SONY BDV-E870 + movies on an external hard drive help


Standard Member

I've got a SONY BDV-E870 and I'd love to be able to connect my external HD and watch movies from it. Whenever I connect the external hard drive, the system recognizes that its there, but says that the device cannot be played. Just wondering what I have to do to be able to watch films. I'm not great with electronics, so any help would be great. Cheers,


Well-known Member
If its anything like my player the drive has to be formatted as fat32 which is annoying since fat32 has a 4gb file size limit so you will need to split any larger files.

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