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Hi,

I'm on a budget.

I have a Western Digital WD1600 160 GB hard drive sitting around.

Would my eMac with OS X 10.5.6 recognize an external Firewire enclosure fitted with the above named WD drive?

In other words, can I build my own Time Capsule using the WD hard drive and a 3.5" external Firewire enclosure?

Thanks in advance,
James
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I wouldn't see why not.

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