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Apple Airport Time Capsule

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Apple Airport Time Capsule review: specs and price

Apple Airport Time Capsule
Apple Airport Time Capsule
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Why is Apple Airport Time Capsule better than the average?

  • WiFi speed
    1300MB/svs506.02MB/s
  • USB ports
    1vs0.81
  • Thickness
    98mmvs135.79mm
  • Width
    98mmvs171.91mm
  • Internal storage
    2000GBvs0.1GB

Top specs and features

General info

1.LAN ports

3

With more LAN ports you are able to connect more computers to the network directly using LAN cables.

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2.WAN ports

1

A WAN (Wider Area Network) port is most commonly used to connect the router to the Internet. It can also be used to connect to an external private network.

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3.warranty period

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

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4.weight

1.48kg

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5.USB ports

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

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6.height

168mm

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Performance

1.WiFi speed

1300MB/s

A higher maximum Wi-Fi speed results in better performance. This is measured in megabytes per second.

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2000MB/s

2.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Apple Airport Time Capsule

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

3.Has dual-band technology
Apple Airport Time Capsule

Dual-band devices can transmit data quickly on the newest 5GHz band, using recent standards (eg. 802.11n, 802.11ac). They can also use the older 2.4GHz band if needed.

4.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Apple Airport Time Capsule

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

5.internal storage

2000GB

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Apple Airport Time Capsule

2000GB

Antennas

1.external antennas

0

More antennas result in increased signal strength. External antennas can be repositioned in order to improve the signal, and replaced with a longer antenna if needed.

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Security

1.Has automatic IP
Apple Airport Time Capsule

Automatic IP allows a local area network (LAN) computer to give itself a unique IP address when Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is unavailable to do so.

2.Has a built-in network firewall
Apple Airport Time Capsule

A network firewall protects a computer network from unauthorized access.

3.Has a URL filter
Apple Airport Time Capsule

URL filters are particularly useful if you want to allow different web access depending on the time of day, for instance allowing employees to use personal email outside of working hours.

4.Has a static IP address
Apple Airport Time Capsule

Static IP addresses remain consistent on each connection. This means the IP address can be used to allow remote access/configuration. Most home devices have a dynamic IP address, whereas larger companies usually use a static IP address.

5.Has IPsec Passthrough
Apple Airport Time Capsule

You can enable IPsec Passthrough, to allow IPsec (IP Security Protocol) encrypted/authenticated data to pass through your router, enabling increased security.

6.Has Network Address Translation (NAT)
Apple Airport Time Capsule

With NAT you can use one IP address, e.g. that of the router, for a network of devices. It can increase security and make it easier to make changes to your internal network.

Features

1.IPv6 enabled
Apple Airport Time Capsule

IPv6 is a newer version of the Internet Protocol. IPv6 operates as a separate network to IPv4, and has the capacity for more IP addresses and more features.

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