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Verbatim Mediastation Pro

Verbatim Mediastation Pro
alaScore 83

12 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of Verbatim Mediastation Pro. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the price and design. The size and usability are also appreciated. Many are less positive about the reliability.

usability, size, design, price


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Verbatim Mediastation Pro is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Tech Staff (

Verbatim MediaStation Pro review


Stream files around your house with ease

Easy to use ; Plenty of storage ; Works well ; Flexible device

A great value and user friendly streamer

Nov, 2008

Expert review by : Darien Graham-Smith (

Verbatim MediaStation Pro


The Verbatim MediaStation Pro is an external hard disk with a difference. Not only is its 500GB capacity enough to store hundreds of hours of music and video, it'll also hook up to your TV and play your media files without any need for a PC. It'll also...

A big disk with lots of tricks. It'll play more or less anything you throw at it, but it's hardly a joy.

Dec, 2008

Expert review by : MyCE (

Verbatim MediaStation Pro 500GB Review (4)


Very compact at roughly the size of an external 3.5” desktop hard disk., Bundled with a wide variety of cables, including a HDMI cable., Media browser and menus are simple to navigate and switch between media file types., Menus load up quickly and most...

Player not that stable, especially with navigation during playback., No support for H.264/AVC video or FLAC audio files., Remote control buttons cluttered, difficult to use in low light., Limited support for samba (Windows) network folders., No support...

Let us summarise the most important positive and negative points below: The player comes with everything most users need to get started including HDMI, coaxial audio, component and AV cables.  With its size about that of an external 3.5” hard disk, it...

Jan, 2013

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Verbatim - Mediastation Pro


Verbatim is the latest company to follow in the footsteps of rivals like D-Link and NetGear by entering the streaming media market. Its MediaStation Pro offers wireless streaming, a range of format support and the option ...

The Mediastation Pro performs well enough and is fairly easy to use, but this is mostly because it's quite basic and doesn't offer a lot of bells and whistles. As a local and networkable storage device aimed at beginners with a large collection of...

Nov, 2008

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Verbatim MediaStation Pro


Darien Graham-Smith hooks Verbatim's latest do-it-all multimedia hard drive up to his AV system.

Sep, 2008

Expert review by : Siddharth Zarabi (

Verbatim MediaStation Pro


A neat hard disk based media player that plays almost all the files we love, though with a few flaws.

Dec, 2008

Expert review by : InsideHW (

Expert Review

Nov, 2010

Product Specifications

Store and play multimedia files of all types including music, video and photos on your TV or home theater. Stream Internet radio via shoutcast or icecast, and/or multimedia content from your PC directly through your home wireless network.

Combined Device

Type:Digital multimedia receiver


Colour of product:Black

Digital Audio

Supported Audio Formats:AAC / MP3 / Ogg Vorbis / WAV / WMA

Digital Multimedia Devices

Device Type:Digital AV player
External Control Devices:Remote control
Key Features:Digital audio player / Digital photo viewer / Digital video player
PC Interfaces:Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX / Hi-Speed USB / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g
TV Standards Supported:NTSC / PAL

Digital Storage

HDD Capacity:640GB/750GB

Digital Storage Media

Type:Hard disc drive

Dimensions & Weight



Product colour:Black

Hard drive

Hard Drive Capacity:500 / 640
Hard Drive Size:3.5


Country Kits:Europe
Model:MediaStation Pro
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:MediaStation Pro/Verbatim

Motion Video

Video Playback Formats:DivX 4.0 / DivX 5.0 / DivX 6.0 / ISO / MPEG-1 / MPEG-2 / MPEG-4 / VOB / WMV / XviD

Network & Internet Multimedia

Connectivity Protocols:IEEE 802.11b (Wi-Fi) / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.3 (Ethernet) / IEEE 802.3u (Fast Ethernet)
Functionality:Digital audio playback / Digital photo playback / Digital video playback / Internet radio playback


Ethernet LAN:Y

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 50
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 60

Other features

Compatible operating systems:Windows 2000, XP, Vista\nMac OS 9.0 +\nLinux 2.4 + / Windows 2000/XP/Vista\nMac OS 9.0 +\nLinux 2.4 +
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 892.11g
Contents:Stand, AC-Adaptor, Remote control
Dimensions (WxDxH):48 x 210 x 150
Ethernet LAN: Yes
I/O ports:1x HDMI\n1x Component Video\n1x S Video\n1x Composite Video\n1x Stereo Audio\n1x Digital Audio Optical\n1x Digital Audio Coaxial
Internal: No
Mac compatibility: Yes
Power requirements:12 V/3 A / 12V / 3A
Quick start guide: Yes
Supported data transfer rates:10/100 Mbps
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2
USB cable:USB
USB required: Yes


Wi-Fi: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Ethernet LAN:Y
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2


External power adapter: Yes
Power requirements:12V / 3A

Still Images

Supported Still Images Formats:BMP / JPEG / PNG


Hard Drive Capacity:640
Hard Drive Size:3.5

TV Tuner

Type: None

Weight & Dimensions

Dimensions (WxDxH):48 x 210 x 150
Height :15