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Freecom Mediaplayer-3

Freecom Mediaplayer-3
alaScore 82

10 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of Freecom Mediaplayer-3. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Media Centers for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability. The usability is also appreciated, whereas opinions are divided on the size.

performance, usability, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Media Centers the Freecom Mediaplayer-3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Freecom Mediaplayer 3 - 400 GB Black


The Freecom Media player 3 is a fast and easy way to watch DivX movies on your TV, without having to burn them to DVD. I've had mine for 2 years, and I use it frequently. It can be quite noisy. You can not have it connected to your TV and ...

Very convenient, lots of disk space, stable performance

quite noisy, and menu navigation can be slow and cumbersome.

May, 2007

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Freecom Mediaplayer 3 - 400 GB Black


Very convenient, lots of disk space, stable performance

quite noisy, and menu navigation can be slow and cumbersome.

May, 2007

Product Specifications

Experience a new level of computing and home entertainment with the Freecom portable MediaPlayer-3, the player that covers all AV-file formats. The Freecom MediaPlayer-3 is a cost effective, dedicated hard drive based mobile multimedia player that seamlessly delivers digital media (video, audio) from your PC to the television, projector or Hi-fi set. Enjoy digital media and information in the comfort of your living room. Freecom has now developed a fast hard drive, a JPEG viewer, a MPEG 4 video player and a MP3 music player, all in one unit! This new portable system is built for easy data sharing with friends and family. Enjoy your movies, songs and holiday pictures anywhere you go. Watching movies on a PC Monitor and listening to MP3 files on a small PC speaker system are now a thing of the past, as are difficult burning sessions creating CDs and DVDs. Simply drag and drop your audio and video files from your PC to the MediaPlayer-3, take the portable MediaPlayer-3 to your living room, connect it to your TV of Hi-Fi and you're ready to go! Keep it simple!


Built-in speaker(s):N
Built-in speakers: No
Equalizer: Yes


Color of product:Black / Silver

Digital Audio

Supported Audio Formats:AC-3 / ASF / MP3 / MPEG 1 Audio / MPEG 2 Audio / Ogg Vorbis / 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 / External HDD function
PC Interfaces:Hi-Speed USB
TV Standards Supported:NTSC / PAL

Digital Storage

HDD Capacity:160GB/400GB/80GB

Dimensions & Weight



Built-in display: Yes
Display Diagonal:1.2
Display Resolution:2048 x 1532

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:1.2in
Diagonal Size (metric):3cm
Display Type (JK):LCD

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power Requirements:200 - 240V AC / 200-240VAC / 5V 1.5A /12V 1.5A

File formats

Audio formats supported:AC3, ASF, MP1, MP2, MP3, WMA / AC3, MP1, MP3 / AC3, MP3 / MP3 / MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA / MP3, OGG, WMA
Video compression format:AVI, DAT, DIVX, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, MPG, VOB, XVID
Video compression formats:AVI, DAT, MPEG, MPG, VOB / AVI, DAT, MPEG, VOB / AVI, DAT, MPG, VOB, Xvid / XVID
Video formats supported:AVI,DAT,DIVX,MPEG1,MPEG2,MPEG4,MPG,VOB,XVID


Country Kits:Europe / United Kingdom
Manufacturer:Freecom Technologies
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Freecom MediaPlayer-3


Color:Ice silver/Midnight black

Motion Video

Video Playback Formats:DivX 3.11 / DivX 4.0 / DivX 5.0 / MPEG-1 / MPEG-2 / MPEG-4 / XviD


Ethernet LAN:N / Y
Ethernet LAN connection:No / Yes
Networking features:10/100 Mbps LAN (RJ-45)
Wi-Fi: No

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 50
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 50
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 44 / 5 - 55
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 44 / 5 - 55
Storage temperature (T-T):-40 - 65
Storage temperature range (T-T):-40 - 65

Other Features

Channels quantity:2
Compatible operating systems:Windows 98/SE/2000/XP\nMAC OS / Windows 98/SE/ME/2000/XP\nMac OS 10
Connectivity Technology:Wired / Wireless
Data Transfer Rate:10
Dimensions (WxDxH):8.15 x 5.04 x 1.42
Drive device, buffer size:2
File type:DAT,VOB, MPG, MPA, M1V, M2V, AVI
I/O ports:Composite / component, S-VIDEO\nStereo Audio L/R / SPDIF / Composite / component, S-VIDEO\nStereo Audio L/R / SPDIF Optical Digital Audio / Composite\nComponent\nS-video\nStereo Audio L/R\nSPDIF Optical Digital Audio\nUSB / Composite\nComponent\nS-video\nStereo Audio L/R\nSPDIF Optical Digital Audio\nUSB\n / Stereo Audio L/R\nOptical Digital Audio\nS-Video\nComposite\n / Stereo Audio L/R\nOptical Digital Audio\nS-Video\nComposite\nUSB 2.0\n
Mean time between failures (MTBF):50000
Power Requirements:Voltage adapter 200-240VAC
Quantity per pallet:108
Wireless technologies:Wired / Wireless

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Dr. DivX
Cables included:AV, USB / USB
Handheld remote control: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) out:1
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite video out:1
DC-in jack: Yes
Digital audio coaxial out:1
Digital audio optical out:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
Interface:RJ45; USB 2.0 / USB 2.0 / USB2.0
Line-in: No
Line-out: Yes
S-Video out:1
S-Video outputs quantity:1
S/PDIF out port: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power Requirements:200 - 240V AC / 200-240VAC / 5V 1.5A /12V 1.5A


FM radio: No

Record Modes

Built-in Microphone: No
Voice recording: No


Bundled software:DivX Video-Encoding / Dr. DivX

Still Images

Supported Still Images Formats:JPEG


Built-in storage media: Yes
Drive device, buffer size:2
Hard disk drive type:3.5” UDMA/E-IDE / 3.5”UDMA/E-IDE
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Capacity:160 / 250 / 400 / 80
Hard Drive Size:3.5
Hard drive speed:7200
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of hard drives supported:1
Player media type:HDD
Storage drive interface:IDE
Storage drive size:3.5
Storage media type:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:250 / 80

System Requirements

Mac compatibility: Yes
Minimum processor:Pentium-III / Pentium-III / OS 10.2 / Pentium-III 500MHz
Minimum processor speed:500
Minimum RAM:128 / 64
Minimum system requirements:PAL, NTSC\n
Optical drive required: Yes


Full HD: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:5.04 / 5.91
Dimensions (WxDxH):2.24 x 5.91 x 7.28 / 5.04 x 8.15 x 1.42 / 8.07 x 5 x 1.42 / 8.15 x 5.04 x 1.42
Height:1.42 / 7.28
Package dimensions (WxDxH):12.2 x 8.86 x 5.51 / 9.06 x 13 x 3.94
Weight:2.2 / 33.5
Width:2.24 / 8.15