SOLD: Mac mini system - price reduced

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JLM

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SOLD: Mac mini system - price reduced
« on: 9 Jul 2019, 11:58 am »
Up for your consideration is a custom, turn-key Mac Mini based music streaming and storage system. I run it headless using a remote control utility that allows me to access it through my laptop.  Original owner sold it to finance a better ($5000) server.

The processor on this Mini is able to handle anything your throw at it. The Mac is running High Sierra. However, you are able to upgrade for free to a new version if you wish, but Audirvana+ in particular in incredibly stable under High Sierra and I literally use this computer for nothing other than serving music.  Reportedly it's sound quality matches anything available for under $4000.

With the Intel i7 processor and 16GB of RAM, you can install and run Roon with no issues whatsoever, including the more demanding DSP functions.
I am the second owner (after 4 months) and am selling this system to fund a move into a different direction.  It’s been in a kid, pet, and smoke free home.  The complete system is as listed below:

•   Mid-2011 Apple Mac Mini A1347
o   Intel Core i7 2.7GHZ Processor
o   16GB DDR3 RAM
o   250 GB SSD (Operating System Drive)
o   1 TB SSD (Music Storage Drive)
o   Current Replacement Value: $1550

•   Tera Dak 12V 10A Power Supply
o   Includes an internal power filtering module (See Pic) that is installed in place of the
stock Switching Mode Power Supply Unit
o   Link to product page:  https://www.teradak.com/products/102.html 16
o   Value: $340

•   MiniPro RAID V2 FireWire 800, USB 3.0, eSATA 2-Bay Hard Drive/SSD Enclosure
o   Includes (2) 1TB SSD Drives
o   Can be connected via Firewire (no external power supply needed) or USB
o   Link to product page: https://oyendigital.com/hard-drives/store/CB3R2.html 10
o   Value: $300

•   Audiophile Grade Power Cable for LSP
o   Value: $50

•   AudioQuest Cinnamon Firewire 800 Cable
o   https://www.musicdirect.com/cables/audioquest-cinnamon-firewire-400-800-cable 2
o   Value: $65

•   Audirvana+ 3 – Audiophile Music Player Software – Installed & Licensed
o   V3.5 will be released soon and upgrade will be free!
o   -License does not expire and no recurring fees (unlike Roon)
o   When used with Audirvana Remote app (well worth the $9.99 app fee), it makes for a
wonderful music streamer and Server.
o   Streams Tidal AND Qobuz
o   Value: $79.00

•   WireWorld Silver Starlight 7 USB cable (1.0 m)
o   Value: $225

TOTAL CURRENT STREET VALUE: $2,700.  Asking $700.

Also comes with 1,000’s of valuable secret extras.  Will include shipping to the lower 48 and will be well packed in a single box.




« Last Edit: 7 Aug 2019, 02:18 pm by JLM »

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Re: FS: Mac mini system - price reduced
« Reply #1 on: 6 Aug 2019, 02:42 pm »
Sale pending