MAVEN is the acting high-definition media backbone in countless home theaters and living rooms. Its Audio/Video Receiver inspired footprint makes MAVEN our most versatile HTPC, allowing for full-size ATX motherboards and ample room for media storage and add-on cards. Its hand-brushed, 0.2”/5mm thick, one-piece aluminum shell minimizes electromagnetic interference and vibrations and boasts an aesthetic that perfectly integrates into any home theater setup.
MAVEN’s compact form factor is similar to a standard-sized Audio/Video Receiver.
Full System Specifications
- Dimensions (cm): 43.5 cm x 16.6 cm x 39 cm (W x H x D)
Dimenstions (in): 17.1 in x 6.5 in x 15.4 in (W x H x D)
- Volume: 28.2 Liters
- Minimum Weight: 12 kg / 26 lb
- Maximum Weight: 19 kg / 44 lb
- Orientation: Horizontal
Choose the chassis color that best suits your home decor.
Evoke the infinite expanse of inky blackness that stretches into the night sky. Our Space Black brushed aluminum chassis finish pairs perfectly with a wide selection of home theater equipment and home decor.
Dazzling silver conjures images of elemental lustre and luxury. Our Royal Silver brushed aluminum chassis finish pairs perfectly with a wide selection of home theater equipment and home decor.
ASSEMBLED BY EXPERTS
STEIGER DYNAMICS systems are assembled with unparalleled attention to detail and feature premium build quality in all aspects. Thorough cable management ensures that the interior of every system is optimized for maximum durability, clean aesthetics and unobstructed airflow.
HOME ENTERTAINMENT REIMAGINED
HTPCs are computers designed to tackle all of the challenges of home entertainment in one elegant package. Whether the centerpiece of a home theater or doing the heavy lifting behind the scenes as a media server, these hybrid systems represent a whole new generation of PCs – blurring the line between enthusiast desktop PCs, gaming consoles, and home entertainment devices.
Redefining High Definition with 8K/60p HDR
- Play and archive physical media – DVD, Blu-ray, 3D Blu-ray, UHD/4K Blu-ray
- Harness the most powerful software and hardware upscaling
- Stream video content – Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, Prime, YouTube, Twitch, etc.
- Watch and record Over-The-Air TV broadcasts
- Compatible with all high-resolution video formats – .mts, .mkv, .mp4, etc
High-Fidelity lossless Audio
- Play and archive physical media – CDs
- Stream audio content like Spotify, Pandora, Apple Music, TIDAL, etc.
- Compatible with all audio formats like .mp3, .acc, .flac, .ogg, etc.
- Experience lossless, bitstreamed, multi-channel surround sound and object based audio
High-Performance Gaming on the Big Screen
- Play the latest games in HDR with maximum settings at 4K/120p or 8K/60p resolutions
- Unprecedented gaming performance multiple times faster than consoles
- Use as a racing or flight simulator
- Low-latency compared to game streaming devices
Compatible with an infinite variety of control interfaces
- Wireless Keyboard and Mouse
- Couchmaster Lapdesk with wired Keyboard and Mouse
- Wireless Xbox Controllers
- Tablet and Smartphone applications
Serve Content Effortlessly
- Player and Server– Stream content to other devices while playing back
- Massive storage capacity with resiliency options for data protection
- High-bandwidth Ethernet or Wifi options
- Transcode media for multiple, simultaneous content streams
- Access your media in your home network or through the internet
KEEP COOL UNDER PRESSURE
We thoroughly scrutinize and optimize every single cooling component used in our PCs, ensuring maximum durability at minimum noise.
MAVEN is a hybrid system that uses air-cooled graphics cards and maintenance-free AIO (All-In-One) closed-loop liquid cooling solutions for CPU.
AIO LIQUID COOLER
Quiet and efficient cooling
- Sealed, pre-filled, maintenance-free liquid cooling
- 100% Copper heat plate for efficient thermal transfer from CPU
- Optimum AIO radiator/pump placement for maximum longevity
Engineered and selected for thermal performance
- Pressure- or airflow-optimized fans w/ ultra-quiet, premium-quality bearings
- Anti-vibration mounting solutions
- Customized fan curves – every system is hand tuned to be as quiet as possible
PEACE AND QUIET
Building quiet computers is our obsession. All our cooling components are carefully selected for their durability, efficiency and noise levels. Each fan is hand-tuned with a variable RPM curve to ensure maximum quietness at all load levels. We guarantee that every STEIGER DYNAMICS system is virtually inaudible during regular usage. We achieve this by employing highly efficient air or liquid cooling, anti-vibration materials, acoustic insulation, and custom BIOS/firmware settings to ensure minimal audibility at maximum performance.
STEIGER DYNAMICS systems feature, as standard, a broad variety of connectors and backwards-compatible communication protocols. Specific connectors and capabilities vary depending on component selection.
- HDMI 2.0 (HDMI 2.1 optional)
- Displayport 1.2 (DP 1.3 / 1.4 optional)
- WiFi ac (WiFi ax/6 optional)
- Bluetooth 5.0 (BT 5.1 / 5.2 optional)
- Gigabit Ethernet (2.5G / 10G optional)
- USB 3.1 Types C and A (3.2 Gen 2 optional)
- 3.5mm Analog Audio Jacks
- Optional Optical S/PDIF
- Optional Thunderbolt 3 / 4
YOUR PC FOR YEARS TO COME
All STEIGER DYNAMICS systems comply with standard PC specifications and are fully upgradable at any time without voiding the warranty. If you want to add another SSD or upgrade your graphics card, we are happy to help.
GeForce RTX 4090
As a direct NVIDIA partner, we are proud to offer the latest generation of GeForce RTX-series graphics cards, powered by the NVIDIA Ada Lovelace architecture. This enables our systems to achieve resolutions up to 4K/120Hz HDR or 8K/60Hz HDR through HDMI 2.1a/DisplayPort 1.4a while utilizing cutting-edge technologies like DLSS 3, Reflex and real-time ray tracing.
"a classy look similar to a Mercedes Benz."
- Derek Forrest, Tom's Hardware Staff Writer
"Fit and finish are just unbelievable..."
"A stunningly silent, built-like-a-tank, ultimate HTPC."
- Geoffrey Morrison, Sound & Vision
NOTHING BUT THE BEST
We only integrate carefully selected, best-in-category components, pursuing a no-compromise approach in all respects in order to ensure ultimate performance, reliability, and quietness.
Hand-assembled with ingenious passion and unparalleled attention to detail, our uncompromising standards minimize the risk of defects and assure immaculate quality.
NOT YOUR ORDINARY PC
THE STEIGER DYNAMICS EXPERIENCE
CUSTOMER FIRST, NO UPSELLING
Nobody at SD receives sales commission. The experts assembling your system will also provide support when needed. Want to use a component that isn't listed below? Let us know.
MAXIMUM PRIVACY, NO BLOATWARE
We do not preinstall any Bloatware, i.e. third party software that could potentially slow down your computer. We also set Windows privacy settings to maximum.
PLUG & PLAY READY
Windows is updated, optimized with specific settings and the latest drivers for your components. All that's left to do is to connect your SD system to a TV or monitor, turn it on, and enjoy.
What to do in a few years when you would like to have more horsepower? Based on ATX/PCI standards, our systems can be upgraded at any point in time without voiding your warranty.
Pick a platform below to view configurations that will meet your needs and
deliver the best performance for your budget.
AMD Ryzen Series
Up to 16 CPU Cores/32 Threads
Up to GeForce RTX 4080
Up to 128GB DDR5 Memory
Up to 2x 8TB PCIe 4.0 SSDs
Up to 3x 16TB HDDs
Intel Core 12/13/14th Gen
Up to 24 CPU Cores/32 Threads
Up to GeForce RTX 4080
Up to 128GB (4x 32GB) DDR5 ECC 4800 MT/s Dual-Channel Memory
Up to 4x 8TB PCIe 4.0 SSDs
Up to 3x 16TB HDDs