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Using 3G Dongle with Time Capsule

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Posted 12 October 2010 - 12:22 PM

Hey Guys
Hope you can help, am new to the world of mac and was wondering if I got Time Capsule Bas Station, would I be able to use my 3G dongle in the printer usb port to connect to the internet with it. I have noticed that with most Netcomm routers I am able to do this. I am unfortunate in that I am classified as being in a broadband black hole and 3g is the only way I can connect. Having a base station such as Time Capsule would eliminate the need for a separate hard drive and base station and maintain a wireless network, or am I looking the wrong way at things.
Your help would be appreciated.
Thankyou for you time
John
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Posted 12 October 2010 - 01:49 PM

The USB port on the Time Capsule is just for a printer or external hard drive. If you want to share your 3G connection, you'll need to get a 3G Wi-Fi router. There are a few different options that will let you plug in a dongle. Or you can get one that takes a SIM card, and doesn't need the dongle.
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Posted 12 October 2010 - 09:04 PM

Hi John....check out the following link to a product that has had some good write ups, it might be what you are looking for:

Netcomm MyZone
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Posted 13 October 2010 - 02:57 PM

Thanks very much for your help guys. The Netcomm path seems to be they way to go from what I've been reading. Thanks once again.
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John
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