2.1 Supported Macintosh Models (v.4.0)

Identifying your Mac Model

The steps described here may be different on your operating system.

  1. Click on the Apple Menu.

  2. Hold the Option key and select the first entry of the Apple Menu called System Information…

  3. Locate the Model Identifier entry in the Hardware section.

Supported Macs

The Just Control interface can be operated on any Mac which supports the minimum system requirements as long as the Just Out engine is running on a hardware listed below.

NOT FOR PRODUCTION!

Testing (SD and HD)
(at least 8 GB of RAM)



  • MacBook (Retina, 12-inch, Early 2015): MacBook8,1 (or higher)

  • MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid 2012): MacBookAir5,2 (or higher)

  • MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012): MacBookPro 9,2 (or higher)

  • iMac (21.5-inch, Early 2013): iMac13,1 (or higher)

  • Mac mini (Late 2012): Macmini6,1
    (we highly recommend updating to a newer hardware)

Good (SD and HD)
(at least 12 GB of RAM)

  • Mac Pro (Late 2013): MacPro6,1

  • Mac mini (Late 2012): Macmini6,1
    (we highly recommend updating to a newer hardware)

Optimal (SD and HD)
(at least 12 GB of RAM)

  • Mac Pro (Late 2013): MacPro6,1

  • Mac mini (Late 2014): Macmini7,1

UHD Playout
(at least 16 GB of RAM)

  • Mac Pro (Late 2013): MacPro6,1 (up to p30)

  • Mac Pro (2019): MacPro7,1 (up to p60)

  • Mac mini (2018): Macmini8,1 (up to p30)

  • Mac mini (M1, 2020): Macmini9,1 (up to p60)

  • Mac Studio Max (Mac13,1) and Mac Studio Ultra (Mac13,2)

 

Optimal Environment Temperature Recommendation

The following information is especially important for Intel-based Macs and can partially be ignored for Apple silicon-based Macs.

  • Run the servers in an environment where the temperature does not exceed 68° F or 20° C.

  • (INTEL only) Manually control the fan speed with a software such as Macs Fan Control and configure it like shown below to make sure the Mac does not overheat.

 

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