So why does my DVR have a USB IN port on the front.

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  1. Epoman

    Epoman Platinum Member

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    would I be able to send video from my computer to the HD to play back or does it work like a pass through?

    Example would I be able to watch video files I have on my computer through my DVR on my TV?
     
  2. Ness

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    For the same reason the PS2 does.

    For no real reason at all.


    It could be that you can do firmware updated with it, or that you can somehow transfer files, but usually these methods require doing things that void your warranty.
     
  3. Epoman

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    Well its right next to the Composite in's so it must be a input.
     
  4. Nohr

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    Perhaps for plugging up a digital camera of some sort.
     
  5. ApacheXMD

    ApacheXMD Platinum Member

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    there are peripherals that plug into the USB port on a PS2

    -patchy
     
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    might help if you tell us the brand and model
     
  7. bsobel

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    That's a big assumption. As asked, brand &amp; model....
    Bill
     
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    replaytv 5xxx have a usb port, but they don't do anything probably just there incase they decide to implement something later
     
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    For no reason for the consumer. Both my digital cableboxes have usb ports that do nothing. They may be used at the distro center to register them on the specific cableco's network, though.