Thunderbolt may be one of the fastest cable connections out there but it certainly comes at a lofty price and there isn’t much in the way of Thunderbolt devices until now.  Sonnet have released new product lines which are Thunderbolt ready.  A little scarce on the ground right now but traction could finally be growing.

New Sonnet Thunderbolt Products – Lead Times

Below are the expected availability dates of the new Sonnet products – place your order TODAY – 1st come 1st served!


ECHO-EXP1H – Echo Express

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!

Expected Availability June15th


ECHO-EXP2F– Echo Express XL
Expected Availability June15th


TSATA6-PRO-E4 – Tempo SATA 6GB Pro 4 Port ESATA PCIE 2.0 Card with 4 Extended ESATA Ports

Expected Availability June29th


USB3M-E – 2 Port Allegro USB 3.0 PCIE Controller Card for Macintosh and Windows – USB 3.0 SUPERSPEED

Expected Availability June18th


XMAC-MS – xMac mini Server

Transform a Mac mini Server with Thunderbolt Technology into an Enterprise Class Rack Mount Server!

In many applications, a Mac mini or Mac mini Server with Thunderbolt technology can easily take the place of a full size server, but the size and form factor can limit its potential. Most importantly, it doesn’t provide slots for PCIe expansion cards to increase its functionality, connectivity, and storage. Sonnet’s xMac mini Server PCIe 2.0 expansion system/1U rackmount enclosure (formerly known as RackMac mini Xserver) addresses these issues and expands a Mac mini Server’s potential in a big way

Expected Availability June15th

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