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Freecom 33256 Mediaplayer II

Freecom 33256 Mediaplayer II
alaScore 81

5 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of Freecom 33256 Mediaplayer II. The average rating for this product is 2.6/5, 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 Freecom 33256 Mediaplayer II is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Freecom Mediaplayer II 500GB review


Freecom's MediaPlayer II is one of only two streamers here with a hard disk.

Jun, 2009

Expert review by : Will Head (

Freecom MediaPlayer II 500GB


The MediaPlayer II promises plenty, but ultimately fails to deliver either as a network drive or as a media streamer.

While the MediaPlayer II tries to be both a network drive and media streamer, it's not particularly adept at either. Its USB performance is adequate, but its network transfer speed it poor. As a media streamer, the interface is slow and frustrating and...

Sep, 2009

Consumer review (

Good player, but won't play common Matroska .mkv codecs :(


I'll start out by saying that I've always been a fan of Freecom MediaPlayers. I have owned 2 of the older ones. I used both for streaming video over the network and they've played pretty much any file I've thrown at them until now. I decided to replace...

Oct, 2009

Product Specifications


Color of product:Silver

Energy Management

Power Requirements:12V 2A

File formats

Audio formats supported:MP3, WAV, WMA

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 50
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 50
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 35

Other Features

Additional accessories:WLAN adapter
Connectivity Technology:Wired & Wireless
Wireless technologies:Wired & Wireless

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) out:1
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite video out:1
Digital audio coaxial out:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Interface:LAN 100/10Mbps, WLAN
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Power Requirements:12V 2A


Hard Drive Capacity:500
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard Drive Size:3.5
Host interface:SATA
Supported file systems:NTFS

System Requirements

Mac compatibility: Yes
Minimum RAM:256
Minimum system requirements:PC:Intel Pentium-III/AMD Duron 900MHz, USB 2.0 port\nMac: PowerPC G3/G4/G5, PowerBook G3/G4, Intel Mac

Weight & Dimensions

Dimensions (WxDxH):7.99 x 6.3 x 1.81