Adding an External DRD Burner

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by davewe, Mar 16, 2009.

  1. davewe macrumors newbie

    Mar 16, 2009
    Like many I am attempting to stream my entire DVD library on my Apple TV via an external TB HDD. Again, like many I use Handbrake. The process is slow going and at my current rate I'll be at this a year from now.

    What about adding an external DVD burner/reader. Will this speed up my process or just slow down my other mac functions or slow down Handbrake?

    Opinions? Any fave DVD burners out there?


  2. Hot Snowboarder macrumors 6502

    Jan 2, 2009
    Behind you...!
    External Burner will make no difference. Getting a Mac Pro is the best solution. ;)
  3. dlegend macrumors 6502

    Jan 11, 2009
    Northern VA (outside DC)
    the best way is to copy your dvd's to your hard drive and then set them up in a queue in handbrake and let it run overnight

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