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General

Manufacturer Apple Buffalo Technology
Model MD032LL/A LS-WV4.0TL/R1
Lowest Price $299.99 Compare Apple MD032LL/A prices $339.99 Compare Buffalo Technology LS-WV4.0TL/R1 prices
Warranty 1 year limited 1 year limited

Ports

RJ45 Ports 1 x 10/100/1000M 1 x 10/100/1000M
USB Ports 2 x USB2.0 1 x USB2.0
eSATA Ports No No
Other Ports 1 x PCIe

Storage

Drive Bays 2 2
Hard Disk Interface 2 x SATA 2 x SATA
Hard Disk Size 2TB 4TB (2x2TB)
Rotational Speed 7200RPM 7200RPM

Features

Automatic backup with Time Machine.

Easy wireless networking.
Connect your DSL or cable modem to Time Capsule, then quickly set it up with the easy-to-use AirPort Utility, which is available as download for both Mac OS X and Windows. In minutes, you and up to 50 others can use your Mac computers or PCs to surf the web, stream video, share photos and more — without wires.

Simultaneous dual-band Wi-Fi.
For maximum range and compatibility, Time Capsule works simultaneously on both the 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands, allowing all the devices on the network to use the most efficient band automatically. It uses the latest 802.11n wireless technology, so you can enjoy up to five times the Wi-Fi performance and up to twice the range of 802.11g wireless networks.

Guest networking.
Set up a separate Wi-Fi network with a separate password for your visitors. Simply enable the guest networking feature, and your guests can use the Internet but can\'t access other parts of your private network, such as your computers, printers and attached hard drives.

Wireless drive sharing.
Time Capsule also works great as a wireless hard drive, whether you have a Mac or a PC. It sets up in a snap, giving you a networked hard drive you can use for storing and sharing all kinds of files. If you’re a MobileMe member using a Mac with Mac OS X Leopard or Snow Leopard, you can even access the files on the drive over the Internet.

Print without wires.
Print documents, photos and more from any room in your home or office to a central printer connected to Time Capsule via USB. (See system requirements.)

Strong security and access controls.
Protect yourself with the built-in firewall and industry-standard encryption technologies including WPA/WPA2 and 128-bit WEP.

Works with iPad, iPhone, Apple TV and more.
Time Capsule works with Mac computers, PCs, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Apple TV and virtually all 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi wireless devices — all at the same time.
Two Internal Hard Drives with RAID 0 and RAID 1 Support: Easily accessible hard drives automatically duplicate data when configured in RAID 1- if one drive fails, your data is safe on the other

Shared Storage: Store or back up files from multiple PCs, laptops or Mac computers in one central location

Free WebAccess and WebAccess i App for iPhone and iPad: Access and share your photos, music, videos or data files with friends, family and colleagues over the Internet with any standard Web browser or on your iPhone or iPad for free

DLNA Certified and iTunes Servers: Stream content directly to any DLNA compatible media player or use LinkStation Pro Duo as content source from within your iTunes application

BitTorrent Client: Download digital content over the Internet directly to your LinkStation Pro Duo

Time Machine Compatibility: Use the LinkStation Pro Duo with Time Machine backup NovaBACKUP Professional: Includes an easy-to-use, complete backup solution for up to 5 of your home and home office Windows PCs

Active Directory Support: Join to an existing Active Directory Domain for Windows user authentication and folder level permissions

USB 2.0 Port: Attach a printer to the network, add a USB hard drive for additional storage or backup, or connect to a UPS for AC power failure management

Eco-Minded: The power savings feature regulates the power usage of your LinkStation Pro Duo by shutting the unit down and reducing energy consumption

TurboPC with Turbo Copy: Enhance the overall performance of your PC

Network Servers: FTP and print servers included with the firmware

Direct Copy: Plug in your USB hard drive or camera to quickly offload pictures

No Annual or Monthly Fees: To use any features or services, including WebAccess with iPhone and iPad support, or to add multiple users and groups

Free 24/7 Tech Support: US-based tech support

Form Factor

Dimensions 9.06" x 6.26" x 4.53" 8.1" x 5.1" x 3.4"
Weight 11.46 lbs. lbs 5.1 lbs. lbs
Form Factor Desktop 2-Bay

Networking

Data Link Protocol
Network Interface Controller
DLNA Certified No Yes

Hardware

Standards IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Supported Protocols Transport Protocols : TCP/IP/Appletalk
File Protocols : SMB/CIFS, HTTP/HTTPS, FTP, NFS v3, AFP
Networking: TCP/IP

File Sharing: CIFS/SMB, AFP, HTTP/HTTPS, FTP/SFTP

Management: HTTP/HTTPS

Time Synchronization: NTP
Processor Intel Atom single-core processor 1.6 GHz processor
Memory 1GB DDR3 SODIMM RAM 2 GB RAM
RAID RAID 0, 1 and JBOD RAID 0, 1 and JBOD
LEDs Power(Blue)
System Status : Busy (FW Upgrade)(Orange)
HDD1-7 Activity/Fail(Green/Red)
WAN (Link : Green; Activity : Green)
LAN (Link :
Power: (Blue)
HDD1-2 Activity/Fail(Blink white/Red)
WAN (Link : Solid white; Activity : Blink white)
LAN (Link : Solid white; Activity : Blin
Power Power Consumption*: 35W (with 2 x 2 TB)
Power Supply (Electrical): External 60W; AC Input 100-240
Power Consumption (Watts): Average 26 W, Maximum 48 W, 0.7 W Standby
Power Supply: AC 100-240V 50
Temperature 0°C - 40 °C 5°C - 35 °C
Humidity 20-80% Humidity (non-condensing) 20-80% Humidity (non-condensing)

Software

Operating System Windows 7/2000/XP/2003/Vista
UNIX/Linux
Mac OS 9 / X
Client OS Support:
Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows Vista (32-bit/64-bit), Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Mac OS X 10.4 or later
Management System Management:
Performance options
Device status
Email alerts and event logs
SNMP
HTTP/HTTPS

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