Innuos Zen Mini Mk.III Music Server

£895.00

Brand Innuos
**2TB unit In Stock** **Free next day Delivery**

ZEN MINI Mk.III

There gateway server with all the full benefits of innuOS, now with improved connectivity and a new upgrade path for even greater flexibility. Ideal for simple integration into multi-room systems or for those making the first step to a dedicated audio server.

Overview

  • CD Ripper, NAS and Streamer
  • Compact design with quiet, fanless operation
  • Versatile HiFi connectivity with analog and digital outputs
  • Roon Core and Endpoint
  • Custom audio treated components
  • Upgradeable with Linear Power Supply

 

Looking for a tidy solution for all your CDs and the files laying around on the computer? Need an easy way to stream and listen to all your favourite music? Now there’s a simple way to store, manage and play all of it: the ZENmini.

Convenient Design

With its compact footprint, low-power efficiency, quiet operation and range of connectivity, the ZENmini is a convenient and discreet music server for all your Digital Audio needs - from CD ripping to purchased downloads, Internet Radio to Spotify Connect.

Hi-Fi Engineering

The ZENmini offers more than just casual usage. Floating optical and storage drives paired with a custom motherboard and premium components offer far greater musical performance than conventional computers and NAS drives.

Perfect CD Player replacement

Featuring additional Optical and Coaxial digital outputs as well has a high-resolution 24bit/192KHz Digital to Analog Converter (DAC). This means you can now connect directly to all your favourite devices such as Soundbars, AV Receivers or Integrated Amplifiers the easy way.

Powerful Performer

Using there own exclusive innuOS operating system, our servers are configured and optimised from the ground up for the perfect balance of performance and simplicity. Control your library from the comfort of your tablet or smartphone – no computer required.

Powered by innuOS

innuOS allows a complete Music Library management using a tablet or smartphone. Ripping CDs, importing music, editing album data (including covers) and backing up your music library can all be easily done easily without the need for a PC.

innuOS also contains many intelligent features to help organise your Music Library such as our rule-based music import engine or the Assisted CD Ripping mode.

Bit-Perfect Ripping

Using AccurateStream technology, extract every last bit of your CDs into WAV or FLAC files.

Automatic CD Ripping

Just pop-in a CD! innuOS will automatically get full album data and cover from multiple online databases, rip your CD and eject when done.

Assisted CD Ripping

Assisted CD Ripping allows you to see and edit all the album data and cover obtained from the online databases before you rip the CD. Great for Classical Music!

Quiet Mode

Love to listen to music whilst ripping your CDs and want absolute silence? Just engage Quiet Mode for slowing down ripping, making it much quieter and with less vibration.

Offline Ripping

CDs can be ripped without internet connection. When connected, album data and cover for all offline ripped CDs will be obtained with a simple click.

Rediscover Your Music and Discover New One

Play all your music as well as Internet Radio and streaming services with the best sound quality by connecting directly to a DAC or Digital Amplifier via asynchronous USB.

Spotify, Tidal and Qobuz require premium subscriptions

Spotify, Tidal and Qobuz require premium subscriptions

Supports All Major Music Formats

The innuOS Music Player plays FLAC, DSD, MQA, WAV, Apple Lossless, AIFF, M4A and MP3 supporting bitrates up to 32bit/384KHz and DSD256, when connecting to compatible DACs

Playback from NAS

Play music stored on an external NAS drive.

Roon-Ready Player

The innuOS Music Player can optionally become a Roon-Ready player so you can use the amazing Roon interface to explore your music like never before.

Perfect Integration with Sonos

innuOS can automatically connect its music library to a Sonos system at the touch of a button as well as automatically rescan the Sonos Music Library when any album is added, modified or deleted from the Music Library.

Fast and Reliable UPnP Server

innuOS also contains a UPnP Server configured out-of-the-box to work flawlessly with a number of UPnP-based systems:

  • Wireless multi-room speakers such as Bang & Olufsen, Denon HEOS, BOSE and many others
  • Music streamers from Naim, Linn , Moon, Auralic and many others

Roon Server

innuOS will also optionally integrate Roon Core* so you can use innuOS with other Roon-Ready streamers for a complete multi-room system.

* A Roon license, purchased separately, is required

Home Automation

innuOS can be integrated with the most popular home automation control systems such as RTI, Control4, KNX, AMX, Elan, Crestron and iRidium.

Specifications

AUDIO OUTPUTS

Digital Output USB 2.0 supporting USB Audio Class 2, DoP, Native DSD and MQA
Coaxial S/PDIF up to 24bit/192KHz
Optical S/PDIF up to 24bit/96KHz
Analogue Output RCA Analogue up to 24bit/192KHz
 

CONNECTIVITY

Ethernet 2 x rear panel RJ45 – Bridged Gigabit Ethernet
USB 4x USB 3.0
 

FORMATS

CD Formats Red Book
Disc Compatibility CD, CD-R, CD-RW
Audio format for stored CDs FLAC (zero compression), WAV
Audio Formats Supported for streaming and playing WAV, AIFF, FLAC, ALAC, AAC, MP3, MQA on supported DACs
 

SAMPLE RATES

Sample Rates 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4KHz. 192kHz, 352.8KHz, 384KHz , up to DSD128 via DoP, Native DSD on selected DACs
Bit Depths 16bit, 24bit, 32bit
 

USER CONTROL INTERFACES

Web Interface Web Browsers from iOS, Android (4.0 and up) or up-to-date Windows and OS X browsers
Mobile App for iPhone/iPad, Android and Windows 10
 

HARDWARE

CD/DVD drive TEAC Slot-loading drive
Hard Drive 1TB WD Red HDD
CPU Intel Quad Core N4200
Memory 4GB DDR3
 

STREAMING AND CD STORAGE

UPnP/DLNA Integrated UPnP Server
Streaming Services Qobuz, Spotify Connect, Tidal, Internet Radio
Roon Compatibility Roon Core and Roon Bridge
Average CD Storage Time 5 minutes
CD Metadata FreeDB, MusicBrainz, Discogs, GD3, Gracenote
Compatible Music Systems Sonos Multi-room Wireless Music System
DLNA/UPnP compatible streamers
USB DACs complying to USB Audio Class 2
USB DACs supporting DSD over DoP protocol
Selected USB DACs supporting Native DSD
 

REQUIREMENTS

Network Internet connection to access album metadata when storing CDs, Internet Radio, Streaming Services and software updates
Network router with at least one available ethernet port
Premium subscription required for some streaming services such as Spotify, Qobuz and Tidal
Recommended App (USB Connection Only) iPeng 9 (iOS), OrangeSqueeze (Android), Squeeze Control (Windows 10)
 

POWER

Mains Supply Low ripple Power Adapter, 12V 5A, CEC Level V efficiency
Power Consumption 10W when idle, 15W peak
 

PHYSICAL

Dimensions 70 x 220 x 220 mm (H x W x D)
Weight 4 Kg
In the box Innuos ZENmini Mk3 1TB Music Server
AC/DC Power Adapter
Mains Cable
2m Ethernet Cable
Getting Started leaflet