Does anyone know if I were to connect a network storage drive to my Samsung HT-TQ85 HTIB through the USB in port if I could stream my media files to the HT-TQ85 from my computer via my wireless router?
If you mean one of those network storage drives that have both USB-B (lets the HDD in the case work as a USB drive) and ethernetor wireless, likely not, at least without creative programming. You are probably better off buying a wireless media extender.
According to the manual, a USB 1.x or 2.0 hard drive with FAT file system (not NTSF) is supported. The manual is available for download here.
From Page 44:
1. USB devices that support USB Mass Storage v1.0.
(USB devices that operate as a removable disk in Windows
(2000 or later) without additional driver installation.)
2. MP3 Player: HDD and flash type MP3 players.
3. Digital camera: Cameras that support USB Mass Storage v1.0.
Cameras that operate as a removable disk in Windows (2000 or later) without additional
4. USB HDD and USB Flash Drive: Devices that support USB2.0
You may experience a difference in playback quality when you connect a USB1.1 device.
For a USB HDD, make sure to connect an auxiliary power cord to the USB HDD for
5. USB card Reader: One slot USB card reader and Multi slot USB
Depending on the manufacturer. the USB card reader may not be supported.
If you install multiple memory devices into a multi card reader, you may experience problems.
6. If you use a USB extension cable, the USB device might not be
● Supported Formats
CBI (Control/Bulk/Interrupt) is not supported.
Digital Cameras that use PTP protocol or require additional program
when connected to a PC are not supported.
A device using NTFS file system is not supported.
(Only FAT 16/32 (File Allocation Table 16/32) file system is supported.)
Some MP3 players, when connected to this product,may not operate
on the sector size of their file system.
The USB HOST function is not supported if a product that transfers
its manufacturer-specific program is connected.
Does not operate with Janus enabled MTP(Media Transfer Protocol)
The USB host function of this product does not support all USB
For information on the supported devices, see pages 83.