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maximus_xps
11-27-2012, 06:34 AM
I'm trying to play movies from my 500GB USB Hard drive. HTS 5520 never recognized the drive.
Is there a limitation in the size of the usb drive it can read? 4GB pen drive works fine though.
What is the logic behind this?

kwinnie
11-27-2012, 06:45 AM
I'm trying to play movies from my 500GB USB Hard drive. HTS 5520 never recognized the drive.
Is there a limitation in the size of the usb drive it can read? 4GB pen drive works fine though.
What is the logic behind this?

how your HDD formatted? FAT or NTFS?
If it is in NTFS format, 500 GB should not be a problem.

maximus_xps
11-27-2012, 07:46 AM
how your HDD formatted? FAT or NTFS?
If it is in NTFS format, 500 GB should not be a problem.

Yes. The HDD is in NTFS format.
Could you confirm if my home theater model (HTS 5520) support connecting external USB hard drive?
This HDD works with my laptop and SAMSUNG TV.

Oscar
12-12-2012, 10:53 AM
This should work. Is your HDD with external power? Did you try with a different same size HDD?

maximus_xps
12-17-2012, 10:01 AM
This should work. Is your HDD with external power? Did you try with a different same size HDD?

No. My HDD does not have external power. I have tried with 2 different HDDs till now.

mad4hit
01-04-2013, 07:50 AM
I'm trying to play movies from my 500GB USB Hard drive. HTS 5520 never recognized the drive.
Is there a limitation in the size of the usb drive it can read? 4GB pen drive works fine though.
What is the logic behind this?

The usb port of your HT don't have sufficent power output for your hdd.
The same problem affect me with hts5560/12, i sell it.

Philips - Katerina
08-24-2015, 11:14 AM
Hello participants of the thread and forum members in general!

Hopefully your issue was dealt with and you are no longer facing it. Since the thread has been silent for some time now, I will proceed by closing it. If you still have the same question about the same issue or any similar issues arise feel free to start a new thread or contact one of us moderators to open this thread again.

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