Just some positive feedback (importing all my tracks again since I decided to start from scratch on the new Nucleus+). Actually as a Roon Core the Nucleus beats a 10core iMac Pro with 128GB RAM when it comes to performance. That is impressive!
I actually found out that the Nucleus is not performing better than the 10core xeon in iMac Pro. It just had different setting on the background audio analysis speed
But performance on the Nucleus+ is good.
Some issues found during the night.
I selected to upgrade core from 1.4 to 1.5; and the upgrade started but did not finish (not sure what happened; I left the remote for a while so did not see any messages or errors). So I lived in the belive that I had v1.5 core, which gave me a lot of issues. Not sure what happened, but when selecting upgrade again everything worked out fine.
HDMI output from Nucleus+ lost connection to the Marantz AV8802a at random intervals. Found out after reading on this forum that it might be connected to Marantz/denon handling of HDMI passthrough when you turned off the connected screen. Seems to be working now, but will test more during the next couple of days.
The Nucleus+ is getting slightly hot; I can touch the cabinet, but it is 40+ degrees celcius (of course it might be connected with that is has been around 35 degrees celcius outside here in the Oslo/Norway area.
Now I will test it out more in depth the next couple of days, and I’m only waiting for the linear power supply
Main usage for the Nucleus+ is not over its HDMI output, but to my headphone rig (via ethernet).
The chassis temp is unimportant, and never something we test. We only check the temp of the internal components which can get damaged. When the CPU is going full blast, we like the CPU to sit at about 82C.
If you wrap the Nucleus+ in a blanket and artificially drive up the CPU to max (very hard to do unless you have access to internals), it takes about 30-40 minutes to get hot enough to turn off.