Ripped Blu-Rays on External Drive Connected to Time Capsule, for AppleTV Play

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by jason.siegel, Dec 17, 2012.

  1. jason.siegel macrumors 6502

    Jun 15, 2011
    I have about 250 GB worth of Blu-Ray movies (approx. 10 GB each) that I would like to store on an external hard drive, connected to my 1st generation Time Capsule (USB 2.0). Will this setup be fast enough to draw a movie from the drive to Time Capsule, send to my mid-2011 Air over Wi-fi, and then send back to my Time Capsule for play on Apple TV 3, connected by ethernet?

  2. mic j macrumors 68030

    Mar 15, 2012
    I don't remember if the 1st gen TC's were used the "n" protocol, but if they do, you should not have a problem depending on the distance the units are apart. I used a TC exactly like this. It was in the basement along with the aTV in the next room. My MBP is on the first floor. I used 100% wifi (except for the TC connected to the modem) and never had a problem.
  3. jason.siegel thread starter macrumors 6502

    Jun 15, 2011

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