Frustrated with computers (thank you Michael F and Robert for helping me with this) I learned about the Roon Nucleus and trying to decide whether to buy the 1459 model or the more expensive model.
I am a newbie to Roon and use only streaming (no other equipment) and my tendency is to buy the basic model.
Thanks so much,
This article should help:
Recommended Core Hardware The Roon Core is the heart of your library. The hardware needed for your Core machine can vary based on a number of factors, such as library size, number of simultaneous zones, and DSP use. Before diving into specifics, it...
(Pragmatic Minimalist - Roon Lifer X 2)
February 20, 2023, 7:26pm
I have the basic Roon Nucleus with 3000 linked albums from Tidal and Qobuz and no local albums. It works perfectly for 3+ years, except I did have to replace the M.2 once. By the way, the Nucleus IS a computer as is anything else that can work as a Roon core device.
He’s probably less frustrated by computers as such but by general-purpose operating systems and their complexity
Thanks so much Jim. I will stick with the basic.
You are correct. It’s all over my head.
And that’s fine. The Nucleus hides its “being a computer” as much as is possible.