[Q] Doubts about connecting HDD to router with USB port

Hi everyone,

This is my first post. First of all I'd like to thank XDA family for all the support. This is a big learning website for many of us.

Now talking about the problem which I have..
Well I am planning to change my router and get another one with a USB port so that I can attach a HDD to it.

I want to know few things before I go for it..
What things should I keep in mind before buying a router with USB port and if someone can recommend me some good and cheap routers.
I want to know how to browse files on HDD thru my android device(4.2.1), if I can only read the files or read and write both.
And if it is ok to use a 2.0 HDD with the router.

Also I would like to mention here that the HDD won't be connected to the router 24x7. I'd be connecting it only when required because I read somewhere that there are some heating issues if the HDD is connected for a longer period of time.

It be helpful if someone having same setup could share the experience and dos n don'ts.

Thank you.

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