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What types of USB hard disk drives are compatible with Sony's Android TV?

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The following USB HDDs can be used with Sony's Android TV.

Legend:
✓ : Compatible
- : Not Compatible

TV models

Playing  Recording*  Manufacturer  Model  Portable type

Sony's Android TV models
 released in 2017

SONY HD-SG5 Yes
SONY HD-S1A Yes
SONY HD-T3 No
SONY HD-U3 No
SONY HD-E1 Yes
SONY HD-E2 Yes 
SONY HD-D2B No
SONY HD-D3B No
SONY HD-V2 No
SONY HD-V3 No
 SONY HD-U2 No
 SONY HD-T2 No



Legend:
✓ : Compatible
- : Not Compatible

TV models

Playing  Recording*  Manufacturer  Model  Type Name

Sony's Android TV models
 released in 2016

SONY HD-U3
SONY HD-Q3
SONY HD-E2
Buffalo HD-LLU3 HD-LL4.0U3
Buffalo HD-AVSU3 HD-AVS2.0U3/V
Buffalo HD-PLFU3 HD-PLF2.0U3
Buffalo HD-AVQ3 HD-AVQ3.0U2/V
Buffalo HD-PNFU3-C HD-PNF3.0U3-GBC
I-O Data AVHD-AUSQ AVHD-AUSQ3.0
I-O Data HDEL-UTB HDEL-UT2BRB
I-O Data AVHD-PUTSQ AVHD-P2UTSQ
I-O Data HDCL-UT(UTB) HDCL-UT4.0
I-O Data AVHD-AUT AVHD-AUT2.0
I-O Data HDPC-UTC HDPC-UT2.0KC
Sony's Android TV models
 released in 2015
- SONY HD-EG5
- SONY HD-E1
- SONY HD-SG5**
SONY HD-EG5U***

* Recording function is only available for certain models and countries/regions.
** This model is sold in limited countries/regions only.
** To record to an external HDD device, the device should be connected to the USB port for recording via a USB cable. The USB cable supplied with the HD-EG5U may be too short to connect the device to the USB port for recording. Use a USB cable that is at least 80 cm long.

 

It's possible that HDDs manufactured by other companies may be used, if they meet the following conditions:

 IMPORTANT: Sony cannot guarantee the full operability of other manufacturer's HDDs on the TV, and is not responsible or liable for any issues that may occur.