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General

Manufacturer Apple Buffalo Technology
Model MD032LL/A WS-WV4.0TL/R1
Lowest Price $299.99 Compare Apple MD032LL/A prices $542.14 Compare Buffalo Technology WS-WV4.0TL/R1 prices
Warranty 1 year limited 1 year limited

Ports

RJ45 Ports 1 x 10/100/1000M 2 x 10/100/1000M
USB Ports 2 x USB2.0 2 x USB3.0
eSATA Ports No No
Other Ports 1 x PCIe 1 x VGA

Storage

Drive Bays 2 2
Hard Disk Interface 2 x SATA 2 x SATA
Hard Disk Size 2TB 4TB
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.
Front loading hot swap hard drives with lockable front panel

Active Directory support

Disk quota (soft quota) support prevents users/groups from consuming too much disk space

Scheduled shut down eliminates unnecessary access and reduces energy costs

DFS (Distributed File System) support

Hot swap hard drive trays behind the front panel for easy drive access and replacement

Large silent fan cools hard drive efficiently

Advanced ventilation design reduces internal heat

LCD Display shows important TeraStation information and disk status

Form Factor

Dimensions 9.06" x 6.26" x 4.53" 9.1" x 6.7" x 6.6"
Weight 11.46 lbs. lbs 9.93 lbs. lbs
Form Factor Desktop Desktop

Networking

Data Link Protocol
Network Interface Controller Ethernet 1000 Mb-s
DLNA Certified No No

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/FTPS/SFTP, NFS
Directory Integration: LDAP, Active Directory
Time Synchronization: NTP
Processor Intel Atom single-core processor Intel Atom 1.66 GHz Dual Core
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/ status LEDs OLED display
Power Power Consumption*: 35W (with 2 x 2 TB)
Power Supply (Electrical): External 60W; AC Input 100-240
100-240 VAC 50/60Hz
Temperature 0°C - 40 °C 0°C - 40 °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 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000 Server
Management System Management:
Performance options
Device status
Email alerts and event logs
SNMP
DDNS: [yourname].lgnas.com
Active Directory: Supported
Media Streaming Server: DLNA
Download Server: BitTorrent
PC-NAS Sync: Supported
Music Server: iTunes
Smartphone: Data Copy, Stream Supported
USB Camera: Supported

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