1. CatherineVeraGat Suspended

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    How do the new Apple HomePod gets its power? Does it get its power by the Lighting Cable or by USB Type-C?

    On the Apple HomePod Website, their isn't a thing about what ports does the HomePod has. So I don't know if it has a lighting port or USB Type-C.
     
  2. AidenShaw macrumors P6

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    Onboard plutonium reactors - don't put on in the room where you sleep.
     
  3. vipergts2207 macrumors 68000

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    It doesn't have a port; it's a hardwired electrical outlet plug.
     
  4. Zanc macrumors newbie

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    I was enthusiastic at first. Buying 2 of these for the living room would be great. However, if it can't be connected to my TV or PVR then it's a no-no. I don't want 2 sets of speakers/amps in my living room.
     
  5. 576316 macrumors 601

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    Don’t expect this thing to have any useful IO. There won’t be any audio-in options for connecting a HomePod to an existing media system or TV. This will be intended as an entirely standalone media system, aimed purely at playing music and then home automation further down the line.
     
  6. strategicthinke macrumors 6502

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    I doubt it won’t work, at the very least, with the Apple TV.
     
  7. 576316 macrumors 601

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    I’m not sure. iOS can’t talk to AppleTV as far as Siri is concerned, only used as a remote. So it depends if they build in new functionality. Possibly something AirPlay based, to output audio from AppleTV to HomePod. That could work well for selecting music I guess.
     
  8. AustinIllini macrumors demi-god

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    No one has indicated that Homepod will work with your TV
     
  9. Mascots macrumors 65816

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    If you use  TV, iOS 11 gives it Airplay 2 support which will enable streaming to this guy.
     

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