Can you add a usb port to a Series 1?

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Can a USB port be added to a Phillips Series 1 Tivo?
 
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Lorenzo Johnson wrote:
> Can a USB port be added to a Phillips Series 1 Tivo?

Why would you want to? There are already faster solutions to add
networking to Series 1 machines.

What type of USB device would you want supported?
 
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"Lorenzo Johnson" <djlo@nospam.net> wrote in message
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> Can a USB port be added to a Phillips Series 1 Tivo?

Technically yes, but you'd pretty much be on your own because most S1
hackers use an ethernet adaptor instead.

http://www.9thtee.com/tivocachecard.htm

In some cases the speed is 40x faster than TiVo2Go, doesn't mangle the
resolution, doesn't watermark the files, doesn't require WMP10, doesn't
require a key to play, works with any OS, etc. It does require you to be
comfortable with hacking your TiVo though.


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In article <1110317864.645270.304820@o13g2000cwo.googlegroups.com>,
in2sheep@yahoo.com wrote:

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> Lorenzo Johnson wrote:
> > Can a USB port be added to a Phillips Series 1 Tivo?
>
> Why would you want to? There are already faster solutions to add
> networking to Series 1 machines.
>
> What type of USB device would you want supported?

If you really want a USB port, just sell your box on eBay and buy a
Series 2.
 
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Lorenzo Johnson wrote:
> Can a USB port be added to a Phillips Series 1 Tivo?

No, but if what you are planning to do is network a series 1 via
ethernet then there are solutions available, try a Google search for

Series 1 Tivo Network

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On Tue, 08 Mar 2005 16:37:49 -0500, Lorenzo Johnson <djlo@nospam.net>
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>Can a USB port be added to a Phillips Series 1 Tivo?


Why bother. Just use PPP over serial. Everything works great, and it
only takes 20 hours to get 40 minutes of video. :)
 
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