02-09-2014 09:51 PM
Since this a Windows tablet, can you use external hard drives with the HP Omni 10 5600US?
I know there is a micro-sd reader for additional storage but can you use the usb for external hard drives like a regular pc?
I tried looking at the spec's for this tablet and it said the usb port was host only. I'm not sure what that means exactly.
The following link shows its specs:
It has "MicroUSB2.0 typeAB connector (Support Host Mode Only)". Hope this helps.
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02-15-2014 01:33 PM
Yes you can. You'll need to purchase a USB OTG (on-the-go) cable. I recommend using a drive that has its own power supply but I've successfully used small USB powered drives also.
08-07-2015 10:49 AM
HI, I HAVE A PROBLEM WITH THE OTG CABLE, MY TABLET DOESN'T DETECT MOUSE, KEYBOARDS NOR MEMORY USB... CAN I GET SOME DRIVER OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT FOR USE A MEMORY USB....
SORRY I'M LEARNING ENGLISH EVEN....