Remove the Bottleneck…
Today's new all-in-one desktop, mini and laptop computers have tremendous processing power. Power that they have not been able to take full advantage of due to the limitations of USB, FireWire, and single port Gigabit Ethernet connections. With their lower cost, compact form factor, and increased portability, they offer many advantages over the traditional desktop systems. For professionals in the creative fields, this processing power alone is not enough. To unleash the necessary power to drive high-speed storage and networks at full rates, enter Small Tree’s ThunderNET.
ThunderNET combines the high performance I/O capabilities of Thunderbolt with the flexibility of PCIe to create a solution that allows you access the under-utilized processors of your computer. ThunderNET will allow you to connect high performance Ethernet shared storage solutions via a 10 Gigabit Ethernet connection to your iMac®, Mac® mini, MacBook® Pro or MacBook® Air; all from one source -- Small Tree –- the complete end-to-end video editing shared storage experts.
ThunderNET TN10-1P provides a single port of 10GBASE-T CAT6 network performance to your iMac or Laptop Thunderbolt connector for the most cost effective way to move up to 10Gb performance. Must be using OS X 10.7.0 or later.
Adds Network Bandwidth to Any Computer with a Thunderbolt Port— ThunderNET supports all Small Tree PCIe 2.0 Cards
High Bandwidth—x4 mode 1GB/s PCIe 2.0 slot, perfect for 10 Gigabit and Multi-port GbE Ethernet connectivity.
Two Thunderbolt Ports—Daisy chain up to six devices to a single port on the host computer
Variable Speed Fans—Operate slow and quiet with cooler cards, better cooling for hot cards
Energy Saver Mode—Powers on/off automatically with the computer
Thunderbolt Cable—2 meter Thunderbolt cable included with purchase
Rugged Aluminum Housing—Portable protection for any environment