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How to connect BRPlayer to external drive by USB 2.0 ?

The Player has a usb 2.0 outlet on the front so you can plug in a flash drive to it. I have used it with flash drives in the past with no problems. I tried to hook-up a Seagate External 3T Drive, which is a usb 2.0 Plug-and-Play Device. It did not work. Is there a way to hook-up so that it will work?

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You will find that the 3TB drive is drawing too much power.
USB Flash sticks only use a small amperage, which the BR player can power.
But the external 3TB will be drawing far too much.

You could look at getting a USB power injector.
These are USB cables with two ends, one would go to the BR player, the other to an additional USB power injector.

But to be honest 3TB may be too large for the player to read

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