Upgrading Time Capsule

Barney63

macrumors 6502a
Original poster
Jan 9, 2014
799
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Bolton, UK.
I have a 2TB 2nd gen Time Capsule (A1302) coming from the USA.
I have a 3TB WD Green Sata III hard drive.
Will I be able to upgrade the TC to 3TB using that drive?
It isn't formatted at the moment, will the Time Capsule format it?

Barney
 

Intell

macrumors P6
Jan 24, 2010
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Inside
Yes, the Time Capsule will be able to format it. Just put the new drive in and format it with Airport Utility.
 

ColdCase

macrumors 68030
Feb 10, 2008
2,960
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NH
Yes, thats the way I updated mine. Open the case, swap drives, put things back together, use AP Utility to tell the Time Capsule to format the drive (drive tab)
 

Barney63

macrumors 6502a
Original poster
Jan 9, 2014
799
1
Bolton, UK.
I believe I may have a problem with the drive not spinning down.
It is a Western Digital WD30EURX green.

Barney