Time Capsule Placement Considerations
The following recommendations can help your Time Capsule achieve the best wireless
range and network coverage.
Â Place your Time Capsule in an open area where there are few obstructions, such as
large pieces of furniture or walls. Try to place it away from metallic surfaces.
Â If you place your Time Capsule behind furniture, keep at least an inch of space
between the Time Capsule and the edge of the furniture.
Â Avoid placing your Time Capsule in areas surrounded by metal surfaces on three or
Â If you place your Time Capsule in an entertainment center with your stereo
equipment, avoid surrounding your Time Capsule with audio, video, or power cables.
Place your Time Capsule so that the cables are to one side. Maintain as much space
as possible between your Time Capsule and the cables.
Â Try to place your Time Capsule at least 25 feet (7.6 meters) from any microwave oven,
2.4 or 5 gigahertz (GHz) cordless phone, and other sources of interference.
Â Do not place other objects (books, papers, small pets, etc.) on top of the Time
Capsule. It may interfere with Time Capsule cooling.