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10.5: Avoid possible Time Capsule interference
Authored by: whodisbe on Mar 17, '08 05:30:12PM

I completely agree.

It just falls into the usual, wait til rev3 of any Apple product theory. But to have the reason be mixed mode and interference is just bad. Then again, I've had an Airport Express for a few years, and honestly, I've only used it 2x at parties where there actually were no devices other than cell phones around.....at home it just doesn't cut it with drops happening before the first song can finish.

If a simple audio streamer doesn't work, I just don't have faith in a wireless backup solution from Apple.



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10.5: Avoid possible Time Capsule interference
Authored by: satcomer on Mar 19, '08 03:24:57AM

I have a new Time Capsule and found the wireless works great for incremental backup. For the first large backup I connected to it via ethernet cable, turned off Airport and did the backup. It only took little over an hour this way. After that I turned Airport (on my Mac) and let Time Capsule do its thing after that. It works great that way! No problems so far and it's cool that my MacBook updates the backup while sitting at my couch watching a long movie (with family members).

Then for regular file storage I mounted the disk and put it into my Login Items for restarts. It works great that way.



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