USB HD for Time Capsule backup

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by Madvillain, Feb 15, 2011.

  1. Madvillain Guest

    Jan 15, 2008
    From a previous post, it was recommended that I go the route of using the USB port on my Time Capsule to connect a USB hub for a printer and external HD. The external HD will be used for Time Machine backups for two MacBooks (the internal drive is too small and I do not want to disassemble the TC).

    I am looking for a good external HD recommendation for the purpose of plugging into a USB hub on the Time Capsule and using it for backups. What drive is recommended, and where should I purchase it from?
    Also, what USB hub should I use for this (printer and HD)?

  2. Madvillain thread starter Guest

    Jan 15, 2008
  3. mbmobile macrumors member

    Nov 1, 2010
    1) Any USB HD will work until is HFS formatted. I have a LaCie Rikiki 1TB
    2) Any USB Hub will work. I have a Belkin 4 Port portable and I've never tried to connect a printer.

    Go on the nearest BestBuy, Fry's or look on Amazon or NewEgg and choose the ones fancier for you.

  4. Madvillain thread starter Guest

    Jan 15, 2008

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