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Plextor PX-MX500L

Plextor PX-MX500L
alaScore 82

3 reviews

May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Plextor PX-MX500L. The average rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Media Centers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Media Centers the Plextor PX-MX500L is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : PC Plus (

Plextor PX-MX500L review


A slim and stylish media streaming device

Looks good ; Easy to use ; Handles most file formats with aplomb

No wireless streaming ; Won't play MOV or WMV files ; Limited recording options

Looks the part, but there are still a few tweaks that need to be made to this media device before it can garner widespread appeal

Oct, 2008

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Review: Plextor PX-MX500L media streamer and player


A large hard drive and HD streaming capabilities, but this device is up against some stiff competition

Sep, 2008

Expert review by : Redactie PCM (



Het ziet er naar uit dat media streamers beetje bij beetje uit het nerdhoekje komen en door weten te dringen bij de grote massa. Dat is vooral te wijten aan grotere merken als Conceptronic, die de apparaten relatief goedkoop aan de man brengen.

Speelt hd-bestanden ; Ingebouwde harde schijf

Geen wireless-mogelijkheden ; Geen geprogrammeerde opname ; Geen online-mogelijkheden ; Matige interface

De PX-MX500L heeft zijn pluspunten, zoals de grote ingebouwde harde schijf en de fatsoenlijke hd-weergave, maar we zijn teleurgesteld in de gebruiksmogelijkheden en het gebrek aan features. Dankzij firmwareupdates zullen enkele van deze problemen...

Oct, 2008

Product Specifications


MP3 bit rates:192 KBps


Colour of product:Black

File formats

Audio formats supported:AC3, MP3, OGG, WMA
Image formats supported:BMP
Video compression formats:DIVX / DivX, Xvid


Ethernet LAN: Yes
Networking features:Fast Ethernet

Other features

Audio output:1
Compatible operating systems:Windows Vista / XP / 2000 / Me / 98
Connectivity Technology:Wired / Wireless
Data Transfer Rate:10 / 100
DC-in requirements:12 V, 3.5 A / DC 12 V, 3.5A
I/O ports:IEEE 1394\nComposite Video IN + Audio R/L\n
Resolution:1920 x 1080 / 5000 x 8000

Packaging Content

Handheld remote control: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) out:1
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite Video Out:1
DC-in jack:Y / Yes
Digital audio coaxial out:1
Digital Audio Optical Out:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Interface:USB 2.0
SCART ports quantity:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Power requirements:AC 100 - 240 V, 50/60 Hz / AC 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz


Hard Drive Capacity:500
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA II
Hard Drive Size:3.5 / 88.9
Supported file systems:FAT32, NTFS


Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
Timeshift: Yes
Video capture resolution (max):1920 x 1080

Weight & Dimensions

Dimensions (WxDxH):200 x 148 x 63
Height :6.3