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Expanding Beyond the Box
Thunderbolt technology is amazing- the speed (up to 10Gb/s) and versatility (supporting high-resolution displays plus high-performance data devices through a single, compact port) make it clear that this is the next generation I/O technology, available today. But what about connecting existing FireWire and eSATA peripherals, as well as high speed memory cards? Sonnet- s Echo ExpressCard/34 Thunderbolt Adapters expand Thunderbolt connectivity to support more than just storage systems and monitors. This Sonnet adapter adds an ExpressCard/34 slot to any computer to which it- s connected, enabling you to use a wide variety of ExpressCard/34 cards to add a range of interfaces and capabilities to your system. Plus, it- s the fastest, least expensive SxS- memory card reader available!
The Pro version supports ExpressCard 2.0 cards at full bandwidth for the ultimate performance (for example, Sonnet- s newest super-fast Pro eSATA cards yield read/write speeds as high as 375 MB/s).
– Expands Your Computer’s Connectivity and Capabilities- Enables you to use ExpressCard/34 adapters with Thunderbolt technology-equipped computers
– Read SxS Memory Cards- Ingests footage from SxS memory cards at up to 100 MB/s
– Fast Interface- High-performance 10 Gb/s Thunderbolt technology, 5.0 Gb/s ExpressCard 2.0 interface
– Supports Common ExpressCard/34 Adapters- Supports Sonnet Pro CompactFlash and SDXC readers; FireWire, and select eSATA adapters
– Supports Qio Interface Adapters- Enables use of Qio CF4 and Qio E3 pro media readers with Thunderbolt technology-enabled computers
– Supports Specialty ExpressCard/34 Adapters- Supports ExpressCard adapters for specialty devices such as AJA io Express and Prism Sound ADA-8XR and Orpheus