Ideal plug and play companion with additional PCIe slot for system which allows daisy-chain up to 5 additional Thunderbolt devices
(PressReleasePoint) -MUMBAI, India - July 16, 2014
Apical, distributor for solution based product line, today announced the launch of AKiTiO Thunder2 Quad from Akitio for Windows and Mac users.
The portable Thunderbolt™ 2 PCIe expansion box provides an additional PCIe slot for systems that do not support or have enough available space for expansion cards. The external Thunderbolt 2 connection allows users to daisy-chain up to 5 additional Thunderbolt devices, making this the ideal plug and play companion. Replacing the card is a simple matter of removing three hand tightening screws, so no tools are required.
Thunderbolt 2 technology incorporates DisplayPort 1.2 support, which allows for video streaming to a single 4K video monitor. Video editors can now use a single port to connect external Thunderbolt devices and a 4K display. The PCIe (x16) slot accepts half-length, full-height, double-width cards and provides a maximum of 25W. Replacing the card can be done without tools, simply by removing two hand tightening screws for the chassis and one for the card. The second Thunderbolt 2 port lets to daisy-chain five Thunderbolt devices together.
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Remarks: The maximum real world performance of this Thunderbolt 2 device is 1375MB/s. This Thunderbolt product is not compatible with Apple's Boot Camp. PCIe card (driver) must be compatible with requirements for Thunderbolt technology (e.g. hot-plug support, recovery from sleep). Graphic cards are not supported.
Price, warranty and availability
AKiTiO Thunder2 PCIe Expansion Box comes with the MRP of Rs. 69,000/- and available by end of July with Apical carrying 1 year warranty
Apical is distributor for Solution based product line. It provides solution/service for the products. Apical is 7 year old company. Promoter of Apical has 18 years of experience in IT industry. They deal in Total Storage solution. DAS / SAN / NAS from Thecus & Enhance. Apical also deals in IP CCTV solution from Mobotix. To know more www.apical.in
Akitio's US headquarters are located in Brea, California. Since 1992, they have been designing, creating and marketing storage solutions. The company now has a full range of direct attached and network attached storage products to satisfy the needs of a wide range of customers. To know more www.akitio.com