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TOPIC: USB 2.0 for external Hard drive

USB 2.0 for external Hard drive 5 months 2 weeks ago #41550

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The 2 page "Product Brief - SHD.pdf" on page 2 says:
"Network Audio Streamer - ... USB 2.0 for external Hard drive ..."

Is this referring to the port labeled as "USB Host" on the unit?
Can I plug in an 8 TB hard drive, or some hard drive, to that port, then play music from the hard drive?

In the 89 page SHD user guide, I can not find anything about it. Is more info about this in the user guide?
Please explain more, or tell me what page to see.
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USB 2.0 for external Hard drive 5 months 3 days ago #41744

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There are 2 USB ports, 1 is for control and for the SHD to act as sound device for your computer, this is the type A port, input USB from the input menu. The other is the type B port, to which a USB drive can de attached to use with Volumio, input LAN from the menu. Not sure if thwre is a limit on the size of the drive
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USB 2.0 for external Hard drive 4 months 4 weeks ago #41842

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@Juoigâ, I think you have the two USB ports mixed up.

The Type B port connects to computer for control & streaming. The Type A port is for attaching a USB flash drive for Volumio.
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USB 2.0 for external Hard drive 4 months 4 weeks ago #41849

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Oops... Thanks for the correction.
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