Echo Express III-R

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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-EXP3FR

Warranty

  • 2-year

Form Factor

  • Rackmount 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, Top to Bottom)

  • One x8 mechanical (x4 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)

  • 19 x 16 x 3.48 in. (48.26 x 40.6 x 8.85 cm)

Weight

  • 19 lbs (8.6 kg)

RoHS Compliant

  • Yes

Package Contents

  • Echo Express III-R
  • Power cord
  • 1-meter Thunderbolt 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.

Long Rack Mount Extension Rails

Long Rack Mount Extension Rails

Part No. PRO-RSS-L

Rack mount extension rails for rack depths of 22.5-32.5 inches.

Moble Rack Device Mounting Kit (Basic Edition)

Mobile Rack Device Mounting Kit (Basic Edition)

Part No. EXP3FR-MRM

2-bay mobile rack device mounting bracket with 100W power supply.

Mobile Rack Device Mounting Kit (Mac Pro Migration Edition)

Mobile Rack Device Mounting Kit (Mac Pro Migration Edition)

Part No. MR-MPM-X3HD

Pre-configured, powered mobile rack kit with three 3.5" hot-swap drive cage, three SATA cables, and one 4-port eSATA PCIe card.

Mobile Rack Device Mounting Kit (Storage Expansion x8 Edition)

Mobile Rack Device Mounting Kit (Storage Expansion x8 Edition)

Part No. MR-STO-X8SSD

Pre-configured, powered mobile rack kit with two 4 x 2.5" drive cages, two mini-SAS to 4x SATA cables, and one 8-port SAS/SATA PCIe card.

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-R.

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-R