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    Formating usb 2TB Carbon P8 packard bell 47PFL7108S/12

    Trying to format a packard bell usb 2.0 480 mbps SATA disk in my 47PFL7108S/12 panel, but it takes forever.

    Formating is executing step 2, controlling size is 100pct completed, formating has not moved an inch likewise test writing speed, step is gradually counting up, currently it has reached the number 279 and seems to just count upwards, wonder how many steps there are in total.

    One step takes approx. 20 sec so this has now been going on for an hour and a half

    Is this normal?, would/should I not see some progress on the formating progress bar?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Uwhome View Post
    Trying to format a packard bell usb 2.0 480 mbps SATA disk in my 47PFL7108S/12 panel, but it takes forever.

    Formating is executing step 2, controlling size is 100pct completed, formating has not moved an inch likewise test writing speed, step is gradually counting up, currently it has reached the number 279 and seems to just count upwards, wonder how many steps there are in total.

    One step takes approx. 20 sec so this has now been going on for an hour and a half

    Is this normal?, would/should I not see some progress on the formating progress bar?

    Hi Uwhome,

    No, this is not normal.

    There could however be an issue with the specifications of you HDD.

    Please ensure that the HDD either has it's own dedicated power supply or doesn't require more than 500mA of power. The TV USB port can only supply up to 500mA of power and should the HDD require more than this, then this could create this type of issue.

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    The P8 has its owen power brick

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    A thing to note the P8 has powersave feature which power down when disk is not accessed, however during a format that could hardly be the case

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    Quote Originally Posted by Uwhome View Post
    A thing to note the P8 has powersave feature which power down when disk is not accessed, however during a format that could hardly be the case

    Hi Uwhome,

    Well it could perhaps be the case though. Any software installed on the disk could potentially interfer with the TV formatting it.

    Best thing to do is to format the HDD via a computer in the supported formats FAT16, FAT32 or NTFS. Then try to have the TV format it for recording again afterwards.

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    Formatted the drive to ntfs (was FAT32 w. Data on it) pluged it in and Worked perfectly good

    Thanks Ina

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