|Mar 24, 2007, 08:44 PM||#1|
Does AppleTV stream media from Base Station hard drive?
Now that the Apple TV is being shipped has anyone tried to stream video from a Hard Drive connected via USB to the Airport Extreme Base Station? I have a laptop I can connect to but I have limited hard drive space and would love if I can store my media on the base station hard drive and stream from it.
|Mar 26, 2007, 12:00 PM||#2|
This is the answer I'm waiting for too!
We have two laptops and no towers, so Airport Extreme with a hard drive 300GB or more makes a lot of sense to me. If anyone has tried this can you tell us if:
1. Would I need to move my iTunes library to the harddrive as the main library. Then Sync from that to TV.
2. Streaming. Is there a way to store content so that TV could receive content directly from the Airport Extreme hard drive? Or does the connected drive have to have OS X on it?
3. Anyone hacked the TV USB port on the back yet?
4. better idea without purchase of a tower?
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|Mar 26, 2007, 06:15 PM||#3|
Sure you can, but then you'll be doubling network traffic. I hope your network is gigabit - the TV only cares about the 100mbps into it.
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