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NewerTech NuStand Alloy
Desktop stand for Apple Mac mini

NewerTech NuStand Alloy for Apple Mac mini
The sleek, modern way to incorporate the Mac mini on your desktop
or into your home theater.
Features
  • Aluminum alloy body with silicone center gently, yet securely holds your Mac mini.
  • Rubberized aluminum finish is soft to touch, yet highly scratch resistant.
  • Non-skid rubber feet for stable operation.
  • Lightweight (3.5 oz) for easy portability.
  • Sturdy, yet space-saving with a 7.0" L x 3.75" W x 1.5" H footprint.
  • Compatible with 2010-2018 Mac mini models only.
  • Raises mini 5/8" off of desk surface
Sturdy aluminum base elegantly holds
your Mac mini for convenient use.
With its durable, aluminum alloy body, the NewerTech NuStand Alloy for Mac mini provides a modern and secure way to display your Mac mini. Besides its good looks, NuStand Alloy gives you greater placement flexibility on your desktop or in your home theater cabinet plus easier access to all the Mac mini ports and connections. Non-skid rubber feet provide stable operation while the satisfyingly smooth rubberized aluminum finish preserves its elegant beauty.
The NewerTech NuStand Alloy is compatible with... Learn how to find your Mac's model ID
Mac mini 2020
Mac mini (Late 2020)
(November, 2020)
Model ID: Macmini9,1
Apple M1
Mac mini 2018
Mac mini (Late 2018)
(November, 2018)
Model ID: Macmini8,1
3.6GHz i3, 3.0GHz i5, 3.2GHz i7
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Late 2014)
(October, 2014)
Model ID: Macmini7,1
1.4GHz, 2.6GHz, 2.8GHz, 3.0GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Late 2012)
(October, 2012)
Model ID: Macmini6,1 & Macmini6,2
2.3GHz, 2.5GHz, 2.6GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Late 2012 Server)
(October, 2012)
Model ID: Macmini6,2
2.3GHz, 2.6GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Mid 2011)
(July, 2011)
Model ID: Macmini5,1 & Macmini5,2
2.3GHz, 2.5GHz, 2.7GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Mid 2011 Server)
(July, 2011)
Model ID: Macmini5,3
2.0GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Mid 2010)
(June, 2010)
Model ID: Macmini4,1
2.4GHz, 2.66GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Mid 2010 Server)
(June, 2010)
Model ID: Macmini4,1
2.66GHz

Customer Ratings

Write a Review 4.8 / 5 29 out of 30 (97%) reviewers would recommend this product
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Reviewer: scottw50
Rating: 5/5 Desktop saving device October 4, 2021 Nifty little device that helps save desk space. Holds a Mac mini perfectly. Delivered on time and at a reasonable price.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

Response from OWC, Support October 5, 2021 Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your review scottw50. We love to hear that your were very satisfied with our NuStand Alloy. Please feel free to contact us if you have any further questions, comments, or concerns. Phone 1-800-275-4576 or +1-815-338-8685 Customer Service/Sales & Technical Support - Monday-Friday (8am-8pm CT) - Saturday & Sunday (Closed) Live Chat Technical Support - Monday-Friday (8am-8pm CT) - Saturday (9am-5pm CT) - Sunday (Closed) Live Chat Customer Service/Sales - Monday-Friday (7am-10pm CT) - Saturday & Sunday (9am-5pm CT). Thanks for choosing OWC, and have a great day!
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Reviewer: BethSopko-50711
Rating: 5/5 Just The Right Accessory! September 4, 2021 Because my Mini runs hot, I've installed a thermometer program to let me know if it gets too hot; I've also got a fan blowing on it. So it's a big help to be able to put the computer in an upright position, and this stand helps keep it stable—also keeps it from running too hot.

This stand also frees up valuable space on my desk. If I get another Mac mini—which is likely—I'll get another stand like this right away!

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: msauerlpc
Rating: 3/5 Overpriced July 13, 2021 I bought it from OWC figuring it had to be better than what I can get from other sources for cheaper. But, no. It's a cheap piece of aluminum with a silicon gasket that doesn't stay in place when inserting the Mini or trying to move it. So ... it does its job: holding a Mac Mini vertically but should retail for about half.

Response from OWC, Support July 13, 2021 Hello and thank you for your review, apologies that our gasket had not lived up to expectation if you need help with anything please don't hesitate to contact us at support@owc.com!
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Reviewer: EnergeticOstrich-35074
Rating: 4/5 Great stand June 14, 2021 A little pricy but work well

I would recommend this item to a friend!

Response from OWC, Support June 15, 2021 We are happy to hear that you are satisfied with your NewerTech Alloy stand!
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Reviewer: CarloHofilena Location: Manila, Philippines Age: 25-34 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Great Mac Mini Stand June 21, 2020 Previously, I have purchased here a monitor riser built for a Mac Mini unit. I love it very much and I also recommend that too. But as time goes by, I like to modify my desk setup hence, I bought this one to replace my acrylic monitor riser rack. What I like about this stand is that it makes it WAY EASIER for you to access the ports at the rear of your mac. And it since the mac is now standing vertically, its unit ventilation is a lot better now. Not that the previous stand makes it warmer, but I think, the mac standing freely in an open space helps with the cooling of the unit. And with this setup, it is a space saver. Another thing to take note is that the Mac Mini does NOT TIP OVER easily. The rubber fittings in the slot and at the base of the foot make it secure in its place. So even I put it on a shelf above my monitor, I am not scared that a slight movement will tip it over. I am happy with the smooth, and fast transaction, as well as the shipment time, which is fast. Thank you OWC MacSales team!

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Macaholic Location: Fort Worth, Texas Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Desk Space Saver January 6, 2020 I was looking for a way to free up space on my desktop when I found this handy little stand. :) Now to figure out what to do with the cord jungle on the back of the desk :(

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: 47adrian47 Location: Crestline, CA Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Holds old Apple TV great November 3, 2018 Allows to hold old Apple TV great. Good price. Too bad it won't work when I upgrade to the new Apple TV.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from NewerTech NuStand Alloy: Display Stand for pre-2016 Apple TV or 2012 AirPort Express..

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Reviewer: SuperFly6 Location: Ventura, CA Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 Excellent Stand March 27, 2018 This is the second stand I purchased and its for my second Mac Mini. Excellent quality and durability.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Mckenic Location: Limerick, Ireland Age: 35-44 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Easier port access - cooler running. July 5, 2017 Facilitates easier access to the Mac Minis ports, smaller footprint and supplies better airflow / cooling. I was a little unsure but now I wouldn't be without it.

I had paid for slower international shipping (entirely my fault/decision) and was a little frustrated with the long shipping time when MacSales support staff reached out to me. I couldn't be happier with the communication and the way the situation was treated - even for such a low cost item. Top notch support and I will be recommending MacSales to everyone I know - thank you!

So, great item - frees up space, better airflow for cooling, easier access to ports and brilliant after sales support. Can't speak highly enough! Thank you!

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Simillibus Location: Portland, Oregon Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 excellent January 30, 2017 This is an excellent stand for my Mac minis. Frees up desk space & assists in cooling. Nice esthetics.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: mamaSE Location: Columbia SC Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 5-6 months
Rating: 5/5 Best stand ever January 25, 2017 well built, perfectly balanced and makes things a lot neater and safer both for the mini and the human. Terrific space saver and the air circulates around the mini in a much safer manner.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: ftptuned Age: 35-44 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 Excellent ! December 16, 2016 My Apple TV 3 looks amazing now!

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from NewerTech NuStand Alloy: Display Stand for pre-2016 Apple TV or 2012 AirPort Express..

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Camarillo, CA Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 Ipad Air stand July 29, 2016 I purchased two, one for my desk, and one for my bedside. The stand provides for a nice stand to put ones iPad air.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from NewerTech NuStand Alloy: Desktop Stand for Apple iPad Gen 1/2/3/4, Air, Air 2 & other tablets.

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Melbourne, Australia Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 excellent value May 8, 2016 I would recommend this item to a friend!
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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Finland Age: 35-44 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Simple and useful March 4, 2016 This is very simple and useful desktop stand for my Apple Mac mini. Mac mini looks nice and runs cooler in standing.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Atlanta Ga Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 Works Great February 19, 2016 Great stand, saves a lot of space on my desk.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Buchanan, MI Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Well-made & a great space-saver January 21, 2016 Makes it much easier to access connections/cables. Have 2.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Dayton Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 Excellent Mini Stand January 17, 2016 I purchased this stand two years ago and it has served me quite well. It is sturdy, with a solid build quality about it. It reduces the mini's footprint and allows for more room for backup devices and a USB hub. I sit mine on top of a portable blu-ray burner when i am burning disks.

I have only a minor quibble with this stand. It does not hold the mini perfectly perpendicular to the desktop, it leans a few degrees to a side. Admittedly this is minor and which would not keep me fro buying another stand should I have another employed in my network.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Hamilton, Ont Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Elegant simple stand January 11, 2016 It does exactly what is is designed to do and lots good doing it. Rubberized gasket around stand opening protects and makes the Mini fit snuggly and prevents any movement. Access to the back of the Mini and its ports has been a bonus.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Malaysia Age: 35-44 Experience Level: Hobbiest Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 3/5 NewerTech Nustand Airport Express August 10, 2015 After awhile the stopper at the stand will wear off..other than that are o.k..

This review is from NewerTech NuStand Alloy: Display Stand for pre-2016 Apple TV or 2012 AirPort Express..

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Reviewer: Anonymous
Rating: 5/5 Awesome Product March 29, 2015 very good looking item!!

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Santa Ana, CA Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 It stands out March 20, 2015 The stand for the Mac Mini, works, looks great and the quality is fantastic

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Huntington Beach, CA Age: 35-44 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Great product! February 9, 2015 Looks great standing up versus leaning it on something to stay upright. Looked great during the wedding I was djing!

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Washington DC
Rating: 5/5 Just what i wanted January 13, 2015 save space on my desk,perfect,better than i expected!

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Indiana Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Awesome January 9, 2015 Thanks for a quick delivery and an awesome product!! I will be ordering one more in the near future!!

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Portland, OR Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Sturdy Mac-mini Stand November 24, 2014 Well designed stand for mounting Mac-mini in vertical position, yields better heat dissipation and seems to improve Wi-Fi signal reception as the Airport antenna is under the black disk that provides a base for it in horizontal position.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Surprise, Az Age: 35-44 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Great little stand October 5, 2014 Bought my Wife a MacMini for Xmas and I bought this along with some other accessories from OWC. Matches the finish of the Mini closely and saves desk space.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Adelaide, South Australia Age: 35-44 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 3-4 months
Rating: 5/5 Cheap but not nasty! August 12, 2014 A quality product at a reasonable price! The NuStand holds my MacMini Server upright behind my TV (I use it primarily as a media centre). The MacMini runs a couple of degrees cooler but more importantly it sucks up much less dust in this position. When the MacMini sits normally it seems to suck dust in from every where regardless how clean the surroundings are kept. But sitting vertically in the NuStand it is much cleaner internally when the bottom of the MacMini's case is removed. The silicon bits keep everything from scratching and sliding around but the contact patch for the feet could be a tad larger for more contact.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Brisbane Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Hobbiest Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Space Saver July 13, 2014 A great little stand, looks like it is part of the Mac Mini. Saves a bit of space on any cramped desk. Highly recommended.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Nanticoke, PA Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 3-4 months
Rating: 3/5 Performs OK April 28, 2014 Sometimes Macmini is off center but the product dp\oes what it should do,

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Central Coast California Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Mini Stack also November 27, 2013 I purchased the NuStand knowing it would fit my mini stack enclosure and it does. Perfect for the mini stack in a vertical position. OWC should advertise for this use as well and not only for the Mac Mini.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: denver Age: 35-44 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 3/5 a stable platform June 30, 2013 but the rubber feet are only adhered with a double sided tape and the 5 of these iPad/mini stands that I own have all had to glue their feet back on. The feet aren't really a necessity but why put them on there if they're only going to fall off?

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from NewerTech NuStand Alloy: Desktop Stand for Apple iPad Gen 1/2/3/4, Air, Air 2 & other tablets.

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Pinehurst, NC Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Excellent product! February 8, 2013 I'm absolutely impressed with this NuStand Alloy product. It's perfect to stand my Apple Airport Extreme. It is slight smaller and has the same thickness to fit in the stand. I found this product in MacWorld, March 2013 issue, on page 18. The design and white color of this alloy product blends in with the Airport Extreme router. I highly recommend this product for Mac Mini and Airport Extreme. Thank you for the excellent customer service and convincing me this would be a suitable product for my Apply Airport Extreme.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: MacGeezer Location: Damnhot, TX Age: 55-65 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Excellent! October 11, 2012 Up to the quality of the Mac itself. Same finish, looks like it came with it. And amazingly, it DOES run MUCH cooler while in this mount! That's good for the internals to last longer with less heat stress. That alone would make it worth using! While I see one reviewer mention that the silicone gasket could be glued down, it's not necessary, as it holds very well and secure as it is. While just the tips of the clear feet make contact, they also grab the whole unit without any slide risk seen.

Well thought out, I'm impressed, and happy to have recovered some shelf space, with class! Small LOGO on one side of unit is easily turned to the back, so you don't have to look at "more" marketing, unless you want to.

Overall, the best and most simple solution I've seen. Definitely worth buying to save space, and keep it running cooler!

Thanks NuTech, brilliant and functional design!

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: DPfan71 Location: California Age: 35-44 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 4/5 Good but could be better June 10, 2012 I bought this because I was trying to get better cooling of a 2011 Mini with 2.5GHz i5 and Radeon graphics. It does seem to help temperatures somewhat, but It does have two minor issues. One could be easily fixed by the user (no glue holding the cushion ring that the Mini rests on in place). The other is that the rubber feet come off easily. The stand rests on its edges, so the rubber feet only contact the desk (or table) with one edge. If the stand's edges had flat surfaces under them, then the rubber feet could make full contact with the desk (or table).

I would recommend this item to a friend!

NewerTech® NuStand™ Alloy Desktop stand for
the Apple® Mac mini
Mfr P/N: NUSTALYMINI OWC SKU: NWTNUSTALYMINI Sturdy aluminum alloy base elegantly holds your Mac mini for convenient use. Non-skid rubber feet for stable operation. 1 Year Newer Technology Limited Warranty Ships: Pending Only $29.99Matched Kit for $24.00
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