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Adapters or external hard disks?

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Hello guys,

 

I recently bought a television now my concern is that I want to watch some stuff on it.

I noticed my router has a usb 2.0 port so I thought best is to download content and store it on something and then connect it to router.

however, according to you guys would an external hard disk make more sense or should I just get the adapter?

 

 

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Both are actually the same.

 

Instead of using a SATA to USB adapter, get a 2.5" HDD enclosure. Basically the same as external HDD anyway.

 

Note tho, you probably would need a higher amperage adapter for the router as sometimes it's just not enough for the HDD to even spin, afaik. powered USB hub so at least the HDD got decent juice. Saw your another thread.

 

 

Edited by TukangUsapEmenq
Saw another thread that asked about USB hub.

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1 hour ago, acepro71 said:

Hello guys,

 

I recently bought a television now my concern is that I want to watch some stuff on it.

I noticed my router has a usb 2.0 port so I thought best is to download content and store it on something and then connect it to router.

however, according to you guys would an external hard disk make more sense or should I just get the adapter?

 

 

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