Imerge MS5000 MediaServer

Imerge MS5000 MediaServer

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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. Features: • 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 independent users • 500GB drives fitted gives 3Terabytes for 700–1000 hours of video plus 1000s of hours of music

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
(where provided)
• Video Recording/Encoding to hard disk: Unencrypted DVD (.VOB) without
Audio-Video Outputs:
• AV1/DVI video and user interface output. Various modes up to High
Definition 1080p.
• 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.


Providing your item is in stock, the order is usually dispatched within 24 hours. Please remember that postage and packing is completely free for orders over £50*. Out of stock items will be dispatched as soon as they become available, out of stock items can take between 4 to 21 days for dispatch.

Deliveries usually take 1-3 working days. The majority of orders are sent via our couriers'; Interlink Express on a next-day-delivery service. Smaller, low value or light-weight items are normally posted using Royal Mail Recorded or Royal Mail Special Delivery.

Once your product has been dispatched, you will be notified via email and sent a unique consignment number, you can use this number at to check the status of your delivery. If you have provided a mobile telephone number, Interlink's Predict service will notify you by text (and email) of a one-hour delivery window. If the window they suggest is inconvenient, you can change the date of delivery to a later one via text or email.

*We ship free of charge to mainland UK addresses, excluding the Scottish Highlands or 'Out-Of-Reach' Scottish locations. Please consult the post-codes below to see if your location falls within this category. If you are still unsure, please contact us on 01432 354921. We also ship to Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Scilly Isles, Scottish Isles and Scottish Highlands, however delivery to these locations will incur a charge and can only be sent via a 2-day service.

Shipping CostsMainland UK (Next-Day)Offshore/Out-of-reach (2-day)Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Scottish Islands, Scilly IslandsRepublic of Ireland (2-day)
Under £50 Orders £7.50 £12.50 £15.00
Over £50 Orders FREE £19.99 £29.99
Surcharge Orders £50.00 £69.99 £79.99
Saturday Delivery £12.99 N/A N/A
Sunday Delivery £12.99 N/A N/A


Post codes exempt from the free delivery service include:

Scottish Highlands Post Codes: AB30-38, AB41-42, AB44-56, FK17-99, G83, IV1-28, IV30-39, IV52-54, IV63, KW1-14, PA21-33, PA34-40, PH15-26, PH31-41, PH49-50
Islands Post Codes: HS1-9, IV40-51, IV55-56, KA27-28, KW15-17, PA20, PA41-49, PA60-78, PH42-44, ZE1-3
Northern Ireland: All BT postcodes
Channel Islands Post Codes: JE, GY
Scilly Isles Post Codes: TR21, TR22, TR23, TR24, TR25

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