At a glance
- Adds Connectivity and Capabilities to Mac mini—Connects two PCIe 2.0 slots via Thunderbolt 3 technology to the Mac mini, supports high-performance expansion cards
- Server Room Ready—1U rackmount enclosure with user-replaceable power supply and fans, built-in cable management features
- Diverse PCIe Card Support—Supports Fibre Channel, 10 Gigabit Ethernet, pro video capture and playout, SAS/SATA RAID controllers, pro audio, and other PCIe cards
- Supports Thunderbolt Expansion—Enables daisy chain connection of additional Thunderbolt technology devices through second Thunderbolt port
- Front Panel Operation—Front panel power button activates power switch on Mac mini; USB 3.0 port enables connection of keyboard, mouse, thumb drive, etc.
- Power for High Performance PCIe Cards—Integrated 150W power supply provides plenty of power for any cards you install; auxiliary PCIe power connector enables use of power-hungry cards such as the Avid Pro Tools|HDX or the RED ROCKET
- Rear Panel Connectivity—Gigabit Ethernet, HDMI and two USB 3.0 ports are mounted at the rear of the chassis for easy connectivity
- Energy Efficient—Variable-speed fans automatically adjust to the unique needs of each configuration, and the auto power on/off feature ensures there is no energy wasted with cards powered on when the Mac mini is sleeping or off
The Sonnet xMac Mini Server Thunderbolt 3 Editionis a 1U rackmount enclosure and expansion chassis for the Apple Mac Mini.
The Sonnet XMac Mini Server boasts two PCIe 2.0 expansion slots which are connected to the Mac mini via its Thunderbolt 3, central hub power for both the PCIe slots and Mac Mini as well as a second Thunderbolt 3 port for daisy-chaining up to 5 additional devices. The rack also includes three USB 3.0 ports (one at the front and two at the back), Gigabit Ethernet and HDMI ports.
Ideal as a touring solution, the xMac Mini is just 17.75" deep and fits in most modern mobile racks. The xMac Mini lets you bring your Pro Tools HDX or UAD DSP system with you anywhere or holds it in one convenient place as an integrated system.