Thunderbolt Compatibility Chart

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Pro Audio

Ethernet Adapters (Gigabit)

Ethernet Adapters (10 Gigabit)

Fibre Channel

FireWire/USB

PCIe Bus Extender

SAS/SATA

SSD

Video Capture and Processing

Storage

 

Pro Audio

 

Product

Mac

Windows

Echo Express SE

Echo Express & Echo Express II

Echo Express Pro

xMac mini Server

 

 

 

Full Height
Half Length

Full Height
1/2 Length+

Full Height
Full Length

Low Profile
Half Length

Full Height
Full Length

Avid HD Native

 

(6A)

Avid Pro Tools|HDX

 

 

 

(11)

 

 

Lynx AES16e

 

(6A)

Lynx AES 16e-SRC

 

(6A)

Lynx AES16e-50

 

(7)

(8)

(8)

(6A)

RME HDSPe Madi

 

(6D)

(6A)

(6)

RME HPSDe MADI FX

 

(6D)

(6A)

(6)

RME HDSPe RayDAT

 

(6D)

(6A)

(6)

RME HDSPe AIO

 

(6A)

RME HDSPe AES

 

(6D)

(6A)

(6)

RME HDSPe PCI (with Multiface, Multiface II & Digiface)

 

Solid State Logic MadiXtreme 64

 

Driver In Development

Driver In Development

Driver In Development

Driver In Development

Driver In Development

Solid State Logic MadiXtreme 128

 

Driver In Development

Driver In Development

Driver In Development

Driver In Development

Driver In Development

Universal Audio UAD-2 PCIe DSP Accelerator

 

(6A)

Universal Audio UAD-2 Solo DSP Accelerator

 

Universal Audio UAD-2 Duo/Quad/Octo DSP Accelerator

 

(6A)

 

 

Ethernet Adapters (Gigabit)

Product

Mac

Windows

Echo Express SE

Echo Express & Echo Express II

Echo Express Pro

xMac mini Server

 

 

 

Full Height
Half Length

Full Height
1/2 Length+

Full Height
Full Length

Low Profile
Half Length

Full Height
Full Length

Small Tree GbE PEG1, PEG1F

 

Small Tree GbE PEG2, PEG2F

 

Small Tree GbE PEG4

 

(6A)

Small Tree GbE PEG2G6I

 

(6A)

Sonnet Presto Gigabit Pro PCIe

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ethernet Adapters (10 Gigabit)

Product

Mac

Windows

Echo Express SE

Echo Express & Echo Express II

Echo Express Pro

xMac mini Server

 

 

 

Full Height
Half Length

Full Height
1/2 Length+

Full Height
Full Length

Low Profile
Half Length

Full Height
Full Length

ATTO Fast Frame NS11, NT11

 

ATTO Fast Frame NS12, NT12

 

ATTO Fast Frame NS14

 

(6A)

Myricom 10G-PCIE-8B-1S+E

 

Myricom 10G-PCIE-8B-2C

 

Myricom 10G-PCIE-8B-2S

 

Myricom 10G-PCIE-8B-C

 

Myricom 10G-PCIE-8B-S

 

Myricom 10G-PCIE2-8B2-2C

 

Myricom 10G-PCIE2-8B2-2S

 

Myricom 10G-PCIE2-8C2-2S

 

Myricom 10G-PCIE2-8C2-2S+E

 

(6A)

Small Tree 10GbE PETG2NDA, PETG2-CAT6, PETG2-CX4, PETG1SFP+, PETG2SFP+

 

Small Tree 10GbE PETG4NDA, PETG4SFP+

 

(6)

Small Tree 10GbE PETG6NDA, PETG6SFP+

 

(6)

Sonnet Presto 10GbE 1-Port

 

Sonnet Presto 10GbE 2-Port

 

 

 

Fibre Channel

Product

Mac

Windows

Echo Express SE

Echo Express & Echo Express II

Echo Express Pro

xMac mini Server

 

 

 

Full Height
Half Length

Full Height
1/2 Length+

Full Height
Full Length

Low Profile
Half Length

Full Height
Full Length

ATTO Celerity FC-81EN

 

ATTO Celerity FC-82EN

 

ATTO Celerity FC-84EN

 

(6A)

Sonnet 8Gb Single Channel Fibre Channel Host Adapter PCIe 2.0

 

Sonnet 8Gb Dual Channel Fibre Channel Host Adapter PCIe 2.0

 

 

 

FireWire/USB

Product

Mac

Windows

Echo Express SE

Echo Express & Echo Express II

Echo Express Pro

xMac mini Server

 

 

 

Full Height
Half Length

Full Height
1/2 Length+

Full Height
Full Length

Low Profile
Half Length

Full Height
Full Length

Sonnet Allegro FW800 PCIe

 

(6A)

Sonnet Allegro FW400 PCIe

 

(6A)

 

 

PCIe Bus Extender

Product

Mac

Windows

Echo Express SE

Echo Express/Echo Express II

Echo Express Pro

xMac mini Server

 

 

 

Full Height
Half Length

Full Height
1/2 Length+

Full Height
Full Length

Low Profile
Half Length

Full Height
Full Length

Sonnet PCIe 2.0 Bus Extender Card

 

 

 

SAS/SATA

Product

Mac

Windows

Echo Express SE

Echo Express & Echo Express II

Echo Express Pro

xMac mini Server

 

 

 

Full Height
Half Length

Full Height
1/2 Length+

Full Height
Full Length

Low Profile
Half Length

Full Height
Full Length

Areca ARC-1202 2-port SAS RAID Adapter

(9)

Areca ARC-1212x/1222x 4/8-port SAS RAID Adapters

(9)

Areca ARC-1300-4e/-4x 4-port SAS Adapters

(9)

Areca ARC-1320-8x 8-port SAS Adapter

(9)

Areca ARC-1882x 8-port 6Gb SAS RAID adapter

(9)

ATTO ExpressSAS H680 Adapter

 

ATTO ExpressSAS H6F0 Adapter

 

(6A)

ATTO ExpressSAS H644 Adapter

 

ATTO ExpressSAS R680 RAID Adapter(2)

 

 

HighPoint Rocket RAID SAS 2711/2722

 

HighPoint Rocket RAID SAS 4522

 

 

HighPoint Rocket RAID SATA 644L

 

(6A)

Sonnet Tempo SATA 6Gb Pro 2-port

 

Sonnet Tempo SATA 6Gb Pro 4-port

 

(6A)

Sonnet 6Gb/s SAS/SATA RAID Controller(2)

 

 

 

 

SSD

Product

Mac

Windows

Echo Express SE

Echo Express & Echo Express II

Echo Express Pro

xMac mini Server

 

 

 

Full Height
Half Length

Full Height
1/2 Length+

Full Height
Full Length

Low Profile
Half Length

Full Height
Full Length

OWC Mercury Accelsior PCIe R0

 

Sonnet Tempo Single/Dual SSD PCIe Adapter

 

(3)

(3)

(6A)

Sonnet Tempo Pro Dual SSD PCIe Adapter

 

(6B)

(6B)

(6A)

 

 

Video Capture & Processing

Product

Mac

Windows

Echo Express SE

Echo Express & Echo Express II

Echo Express Pro

xMac mini Server

 

 

 

Full Height
Half Length

Full Height
1/2 Length+

Full Height
Full Length

Low Profile
Half Length

Full Height
Full Length

AJA Kona LHe Plus

 

(6A)

AJA Kona LHi

 

(6A)

AJA Kona 3G

 

(6C)

(12)

(6A)

Black Magic Intensity Pro

 

(6A)

Black Magic Decklink 4K

 

(6A)

Black Magic Decklink Quad

 

(6C)

(6A)

Black Magic Decklink HD Extreme 3D

 

(6D)

(6A)

Black Magic Decklink Studio

 

(6D)

(6A)

Black Magic Decklink Studio2

 

(6D)

(6A)

Black Magic Intensity Duo

 

(6A)

Black Magic Decklink SDI

 

(6A)

Matrox Mojito MAX

 

(6B)

(6B)

(6B)

Sienna Automation X

 

(6A)

 

 

Storage(4)

Product

Mac

Windows

Echo Express SE

Echo Express & Echo Express II

Echo Express Pro

xMac mini Server

 

 

 

Full Height
Half Length

Full Height
1/2 Length+

Full Height
Full Length

Low Profile
Half Length

Full Height
Full Length

Sonnet Fusion D400QR5/R400QR5(5)

 

Sonnet Fusion DX800RAID

 

 

Sonnet Fusion RX1600RAID

 

 

Tandberg Data LTO-2, LTO-5

 

(4)

(4)

(4)

 

 

Technical Notes

1.        Some older versions of the Apple/LSI Fibre Channel Card may not be compatible with Thunderbolt technology. Here's what we know:
Compatible Versions: H3-2507-01D, H3-250770-01D, L3-25077-00E, L3-25007-00G
Incompatible Versions: L3-00137-01D
Please send an email to support@sonnettech.comif you have another version that does or does not work.

2.        30ºC maximum ambient operating temperature

3.        Single SSD in this chassis

4.        SAS LTO models used with compatible SAS card such as ATTO H680 or H644

5.        Recommended with Sonnet Tempo SATA 6Gb Pro 2-Port or Pro 4-port

6.        Not marked as compatible because the size of the card (height or length) does not fit the space available:

A)

Full-height cards don't fit in the xMac mini Server's low-profile slot, but do fit in its full-height slot and in all Echo Express models. 

B)

Full-length cards fit in the Echo Express Pro, and in the xMac mini Server's full-length slot. They don't fit in the Echo Express SE or the Echo Express, or in the xMac mini Server's low-profile slot. 

C)

Medium-length cards (longer than 6.6" [half-length] but not longer than 7.75") don't fit in the Echo Express SE, but do fit in the Echo Express and Echo Express Pro, as well as in the xMac mini Server's full-length slot. 

D)

Double-width cards (double cards or single cards with an auxiliary I/O plate) fit in the Echo Express and Echo Express Pro, but not the Echo Express SE or xMac mini server.

7.        Limited clearance within the chassis to connect to RJ45 port on AES16e-50 card without special modification.

8.        Limited clearance within the chassis to connect to RJ45 port on AES16e-50 card without special modification.

9.        See www.areca.com.tw/support/s_thunderbolt/thunderbolt.htmfor the latest information.

10.     Although this is a low profile card, a low profile bracket is not included in the box.

11.     Requires Echo Express Pro Serial Number Bxxx and greater (shipping beginning  Feb. 2013) and requires Sonnet's Pro Tools|HDX2 PCIe Card Power Adapter Cablefor Echo Express Pro.

12.     The Kona 3G fits in the Echo Express, but not the Echo Express II.