Time Capsule For Mac



Set a static address on your Time Capsule to make it reachable from your Mac. In the Internet tab, choose Static from the pop-up menu. For IPv4 Address, Subnet Mask, and Router Address, enter 192. Learn how to use AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme, and AirPort Time Capsule. Find all the topics, resources, and contact options you need for AirPort. Airport Time Capsule’s Wifi Network. As this is the most common way of using your Time Capsule, I. Built for Time Machine. Time Capsule includes a wireless 500GB or 1TB hard drive designed to work with Time Machine in Mac OS X Leopard. Just set Time Capsule as the designated backup drive for Time Machine, and that’s it. Depending on how much data you have, your initial backup with Time Capsule could take overnight or longer.

  • 98 mm
  • 168 mm
  • Status Light
  • Gigabit Ethernet LAN Ports
  • USB 2
  • Gigabit Ethernet WAN Port
  • Built-in Power Supply
  • Dimensions: 98 mm (3.85 inches) by 98 mm (3.85 inches) by 168 mm (6.6 inches)
  • Weight: 1.48 kg (3.26 pounds)1

3TB hard drive

  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
  • Six-element beamforming antenna array
  • Simultaneous dual-band 2.4GHz and 5GHz
  • Radio output power: 32.5 dBm maximum (varies by country)
  • Channels 1-11, 36-116, 132-140, and 149-165 approved for use in the United States and Canada
  • Channels 1-13, 36-64, and 100-140 approved for use in Europe and Japan
  • Channels 1-13, 36-64, and 149-165 approved for use in Australia, Hong Kong, and New Zealand
  • Interoperable with 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n, and 802.11ac-enabled Mac computers, iOS devices, Apple TV, Windows-based PCs, and other Wi-Fi devices
  • NAT, DHCP, PPPoE, VPN Passthrough (IPSec, PPTP, and L2TP), DNS Proxy, IPv6 (6to4 and manual tunnels)
  • Wi‑Fi Protected Access™ (WPA/WPA2)3
  • WPA/WPA2 Enterprise3
  • MAC address filtering
  • NAT firewall
  • 802.1X, PEAP, LEAP, TTLS, TLS, FAST
  • Time-based access control
  • Printed documentation included
  • Simultaneous dual-band 802.11ac wireless
  • Gigabit Ethernet WAN port for connecting a DSL modem, cable modem, or Ethernet network
  • USB 2 port for connecting a USB printer or hard drive4
  • Three Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports for connecting a computer, Ethernet hub, or networked printer
  • Built-in power supply
  • 50
  • 100-240V AC, 50-60Hz; input current: 1.5 amp
  • Operating temperature: 0° to 35° C (32° to 95° F)
  • Storage temperature: -25° to 60° C (-13° to 140° F)
  • Relative humidity (operating): 20% to 80%, noncondensing
  • Operating altitude: tested up to 3000 m (10,000 feet)
  • Maximum storage altitude: 4500 m (15,000 feet)
  • 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, GB 4943.1-2011

Setup and Administration

  • iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS 6 or later and AirPort Utility 1.3
  • Mac with OS X Lion v10.7.5 or later and AirPort Utility 6.3

Wireless Device Access

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

Shared Printing with a USB Printer

  • USB printer
  • Mac with OS X v10.2.7 or later
  • PC with Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista (SP2), Windows 7 (SP1), or Windows 8

Shared USB Hard Drive

  • Mac with OS X v10.4.8 or later
  • PC with Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista (SP2), Windows 7 (SP1), or Windows 8

Backup using Time Machine

  • Mac with OS X v10.5.7 or later

Setting Up Time Capsule for the First Time on a Mac. The first quick way we’ll look at is the basic.

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AirPort Time Capsule is designed with the following
features to reduce its environmental impact:

  • Brominated flame retardant-free
  • PVC-free5
  • Meets ENERGY STAR 1.0 requirements for Small network equipment

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Learn more about Apple’s dedication to reducing the environmental impact of our products and process. The Apple Product Environmental Specification details the environmental attributes of our products.

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AirPort Express makes it easy to set up or extend a wireless network anywhere. Need more speed? AirPort Extreme gives you up to three times faster Wi-Fi. And for automatic wireless backup of up to 3TB of data, choose AirPort Time Capsule.
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