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Sonnet xMac Mini Server (Thunderbolt 3 Edition)

Model: XMAC-MS-A-TB3

Sonnet xMac Mini Server (Thunderbolt 3 Edition)
Sonnet xMac Mini Server (Thunderbolt 3 Edition)
Sonnet xMac Mini Server (Thunderbolt 3 Edition)
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About: Sonnet xMac Mini Server (Thunderbolt 3 Edition)

For many applications, a Mac mini with Thunderbolt 3 ports has all the processing power necessary to allow it to replace a full-sized desktop or workstation. But for pro audio and video users, the mini’s compact size can limit its potential—there are no slots for PCIe expansion cards needed to provide additional connectivity and functionality, and you need to securely rackmount the computer. Sonnet’s award-winning xMac mini Server™ addresses these issues and maximizes a Mac mini’s capabilities in a big way.

Mac mini and PCIe cards sold separately

xMac mini Server (Thunderbolt 3 Edition): Thunderbolt 3 to PCIe Card Expansion System/1U Rackmount Enclosure

xMac mini Server (Thunderbolt 3 Edition) features a cleverly-designed and rugged 1U enclosure that houses the Mac mini, PCIe expansion slots, power supply, and panel mount cables for convenient external connection.

Key Features:

  • Adds Connectivity and Capabilities to Mac mini 2018-2020 (Intel and M1*)
  • Diverse PCIe Card Support (pro video capture and playout, pro audio, 10GbE, Fibre Channel, SAS/SATA RAID controllers)
  • Server Room Ready 
  • Makes Your Mac mini Road-Ready
  • Thunderbolt 3 Interface
  • Two Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps) Ports
  • Rear Panel Connectivity, Front Panel Operation
  • Integrated 150W Power Supply (with auxiliary power connector for power-hungry PCIe cards)
  • Includes 0.5-meter Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps) Cable
  • Includes Sonnet's ThunderLok™ 3 Thunderbolt Connector Retainer Clip
  • Dimensions (WxDxH): 19 x 17.75 x 1.72 in. (48.3 x 45.1 x 4.4 cm)
  • 2-year Product Warranty
  • Free Lifetime Customer Technical Support
  • Designed and Made in the USA

*Check with PCIe card vendor for driver compatiblity with M1 Macs.

Compatibility

  • Mac mini (2020 M1) with PCIe cards that have M1
  • compatible drivers
  • macOS 11
  • Mac mini (2018 Intel current version)
  • macOS 10.14.6 – macOS 11
  • Mac mini (Late 2014) with Apple Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter and Thunderbolt 2 cable
  • OS X 10.10.5 – macOS 11
  • Mac mini (Late 2012) with Apple Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter and Thunderbolt 2 cable

OS X 10.8.5 – macOS 10.15.7

Hardware  

  • Warranty: 2-year
  • Dimensions (WxDxH): 19 x 17.75 x 1.72 in. (48.3 x 45.1 x 4.4 cm)
  • Weight: 16 lbs (7.26 kg)   
  • Form Factor: Rackmount
  • External Connectors
    • Two Thunderbolt 3 ports (one open, one used)
    • One RJ-45 Gigabit/10 Gigabit Ethernet port extension
    • Two USB-A port extensions (one front-mount and 1 rear-mount)
    • One HDMI port extension
  • Internal Connectors
    • 6-pin Mini-Fit Jr (provides auxiliary power for PCIe cards that require it)
    • One C-8 power
  • PCIe Expansion Slots
    • One x8 (x4 electrical) PCIe 2.0 half-length
    • One x16 (x4 electrical) PCIe 2.0 full-length
    • Compatible PCIe Cards(x) PCIe cards listed on our supporting PCIe Card Thunderbolt Compatibility Chart and as specified by card manufacturers
  • Power Supply: Universal 150W, 90-260V AC, 50-60 Hz
  • Operating Temperature: 0º C to 35º C (32º F to 95º F)

Package Contents

  • xMac mini Server Thunderbolt 3 Edition, assembled
  • Daughter card mounting bracket
  • 0.5-meter Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps) cable
  • Thunderbolt 3 cable lock(4)
  • Power cord
  • Documentation

Note: Mac mini and PCIe cards sold separately


UPC: 732311012846

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Warranty: Sonnet xMac Mini Server (Thunderbolt 3 Edition)

AVShop.ca Warranty:

30 Days

Manufacturer's Warranty:

5 Year Warranty

  • Sonnet Fusion Fibre Storage Products and managed Ethernet switches
  • Sonnet Fusion D, DX, R, and RX Series Storage Products: (except R400S RAID purchased outside of xMac mini RAID Server bundle) with removable 3.5" drives
  • Sonnet Pro Controller Cards: PCIe (Tempo SATA E4P, E4i, 6Gb Pro PCIe 2.0, 6Gb Pro 4-Port, SSD Pro, and Allegro FW800); ExpressCard/34 (Tempo SATA Pro, 6Gb Pro, edge 6Gb Pro, SAS Pro, FireWire 800 Pro, SDXC UHS-I Reader, and Pro Dual Compact Flash Adapter); and PCI-X (Tempo SATA X4P) 
  • Sonnet Pro Thunderbolt Products: Echo ExpressCard Pro Thunderbolt Adapter; Echo Express II, Echo Express III-D, Echo Express III-R and Echo Express Pro Thunderbolt Expansion chassis; Echo Express SE 10GbE, Echo Express SE eSATA Pro 4-Port and Echo Express SEL 10GbE Thunderbolt adapters; xMac mini Server, xMac mini Server 2H and xMac mini Server (Third Generation); xMac Pro Server; Fusion DX800RAID Thunderbolt Edition and Fusion DX800 RAID (Thunderbolt 2 Edition)

2 Year Warranty:

  • Sonnet Fusion D, DX, R, and RX Series Storage Products: (except Fibre) with removable 3.5" drives
  • Sonnet Pro Controller Cards: PCIe (Tempo SATA E4P, E4i, and Allegro FW800); ExpressCard/34 (Tempo SATA Pro, FireWire 800 Pro, and Pro Dual Compact Flash Adapter); and PCI-X (Tempo SATA X4P) 
  • Sonnet Mobile Storage and Qio Media Readers: Fusion F2, Fusion F2QR, Fusion F3, Qio, Qio E3, Qio CF4, Qio MR

1 Year Warranty:

  • Sonnet Fusion QR
  • Sonnet Fusion R400S RAID (except when purchased as part of xMac mini RAID Server bundle)
  • Sonnet Thunderbolt Products: Echo Express, Echo Express SE, Echo Express SEL
  • Sonnet Enclosures and Brackets: RackMac mini and RackMac Pro; MacCuff mini and MacCuff Pro
  • All other new Sonnet products