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Your server has several ports on the back for connecting your audio, networking, and control system gear. (Refer to the diagram on the Quick Start Guide included with your server for connection recommendations.)

  • HDMI and DVI video ports for connecting to a television or other display

  • Four (MMS·5A) or one (MMS·2) analog stereo audio outputs

  • One coaxial (MMS·5A) or Toslink (MMS·2) digital audio connection

  • One jitter-free audiophile USB audio output (MMS·5A only)

  • One Ethernet 10/100/1000 Base-T Gigabit Ethernet Local Area Network (LAN) port for

broadband media services and control system interface

  • Multiple USB and eSATA ports for storage expansion (available in a future rmware release) The MMS front panel has a power button and a power LED.The MMS·5A also has a blue accent light that can be turned off if desired using a toggle switch on the back panel.


It’s important to make all necessary connections to the Mirage Media Server before turning it on for the rst time.

Certain aspects of the conguration are automatically set the rst time you power on the device based on the connections that are present.While these can always be changed later, your installation will go smoother if you make all the connections rst.

Accessories Included With The MMS

  • AC power cable and power supply

  • High quality analog audio cables

  • Digital coaxial interconnect (MMS·5A) or ber optic Toslink digital audio cable (MMS·2)

  • Four removable feet (for shelf-mount installations)

  • Removable rack mount ears (MMS·5A)

  • IR remote control for the on-screen display and media browsing (MMS·5A)

What You’ll Need To Get Started

  • A network router or switch connected to the Internet with an available Ethernet port.

  • A standard (straight-through) Category 5 or Category 6 Ethernet cable.

  • A computer (Windows or Mac) connected to the same network as the MMS.

Network Connection

Using a standard (straight through) Category 5 or Category 6 Ethernet cable, connect the Ethernet port on the MMS to an available port on your network router or switch.

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