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Sonnet Echo III Rackmount 3-Slot TB3 to PCIe Card Expansion System

Model: ECHO-3R-TB3

Sonnet Echo III Rackmount 3-Slot TB3 to PCIe Card Expansion System
Sonnet Echo III Rackmount 3-Slot TB3 to PCIe Card Expansion System
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About: Sonnet Echo III Rackmount 3-Slot TB3 to PCIe Card Expansion System

The best portable, mini desktop and all-in-one computers feature powerful CPUs and include high-performance Thunderbolt™ ports to support peripherals. But they lack the PCIe expansion slots creative pros need to install specialty adapter cards that enable their workflows by adding video and audio inputs, transcoding data, and connecting to high-speed shared storage and networks. Sonnet has a solution—the Echo™ III Rackmount—a professional Thunderbolt™ 3 to PCIe card expansion system that enables you to connect three (up to) full-length (12.28 inches long) PCIe cards to your computer at the same time, via a single cable.

Echo III Rackmount

Echo III Rackmount supports every Thunderbolt 3 compatible, non-GPU PCIe 1.1/2.0/3.0 card available including video capture and transcoding; audio DSP; 6Gb or 12Gb SAS or SATA host bus adapter; 10Gb, 25Gb or Ethernet; SSD storage; and other specialty types to your system.

Key Features:

  • Connects up to Three High-performance non-GPU PCIe Cards
  • Pro Tools | HDX Compatible
  • Three PCIe Slots (One x16 plus two x8 Slots)
  • Support Three full-Height, Single-width Cards, or One Double-width Card plus one Single-width Card
  • Pro Power (Integrated 400W power supply with 75W auxiliary power)
  • Energy Savings (Powers On/Off Automatically with the Computer)
  • Remarkably Quiet (Noctua Fans Rated at 17dBA)
  • 40Gbps Thunderbolt 3 Interface
  • Two Thunderbolt 3 Ports (One Port for Computer, Second Port Supports Thunderbolt Peripheral Daisy-chaining)
  • Rugged 2U Steel Enclosure
  • Space for Optional Future Expansion
  • Includes 0.7-meter Thunderbolt 3 Cable
  • Includes Sonnet Designed ThunderLok 3 (Prevents Accidental Cable Disconnections)
  • Mac®, Windows®, and Linux® Compatible
  • Avid® Qualified
  • 2-year Product Warranty
  • Free Lifetime Customer Technical Support
  • Designed and Made in the USA

Mac Compatibility

  • Mac (Intel®) with Thunderbolt 3 ports
  • Mac (M1) with PCIe cards that have M1 compatible drivers
  • Mac with a Thunderbolt 2 or Thunderbolt port with an Apple Thunderbolt 3 (USB C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter plus a Thunderbolt 2 cable (both sold separately)
  • macOS® 10.12.6+
  • macOS Big Sur compatible

Windows Compatibility

  • PC with Thunderbolt 3 ports
  • Windows 10 (64-bit Edition Version 1809 or greater, see note)
  • Important Note: Windows computers require the latest BIOS and Thunderbolt drivers to support this product. Check with your computer manufacturer for update information.

Linux Compatibility

  • Linux® computer with Thunderbolt 3 ports
  • Linux Kernel 5.0+

Hardware

  • Warranty: 2-year
  • Form Factor: Rackmount expansion system
  • External Connectors
    • Two Thunderbolt 3 ports
    • 12V power port
  • 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)(1)
    • One x8 mechanical (x8 electrical) PCIe 3.0
    • One x16 mechanical (x8 electrical) PCIe 3.0
    • One x8 mechanical (x4 electrical) PCIe 3.0
  • 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 400W, 115-230V AC, 50-60Hz(8)
  • Operating Temperature: 0ºC to 35ºC (32ºF to 95ºF)
  • Dimensions (WxDxH): 19 x 16.5 x 3.6 in. (48.3 x 41.9 x 9.1 cm)
  • Weight: 23.15 lbs (10.50 kg)

Package Contents

  • Echo III Rackmount enclosure
  • Power cord
  • 0.7-meter Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps) cable
  • ThunderLok 3 Thunderbolt Connector Retainer Clip(2)
  • Documentation

UPC: 732311013201

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Warranty: Sonnet Echo III Rackmount 3-Slot TB3 to PCIe Card Expansion System

AVShop.ca Warranty:

30 Days

Manufacturer's Warranty:

5 Year Warranty

  • Sonnet Fusion Fibre Storage Products and managed Ethernet switches
  • Sonnet Fusion D, DX, R, and RX Series Storage Products: (except R400S RAID purchased outside of xMac mini RAID Server bundle) with removable 3.5" drives
  • Sonnet Pro Controller Cards: PCIe (Tempo SATA E4P, E4i, 6Gb Pro PCIe 2.0, 6Gb Pro 4-Port, SSD Pro, and Allegro FW800); ExpressCard/34 (Tempo SATA Pro, 6Gb Pro, edge 6Gb Pro, SAS Pro, FireWire 800 Pro, SDXC UHS-I Reader, and Pro Dual Compact Flash Adapter); and PCI-X (Tempo SATA X4P) 
  • Sonnet Pro Thunderbolt Products: Echo ExpressCard Pro Thunderbolt Adapter; Echo Express II, Echo Express III-D, Echo Express III-R and Echo Express Pro Thunderbolt Expansion chassis; Echo Express SE 10GbE, Echo Express SE eSATA Pro 4-Port and Echo Express SEL 10GbE Thunderbolt adapters; xMac mini Server, xMac mini Server 2H and xMac mini Server (Third Generation); xMac Pro Server; Fusion DX800RAID Thunderbolt Edition and Fusion DX800 RAID (Thunderbolt 2 Edition)

2 Year Warranty:

  • Sonnet Fusion D, DX, R, and RX Series Storage Products: (except Fibre) with removable 3.5" drives
  • Sonnet Pro Controller Cards: PCIe (Tempo SATA E4P, E4i, and Allegro FW800); ExpressCard/34 (Tempo SATA Pro, FireWire 800 Pro, and Pro Dual Compact Flash Adapter); and PCI-X (Tempo SATA X4P) 
  • Sonnet Mobile Storage and Qio Media Readers: Fusion F2, Fusion F2QR, Fusion F3, Qio, Qio E3, Qio CF4, Qio MR

1 Year Warranty:

  • Sonnet Fusion QR
  • Sonnet Fusion R400S RAID (except when purchased as part of xMac mini RAID Server bundle)
  • Sonnet Thunderbolt Products: Echo Express, Echo Express SE, Echo Express SEL
  • Sonnet Enclosures and Brackets: RackMac mini and RackMac Pro; MacCuff mini and MacCuff Pro
  • All other new Sonnet products