Best Buy is currently offering Apple’s AirPort Express 802.11n Base Station in certified refurbished condition for $44.99 shipped. For comparison, Apple sells it new for $99 with the deal price for a refurbished model usually hovering around $50. We have seen it go for as low as $40 in the past. For those looking to add AirPlay to an old set of speakers or SONOS system, this is one of the few options currently available on the market. A 90-day warranty is included with purchase.
AirPort Express Features:
- Dual-band 802.11n Wi-Fi
- Compatible with 802.11a-, 802.11b-, 802.11g- and 802.11n-enabled wireless devices
- 10/100Base-T Ethernet LAN
- Extends wireless range
- Supports AirPlay
- Rear USB port
- Guest networking feature
- Built-in firewall
- AirPort Utility app (download required)
Featuring a compact design, AirPort Express supports simultaneous dual-band 802.11n Wi-Fi. Set up your wireless network quickly and easily using your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, or PC. Create a network just for guests. Stream music to any room in the house. And print from any room in the house, too. All with fast wireless technology. Connect your DSL or cable modem to AirPort Express and create your new wireless network in just a few taps from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Or use the built-in AirPort Utility on your Mac. Setup is just as fast and just as easy. AirPort Express lets Wi-Fi-enabled devices connect to your network on the 2.4GHz and 5GHz wireless bands. Which means every connected device automatically uses the best band available for the fastest possible performance.