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Expensive and inflexible tool,
This review is from: Apple 1TB Time Capsule Dual-Band (Electronics)
TC is a pretty object to have on display, classic Apple design. Great as back-up but in my view too expensive for the amount of memory it provides. There is an incorporated router which makes the price go up compared to a standard HD, but I wonder whether this is really useful as most modems provided by service providers now also have a router. Having router and backup drive together means if one breaks down you have to replace both. Mine did break down and Apple replaced it under warranty, but it was a nuisance.
TC is quiet but it does make an irritating humming noise which can be reduced by placing some padding underneath. At this price, Apple should have thought of it.
Now I sold it and bought a HD drive of similar capacity for less than half the price1TB LaCie d2 Quadra Hard Disk eSATA 3Gbits USB Firewire 400 & 800 and my service providers gave me a free modem/router. The only thing I miss in TC is the ability to connect it directly to my Mac via ethernet.
All things considered I would not recommend it, even if I am an inveterate Maclover!
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Initial post: 30 Oct 2011, 17:05:17 GMT
Ian Grace says:
Thanks for taking the time to post your experiences which have provided helpful to me, I think I'll go with the LaCie Drive too. Many thanks again
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