wireless extender to the Airport Extreme, is this true? I bought both, I think he was wrong but perhaps you guys know better then ...
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Connecting a Mac OS up to a wireless network without a wireless card

I have a Mac that doesn't have an airport. Is it possible to connect (via ethernet) the Mac to an airport express, which would communicate with another airport express in another room, which is ...
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Wireless router blocking some sites while using ethernet is fine

I'm using Windows 7 and my router is a wireless Apple Airport Express that is approximately two years old. Suddenly I can't access some sites (for example www.sthlm.friskissvettis.se, or www....
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Can I configure AirPort Express from iOS?

An AirPort Express makes a nice travel companion for an iPad or iPod Touch. However, it seems to require a Mac to run the AirPort Utility for the initial setup (passwords and stuff). Is there any way ...
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Any way to make AirPort Express speaker available as just a speaker so I can stream the sound from a movie as well?

This might sound crazy, but I wanted to ask anyway. The idea of having to play mp3s through iTunes only is crazy (too closed). Yes, Linux has another player which can go through AirPort Express. But, ...
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Cant find local Win XP network from MacBook Pro on Wlan / Lan is OK on Snow Leopard 10.6.4

Can't find my local windows pc's from my Macbook Pro with wlan. // Lan is working fine, all local networking Win XP PC's are listed in Finder! I use Airport Express in Bridge mode. No other result in ...
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Can I plug a computer directly into an wireless router that is extending a wireless network?

My current wireless network consists of an Airport extreme plugged into my cable modem via ethernet and an airport express that is extending the wireless network (wirelessly). I have an extra airport ...
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Got an AirPort Express, what do I enter for 'DNS server addresses'?

I just got an AirPort Express. Want to use it as the primary wireless network here. I've connected it directly to my cable modem. I'm setting up the AirPort stuff from my MacBook. My ISP uses DHCP I ...
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Can I use an Apple AirPort Express as a wireless-to-wired bridge?

I have a wireless network using an Apple AirPort Extreme. That device is set up in my office and hooked up to the cable modem. I have a TV in another room which can accept a wired internet ...
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AirPort Express Discoverability

I bought an AirPort Express to enable music in a different part of a friend's house using the AirTunes feature. Unfortunately, iTunes or the AirPort Utility don't reliably discover the existence of ...
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Blocking ports in Airport Express

I want to block torrent and other file sharing apps from Airport Express. How could I achieve this? I am not asking the port numbers. Advanced > Port Mapping doesn't allow me to specify port ranges.
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How to setup Int. connection through Airport Express on Mac using broadband cable?

I have a Mac, airport express, and a broadband cable which works when i use it with PC. when I plug it into Aorport express and try setting it up using automatic settings it doesnt connect. what do i ...
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What can I do to resolve intermittent connection lapses while listening to music via my Airport Express?

Does anyone know what can I do to resolve intermittent connection lapses while listening to music via my Airport Express? I've tried everything short of buying a stronger wireless router, but it ...
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How to stop intermittent playback on airtunes (iTunes + Airport Express)?

Is there a definitive answer for how to stop intermittent "skips" or pauses while playing music from iTunes to an airport express connected to my home stereo? When I read other forums I see a wealth ...
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How can I troubleshoot an Airport Express?

I've had an Apple airport express router for about 4 years. I took it on a trip but when I got back home I've found that it's no longer working. I've restarted it, reset it to facotry settings, and ...
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Set up an Airport Express to use the same DHCP space as my router?

I have the following network setup: Netgear <--> Netgear HDX111 <--> Apple Airport Express router (ethernet over power) (192.168.0.1) (...
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Intel Wireless 4965AGN not achieving N throughput when connected to an AirPort Express N network [closed]

I have an Intel Wireless Wi-Fi Link 4965AGN adaptor in my laptop (HP Pavillion dv2000 series) which is connecting to a 5GHz-only 802.11n network provided by an Apple AirPort Express. The network is ...
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Is there such a thing as a software Airport Express?

I have iTunes running on one computer and several Airport Expresses around the house, which I control with the iTunes Remote app on my iPhone. I'm thinking about replacing an aging Media Center ...