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Plextor PX-MX500L

Plextor PX-MX500L
alaScore 81

3 reviews

Feb, 2019

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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 products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the usability. The design is also mentioned favorably.

design, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Plextor PX-MX500L is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = 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

Product Specifications

The Plextor MediaX is designed for people with growing media collections who want to easily watch movies, photos and music in the comfort of their living room on their television, home cinema or Hi-Fi system without the complexity of wireless networking. The Plextor MediaX is a standalone networked media player and recorder to easily share and access your music, pictures and movies from PC or TV. It comes with touchbuttons on the front of the device and a remote controller. In addition, using the supplied software, you can even edit your films from the comfort of your sofa.


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