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Kodi on usb

SavorettiMoretti

Active Member
So I've researched that kodi can be installed on a usb, I'd like to be able to plug this into my Samsung tv or Sony ht nt3 sound bar.

Can anyone tell me if this will work?
 

plum23

Active Member
It's not as simple as that. A usb stick has no processor - it's just storage. You can run Kodi from a USB stick (using Openelec) if you have a htpc. Or you can install Kodi onto something like an Amazon Firestick, which connects via hdmi.
 

SavorettiMoretti

Active Member
Ah ok, I thought that might be the case...

I have an ATV 3 but obviously can't get it on that. Just wondering if I have anything else in the house that I could install it on
 

SavorettiMoretti

Active Member
Yeh I have it on the MacBook but it's old and dying, plus I can't AirPlay to the apply tv.

I've seen you can install plex on Samsung tv not quite sure what it does but can you run kodi from that?
 

jerryq7777

Well-known Member
Raspberry Pi ?
 

plum23

Active Member
So a £20 markup for a few minutes work installing Kodi? Seems crazy to pay that?
Personally I've found the firestick to be rather underpowered to provide a good Kodi experience. Fine if you just want to watch dodgy streams, but not much good for anything beyond that.
 

SavorettiMoretti

Active Member
Yeh I've read about and the m8s box seems pretty decent
 

SavorettiMoretti

Active Member

danez

Active Member
You can intall to Memory stick, then put it into any pc or laptop that has internet connection and run it from the memory stick, it will be using your internet connection and the computers cpu and memory to run, i have it installed on a flash drive myself.
Plenty on Youtube concerning this procedure.
 

SavorettiMoretti

Active Member
The Openelec TV, the box it shows you on the page.

The Wetek Play which it is based in is quite well regarded on the forum.
Sorry I meant devices that I already have in the house
 

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