I have a new Qled Tv. (QE75Q70R)
I tried to record live TV to my USB drive as I was doing on my old D8000 TV, but it does not accept.
What is required to record live TV to USB ?
In the manual, it says USb flah memory is not accepted and I should use USB HDD.
So can I use any 5400rpm HDD ? Which port should I connect it to ?
Shall I have to format it before connecting to USB ? (what type of format is needed ?)
thanks for your reply @CarlH
but it doesn't work for me. I am suspecting that this feature is not activated on my TV.
Because I don't see the record option in any menu.
maybe the firmware on the TV doesn't have the feature, or it has but is not activated in config.
So, I opened a ticket to Samsung.
Hopefully they let me know how to activate it.
I don't think that this TV doesn't have the necessary hardware for this feature. Since it has dual tuner and USB support, it should be able to record & timeshift.
Am I wrong ?
thanks for your answer.
what filesystem should be used when using the USB HDD ? (ntfs, fat, exvfat)
also , should we see the "record" option in menu even if we did not connect a usb hdd capable of recording ?
(my old TV had the record option in any case. if the usb is not formatted, it would ask me to format.)
You say it is supported in UK and not in Italy. Which else countries is it supported in , and which ones not supported in ?
I guess it is a software feature and not an hardware feature. So can we activate it in a non-supported country ? (changing firmware etc.) ?
any news ?
or any other ideas ?
maybe use another firmware ?
can anyone with the same TV (Q70R) tell me their firmware name & version if their TV supports recording ?
I have a Q60R. If I press and hold when selecting an item in the TV guide it gives me a record option, don't know if you have tried that? Also in Manage Schedule it has tab to provide a list of scheduled recordings.