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USB port on set top/dvr box

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Contributor
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Registered: ‎05-05-2012

USB port on set top/dvr box

What is the USB port used for? Can I connect my iPad/iPod through this and listen to music from those devices?
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Silver Contributor III
Posts: 2,070
Registered: ‎08-07-2008
Location: Long Beach, California

Re: USB port on set top/dvr box

The port is not active and cannot be used for any data purposes.  In fact, plugging something into can crash the STB.

Contributor
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Registered: ‎01-21-2014

Re: USB port on set top/dvr box

what is the usb port for on the stb?   which esata hard drive is compatable with fios?  

 

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Posts: 273
Registered: ‎11-03-2013

Re: USB port on set top/dvr box

It's for nothing. Its there if they ever want to use it for something.

 

This page will tell you about esata drives.

 

http://www.verizon.com/Support/Residential/tv/fiostv/other+hardware/esata/129841.htm#

Gold Contributor VI
Posts: 3,377
Registered: ‎11-04-2008

Re: USB port on set top/dvr box

You can (and I often do) use the USB to charge devices. I have never had an STB issue while connecting my phone to the STB to charge.


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Gold Contributor II
Posts: 3,422
Registered: ‎12-16-2012

Re: USB port on set top/dvr box

I do charge some devices on my STB.   But found when I tried one of my Game controllers, the box crashed.

 

 

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