usb1 enough for streaming

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by potatis, Aug 14, 2011.

  1. macrumors 6502a

    potatis

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    #1
    Is it possible to stream HD files from external hard drive connected via USB 1.1 port to the Apple TV, or do you have to use a Firewire 400 port/hard drive?
     
  2. macrumors P6

    Intell

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    #2
    I'm going to say USB 1.1 is going to be too slow to watch higher quality HD videos. You may be able to watch some 720i stuff though.
     

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