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Sabra
10-16-2011, 02:21 PM
I have a 42PFL7656 and I'm trying to browse a WD harddisk on it. The only thing I get is "USB-memory device is reading files..." and it's been like that for over half an hour. The harddisk is 1 TB and the total amount of files about 60 GB. What am I doing wrong?

petasis
10-16-2011, 07:18 PM
What are the physical dimensions of the disk?
Is there an additional power input?
Maybe there too many files in a single folder?

Sabra
10-16-2011, 07:24 PM
I figured out that I had to format my disk to FAT32 to make it work. Which is pretty much useless because FAT32 doesn't hold files over 4 GB and I wanted to backup my bluray disk on that harddisk. :(

petasis
10-17-2011, 05:54 AM
Are you sure?
Because the 9705 (2010) model, does support NTFS disks.
Does your manual mention NTFS?

petasis
10-17-2011, 06:05 AM
You are correct. The manual states that only FAT32 & DOS filesystems are supported on 7000 series.
And yes, this make the usb playback useless. I don't know what Philips is thinking...

Sabra
10-17-2011, 07:26 AM
Thanks for looking that up for me. That really isn't good news. I can't believe that this is something you have to take into account when buying a TV. I think most people don't even know this.

So...does anyone have any experience streaming these kind of files (10 GB plus)? That seems to be my only option at this point.

pistoiaa
10-20-2011, 10:13 AM
only FAT32 & DOS filesystems are supported on 7000 series.
And yes, this make the usb playback useless. I don't know what Philips is thinking...
I think it is not correct! I own a 37PFL7605 (7000 series, year 2010): even if the User Manual says that only FAT or DOS formatted USB peripherals are supported, my TV reads my 1 TB Hard Disk having 4 partitions: 3 formatted FAT32 and 1 formatted NTFS. All four of them are read without any problem (except for the TV Mediaplayer, unfortunately very poor!)

a_Tom
10-20-2011, 10:50 AM
the manual will only show what will be supported, so the 7xxx Series does not support NTFS however it does work!
on the other ahnd, multiple partitions.... i dont think so

Sabra
10-20-2011, 12:08 PM
That sounds promising, if anything I could give it a try. I'll let you guys know if it works for me! Thanks for all the input!

pistoiaa
10-20-2011, 02:08 PM
the 7xxx Series does not support NTFS however it does work!
on the other ahnd, multiple partitions.... i dont think so
It is really a nonsense that a TV set as the 7005, able to reproduce mkv files, won't support NTFS formatted Hard Disks...
Anyway, as already written in my previous post, my 1 TB HD with 4 partitions (3 FAT32 and 1 NTFS) fortunately works with my TV.
And I have another one, 320 GB, 6 partitions (5 FAT32 and 1 NTFS), powered via USB: it works too!

Toengel
10-20-2011, 03:01 PM
Hi,

NTFS is supported - I also have a 500 GB NTFS formatted USB powered HDD on my 9000 series (2010 model).

Toengel@Alex

Philips - Thomas
10-20-2011, 03:20 PM
Hi Guys

the 7xx5 Series does not Support NTFS.

Regards
Thomas

Toengel
10-20-2011, 03:25 PM
Hi,

ok - that was new to me... :-)

Toengel@Alex

kbarde
10-20-2011, 11:16 PM
Hi Guys

the 7xx5 Series does not Support NTFS.

Regards
Thomas

I've got a 7515 (2010) and it does support NTFS?

@Sabra: You could use mkvmerge to split the MKV files to parts smaler than 4GB.

Philips - Thomas
10-21-2011, 09:27 AM
Hi



I've got a 7515 (2010) and it does support NTFS?


No, we do not support NTFS.

Regards
Thomas

pistoiaa
10-21-2011, 01:34 PM
No, we do not support NTFS.

Hi Thomas,
ok, the 7xx5 Series does not support NTFS, but are you informed that my 37PLF7605 TV is able to read a partition formatted NTFS?

Philips - Thomas
10-21-2011, 01:36 PM
Hi

i have read your Post but i have to repeat, we do not Support NTFS in that matter and neither do we support Partitions.

Regards
Thomas

kbarde
10-21-2011, 02:19 PM
Strange since I'm using my 37PFL7515H/12 with an extern 2TB NTFS HD via USB.

Toengel
10-21-2011, 02:22 PM
Hi,

I think what Thomas like to say is, that it works, but it is not supported in any way (if one has problems with NTFS).

Toengel@Alex