The mybook world edition drive is a NAS drive , that cannot be connected via usb to the PS3. you need a usb 2.0 drive. and the drives inside the mybook world are formatted ext3 linux format anyways.
so cannot be used with the PS3 this way, you need to connect it to the router and follow these steps in the user guide:
- Ensure that your Playstation 3 and My Book World Edition are powered on and
connected to your local area network. You will see the main user interface with a
series of options displayed horizontally across your TV screen.
- Using the directional buttons (left and right) on the PS3 controller, navigate to
Music, Photo or Video depending on which type of media you want to play, and
- Using the directional buttons (up and down), scroll and select MyBookWorld (or
the new device name that you created previously) by pressing the
will now see a list of folders (Music, Photo and Video) to the right of the
- Make sure that you select the folder that corresponds to option you selected back
in Step 2. For example, if you select Photo from the main user interface screen,
open the corresponding Photo folder to the right of the MyBookWorld icon,
otherwise your content will not display properly.