Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station A1521 (ME918LL-A)

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Platform
BrandModelRev
Apple A1521 (ME918LL/A)
FCC ID
IC ID
Type
wireless router
Wireless class
AC1750
CPU1
Broadcom BCM53019A1
CPU1 Speed
1 GHz   ( 2 cores )
Flash1 Chip
Micron 25Q256A
Flash1 Size
32 MiB33,554,432 B <br />262,144 Kib <br />32,768 KiB <br />256 Mib <br />0.0313 GiB <br />
RAM1 Size
512 MiB536,870,912 B <br />4,194,304 Kib <br />524,288 KiB <br />4,096 Mib <br />0.5 GiB <br />
RAM1 Chip
SK hynix H5TC4G63AFR
ETH chip1
Broadcom BCM53019A1
Switch
Broadcom BCM53019A1
Ethernet Port Count
1-WAN
3-1GbE-LAN

802dot11 OUI: 90:72:40
Ethernet OUI: 90:72:40

Expansion IF types
USB 2.0
USB ports
1
USB Hub Compatible
Untested
Power
100-240 VAC ~ 50/60 Hz, 1.5 A
Connector type
C7
Flags
RTC w/ battery backup
Other
Default IP address
???.???.???.???
Retail
Availability End of Life
FCC approval date 10 June 2013
(Est.) release date 11 June 2013
(Est.) initial retail price
(in USD):

$199
UPC 885909746040
(UPC DB, On eBay)
ASIN B00DB9WCR6 Flag of the United States.svg
Country of manuf China
Radio 1
Chip1
Broadcom BCM4360
Wireless interface OUI
90:72:40
Antenna Connector Type
U.FL
MIMO status
3x3:3
Wireless Standard
IEEE 802.11a/n/ac
802.11ac
up to 1300 Mbps
802.11n
up to 450 Mbps
802.11a
up to 54 Mbps
WiFi Operating Frequency
5 GHz
Radio 2
Chip1
Broadcom BCM4360
Wireless interface OUI
90:72:40
Antenna Connector Type
U.FL
MIMO status
3x3:3
Wireless Standard
IEEE 802.11b/g/n
802.11n
up to 450 Mbps
802.11g
up to 54 Mbps
802.11b
up to 11 Mbps
WiFi Operating Frequency
2.4 GHz

For a list of all currently documented Broadcom chipsets with specifications, see Broadcom.

Overview[edit]

switches to new tower style design
BCM53019 SoC (appears to be a BCM53019A1 [BCM53019A1KFEBG])
indicates usage of BCM4360 (BCM4360KLMG) radios for both bands (...)
Skyworks SE5003L1 (5003L1) 5GHz WLAN power amplifier ICs for the 5GHz radio
Skyworks SE2623L (2623L) 2.4GHz WLAN power amplifier ICs for the 2.4GHz radio
"820-3646-03" is silkscreened on the board.
Panasonic BR2330 battery
Specifications per the store follow...
Dimensions 168 mm (height) x 98 mm (width) x 98 mm (depth)
Weight: 945 g (2.08 lbs)
Number of users: 50

The FCC test report indicates the firmware used during testing was 6.10.56.166.

Transmit beam forming is supported on 802.11n/ac

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Flashing[edit]

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JTAG-Serial Info[edit]

USB Info[edit]

vlan Info[edit]

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Hardware Modification[edit]

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