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Making HDD Player Circuit Answered

Hi,

I have my 80GB Old Hard Disk, which i need to use as HDD Player to connect to tv using AV Jack. Is there any Simple circuit to build this ?

Thankyou

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Computothought (author)2012-10-23

Most players only output audio for easy access, I agree the video part would be not easy. You will have to have hardware. Some video streaming devices might support that.

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mpilchfamily (author)2012-10-22

So you want to use the HDD to stream media off the drive directly to the TV?

There is no simple circuit for this. There is a fair amount of hardware needed to read the files off the drive and covert them into a useable format to be streamed to the TV via AV or other connection. The simple solution would be to spend $50 or more on a box that can either house the HDD or has its own internal HDD for storing your media files. Many of these media player boxes can go upwards of $100 or more.

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