All "ripping station" says to me is hardware and $$$. Most disk hardware that can connect to a PC will connect to a Mac. No matter how many drives you have someone still has to load the disks into the drives. Then, someone has to manage the data produced.
What is your budget? You stated in your original post you were looking for an "inexpensive solution" - define inexpensive. Where is the sweet spot for you personally on cost of the system versus automation and time?
Workflow and software are what I would personally consider to be most important. Start with the problem definition then work backwards to what will accomplish the goal.
For ripping BluRay or DVDs, my personal opinion is that it is a wash. If you prefer the Windows world use a PC platform. If you prefer the Apple software environment then do this on a Mac.
CD's with data files are a totally different kettle of fish - what file formats? "Client projects"? Illustrator? PageMaker? Freehand? FrameMaker? MacWrite II? InDesign? Quark XPress? Final Cut Pro? A random collection of Avid application files?
If most of the data files on your CDs have been created in some kind of Mac platform tool, and you consider this an archiving project, you will also need to consider whether the software that created them has a future. If not, you need to make sure you also keep a hardware/software platform that can run the apps to access the data.
Number of BluRay discs - how many? What do you want to do with the Blu-ray rips after? Leave them as some form of disk image or convert to .mkv?
DVD Rips - just want to turn them into Video_TS folders, or want to convert them to movies by chapter?
Store all this ripped data on HD forever, or burn copies? For rough estimating of storage requirements CD's are 650 to 700 megs, DVDs 5 to 10 GBs, Blu-rays 25-50GBs for easy round numbers to calculate disk requirements.
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