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Cheap AVB (audio) setup

I am looking for some relatively cheap AVB talkers (approx 50-200 EUR; if that's not possible what is my cheapest option?). Most importantly talkers should have digital input(s) like S/PDIF or TOSLINK....
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USB C 3.1 Mini PC capable of running Linux

I have an MBP for work. I want to have a dedicated development environment for private projects to not mess up my work setup. Also, I wanna run Linux (just Ubuntu something). The MBP is currently ...
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How would you power multiple 3.5" hard drives without using an ATX power supply?

The idea is to grab an Intel NUC and plug one of these SATA to M.2 adapters into the M.2 port to connect four 3.5" HDDs as part of a build-your-own NAS project. The NUC however, cannot power the hard ...
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NUC like PC for 64 GB RAM

I'm very happy with Intel's NUC series. I don't do gaming but I need to run memory intensive applications (testing our SAP application + running SQL server). From the NUCs I saw, the maximum supported ...
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Are there any chassis that accept a NUC board but accommodate more than one drive?

I am exploring options for a network attached storage system, but I want to have full control over the hardware, so a prepackaged system is not a viable solution. Size is not a significant concern, ...
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Is there a low power consuming device with good CPU to be used as a NAS?

After some research I am inclined towards using an Intel NUC. But considering that there is only one SATA port and an mSATA port (I think), is there any way to add more storage to the NUC? If not is ...
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NUC class system with dual ethernet ports

At some point in the future, I'd like to replace my home router with a x86 box running pfsense. I'm rather fond of the NUC form factor for things like this but finding a suitable one has been tricky. ...