Register FAQ / Rules Forum Spy Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Go Back   MacRumors Forums > Apple Hardware > Apple TV and Home Theater

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old Oct 6, 2010, 10:43 AM   #1
macrumors 68040
Wicked1's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: New Jersey
Anyone use this Product

Trying to find out if it is worth the money for a 160GB ATV
iPhone 5 16GB White
2012 MacBook Pro 13" 2.5/4GB/240GB SSD
iPad Air 128GB/LTE White
Wicked1 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Oct 6, 2010, 10:44 AM   #2
macrumors 68040
Join Date: Aug 2005
Personally, I've used the other (i.e. free) methods of hacking my ATV. This doesn't do anything to increase storage, so I'm not sure what you are inferring there.

EDIT: Maybe you mean would this be worthwhile for an existing 160GB ATV. The answer is it depends on what you want to do with it.
belvdr is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Oct 6, 2010, 10:46 AM   #3
Mr Kram
macrumors 65816
Join Date: Oct 2008
never used it, but why not get this?

21.5" iMac 23" ACD 11" Air iPad 4 64GB iPad Mini 32GB 4G 64GB iPod Touch 5G 32GB iPod Touch 4G 8GB iPod Nano 3G 8GB Nano Apple TV2 160 GB Apple TV iPhone 5 32GB
Mr Kram is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Oct 6, 2010, 11:09 AM   #4
macrumors member
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Duesseldorf, Germany
Try to patch it on your own. (See Mr Kram's link).
If it doesn't work you can restore it (factory restore) n try a different method.

I was using the atvusb-creator. WAS.
Boxee and XBMC cannot use the Apple API for decoding movies. => It is not possible to watch HD movies via XBMC. So you have to invest another 50,- for a CrystalHD card that XBMC is able to use.

If you only want to stream data from a nas / anything else just go for it.
But do not spend money for something you can get for free with a little work...
Microsaft is offline   0 Reply With Quote

MacRumors Forums > Apple Hardware > Apple TV and Home Theater

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Anybody ever use this product... RodRider iPhone Accessories 2 Dec 17, 2010 12:22 PM
Anyone tried this product? RossMc MacBook Pro 2 May 15, 2010 03:42 PM
Has Anyone Used This New Speck Product? darrengreer Buying Tips and Advice 11 Oct 17, 2006 08:07 AM
Can anyone identify this product Jason_Bryan Community Discussion 7 Dec 10, 2005 09:08 AM
Anyone use this keyboard? Powerbook G5 Buying Tips, Advice and Discussion (archive) 6 Sep 6, 2003 11:01 AM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:31 AM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013,, LLC