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External Harddrives

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21st November 2012, 02:41 PM   |  #21  
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Originally Posted by matt11601

Hopefully simultaneous charging + OTG w/ external HD will be a possibility.

Basically you want all three of these together!

http://www.amazon.co.uk/female-Micro.../dp/B005GI2VMG

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Griffin-Smar...tp_s2_edpp_url

http://www.focalprice.com/CA0352B/US..._GM_UK_CA0352B x 2

Which doesnt seem to exist!
21st November 2012, 05:24 PM   |  #22  
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Basically you want all three of these together!

http://www.amazon.co.uk/female-Micro.../dp/B005GI2VMG

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Griffin-Smar...tp_s2_edpp_url

http://www.focalprice.com/CA0352B/US..._GM_UK_CA0352B x 2

Which doesnt seem to exist!

That would be ideal. I remember people in the Nexus 7 forums trying this, but not sure if they were successful (haven't been keeping up). The alternative, which is my personal preference, would be continuous charging via the pogo pins (if something like this is ever released) and OTG/external HD.
22nd November 2012, 12:09 AM   |  #23  
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I'm sure I should know the answer to this....

Am I rgiht in thinking that THE ONLY WAY to copy files to the Nexus via OTG is via Nexus Media Importer?

I have a rooted N10 32gb, with an OTG cable that works well on NMI, but USB sticks / SD cards don't show on file explorers.

It's not a big deal as dropbox does pretty well on it's own - I just wanted to make sure.
22nd November 2012, 12:25 AM   |  #24  
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I'm sure I should know the answer to this....

Am I rgiht in thinking that THE ONLY WAY to copy files to the Nexus via OTG is via Nexus Media Importer?

I have a rooted N10 32gb, with an OTG cable that works well on NMI, but USB sticks / SD cards don't show on file explorers.

It's not a big deal as dropbox does pretty well on it's own - I just wanted to make sure.

But moving files regularly, connecting the device to a PC as storage works, right?
22nd November 2012, 02:10 PM   |  #25  
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I have a rooted N10 32gb, with an OTG cable that works well on NMI, but USB sticks / SD cards don't show on file explorers.

I think you need an app called Stick Mount to recognize USB HD & thumb drives. You may want to try that.
22nd November 2012, 07:36 PM   |  #26  
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This should be great for video streaming right ? Everything is on network at home so i can basically either plug this in my computer and stream from my wireless devices or just plug it right into the Nexus 10 when im not home !

Anyone own's this drive ? Has good reviews on Amazon

http://www.walmart.ca/en/ip/seagater...Box=&addFacet=
23rd November 2012, 01:48 AM   |  #27  
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I've tried 2 different hard drives to be recognized by the media importer with no luck. I am trying a full format (ntfs) on a 250gb drive.
My first question is will NTFS work?
2nd, has anyone actually gotten a hd to work with this or just thumb drives?

The only thing in common with these drives are that they are laptop drives in adapters. They aren't packaged deals. I don't know if that will make a difference. My thumb drives work so I know the OTG cable works.


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23rd November 2012, 05:37 AM   |  #28  
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Quote:
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I've tried 2 different hard drives to be recognized by the media importer with no luck. I am trying a full format (ntfs) on a 250gb drive.
My first question is will NTFS work?
2nd, has anyone actually gotten a hd to work with this or just thumb drives?

The only thing in common with these drives are that they are laptop drives in adapters. They aren't packaged deals. I don't know if that will make a difference. My thumb drives work so I know the OTG cable works.


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As it turns out, these cheap cases with a hard drive you put in them are not compatible. I tried two of them and as I said, they did not work. I then tried a WD one i have and it worked.

so there you have it, dont go cheap.

23rd November 2012, 07:20 AM   |  #29  
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You gotta pay to play
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Does this mean we're in 1080p heaven?
OK, so with a portabel harddrive (powered through the USB-port), all the movies in .rar-format (only small files) and BSplayer (which has no trouble with .rar-playback, just like XBMC), I've suddenly got all my 1080p-movies available when I travel?

Is that correct? Has anyone tried this?

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