The MS5000 combines state-of-the-art products in one premium-quality,
beautifully-integrated AV device. The MS5000 seamlessly incorporates a
truly high-end solution to home entertainment storage. Behind the scenes it
uses a high-spec, hardware-based RAID disk system normally found only in
professional high-end data servers.
• Single-source High Definition 1080p video/movie server with integrated
video scaler and de-interlacer
• 5-source audiophile-grade SoundServer
• 7-disk multi-terabyte networked RAID server delivering content to local
outputs and network media players/computers
• High quality CD & DVD player
• Dual graphical user interfaces provide simultaneous TV control by two
• 500GB drives fitted gives 3Terabytes for 700–1000 hours of video plus
1000s of hours of music
- Imerge MS5000 (1.5 MB)
Storage Capacity / Approx. Usable Storage:
• 3TB (7 x 500GB drives) / 700–1000 hrs DVD-quality video; over 4,000 hrs
uncompressed audio; over 50,000 hrs MP3 audio
• Seven removable hard drives, in caddies, behind removable front-panel.
RAID5 single- redundant configuration. Replacement drives / caddies
Media / Content Support:
• Audio Playback: Uncompressed full CD quality (WAV), MP3, WMA (non-
DRM) from hard drive; CD-DA from optical tray
• Audio Recording/Encoding to hard disk: Uncompressed full CD quality
(WAV), MP3 (320kbps CBR, 192kbps and 128kbps ave. VBR), WMA (64kbps
and 128kbps ave. VBR non-DRM)
• Video Playback: Unencrypted DVD (.VOB) Video from hard disk; DVD Video
(.VOB) from optical tray including sub-titles and on-disc DVD menus
• Video Recording/Encoding to hard disk: Unencrypted DVD (.VOB) without
• AV1/DVI video and user interface output. Various modes up to High
• Integrated up-scaling and de-interlacing in hardware
• AV1 audio/music source 1 digital outputs: RCA electrical and optical Toslink.
Bit-perfect (not rate-converted)
• AV2/TV standard definition video and user interface outputs: Component (Y
Pr Pb); 4-pin mini-DIN S-Video; RCA composite. Various modes up to 720p.
NTSC and PAL support
• AV2/music sources 2-5 analogue outputs: 4 x stereo. Audiophile
performance via Wolfson Delta-Sigma 24-bit DACs
• AV2 audio/music source 2 digital outputs (2-channel downmix only): RCA
electrical coaxial and optical Toslink. Bit-perfect (not rate-converted)
Dimensions: 440 x 190 x 480mm, (WxHxD) rack mounts to rear
panel) /520mm (D, fascia front to rear panel).
Weight: 22kg (inc. drives). Shipping: 25kg (inc. drives)
Approvals/safety: CE, FCC, ETL, C-tick, CB, VCCI, RCT
All storage figures are approximate.