Roon Nucleus Music Server

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Roon music server holds up to 120,000 tracks and uses a premium 7th gen Intel i3 processor.

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$ 2,299.00

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Designed  for  music  and  audio  enthusiasts,  Nucleus  is  the  centerpiece  of  a  high-performance   multi-room music system that works with a huge family of audio products. Now you don’t need a  PC  or  NAS  to  enjoy  music  with  Roon;  just  connect  Nucleus  to  your  network  and  control  it  from   your phone, tablet, and Mac or Windows computer.

How It Works

Nucleus requires no configuration; just connect it to  your network and download the Roon app for iOS,  Android, macOS, and Windows to control it.

You can install an internal hard drive or SSD for  content storage, add an external USB drive, or keep  your music on a NAS.

For audio playback, just connect a USB DAC or  stream to any of the huge family of network players  supported by Roon, including Roon Ready, Sonos,  AirPlay, Devialet AIR, Meridian, and Squeezebox.

Product Description

The Roon Nucleus features an i3 processor, 4Gb RAM and a 64Gb OS SSD. Housed in an elegant case, it runs Roon’s bespoke operating system. User have the capability to point it at a NAS, hook in a USB hard drive or install an SSD/HDD to its internals.

Built with Intel

Developed in partnership with Intel, Roon Labs have launched a brand new hardware product called the Nucleus. Nucleus sits on your network acting as a Roon Server/Core for your NAS- or USB drive-based music library and Tidal making both available to any and every Roon endpoint you have.

Roon built a custom based operating system around the Intel NUC board. The Nucleus is housed in a special casing and runs fanless so it can be placed with your hi-fi equipment if you need to connect it via USB to your DAC.

Connectivity

Roon Core boots up in just 1.8 seconds and there are two variants; i3 or i7 to choose from both with an integral SSD for the operating system with an option to add an SSD or HDD hard drive. You can also choose to connect via USB or NAS music storage and the HDMI output supports multichannel playback functioning with any network Roon Ready device. A 19V linear power supply is also available as an optional upgrade.

Audio Playback

Simply connect a USB DAC or stream to any of the huge family of network players supported by Roon, including Roon Ready, Sonos, Airplay, Devialet AIR, Meridian and Squeezebox. Roon is constructed differently to most audio systems out there and consists of a single core along with as many controls and outputs as you could need. You get the same Roon experience whether you're running on a single PC or on devices around your home.

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Roon Partners

Roon Nucleus Music Server is designed to work with products from the manufacturers you trust. Over 60 partner brands now work with Roon and the list is growing every day.

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Roon App

Roon Nucleus is the brains behind the operation and manages your music collection, it builds an interconnected digital library using enhanced information from Roon. You can browse and play music with Roon apps on all your devices whether its a Mac, Windows, iPad, iPhone, and Android devices. Roon streams to all the audio gear you have and makes it all play nice together.

Key Features

  • Manages music you have stored on NAS, USB drives, and streamed music from TIDAL - Houses up to 12,000 albums (120,000 tracks)
  • Runs Roon OS and is controlled by Roon apps (for iOS, Android, macOS, Windows)
  • Silent operation with no fans or moving parts
  • Streams music to Sonos, Devialet, KEF, AirPlay, Meridian, USB, Squeezebox and other Roon Ready audio devices
  • Control4 and Crestron drivers available for home automation systems
  • Use as a multi-room system (upto five zones with other Roon devices)
  • Limited DSP (EQ, headphone crossfeed etc)

Specifications

  • The Roon core for everyone, this fanless appliance  features Gigabit ethernet, 2x USB 3.0, Thunderbolt  3, an internal 2.5” bay (for hard disk or SSD), and an  external power supply.
  • Libraries  up to  12,000 albums (120,000 tracks)
  • Multi-room systems up to five zones
  • Limited DSP (EQ, headphone crossfeed, etc,)