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#457930 - 5th Jan 2011 8:19am can you rec sky to usb
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hi just a heads up, anyone know if you can use a usb harddrive to rec stuff from a skybox as it as got two usb things, thanks.

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#457954 - 5th Jan 2011 9:56am Re: can you rec sky to usb [Re: assassin]
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Short answer - no. Sorry.

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#471053 - 9th Feb 2011 7:39am Re: can you rec sky to usb [Re: assassin]
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you can plug in an external sata drive to sata port on back of sky + hd box, i know this cause mine is pluged in and working

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#471166 - 9th Feb 2011 11:55am Re: can you rec sky to usb [Re: ]
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You can connect any USB device to any USB port on any device but it may not work!
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#471216 - 9th Feb 2011 2:15pm Re: can you rec sky to usb [Re: assassin]
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I think he wanted to copy sky programmes to a usb harddrive ?

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#473548 - 16th Feb 2011 9:19am Re: can you rec sky to usb [Re: Nigel]
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Originally Posted By: Nigel
You can connect any USB device to any USB port on any device but it may not work!

Indeed, the 5v power rail on TopUp TV boxes (or indeed any set top box or other USB socket with a live power rail) will make any USB device operate, but you try doing anything with them, without an interface being written into the software, the device is useless.

Even more fascinating on the TUTV boxes, plug a mobile phone in, and it will actually discharge the battery haha! What can I say, our programmers are shit!

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