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Apple AirPort Time Capsule 2nd Gen 2009 (A1302) / MB764 / MB765 / MB996

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Overall 8
8.0

Apple Time Capsule 1TB (A1302)

PC Magazine
5 October 2012
  • Conclusion: The Apple Time Capsule 1TB, an unusual combination of a Wi-Fi router and NAS device, gives all-Mac and mixed Windows/Mac networks an effective wireless storage solution.
  • Pros: Quiet, high-capacity hard drive. USB port for external drives, printers. Simultaneous dual-band Wi-Fi. Allows extension of wireless range.
  • Cons: No automated backup included for Windows machines. No front-facing indicator lights. Can't act as an iTunes server. No hardware redundancy.
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Overall 7
6.8

Expert Review

AppleSource
2 February 2010
  • Excerpt: The Apple Time Capsule is a convenient and simple wireless router and NAS server combo for your home. Unfortunately, you can find better deals on devices that offer greater storage space and many more features for the price.
  • Pros: Expensive; limited networking and network storage features, No bundled backup software for Windows, Hard drive is not user-serviceable, No media or iTunes server, Picky support for USB printers, Only three Ethernet ports, No web interface, No remote access for Windows users, Set-up, administration and storage sharing require OS X 10.4 or later, Runs hot
  • Cons: Fast wireless 5GHz throughput, Fantastic NAS performance, Storage included, Easy to use, True dual-band, Guest networking, Works with Apple Time Machine software, Good-looking design
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Overall 7
6.8

Apple Time Capsule (2TB, Late 2009)

ZDNet
2 February 2010
  • Summary: The Apple Time Capsule is a convenient and simple wireless router and NAS server combo for your home. Unfortunately, you can find better deals on devices that offer greater storage space and many more features for the price.
  • Pros: Fast wireless 5GHz throughput, Fantastic NAS performance, Storage included, Easy to use, True dual-band, Guest networking, Works with Apple Time Machine software, Good-looking design
  • Cons: Expensive; limited networking and network storage features, No bundled backup software for Windows, Hard drive is not user-serviceable, No media or iTunes server, Picky support for USB printers, Only three Ethernet ports, No web interface, No remote access for Windows users, Set-up, administration and storage sharing require OS X 10.4 or later, Runs hot
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Overall 8
8.0

Apple Time Capsule 802.11n Wi-Fi Hard Drive 2009 review

Pocket Lint
30 April 2009
  • Pros: Basic setup simple, Time Machine, Windows PC support
  • Cons: Can take a while to route out all the options, gets pretty hot, no physical access to drive, expensive
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