Can the USB port be used for an external hard-drive that I could share over the network?

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    Negative. Apple's specs page informs me the USB port is printers only. For sharing a hard drive, you'd want to look at the AirPort Extreme instead.

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  • Nope, only the extreme can do that, the USB port on the express is for printer sharing only.

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  • Nope - just a printer on the Express

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  • Unfortunately not, it's for printing only.

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  • i just asked apple and they say it will work

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  • No, you would need the extreme for that.

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  • The specs page says only a printer for the 2012 model.

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  • No. Only on Airport Extreme.

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  • no, according to the documentation printers only on the usb port.

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  • No, it cannot. The USB can only be used for printers.

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  • I don't think so I think you'd need to buy a time capsule for that purpose

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