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Can I plug 1TB external hard drive via ESATA connector to the back of the Hopper?

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#1 OFFLINE   tenwinecans


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Posted 01 November 2012 - 06:17 PM

Can I plug 1TB external hard drive via ESATA connector to the back of the Hopper?

I searched this forum but didn't find any definitive answer. I didn't want
to just try it, in case anything blows up. :D

My 1TB external hard drive has both USB 2.0 and ESATA connectors.
I backed up about 200GB of programs from the 722k DVR to the drive,
just before my Hopper was installed. I want to transfer some of them
to the Hopper's internal hard drive. It's copying via USB right now... but
I was hoping to use the ESATA.(which is much faster than USB)

Thanks! :)

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#2 OFFLINE   RasputinAXP


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Posted 01 November 2012 - 09:26 PM

eSATA isn't active...yet.

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#3 OFFLINE   P Smith

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 09:52 PM

Yes, you can.

But it will tell you the feature not available yet.

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