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2008 Apple Time Capsule: Replace or refund

For some time now there have been a few issues with the 2008 model of Apple’s Time Capsule, so much so that they have now made the decision to offer a refund or to repair the faulty backup device. As you may know, this is something that does not happen very often for Apple.

According to a report from Macslice, which we learned via Vlad Savov from Engadget; a number of users have found that their Time Capsule would stop working after 18 months of use. It seems that they would not power up, or if they did then they would just shutdown with no warning.

As you can imagine, this is not a good thing for a backup device to do — meaning that you could no longer trust the Time Capsule to store your valuable data. Those models affected include model numbers XX807XXXXXX — XX814XXXXXX.

If you do own one of these models, then you should make an appointment and head down to your nearest Apple Store or call Apple’s Contact Center. They will then offer to repair the device or replace it with a new model.

Written by Peter Chubb

Peter has been writing on Product-Reviews since 2007 and in that time much has changed for him, like his hair having more grey than brown now. He loves gadgets and cars, and gets excited when big events come up, such as CES and the big auto shows.

Contact Peter Chubb: peter@product-reviews.net

He started out working in a factory and dreamed of the day when he could become his own boss; That happened back in 2002 and he has never looked back since. Things have changed so much on the Internet in that time, but he has adapted well.

Contact Peter Chubb: peter@product-reviews.net

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