Autonomic, Mirage Media Server, Mirage, MMS, MMS-5, MMS-2, MMS-5A, MMS5, MMS2, MMS5A


Build a media server for custom control.

This product has been discontinued and replaced by the Mirage Media Server.

2-Way Digital Media Control

Media Control System is the technology that launched the Mirage Media Server. MCS software converts a standard PC into a powerful integrated media server that provides two-way control of content over a TCP/IP or serial connection.

WMC, WMP, iTunes, Pandora, SiriusXM

bullet Integrated Media Server Software
bullet Play Music, Movies, Videos and Photos
bullet Stream Pandora, SiriusXM, TuneIn
bullet Control Windows Media Center
bullet Control Windows Media Player
bullet Control iTunes, including DRM-protected
bullet Multiple audio outputs with PolyTune™
bullet Crestron, AMX, URC, HAI, Control4, RTI
bullet Engineered for control platforms

Live Metadata and Album Art

Now Playing metadata such as Album, Artist, and Track information is provided. Album art for the currently playing song is displayed and all transport controls provide real-time feedback.

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Check out a preview of the MCS interface for AMX, Crestron and URC MX-6000.

Documented Control Protocol

Two-way control IP protocol documentation allows integrators to extend or customize functionality as required.

Multiple Streams with PolyTune

Output four or more independently controllable streams of music from a standard PC using Autonomic's exclusive PolyTune™ technology.

Engineered Exclusively For:

Tools for Rapid Integration

For Crestron: Pre-built Simpl module, sample program and professionally designed VT-Pro touchpanel templates make you look

For AMX: Pre-built Netlinx module, sample program and professionally designed touchpanel templates make your installation shine. Today.

For Control4: With this pre-built driver, control of all your music and streaming services is instant and fits in seamlessly with the Control4 touchpanel environment.
Because of the robust functionality of this driver, we strongly recommend the HC-1000 controller for best performance.

For HAI: Sample HAI Program and Integration Guide included. With an HAI Omni system integrated with a computer running MCS, macros ("buttons" on the Omni platform) create limitless possibilities for homeowners to enhance their automation system by taking complete control of their environment.

For RTI: Pre-built Integration Designer sample program and professionally designed touchpanel interface get your project moving fast and in style.

For URC: Pre-built MX-6000 CCP module and matching touchpanel templates make you look professional and seamless.

Additional Control Options

Complement your control options with Mirage Media Controller for iPad and iPhone/iPod Touch. Use the included Mirage application to control your MCS Server or Mirage Media Server from any Flash-compatible computer or device on the network.

Did you know?

MCS allows you to create new Pandora stations on the fly, right from the touchpanel. You can even create a new station based on a song in your library or one playing on SiriusXM with a single button press.

Every new Pandora station you create on your computer or mobile device will automatically appear in your station listing on your control panels, ready to stream in any number of zones.

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Product Resources
Media Control System: Specifications
Controllable Media Players iTunes Version 7 or greater
Windows Media Player 11 or greater
Windows Media Center, Windows 7 or greater
Controllable Media Types local music, video, recorded TV, movies, photos
PANDORA® internet radio, SiriusXM Internet Radio and TuneIn
Independent Stereo Audio Outputs (requires PolyTune option) multiple sound cards supported
3 per 5.1 sound card
4 per 7.1 sound card
Supported Audio Formats .aif, .aifc, .aiff, .au, .cda, .flac, .m4a, .m4p, .mp2, .mp3, .mpa, .rmi, .snd, .wav, .wma, .wpl
Digital Video Formats .avi, .dvr-ms, .ivf, .m1v, .m3u, m4v, .mov, .mpeg, .mpg, .qt, .wmv, .wm
Control Protocol IP, RS-232, 2-way; documented API
Server Requirements 2GHz CPU, 1GB RAM, 1 or more sound cards
Server Operating System Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP