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Nucleus is the center of your Roon music system. It’s the housekeeper, the traffic cop, and the brain that takes care of the music in your life. Using Nucleus, Roon manages all your music – on hard drives, NAS, and streaming content – and allows you to play it on all the audio devices around your home.
Starting 10/1, every Nucleus & Nucleus+ purchase will come with a complimentary year of Roon included!
Nucleus is the best way to run Roon, at any price. Just plug Nucleus into your network, connect your hard drives, download Roon remote apps (iOS, Android, macOS, Windows), and you’ll be ready to play music using a wide variety of audio devices, including AirPlay, Sonos, Roon Ready, Devialet, KEF, Meridian, Squeezebox, and a huge variety of USB DACs.
Aside from being a powerful, fanless music server, what sets Nucleus apart is that it’s powered by Roon OS – a fast and lightweight operating system optimized to do just one thing: browse and play music.
Roon is a multi-room, multi-user networked audio platform built to the exacting standards of audiophiles, so it offers features like bit-perfect playback, DSD and PCM upsampling, multichannel playback, and signal path display.
There are two variations of the new Roon Nucleus, the standard Nucleus (i3, 4Gb RAM, 64Gb OS SSD) and Nucleus+ (i7, 8Gb RAM, 128Gb OS SSD).
Nucleus • i3 processor • 4GB RAM • 64GB OS SSD • Libraries up to 12,000 albums (120,000 tracks) • Multi-room systems up to five zones • Gigabit ethernet • 2x USB 3.0 port • Thunderbolt 3 • Internal 2.5" HDD/SSD bay
Nucleus+ • i7 processor • 8GB RAM • 128GB OS SSD • Libraries OVER 12,000 albums (120,000 tracks) • Multi-room systems OVER five zones • Gigabit ethernet • 2x USB 3.0 port • Thunderbolt 3 • Internal 2.5" HDD/SSD bay
All Roon software is free to download, but requires a Roon membership to do its magic. Join over 100,000 music lovers who've elevated their listening and discovery experience. Your subscription offers the following features:
• Free new features with unlimited updates. Roon includes updates for the duration of your subscription. • All popular file formats and streaming music from TIDAL and Qobuz. Bring your own files & streaming services • Bit-perfect playback, exhaustive format support, and powerful DSP for Audiophile sound quality • Enjoy your music on all the audio devices in your home... over 200 audio manufacturers and 800+ devices supported • Discovery algorithms being trained by 20 million listens every month by the most capable music enthusiasts.
Availability: This product is available for purchase in-store only. Contact us for more information.
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