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For as little as half the cost of the Base Station, you can buy an AirPort-compatible wireless router that offers most of the AirPort Base Station's features (and in some cases, even more).

The AirPort were the easiest to set up, and works rather smoothly vs all the other routers on the market.

All the others tended to have a few hiccups, some more than a few, but the AirPort is Macs best bet.

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