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#617893 - 9th Nov 2011 12:41pm USB TV
PaulWirral
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I have a USB connection on the back of my LG TV. I would like to connect an external hard drive directly to it and listen to music and watch videos. Recommendations?

I actually plugged in my dongle but all the TV can read are pictures and music - not vids.

I may need to purchase hardware to transform the information readable on the TV.

No idea what I just said!

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#617912 - 9th Nov 2011 1:14pm Re: USB TV [Re: ]
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they probably have to be divx xvid format, i had a lg tv with usb on it and could play divx and xvid on it no problems

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#617914 - 9th Nov 2011 1:16pm Re: USB TV [Re: lau2908]
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Originally Posted By: lau2908
they probably have to be divx xvid format, i had a lg tv with usb on it and could play divx and xvid on it no problems


Cheers mate. I will look into converting avi to divx / xvid.

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#617916 - 9th Nov 2011 1:16pm Re: USB TV [Re: ]
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...but I still want a storage device to connect to the LG.

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#617932 - 9th Nov 2011 1:44pm Re: USB TV [Re: ]
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Originally Posted By: PaulWirral
Originally Posted By: lau2908
they probably have to be divx xvid format, i had a lg tv with usb on it and could play divx and xvid on it no problems


Cheers mate. I will look into converting avi to divx / xvid.


u need .avi files mate not mp4 etc
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#617944 - 9th Nov 2011 2:08pm Re: USB TV [Re: ]
PaulWirral
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I had avi. files but via dongle the LG never "saw" it. I think I might need hardware that makes the LG recognise the file format.

Example

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#617945 - 9th Nov 2011 2:14pm Re: USB TV [Re: ]
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What model of LG TV is it? Some have native support, some require a "hack", others don't have the feature at all.

For what it's worth, mechanical hard drives have shot up in price over the last few weeks due to the floods in Thailand.

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#617964 - 9th Nov 2011 3:16pm Re: USB TV [Re: ]
PaulWirral
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Its LG 42LD450

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#618026 - 9th Nov 2011 5:18pm Re: USB TV [Re: ]
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Originally Posted By: PaulWirral
Its LG 42LD450

Can be done via a remote hack:


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