Archive for April 14th, 2008

I have a DVD Player (E-Boda 777) and a home cinema (Philips HTS 3154), both of them having USB input for memory sticks. All the time I wanted to add an external hard disk to them, but I ended with an error saying something like “Disk not supported”.

This was solved yesterday. I managed to make it readable, but just 196GB from my 500GB HDD. The reason why producers are saying that HDD are not supported is because putting lots of files on a HDD will increase accessing time.
Having a few hundred of files on it can mean 30-40 seconds till you folders/files list will appear on your screen.
Another problem would be disk format. Putting data on the inner part of your disk mean that your disk will rotate much more to retrieve the same amount of data than from the outer part of the disk. So you can experience some delays when you will play the movies that reside on the inner part of the disk.

Here are the general rules to make it work: Read the rest of this entry »

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