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General

Manufacturer Apple LACIE
Model MD032LL/A 301539U
Lowest Price $299.99 Compare Apple MD032LL/A prices $999.99 Compare LACIE 301539U 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 3 x USB 2.0 (type A)
eSATA Ports No Yes
Other Ports 1 x PCIe 1 x VGA

Storage

Drive Bays 2 5
Hard Disk Interface 2 x SATA 5 x SATA
Hard Disk Size 2TB 2TB
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.
File sharing and iSCSI appliance; up to 10TB

Dual-Core 1.6Ghz Intel 64-bit Atom processor and Windows Storage Server 2008

RAID protection and data deduplication

AFP, Time Machine and Spotlight compatibility

An Enterprise Desktop Solution

The Best Components for Reliability

Data Sharing and iSCSI Target

World-Class Technical Support

Form Factor

Dimensions 9.06" x 6.26" x 4.53" 8.6" x 7.7" x 6.8"
Weight 11.46 lbs. lbs 10.4 lbs. lbs
Form Factor Desktop Desktop

Networking

Data Link Protocol
Network Interface Controller
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
File Server: SMB, FTP, HTTP, AFP, NFS
Other: DHCP, DNS, SMTP, Web, Print, Fax, Application server, Spotlight
Support Telnet, IPv6, iSCSI, IPP, iSNS, SNMP
Remote Network
Processor Intel Atom single-core processor Intel Atom D510 (1.6GHz,Dual-Core)
Memory 1GB DDR3 SODIMM RAM 2GB DDR2-667 SODIMM
RAID RAID 0, 1 and JBOD RAID 0, RAID 1/5/5+Spare (hot-swappable) Independent Multi RAID volumes (Hot-swapping is not available in RAID 0.)
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
Power Consumption (Watts): Average 17 W (with no USB devices connected)
Power Supply: AC 100-240V
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 2008, Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later
Management System Management:
Performance options
Device status
Email alerts and event logs
SNMP
Native integration with Windows domains (Active Directory)
Remote desktop administration
Public/Private Shares with Quota management
Unlimited number of users

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