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802.11ac Time Capsule/AirPort Base Station Firmware Update 7.7.7:
(Info from https://support.apple.com/kb/DL1708)
"About AirPort Base Station Firmware Update 7.7.7 Information
Firmware update 7.7.7 is recommended for all AirPort Extreme and AirPort Time Capsule base stations with 802.11ac. This update improves the stability and performance of your base station.

This update:

  • Fixes issue which may prevent communication between clients on the same network
  • Improves performance with an extended guest network
  • Addresses potential naming conflicts with Bonjour Sleep Proxy

    For detailed information on AirPort base station firmware updates, including instructions how to install the update, please visit: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1218"

  • 802.11N AirPort Base Stations/Time Capsule Firmware Update 7.6.7:
    For AirPort Extreme, AirPort Time Capsule, and AirPort Express base stations with 802.11n.
    (Info from https://support.apple.com/kb/DL1880. Change list same as AC base update.)
    "About AirPort Base Station Firmware Update 7.6.7
    Firmware update 7.6.7 is recommended for all Apple 802.11n Wi-Fi base stations including AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme and AirPort Time Capsule. This update improves the stability and performance of your base station.

    This update:

  • Fixes issue which may prevent communication between clients on the same network
  • Improves performance with an extended guest network
  • Addresses potential naming conflicts with Bonjour Sleep Proxy

    For detailed information on AirPort base station firmware updates, including instructions how to install the update, please visit: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1218"

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