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SBR-AC1750: USB Media Sharing

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How do I enable media sharing on my SBR-AC1750?
The SBR-AC1750 includes a USB (Universal Serial Bus) port, which supports file sharing and DLNA Media Server for media sharing.  The file sharing feature is disabled by default and media sharing feature is enabled by default.  

NOTE: The USB port does NOT support Internet connection and portable USB 3.0 devices.

The DLNA Media Server feature when enabled, allows the media contents of the USB storage device to be accessible to any local area (LAN) client using a DLNA-certified player.  Such as game console, smart TV, and media player.   

  • A USB 2.0 and 3.0 Storage Device
NOTE: USB 3.0 device requires a power adapter
  • A DNLA-certified player is needed to use the media sharing feature

This document includes the following section:

Connect USB Storage Device

  1. Connect the USB storage device to the USB port on the back of the SBR-AC1750.
  2. Power on the USB storage device if applicable. 

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Enable Media Sharing

  1. Launch a web browser, such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Safari. Enter into the address box, and press the Enter key.  The Login page appears.

    NOTE: By default the LAN IP address is  If the default address has been changed, enter the custom address in the address box.

    Right click on the image to save it to your computer.

  2. On the Login page:
    a.   Enter password in the Password field.
    b.   Click the Login button.  The Home page appears.

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  3. Move the mouse-cursor over the USB tab and select the Media Sharing sub-link.  The USB - Media Sharing page appears. 
  4. On the USB - Media Sharing page:
    a.   Enable Media Sharing - Check mark the box.
    b.   Media Sharing Name - Leave at default or enter a desired name.
    c.   Click the Apply button.

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Access Content on DLNA Media Server

  1. Launch the DLNA-certified player.
  2. Browse and locate the SURFboardNAS or the custom media sharing name.
  3. Double-click SURFboard-NAS or the custom media sharing name to access the contents.



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