Uber Music Server from Autonomic, S1Digital: 1TB, Cloud Storage, Sync, Home Control
Mirage Media Server lets users store, play and schedule music from five local sources, Internet streaming services and content stored in the cloud; access from TV, iPad, TiVo, more.
March 29, 2010 by Julie Jacobson

MMS Features & Specs


5 Players, Multiple Zones - 7.1 Digital audio output for primary zone, plus four auxiliary stereo audio outputs.

Ditch the Dock - Free yourself from endless iPod dock hassles and provide an elegant solution to accessing shared iTunes libraries.

Designed for Integrators - Crestron, AMX, URC and RTI modules and touchpanel templates make integration fast and easy

Internet Media Services - Access Sirius/XM via broadband streaming radio, create customized audio programs with Pandora and listen to worldwide Internet streaming radio.

Cloud-Based Synchronization - Automatically back up content to a private Internet data locker for multi-location synchronization and remote access to your media from computers and mobile devices.

Remote Management - Monitor hardware health, perform firmware updates and configure options remotely.

Content Scheduling - Pre-program and disseminate 24-hour scheduled content worldwide with a single command. Create and schedule multiple audio, video*, and photo playlists. (*coming soon)

Award-Winning Technology - Built upon field-proven and industry-acclaimed MCS technology.

• High-definition media server with  five discreet digital music players and one video output
• On-screen display depicts now playing information and photo slideshows
• Sirius/XM broadband tuners
• Customized Internet radio programming with Pandora
• Internet radio streaming
• Internet-based remote configuration and media synchronization of multiple MMS systems
• Remote access to content with mobile devices, tablets and computers
• Touchscreen control via Crestron, AMX, RTI, URC, iPhone* and iPad* (* in April)
• DRM-compatible: playsprotected iTunes content
• Supports Windows Media, iTunes (AAC), MP3, FLAC, WAV and other popular audio formats
• 24-bit 192kHz audiophile sound quality
• IP and RS-232 control protocols and internal web


Supported Video Formats: .avi, .dvr-ms, .ivf, .m1v, .m3u, .m4v, .mov, .mpeg, .mpg, .qt, .wm, .wmv
Digital Image Formats: .bmp, .jpg, .png, .tif

Connectors - Video
Video Outputs: HDMI, DVI; component Video and VGA available with optional adaptors

Processor: Intel 82801JR high-definition audio
Analog-To-Digital Conversion: 95dB SNR, 192kHz/24bit
Supported Audio Formats: .aif, .aifc, .aiff, .au, .cda, flac, .m4a, .m4p, .mid, .midi, .mp2, .mp3, .mpa, .rmi, .snd, .wav, .wma, .wpl
Supported Services: Sirius/XM Radio, Pandora, RadioTime Internet radio
Master Volume: -80dB to +20dB
Frequency Response:

<10Hz to 48kHz
S/N Ratio: 95db, A weighted
Dynamic Range: >

Channel Separation: >90dB

Connectors - Audio
Multi-Source Pre-Amp Output: 4x analog unbalanced stereo line-level audio outputs;maximum output level: 2.0 Vrms

Connectors - Control
RS-232: (1) DB9 male, bidirectional RS-232 port; up to 115.2k baud, hardware and software handshaking support
LAN:(1) 8-wire RJ45 with 2 LED indicators; 10/100/1000 Mbits/sec BaseT Ethernet port;green LED indicates link status; yellow LED indicates Ethernet activity

Connectors - Power
120V~50–60Hz: (1) IEC Male; mates with removable power cord (included)

Control System Interfaces / Modules
Interfaces: AMX, Crestron, HAI, NuVo, RTI, URC, Windows PC/Mac, Adobe Flash-enabled mobile devices and computers, Apple iPhone* and iPad*
Protocols: IP, RS-232, 2-way documented API

Controls - LED Indicators
Reset Hardware: reset button, recessed
Power: Power on/off

Humidity: 10% to 90% RH (non-condensing)
Temperature: 41° to 104°F (5° to 40°C)

Power Requirements
Main Power Consumption: 300 Watts @ 120 Volts AC, 50–60Hz

Internal Storage: 1 Terabyte Magnetic

Height x Width x Depth: 1.75” x 19” x 10”; 1 rack unit

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Julie Jacobson - Editor-at-large, CE Pro
Julie Jacobson is co-founder of EH Publishing and currently spends most of her time writing for CE Pro, mostly in the areas of home automation, networked A/V and the business of home systems integration. She majored in Economics at the University of Michigan, earned an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin, and has never taken a journalism class in her life. Julie is a washed-up Ultimate Frisbee player with the scars to prove it. Follow her on Twitter @juliejacobson.

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