AirPort Extreme Base Station A1521 (ME918LL/A) router specifications (specs)
CPU: 1 GHz
RAM: 512 MiB
Flash: 32 MiB
Custom firmwares: None
WiFi: Gigabit (abgn+ac)
WiFi bands: 2.4GHz & 5GHz
WiFi throughput: n/a
WAN: 1 x N/A port
ETH: 3 x N/A ports
Hard reset instructions for Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station A1521 (ME918LL/A)
If your AirPort Extreme Base Station A1521 (ME918LL/A) router is not working as it should, dropping connections or not
responsive, you should first do a reset of the router to see if the problems persist. Other
scenarios where you might want to reset your router is if you've forgotten the password or
misconfigured it and can't get access anymore.
Your can reset your Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station A1521 (ME918LL/A) in the following way(s):
The 30-30-30 resetThere are no specific instructions for this model yet, but you can always do the 30-30-30 reset as follows:
- When router is powered on, press the reset button and hold for 30 seconds. (Use a paper clip or something sharp)
- While holding the reset button pressed, unplug the power of the router and hold the reset button for 30 seconds
- While still holding the reset button down, turn on the power to the unit again and hold for another 30 seconds.
This process usually works for resetting any router to it's factory setting.
Note: It is worth reading more about how to reset routers with the 30 30 30 reset and what the risks and considerations are when resetting your router this way, instead of just rebooting it.
Default factory settings for Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station A1521 (ME918LL/A)
If you have performed a reset of your AirPort Extreme Base Station A1521 (ME918LL/A) device or not changed the defaults, you should be able to access it with the following settings:
Note: If you are using the default settings you should change them to increase security and prevent unathorized access to your network.
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