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Will this stream wirelessly to a Kindle Fire from an external hard drive? There doesn't seem to be a Kindle app. Apr 3, 2014
Go to this url http://www.ravpower.com/downloads-RP-WD01.html and download the zip file under the software tab and put the file onto your kindle and install.
i hate using itunes just to store .mp3 files to your iphone and ipad, can this device easily transfer .mp3 files from your external hard drive in to your iphone or ipad Jun 21, 2014
Yes, you can. I also am a "prime" member with Amazon, and as a Prime Member I can now get free music on any device and save to my Amazon library anything I choose. It can also save your iTunes if you want it to. You have to start it working using a regular computer when signed in to Amazon.com, then the app will download on your iPhone or iPad and it's fabulous! It's called Amazon Music. I have already listened to lots of music, which I didn't do before with iTunes. Albums with the Prime banner across them are all free, and there are tons and tons. Hope this info helps.
I wonder if it can be used like an external drive with an asus memopad hd7 To watch & read video & other files that are on a micro sdhc card? May 6, 2014
Hi, It basically works as a file server/Battery Backup. Head on over to Youtube and watch this video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7nElke81kzo and also hit up the RavePower Page: http://www.ravpower.com/ravpower-rp-wd01-filehub-3000mah-power-bank.html for more info. Hope this was a help, Cheers...
How long will this run streaming via wiFi from a USB flash drive or SD card? Not a power hungry source like an external hard drive. Mar 20, 2014
It seems to last a decent amount of time. I recently did a road trip with my family and used mine to support streaming video files over wifi from an SD card in the RavPower device to two tablets simultaneously (one for each kid), and starting from 100% charged it lasted at least 4 hours or so without going below the 30% power threshold that changes the color of the power LED. Unfortunately as far as I know there isn't anywhere to see more detailed battery status than this, so I have no idea at the end of the trip if I still had 99% or 31% charge left. If someone really wanted to benchmark it, I suppose they could start at 100% charge, use it for some period of time, and then use a Kill-A-Watt or other power meter to see how much power it used to charge itself back up again.
Can I use this to device to transfer pictures from SD cards to a small external hard drive, while traveling. Without using laptop & internet/wifi. May 15, 2014
You have to have software installed on a smartphone or tablet to be able to initiate the transfer the pictures.
Does it read Raw files from a DSLR? Sep 6, 2014
It reads and writes, but does not display because of size. For me this is not a problem since I am using my Ipad with the RavPower. Using the camera kit I can load to the Ipad, get a larger view of select images and then do some minor editing and send to my blog. My main concerning is having my Canon CR2 files backed up. I carry 50-60 gig of CF cards, and leave original images on them until I return home. Actually this is John somehow I was logged in as my wife. Don't know what problem the previous person had. My Ravpower unit has worked fine through an hour or so of testing. I'll complete an updated review after using it for 10 days on my upcoming trip. I did purchase the File Browser app which allows me to view RAW files from the unit on my IPAD. This would be handy if using an Ipad and did not have the camera adapter. The photo adapter does make reviewing and "culling" images easier.Place SD card in the slot, or use a card reader attached to the USB port to read a Compact Flash card. Open the files using the file browser app. But, once again, my intent was to be able to backup raw files from a CF cards to CF cards for data redundancy while in the field shooting and being able to use my Ipad versus a laptop. Carrying three lenses, two camera bodies as well as other items I want to conserve on weight where possible. So the RavPower seems (based on initial testing). To be a simple, light and inexpensive way to guarantee I make it home with my images.
What kind of "NAS File Server" does this have? FTP? SAMBA? it mentions that ES file explorer can access it, but how? what is the protocol? Aug 3, 2014
They said RavPower FileHub can be used with ES File Explorer, but they didn't explain how. It is simple, but it took some time for me to figure it out. Please do exactly I describe below. Turn on RavPower FileHub and insert disks to it. Connect your Tablet (or phone) to RavPower FileHub via WI-Fi. Open ES File Explore app. Go to Network (in left column), then click LAN. You will see 10.10.10.254. Press 10.10.10.254 for 3 seconds until it gets highlighted. Then, click Edit Server at the bottom. Inside the popped up window, Anonymous is checked. Click Anonymous to uncheck it. Then, write admin for User name. Then click OK. That's it, you are all done. Go back and click 10.10.10.254. You will see disks attached to RavPower FileHub. If your computer is connected to Wi-Fi network, it will show up in LAN too. When it comes to file transfer between devices and computer, ES File Explorer app is better than the RAV FileHub app. Have fun!
can this be taken away from home, then go to a random Wi-Fi hot spot to transfer to Ipad? May 21, 2014
yes i travel with it all the time
I am not sure what the point of this question is. If the device is connected to a computer without turning it on, it works as SD card reader. If the device is turned on and connected to a computer, it doesn't do anything (other than charging), meaning SD card reading is disabled and Wi-Fi function is also disabled.