The Apple AirPort Base Station is a wireless router that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 1999 to 2001 as part of the AirPort Base Station series. The base station has been introduced on July 21, 1999, and its price started at $299.
The new AirPort Base Station features a WLAN port for DSL routing, Windows PC support, 128-bit encryption, and the possibility to connect up to 10 devices.
This AirPort has been discontinued on November 13, 2001, and has been replaced by AirPort Base Station with Dual Ethernet.
Today AirPort Base Station is 24 years old!
AirPort Base Station Release Date and Original Price
|Introduced||July 21, 1999|
|Discontinued||November 13, 2001|
|Dimensions||6.9″ D x 3.2″ H|
17.52 cm D x 8.12 cm H
|Wireless Data Range||Up to 11 Mbps|
|Radio Output Power||15 dBm (nominal)|
|Security||WEP (40-bit encryption)|
|Ports||1 – RJ-45|
1 – RJ-11 for built-in 56k modem
|Power over Ethernet||No|
Apple Support – AirPort Base Station (Graphite): Technical Specifications