Apple Time Capsule

78
Global
Score
78

A good product that falls short of greatness.

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Model

Key Specs

Type
Wireless router
WiFi
yes (Simultaneous dual-band)
Ethernet
10/100/1000 [Gigabit] (4 ports)
USB
yes

General

Type
Wireless router
WiFi
yes (802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n) (WEP, WPA, WPA2) (Simultaneous dual-band) (Internal)
Ethernet
10/100/1000 [Gigabit] (4 ports) (Full-duplex)

Networking features

Capacity
50 users
DHCP server
yes
Firewall
yes
Network address translation (NAT)
yes
VPN passthrough
yes

Other features

Upgradeable firmware
yes

Uplink

Ethernet uplink
yes
Mobile broadband support
no
Home broadband modem
no

USB

USB
yes (Mass storage / NAS, Printer-sharing)

Display

Built-in display
no
Indicators
Array
Model
(Early 2009)

Key Specs

Type
Wireless router
WiFi
yes (Simultaneous dual-band)
Ethernet
10/100/1000 [Gigabit] (4 ports)
USB
yes

General

Type
Wireless router
WiFi
yes (802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n) (WEP, WPA, WPA2) (Simultaneous dual-band) (Internal)
Ethernet
10/100/1000 [Gigabit] (4 ports) (Full-duplex)

Networking features

Capacity
50 users
DHCP server
yes
Firewall
yes
Network address translation (NAT)
yes
VPN passthrough
yes

Other features

Upgradeable firmware
yes

Uplink

Ethernet uplink
yes
Mobile broadband support
no
Home broadband modem
no

USB

USB
yes (Mass storage / NAS, Printer-sharing)

Display

Built-in display
no
Indicators
Array
Model
2TB

Key Specs

Type
Wireless router
WiFi
yes (Simultaneous dual-band)
Ethernet
10/100/1000 [Gigabit] (4 ports)
USB
yes

General

Type
Wireless router
WiFi
yes (802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n) (WEP, WPA, WPA2) (Simultaneous dual-band) (Internal)
Ethernet
10/100/1000 [Gigabit] (4 ports) (Full-duplex)

Networking features

Capacity
50 users
DHCP server
yes
Firewall
yes
Network address translation (NAT)
yes
VPN passthrough
yes

Other features

Upgradeable firmware
yes

Uplink

Ethernet uplink
yes
Mobile broadband support
no
Home broadband modem
no

USB

USB
yes (Mass storage / NAS, Printer-sharing)

Display

Built-in display
no
Indicators
Array
Model
1TB

Key Specs