Amazon offers Apple’s AirPort Extreme 802.11ac Base Station for $159 shipped. Also at Walmart. That’s good for $40 off the regular price at Apple and an Amazon all-time low. Rated 4.6/5 stars by nearly 1,800 reviewers.
Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station Features:
- Ultrafast 802.11ac Wi-Fi; Reach data rates of up to 1.3 Gbps. compatible with devices using the 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n, and 802.11ac specifications.
- Simultaneous dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi support; New 6.6-inch height with smaller 3.85-inch base
- 6 antennas located at the top allows for a faster and more powerful connection
- Easy setup with Macs and iOS devices. Please note: This product is a Router ONLY and requires a modem to operate
The sixth generation Apple Airport Extreme Base Station (6th Generation) features simultaneous dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi support to transmit at both the 2.4GHz and 5GHz frequencies at the same time. It gives luxury of worriless connectivity, no matter which band wireless devices use; theyll automatically connect to the best available band for the fastest possible performance. The Airport Extreme Base Station can reach data rates of up to 1.3Gbps with three-stream 802.11ac technology, which is triple the 802.11n standard. 802.11ac Wi-Fi also provides double the channel bandwidth with 80MHz-wide channels providing more room for data to flow faster.