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General

Manufacturer Apple Buffalo Technology
Model MD033LL/A WS-RV8.0TL/R5
Lowest Price $479.99 Compare Apple MD033LL/A prices $1,957.17 Compare Buffalo Technology WS-RV8.0TL/R5 prices
Warranty 1 year limited 1 year limited

Ports

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

Storage

Drive Bays 1 4
Hard Disk Interface 1 x SATA 4 x SATA
Hard Disk Size 3TB 8TB
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

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 2.63" x 5.91" x 8.27" 16.9" x 16.5" x 1.7"
Weight 4.19 lbs. lbs 19.9 lbs. lbs
Form Factor Desktop 1U

Networking

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

Hardware

Standards IEEE 802.3ab IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Supported Protocols Transport Protocol: TCP/IP
Network Services: DHCP, NTP Support
Management: HTTP/HTTPS, FTP/FTPS
Time Syncronization: NTP
Network Options: DHCP, NTP
Networking: TCP/IP
File Sharing: CIFs/SMB, NFS, IIS, (FTP/FTPS, HTTP/HTTPS)
Directory Integration: LDAP, Active Directory
Time Synchronization: NTP
Processor Marvell 88F6192 800MHz Intel Atom 1.66 GHz Dual Core
Memory 1GB DDR2 800 2 GB RAM
RAID RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, and JBOD RAID 0, 1, 5 and JBOD
LEDs Power(Blue)
System Busy (Orange)
HDD1 Power, Activity/Fail(Blue, Yellow/Red)
HDD2 Power, Activity/Fail(Blue, Yellow/Red)
HDD3 Power, A
Power/ status LEDs OLED display
Power Voltage/Hz: 90V ~ 264V, 50Hz ~ 60Hz
Idle Mode (Typical): 25W
Sleep Mode (Typical): 4W
Stand
100-240 VAC 50/60Hz
Temperature 5°C - 40 °C 0°C - 40 °C
Humidity 0-80% RH non-condensing 20-80% Humidity (non-condensing)

Software

Operating System Operating System: Embedded Linux (Kernel 2.6)

Client OS Support: Win 2000, XP, Vista, Windows Server 2003, Mac OS 10.3 and later Linux (Redhat 9, Ubuntu, Suse)
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 Web-based server management 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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