Airport Time Capsule 3TB Overview

PDF manual


You can save everything that you have with the AirPort Time Capsule, a wireless hard drive for backup that works perfectly with the Time Machine application in OS X. It's also a full-featured Wi-Fi base station with the latest 802.11ac technology And simultaneous support of two bands. There are two models: 2 TB and 3 TB.

  • Automatic wireless backup.

The AirPort Time Capsule has a built-in 2 TB or 3 TB hard drive that works in conjunction with the Time Machine application in OS X, creating the perfect solution for seamless backups1. A wired connection is not required, all your Mac computers will be backed up automatically in the background.


  • 802.11ac technology for deploying a super-fast Wi-Fi network.

The AirPort Time Capsule is based on 802.11ac technology, which provides super-fast connection and a strong signal without interference for Wi-Fi2 networks. Since this device simultaneously operates in the frequency bands of 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz, wireless devices will be able to connect to the network in the most optimal range, ensuring maximum performance.

  • Design that provides maximum performance.

Antennas AirPort Time Capsule are located in the upper part of the case, which has become much higher, which allows you to broadcast the network signal from a higher altitude. The number of antennas has also been increased. Now there are six of them: three antennas with a working band of 2.4 GHz and three antennas with a working band of 5 GHz. In combination with 802.11ac technology, it allows you to connect to the network at a higher speed, greater distance and with more signal power than before.


  • Easy setup in iOS and OS X.

Connect a cable or DSL modem to the AirPort Time Capsule and use the built-in configuration assistant to create a new wireless network with just a few touches to the screen of your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. If you are using a Mac computer, use the built-in AirPort utility. Setup is incredibly easy and fast.


  • Share your hard drive or printer.

The AirPort Time Capsule allows you to turn any external USB hard drive into a protected access disk that you can use to work together on a Wi-Fi network. That is, all documents, videos, photos and other files instantly become available to everyone: both users of PC computers, and users of Mac computers. You can even connect the printer and provide it with shared wireless access.


  • Compatibility and security.

C AirPort Time Capsule will work with any of your existing Wi-Fi devices. This is possible because the AirPort Time Capsule is compatible with devices that use 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n, and 802.11ac wireless LAN standards. Since AirPort Time Capsule has a built-in firewall that provides protection against attempts to illegally hack through the Internet, you can go online without fear of the security of the local network.

Contents of delivery

  • AirPort Time Capsule
  • Printed Documentation
  • Power cable


  • Dimensions and weight

Height: 168 mm

Width: 98 mm

Thickness / Strength: 98 mm

Weight: 1.48 kg3

  • Connectivity and expansion options

Built-in power supply


Gigabit Ethernet WAN port

Three Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports



  • Wireless connection

IEEE 802.11a / b / g / n / ac2

Simultaneous support of 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequencies

  • Number of Users


System requirements

  • Setup and administration

A Mac computer with OS X version 10.7.5 or later, as well as the AirPort version 6.3

The device iOS c iOS version 6 or later, as well as the utility AirPort version 1.3

  • Backing up with Time Machine

Mac OS X v10.5.7 or later

  • Wireless access to the device

Any Wi-Fi device supporting 802.11a / b / g / n / ac

  • Sharing a USB printer

Mac OS X version 10.2.7 or newer

PC with Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista (SP2), Windows 7 (SP1), or Windows 8

  • Share a USB hard disk

Mac OS X version 10.4.8 or later

A PC with Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista (SP2), Windows 7 (SP1), or Windows 8