Avtex

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  1. kglblue

    kglblue Funster

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    My new to me Van came with a TV, Avtex L186DR I just cannot believe that in 2014 it uses the FAT filing system which was in use on the first computer I ever bought in 1993 with the Windows 95 operating system and only 128 mb of storage.
    (FAT) Which is less than useless for putting films, TV shows etc. onto a USB stick and watching in France or elsewhere on the continent of Europe. I have fitted a 100w solar panel and had hoped that I will be using Aires or the cheaper ACSI sites and not having to buy electricity, so the Avtex will run on 12v, I just wonder if Avtex know the technology has moved on in the 21st century?
     
  2. DJA

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    Hi

    Why do you think it is useless???

    I have about 1000 films and TV programmes stored on harddrives which work perfectly on my Avtex TV.

    The Harddrives like USB sticks are Fat32.
     
  3. motorhomer

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    DJA is right. The FAT from years ago was Fat16. Later versions including the avtex I think are fat32. It works fine and is more universal than NTFS that the newer Microsoft products use.

    Don't knock it -it works!
     
  4. callumwa

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    Likewise, our Avtex TV has no problem with our Hardrives and 32Gb usb keys....
    Plays perfectly......(y)
     
  5. irnbru

    irnbru Funster Life Member

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    Mine works perfect too.
     
  6. themogs

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    so have avtex...!!
     

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