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Apple AirPort Time Capsule

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Description
The AirPort Time Capsule from Apple is a wireless hard drive that works seamlessly with Time Machine in OS X to back up a lifetime's worth of memories. This innovative device is also a fully-featured Wi-Fi base station, with the latest 802.11ac technology for super-fast wireless internet, and supports a host of other functions including wireless printing, making it a thoroughly integrated part of your technology hub at home.

Automatic wireless backup - AirPort Time Capsule includes a 2TB or 3TB hard drive that works with Time Machine in OS X to create the perfect no-hassle backup solution. There are no cables, and you can back up all the Mac computers in your home to a central location, automatically, wirelessly, and in the background.

Ultra-fast Wi-Fi - with 802.11ac technology and a powerful beamforming antenna array, AirPort Time Capsule gives you up to three times faster Wi-Fi and a stronger, clearer signal. Plus because it transmits at both the 2.4GHz and 5GHz frequencies at the same time, your wireless devices will automatically connect to the best available band for the fastest performance possible. 

Designed with performance in mind - with the antennas at the top of the elevated design, AirPort Time Capsule now has a higher platform for dispersing the signal. Apple has also increased the number of antennas to six, with three for the 2.4GHz band and three for the 5GHz band. Together with 802.11ac technology, they let you connect faster, further, and with more power than ever before.

Easy setup for iOS and OS X - connect your DSL or cable modem to AirPort Time Capsule and use the built-in setup assistant to create your new wireless network in just a few taps from your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. If you’re using a Mac, use the built-in AirPort Utility. Setup is just as fast and just as easy.

Share your hard drive or printer - AirPort Time Capsule can turn any external USB hard drive into a secure drive you can share across your Wi-Fi network. So all the documents, videos, photos and other files instantly become available to anyone, Mac and PC users alike. You can even connect a printer and share it wirelessly.

Compatibility and security - any Wi-Fi device you have will work with AirPort Time Capsule. That’s because it’s compatible with devices using the 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n and 802.11ac specifications. Plus, since AirPort Time Capsule features a built-in firewall that protects your network from malicious internet attacks, you can enjoy the web with peace of mind.

Tech support for two years - it's easy to get all the help you need from the USA-based Tech Live Connect technical support team - available to call for free from the UK on 0800 031 5345 all day, every day.
 
What's in the box?
  • 1 x AirPort Time Capsule
  • 1 x power lead
  • Printed documentation
About Apple
One of the best-known innovators in consumer technology and synonymous with today's media-driven contemporary lifestyle, Apple is lauded for their sleek designs and responsive, intuitive software. 
Technical specifications:

Setup and administration requirements:
  • Mac with OS X Lion v10.7.5 or later and AirPort Utility 6.3
  • iOS device with iOS 6 or later and AirPort Utility 1.3
  • Backup using Time Machine
  • Mac with OS X v10.5.7 or later
  • Wireless device access
  • Any Wi-Fi-enabled device that uses the 802.11a/b/g/n/ac specification
  • Shared printing with a 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

Technical specifications:
  • Wi-Fi specification: 802.11ac simultaneous dual-band (2.4GHz and 5GHz)
  • Ethernet ports: x4 Gigabit
  • USB port: x1 for printers and external hard drive
  • Number of users: 50 max
  • Allows guest networking
  • AirPort Time Capsule (h x w x d): 16.8cm x 9.8cm x 9.8cm (6.6" x 3.9")

All measurements are approximate

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