You can connect your TV to an external HDD in two ways.
Connecting an external HDD as a Mass Storage Class device:
With this connection, the HDD can be used only as a storage device. The connection needs to comply with the following requirements:
Over this type of connection the TV will only be able to reproduce those files that are stored in a format that is supported by the TV. (please refer to the user manual to see which file types your TV supports)
You can verify how the HDD is formatted as follows:
If your HDD has multimedia capabilities, you can connect it as a standard peripheral device: In this case you need to connect the device to one of the TV´s audio or video inputs (for video files, we recommend an HDMI-to-HDMI connection)
The internal multimedia player of the HDD will reproduce the files. Therefore you will be able to playback any file that is supported by the Codecs that are installed on the HDD.
Most external hard disc drives allow you to install additional Codecs by connecting them to a computer.
(please refer to the documentation of your HDD for instructions)
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