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type hard drive supported by Apple TV 1st Generation

type hard drive supported by Apple TV 1st Generation

What kind of of a drive does it support?

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The answer is: A 2.5" PATA (=IDE) disk. Today (2012) they are somewhat more expensive dollar to GB than SATA and newer disk types, but they can be aquired most places, and often cheap, if they are used...

There's a really excellent article and guide on Macworld.com:

I replaced the broken original IDE-ATA disk with a 250GB SATA, adding a simple adaptor IDE-SATA. The only one problem is managing the space required by adaptor, I could not close completely the case , but this helps the air flow...

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