AirPort Extreme Base Station with Modem

The Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station with Modem is a wireless router that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2003 to 2007 as part of the AirPort Base Station series. The base station has been introduced on January 7, 2003, and its price started at $249.

The new AirPort Extreme features a maximum speed that has been increased to 54 Mbps, a built-in Modem, a USB port for sharing a printer, an external antenna for signal-boosting, compatibility with Wi-Fi 802.11b/g, and the possibility to connect up to 50 devices.

This AirPort Extreme has been discontinued on January 9, 2007.

Today AirPort Extreme Base Station with Modem is 20 years old!

AirPort Extreme Base Station
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AirPort Extreme Base Station with Modem Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedJanuary 7, 2003
DiscontinuedJanuary 9, 2007
Model NumberA1034
Order NumberM8799LL/A
Original Price$249
Weight1.65 Ibs.
748.42 Grams
Dimensions6.9″ D x 3.2″ H
17.52 cm D x 8.12 cm H


Wireless Data RangeUp to 54 Mbps
Range150 ft. / 50 m (11 Mbps)
50 ft. / 15 m (54 Mbps)
CompatibilityWi-Fi (802.11b/g)
Frequency2.4 GHz
Radio Output Power15 dBm (nominal)
WEP (40-bit or 128-bit encryption)
Capacity50 users
Supported ProtocolsNAT
VPN Passthrough (IPSec, PPTP, and L2TP)
QuickTime Streaming
DNS Proxy


Ports2 – RJ-45
1 – RJ-11 (Modem)
1 – USB
1 – External antenna connector
Power over EthernetNo

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