Echo Express III-D

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Technical Specifications

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Compatibility

Mac Compatibility

Linux Compatibility

  • Linux computer with a Thunderbolt 2 port
  • Linux Kernel 5.0+

PCIe Card Compatibility

For a list of compatible PCIe cards, view the PDF of Sonnet's PCIe Card Thunderbolt Compatibility Chart

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Hardware

Part Number

  • ECHO-EXP3FD

Warranty

  • 2-year

Form Factor

  • Desktop expansion system

External Connectors

  • Two Thunderbolt 2 ports

Internal Connector

  • 6-pin Mini-Fit Jr (same type as on legacy Mac Pro motherboard; provides up to 75W of power for PCIe cards that require supplemental power)

Expansion Slots (Facing Rear, Left to Right)

  • One x8 mechanical (x8 electrical) PCIe 2.0
  • One x16 mechanical (x8 electrical) PCIe 2.0
  • One x8 mechanical (x4 electrical) PCIe 2.0

PCIe Cards Supported

  • One full-length, full-height, double-width PCIe card, plus one single-width card or
  • Three full-length, full-height, single-width PCIe cards

Power Supply

  • Universal 300W, 115-230V AC, 50-60 Hz(2)

Operating Temperature

  • 0ºC to 35ºC (32ºF to 95ºF)

Dimensions (WxDxH)

  • 3.8 x 16 x 10.2 in. (9.7 x 40.5 x 25.9 cm)

Weight

  • 7.5 lbs (3.4 kg)

RoHS Compliant

  • Yes

Package Contents

  • Echo Express III-D
  • Power cord
  • 1-meter Thunderbolt 2 cable
  • ThunderLok Thunderbolt Connector Retainer Clip(1)
  • Documentation

Support Links

Support Knowledge Base

Drivers, Documentation, FAQs

Product Manual

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Technical Notes

  • ThunderLok compatible with all copper Thunderbolt cables. Not compatible with optical Thunderbolt cables.
  • Power supply will operate at 90-115V AC, with linear power deration of 240W-300W over that range.

Accessories

Thunderbolt 2 Cable (1-meter)

Thunderbolt 2 Cable (1-meter)

Part No. TCB-TB-1M

  • 1-meter copper Thunderbolt 2 (20Gbps) cable
  • Delivers full 20Gb/s bandwidth
  • Compatible with Sonnet ThunderLok
Thunderbolt 2 Cable (0.5-meter)

Thunderbolt 2 Cable (0.5-meter)

Part No. TCB-TB-05M

  • 0.5-meter copper Thunderbolt 2 (20Gbps) cable
  • Delivers full 20Gb/s bandwidth
  • Compatible with Sonnet ThunderLok
ThunderLok

ThunderLok

Part No. TB-LOK2

Secures Sonnet 0.5- or 1-meter copper Thunderbolt 2 (20Gbps) cables with ThunderLok-compatible products.

Power Cable (Avid Pro Tools|HDX PCIe Card)

Power Cable (Avid Pro Tools|HDX PCIe Card)

Part No. TCB-HDXB

For use in Echo Express III-D/III-R, xMac Pro Server, and xMac mini Server.

Power Cable (OWC Accelsior PCIe Card)

Power Cable (OWC Mercury Accelsior Pro Q)

Part No. TCB-EXCEL

Power cable to connect OWC Mercury Accelsior Pro Q in Echo Express III-D/III-R, xMac Pro Server, and xMac mini Server.

Thunderbolt 3 Upgrade Accessories

Thunderbolt 3 Upgrade Card

Thunderbolt 3 Upgrade Card

Part No. BRD-UPGRTB3-E3

Thunderbolt 3 upgrade card for Echo Express III-D.

Thunderbolt 3 Cable (2-meter)

Thunderbolt 3 Cable (2-meter)

Part No. TCB-TB3-2M

  • 2-meter Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps) cable
  • Delivers full 40Gb/s bandwidth
  • Supports 100W of Power Delivery (PD)
  • Compatible with Sonnet ThunderLok 3L
Thunderbolt 3 Cable (0.7-meter)

Thunderbolt 3 Cable (0.7-meter)

Part No. TCB-TB3-07M

  • 0.7-meter Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps) cable
  • Delivers full 40Gb/s bandwidth
  • Supports 100W of Power Delivery (PD)
  • Compatible with Sonnet ThunderLok 3
Thunderbolt 3 Cable (0.5-meter)

Thunderbolt 3 Cable (0.5-meter)

Part No. TCB-TB3-05M

  • 0.5-meter Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps) cable
  • Delivers full 40Gb/s bandwidth
  • Supports 100W of Power Delivery (PD)
  • Compatible with Sonnet ThunderLok 3
ThunderLok 3L

ThunderLok 3L

Part No. TB3-LOK2L

Secures Sonnet 1- or 2-meter Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps) active cables with ThunderLok 3L-compatible products.

Not compatible with Sonnet 0.5- or 0.7-meter Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps) passive cables.
ThunderLok 3

ThunderLok 3

Part No. TB3-LOK2

Secures Sonnet 0.5- or 0.7-meter Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps) passive cables with ThunderLok 3-compatible products.

Not compatible with Sonnet 1- or 2-meter Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps) active cables.

Echo Express III-D