Can I connect an external hard drive to my Music Server? | Wyred 4 Sound

Can I connect an external hard drive to my Music Server?

You can certainly connect an external hard drive to the Music Server to back up your files, however, not to play music from. 

It sounds like a reasonable idea in theory, however we don't support that for a couple of reasons:

  • the necessary USB encoding/decoding of the data stream
  • the additional processing needed to process bits