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Can I use 1TB or 2TB ExHDD on my LG lm6400 3d tv

by living4angel / October 15, 2012 11:46 PM PDT

I wanna buy 2 external HDDs of 1 TB n 2 TB, can my lg lw6400 3d and lm6400 42" read them, I wanna watch movies from them. Does it matter that they should in USB 2.0 bcoz nowadays all HDDs r USB 3. (currently my 500GB eHdd works fine, but don't know about 1TB). Plz reply

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I do not own this model.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 16, 2012 2:30 AM PDT

But have read where 500GB units are the most likely to work across many sets. Keep in mind this is a TV and not a PC.

-> Time to pick up the phone and call LG.

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Lg CC said "we don't know sir :(
by living4angel / October 16, 2012 4:42 AM PDT

I called them but they said that sir 500gb will definitely work but can't say about 1 or 2TB Sad Thats not good, as what I expected from customer care!

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They can't know. Here's why.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 16, 2012 4:51 AM PDT

There are some thousand models and formats available in these external HDDs. While I think it's great they are using a somewhat standard USB HDD the consumers are not going to be happy that not all USB drives you can buy are untested.

I've often thought that maybe it would be better for folk like you that LG offer drives that are certified and cost a bit more so the answer is "Our drives at this web site are certified. All others will be for others to test."

At least this gets those that don't want to try out drives out of the woods.

PS. I half expected that answer.

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I have decided to buy both WD PASSPORT eHDD
by living4angel / October 16, 2012 5:05 AM PDT

Buying both 1 TB n 2 TB, someone have to test it n I'm doing it for the rest of humanity Silly

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