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Wannabe Geek

#265572 28-Jan-2020 14:40
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Despite formatting a "Strontium" 8Gb USB stick in FAT32, my AerailboxT2100 rejects the USB loaded with videos downloaded from my PC.


The same 8Gb USB stick, when formatted by the Aerialbox in FAT32, records directly from the EPG function and plays back with no problem.


Is there any way of overcoming this or am I trying to extend the capabilities of the unit beyond what it was designed for.  

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Uber Geek

  #2408283 28-Jan-2020 15:59
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Can you load videos from the PC onto the Aerialbox formatted drive and play them??

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Wannabe Geek

  #2409390 28-Jan-2020 21:50
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I have no idea how to go about loading videos from my PC to the Aerialbox formatted drive. Thiught that the USB was acting in place of an internal drive. 


I have no problem loading videos onto the USB stick. 


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  #2410582 31-Jan-2020 10:42
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I can't see anything in the specs for that box to indicate it has any ability to play video files other than what it records itself (i.e it's not a media player, it's a free-view decoder than can record onto a USB hard drive, probably in some sort of encrypted format to stop you being able to use those recordings on anything else).

Information wants to be free. The Net interprets censorship as damage and routes around it.

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Wannabe Geek

  #2410637 31-Jan-2020 11:51
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Thanks UberGeek, I now undestand and will have to dig out an old SENSU PVR which is capable of playing  MP4 files from other sources.



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