two time capsules (TC)? Just bought the 3t what do I do with the old 500g

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by DNAppleGold, Aug 19, 2011.

  1. DNAppleGold macrumors 6502

    Apr 9, 2009
    I just bought a new 2t Time Capsule (TC) because I was running out of back-up space. (I have 3 computers being backed up). So I have this perfectly good 500gig TC. Can I use the "old" TC for extra back up? To extend my wireless network? Just sell it? Suggestions welcome.
  2. nunes013 macrumors 65816


    May 24, 2010
    is it past the 18 month time for dead time capsules. old time capsules died after 18 months of use but those were the first generation versions. If it is you could sell it. I don't know what generation you have but you could get anywhere from 80-150 dollars in my opinion depending on condition and version. You could use it to extend the network. I don't know if you could use it for extra storage wirelessly. If you do have a large house I would extend the network. It comes in handy.

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