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Sonnet Echo Express III-R Rackmount Thunderbolt Expansion Chassis

by Sonnet
£939.84 inc. vat
£783.20 ex. vat
SKU SSNNECHOEXP3FR
In Stock

Sonnet Echo Express III-R

The Sonnet Echo Express III-R is a rackmount 3-slot thunderbolt 2 expansion chassis for adding PCIe cards to your notebook, mac mini and mac pro. Proven to be a processing powerhouse and packed with Thunderbolt 2 and USB 3.0 ports, it lacks the PCIe expansion slots necessary to install speciality cards to connect various video and audio inputs, for transcoding data, and to connect to high-speed storage and networks.

With the Echo Express III-R, Sonnet has created a solution that leverages the paradigm shift enabled by Thunderbolt technology, allowing PCIe expansion slots to be connected outside a computer. This rackmount Thunderbolt 2-to-PCIe card expansion chassis makes it possible for you to connect three professional video capture, audio interface, SAS or SATA HBA, 16Gb or 8Gb Fibre Channel, 10 Gigabit Ethernet, and RAID controller PCIe cards to any Mac® with a Thunderbolt port.

Sonnet Echo Express III-R Features

Provides PCIe Card Expansion
Use high-performance PCIe cards with Thunderbolt-equipped computers

Thunderbolt 2 Interface
Maximum performance with computers with Thunderbolt 2 technology, backward compatible with host computers and other devices equipped with 10Gbps Thunderbolt technology

Provides Space for Installing Additional Devices
Using optional Mobile Rack Device Mounting Kits, you can install HDDs, SSDs, a tape or optical drive, and more inside the Echo Express III-R enclosure

Upgradeable
When available, upgrade to 40Gbps Thunderbolt 3 Technology with a replacement Thunderbolt interface card

Three PCIe Slots
Supports three full-length, full-height, single-width cards, or one double-width card plus one single-width card

Remarkably Quiet
Large, temperature-controlled, variable-speed fans that automatically cool the cards, plus computer-modeled design that reduces airflow turbulence and velocity, combine to provide quieter cooling for all cards

Integrated Universal Power Supply
Built-in 300W power supply with 75W auxiliary power connector

Rugged Steel Housing
Provides robust and secure protection for any environment

Every Thunderbolt-Compatible Card Supported
Works with every Thunderbolt-compatible PCIe card, regardless of length or height

DAW support
AVID Qualified for Pro Tools|HDX & HD Native and Media Composer/Symphony

Specifications

  • Power Supply: Universal 300W, 115-230V AC, 50-60 Hz(4)
  • Operating Temperature: 0Ëš C to 35Ëš C (32Ëš F to 95Ëš F)
  • Dimensions (WxDxH): 19 x 16 x 3.48 in. (48.26 x 40.6 x 8.85 cm)
  • Weight: 19 lbs (8.6 kg)

Package Contents:

  • Echo Express III-R Thunderbolt 2-to-PCIe Card Expansion System
  • Power cord
  • Thunderbolt cable
  • ThunderLok Thunderbolt Connector Retainer Clip(3)
  • Documentation
  • Note: PCIe cards and Mobile Rack Device Mounting Kit sold separately.