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Time Capsule

A leap forward for backup
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One click. Continuous backup for your Mac.
Backing up is something we all know we should do, but often don’t. And while disaster is a great motivator, now it doesn’t have to be. Because with Time Capsule, the nagging need to back up has been replaced by automatic, constant protection. And even better, it all happens wirelessly, saving everything important, including your sanity.

The ultimate wireless base station.
More than just a wireless hard drive, Time Capsule is also a full-featured AirPort Extreme Base Station with 802.11n technology. Experience a high-speed wireless network and a breakthrough way to back up all the Mac computers on your network. All in one device.

Size and Weight
  • Length: 7.7 inches (197 mm)
    Width: 7.7 inches (197 mm)
    Height: 1.4 inches (36.3 mm)
    Weight: 3.5 pounds (1.6 kg)
Wireless Protocol
  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n
Storage
  • 2TB or 3TB Serial ATA server-grade hard disk drive
Frequency bands
  • 2.4GHz and 5GHz simultaneously
Radio output power
  • 20 dBm (nominal)
Compatibility
  • Interoperable with Wi-Fi Certified 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, or 802.11n enabled Mac computers, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and Windows-based PCs
  • NAT, DHCP, PPPoE, VPN Passthrough (IPSec, PPTP, and L2TP), DNS Proxy, SNMP, IPv6 (6to4 and manual tunnels)
Security
  • Wi-Fi Protected Access™ (WPA/WPA2)
  • Wireless security (WEP) configurable for 40-bit and 128-bit encryption
  • MAC address filtering
  • NAT firewall
  • Support for RADIUS authentication
  • 802.1X, PEAP, LEAP, TTLS, TLS, FAST
  • Time-based access control
Interfaces
  • One Gigabit Ethernet WAN port for connecting a DSL or cable modem
  • Three Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports for connecting computers or network devices
  • USB port for connecting a USB printer or USB external hard drive
  • 802.11n wireless
Environmental Requirements
  • Operating temperature: 50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C)
  • Storage temperature: -13° to 140° F (-25° to 60° C)
  • Relative humidity (operational): 20% to 80% (noncondensing)
  • Relative humidity (storage): 10% to 90%
  • Maximum operating altitude: 10,000 feet
  • Maximum storage altitude: 15,000 feet
Agency Approvals
  • FCC Part 15 Class B, Canada RSS-210, EN 300-328, EN 301-489, EN 301 893, ARIB STD-T66, RCR STD-T33, AS/NZS 4268: 2003, UL 60950, CSA-C22.2 No. 60950
Channels
  • Channels 1-11, 36-48, and 149-165 approved for use in the United States and Canada
  • Channels 1-13, 36-64, and 100-140 approved for use in Japan
  • Channels 1-13, 36-64, 100-112, and 132-140 approved for use in Europe
  • Channels 1-13, 36-64, and 149-165 approved for use in Australia, Hong Kong, and New Zealand
Electrical
  • Line voltage: 100-240V AC
  • Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz, single phase
  • Maximum continuous power: 34W
System Requirements

Mac Users
For backup using Time Machine

  • Mac computer with OS X v10.5.7 or later

Setup and Administration

  • Mac with OS X v10.5.7 or later

For wireless client access:

  • Any Wi-Fi-enabled device that uses the 802.11a/b/g/n specification

For shared printing with a USB printer

  • USB printer; Mac with OS X v10.2.7 or later

For AirPort Disk with a USB hard drive

  • Mac with OS X v10.4.8 or later

PC User
Setup and Administration

  • PC with Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista (SP2), or Windows 7 (SP1)

For wireless client access:

  • Any Wi-Fi-enabled device that uses the 802.11a/b/g/n specification

For shared printing with a USB printer

  • USB printer; PC with Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista (SP2), or Windows 7 (SP1)

For AirPort Disk with a USB hard drive

  • PC with Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista (SP2), or Windows 7 (SP1)

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