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    Jan 07, 2009
    Time Capsule query.
    I am planning on buying the 1TB Time Capsule. It was going to be a media server through which I would store on my music and DVD's and be able to access all of it and be able to stream it to any computer around my house.

    I know I can always buy the Airport Extreme and plug in a hard drive, but it would be a lot more convenient if I do it this way.

    My question is whether the Time Capsule works fully on it's own without being bridged to a modem. By working fully I mean connected straight to my phone line and me on my MBP being able to connect to the internet through it.


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    Texas, where else?
    15" MBP '06 2.33 C2D 4GB 10.7; 13" MBA '14 1.8 i7 8GB 10.11; 21" iMac '13 2.9 i5 8GB 10.11; 6S
    No, the Time Capsule is not a modem. It is a router and hard drive combo.
    You will need to attach it to the modem as you would with most all other routers.
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    Jan 07, 2009
    Thanks a lot

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