New Airport Extreme Base Station Software

larry98765

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I was having a similar problem with firmware 5.0.2.

Tech support had me upgrade to 5.0.3 and so far so good.

Since I don't yet have a powerbook, I've been using the APBS simply as a router (in anticipation of getting a powerbook eventually).

Question: Is this firmware update meant to address the issue of WIRED machines dropping out, WIRELESS or both? I read the support doc and am a bit unclear.

And just to air a gripe: I wish the knowledgable guy at the Apple store had told me about the firmware update before I walked out with my AEBS purchase, considering the update had already been out a week or so. This would have saved me a lot of frustration.
 

Androo

Yeah, Androo.
is airport extreme really good? my dad mite get it (and of course we need new cards), in a year or two.
ps AJaX i love your avatar lol
 

AJaX

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androo - haha yep the avatar is just so true! :) With the airport extreme I found 2.4 GHz phones to interfere a lot...it sucks when your entire network gets knocked out...but ever since I've changed channels on it no problems (yet) i'll keep you updated.
 

pyroboy

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Can you change channels with the old Airport (silver)? I have a 2.4 GHz phone that is not Wi-Fi compliant. But it's dying, so it's on its way out anyway...

Still, in case the problem creeps up again, it would be nice to know the pods can be changed.
 
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