The HP MediaSmart Home Server now listed on Amazon

The HP MediaSmart Home Server are now listed on Amazon.com.(1,2) There are two models to choose from, which are both basically the same unit with larger HDD’s and are spec’ d out with an AMD Sempron 64Bit CPU. The EX470 has one 500GB HDD and three empty bays, and the EX475 has 1TB of storage comprising two 500GB HDD’s and two empty bays.

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Although no pricing is listed, they are expected to retail around the $600 mark for the EX470 and approximately $750 for the EX475. Both will be bundled with HP’s Photo Webshare application for the sharing of photos and video.

Thanks to James B of the Microsoft Certified Small Business Specialist Blog for the pricing details that leaked on the Internet here and here. (These are Google cached pages as the pages were taken down).

UPDATE: According to an article at Computerworld the systems will be available at Amazon from September 15th 2007.

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  1. OAS says:

    I totally fell for Amazon’s confident “Monitor sold separately” statement!

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