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use Airport Express as wireless bridge?
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chasg
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Oct 24, 2007, 05:59 AM
 
Hi All,

I've got an early iMac (crt, gray translucent plastic) that doesn't have an airport card in it. I don't want to run ethernet cable from my router (two floors away), I'd much rather connect via wifi.

I have an Airport Express available, would it be possible to use the AP Express as a wireless bridge to my wifi router? (AP Express connected to the iMac via ethernet, and then connecting wirelessly to the router).

Thanks for any assistance,

Chas
     
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Oct 24, 2007, 09:14 AM
 
Yes it can be a wireless bridge. I have one set up this way. The only catch is that your router must be an Airport Express base station.

AirPort Express frequently asked questions (FAQ)

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Oct 24, 2007, 01:02 PM
 
Good info, thanks.

My router isn't an Apple product, but perhaps I can get it to work with the APExpress (now I can fiddle around, knowing that it's possible :-)

Cheers!

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