2.1 Supported Macintosh Models (just:in Engine Mac v3.0)

Identifying your Mac Model

You need to know the Model Identifier of your Macs to continue.

  1. Open the Apple Menu on the appropriate machine.
  2. Select About This Mac while holding the alt key. The menu item turns to System Information…
  3. The Hardware Overview is displayed and you can see the Model Identifier.

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

Supported Macs

Qualified Macs for just:in Engine

PCIe-Card Setups

  • MacPro 12-core (MacPro5,1 or MacPro6,1)

Thunderbolt Setups 

  • Mac Pro (MacPro6,1) 8- or 12-core
  • Mac mini Quad-Core (MacMini6,2)
  • Mac mini (MacMini7,1) → the maximum amount of recordables Channels in HD (with Apple ProRes HQ) on a Mac mini i7 2012 (MacMini6,2) is 2. With the dual core Mac mini (MacMini7,1) the maximum amount of Channels is 1.
Qualified Macs for just:in User Interface
  • iMac Quad-Core i7 (iMac14,1 to iMac14,2 and iMac15,1 to iMac17,1).
  • Any other Mac with sufficient hardware specs can be used but ToolsOnAir gives no support for those.
Operating SystemmacOS 10.12 or higher. Administrator account required.
RAMAt least 8 GB (>16 GB recommended). 

Optimal Environment Temperature Recommendation

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

  • Manually control the fan speed with a software like Macs Fan Control and to configure it like shown below