29points

Apple Airport Express

54points

Apple Airport Time Capsule

Apple Airport Express
Apple Airport Time Capsule
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26 facts in comparison

Apple Airport Express vs Apple Airport Time Capsule

Apple Airport Express
Apple Airport Time Capsule
29
points
Apple Airport Express
54
points
Apple Airport Time Capsule

Why is Apple Airport Express better than Apple Airport Time Capsule?

  • Is DLNA-certified
    ?
  • Has DNS relay
    ?
  • 1.24kg lighter
    240gvs1480g
  • 145mm shorter
    23mmvs168mm

Why is Apple Airport Time Capsule better than Apple Airport Express?

  • Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
    ?
  • 1000MB/s higher Wi-Fi speed
    ?

    1300MB/svs300MB/s
  • 2 more LAN ports
    ?

    3vs1
  • Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
    ?
  • Has a URL filter
    ?
  • Has automatic IP
    ?
  • Has a static IP address
    ?

Price comparison

Apple Airport Time Capsule

Buy used:

$109.95

ProductStorePrice
Apple Airport Time Capsule AmazonPanda Wireless Express Router with Airpl...Panda Wireless Express Router with Airplay Support
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$29.99
Apple Airport Time Capsule AmazonApple AirPort Extreme Base Station ME918...Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station ME918LL/A (Renewed)
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$229.00
Apple Airport Time Capsule AmazonApple AirPort Express Base Station MC414...Apple AirPort Express Base Station MC414 Wireless Router (Renewed)
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$199.99

General info

1.LAN ports
?

With more LAN ports you are able to connect more computers to the network directly using LAN cables.

Best

Asus GX1008B V4

8

1

3

2.WAN ports
?

A WAN (Wider Area Network) port is most commonly used to connect the router to the internet. It can also be used to connect to an external private network.

Best

DrayTek Vigor 2850n

2

1

1

3.weight
?

Best

Asus WL-330NUL

17.5g

240g

1.48kg

4.USB ports
?

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Buffalo AirStation Extreme AC1750

2

1

1

5.thickness
?

Best

Asus WL-330NUL

15mm

98mm

98mm

6.width
?

Best

Asus WL-330NUL

21mm

98mm

98mm

Performance

1.Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
?

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

Apple Airport Express
Apple Airport Time Capsule
2.Wi-Fi speed
?

A higher maximum Wi-Fi speed results in better performance. This is measured in megabytes per second.

Best

Asus GX1008B V5

2000MB/s

300MB/s

1300MB/s

3.Has dual-band technology
?

Dual-band devices can transmit data quickly on the newest 5GHz band, using recent standards (e.g., 802.11n, 802.11ac). They can also use the older 2.4GHz band if needed.

Apple Airport Express
Apple Airport Time Capsule
4.Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
?

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming. Show more

Apple Airport Express
Apple Airport Time Capsule
5.Has DNS relay
?

With DNS relay or DNS caching, the router stores the response to queries for a short time. This means that the same query will return a quicker response if repeated from another computer in the same network.

Apple Airport Express
Apple Airport Time Capsule

Antennas

1.external antennas
?

More antennas result in increased signal strength. External antennas can be repositioned in order to improve the signal, and replaced with a longer antenna if needed.

Best

Asus RT-AC68U

3

0

0

Security

1.Has a built-in network firewall
?

A network firewall protects a computer network from unauthorized access.

Apple Airport Express
Apple Airport Time Capsule
2.Has MAC address filtering
?

This is a security feature in which network access is granted to devices based on their unique MAC address. It can provide increased security, but it can be a risk if the user loses the device.

Apple Airport Express
Apple Airport Time Capsule
3.Has a URL filter
?

URL filters are particularly useful if you want to restrict web access at specific times. For instance, a company router may be configured so that employees cannot access personal e-mail accounts during working hours.

Apple Airport Express
Apple Airport Time Capsule
4.Has automatic IP
?

Automatic IP allows a local area network (LAN) computer to give itself a unique IP address when Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is unavailable to do so.

Apple Airport Express
Apple Airport Time Capsule
5.Has PPTP Passthrough
?

You can enable PPTP (Point-to-point tunneling protocol) Passthrough. This allows VPN connections using PPTP to pass through the router with ease. This method is less secure than L2TP passthrough.

Apple Airport Express
Apple Airport Time Capsule
6.Has WPA2-PSK
?

WPA2-PSK is a method of securing your network using WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access 2) as well as a Pre-Shared Key (PSK) password. This was designed for home users without an enterprise authentication server.

Apple Airport Express
Apple Airport Time Capsule

Features

1.IPv6 enabled
?

IPv6 is a newer version of the Internet Protocol. IPv6 operates as a separate network to IPv4, and has the capacity for more IP addresses and more features.

Apple Airport Express
Apple Airport Time Capsule
2.is DLNA-certified
?

All DLNA-certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them. Show more

Apple Airport Express
Apple Airport Time Capsule

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