Article ID : 00149381 / Last Modified : 09/04/2018

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

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

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    ✓ : 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.