ATTO Technology TLFC-2162-DE0 20 Gb/s Thunderbolt 2 16Gb FC Desklink Device (UK/EMEA)

ATTO Technology TLFC-2162-DE0 20 Gb/s Thunderbolt 2 16Gb FC Desklink Device (UK/EMEA)

ATTO Technology TLFC-2162-DE0 20 Gb/s Thunderbolt 2 16Gb FC Desklink Device (UK/EMEA)

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  • Desktop Form Factor
  • SFP+ LC Optical Connector Type
  • 2 x 20 Gb/s Thunderbolt 2 Connectivity
  • 2 x 16 Gb/s Fibre Channel Connectivity
  • External LEDs for Online & Speed Status
  • Link/Activity/Link Speed LED Indicators
  • Supports 4K Video File Transfer/Display
  • Auto Negotiation to 16/8/4Gb Devices
  • 81 Buffer Credits
  • Supports Mac & Windows Operating Systems
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  • 1Description

The TLFC-2162-DE0 20 Gb/s Thunderbolt 2 16Gb FC Desklink Device (UK/EMEA) from ATTO Technology provides maximum throughput for high-bandwidth network connectivity for IT, and media and entertainment applications. It offers cost effective access to storage, previously not available using FireWire or USB. With dual channel configuration, and support for load balancing and failover, the 16 Gb/s Fibre Channel Desklink device can be used to achieve optimal I/O and data throughput, for advanced video and access to IT applications. It can support both, local and storage area networks for Mac OS X 10.9 and later, and Windows 7 and 8 platforms (Linux when Thunderbolt-enabled platforms become available), providing a single connectivity solution for users with heterogeneous operating system environments.

Performance Engineered
This Fibre Channel Desklink device is designed to provide fast, redundant and highly available connectivity to Fibre Channel storage, and is engineered to manage latency for real-time applications. Advanced Data Streaming (ADS) technology provides controlled acceleration of data to deliver consistent performance and reliable data transfers for video editing, digital audio, video on demand, or database applications. ATTO pays close attention to detail in board design and signal integrity, to minimize transmission errors and data corruption. Fibre Channel drivers with support for multipathing, make ATTO the premier choice for high-performance Fibre Channel SAN connectivity.
Advanced Management Tools
ConfigTool features an intuitive GUI that simplifies the installation, management, and monitoring of the Desklink device. With advanced troubleshooting and performance tuning capabilities, ConfigTool provides users with sophisticated diagnostics, and the flexibility to control settings for specific applications.
MultiPath Director
Storage connectivity solution for a wide array of certified, enterprise-class storage systems from storage providers. Multiple paths to storage for improved data integrity and reliability.

Technical Features

Dual 16Gb Fibre Channel ports.
Two SFP+ LC optical modules (included).
Supports 4K video file transfer and display simultaneously, with dual 20 Gb/s Thunderbolt 2.
Daisy chain up to five additional Thunderbolt technology-enabled devices.
Backwards compatible with 10Gb/s Thunderbolt.
Complete SAN connectivity when combined with ATTO FibreConnect Fibre Channel switches.
RoHS compliant.

General Features

Auto Negotiation to 16Gb, 8Gb, and 4Gb devices.
Supports arbitrated loop, point-to-point, and direct fabric/switch attach.
Flash ROM for field upgrades.
FC Class 3 support.
Buffer Credits: 81.
Software RAID support with ATTO's Power.
Center software.
Supports FDMI and WMI.
Supports NPIV and Virtual Fabric.

Advanced Software Features

Adaptive load balancing.

User Benefits

Optimal performance for a wide range of applications.
Low power consumption.
Increased switch port availability.
Reduces cost per MB of data transferred.
Seamless integration into existing FC SANs
Support for virtualized server environments.
Extensive certification with SAN infrastructure components.


The Desklink delivers high-performance and reliable connectivity solutions for the demanding storage environments, including digital content creation, tape streaming and backup, rich content delivery, server clustering, and complex databases. It enables users to achieve the I/O performance for real-time and transactional applications.
In the Box
ATTO Technology TLFC-2162-DE0 20 Gb/s Thunderbolt 2 16Gb FC Desklink Device (UK/EMEA)
  • 2 x SFP+ LC Optical Modules
  • IEC C-13 Power Cord
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Form Factor Desktop
    Management Tools ATTO ConfigTool (with GUI) management and configuration utility
    Connector Type SFP+ LC optical
    Input Connectors 2 x 20 Gb/s Thunderbolt 2
    Output Connectors 2 x 16 Gb/s Fibre Channel
    Indicators External LEDs for online and speed status for each port
    LED Indicators: Link (solid), Activity (blinking), Link Speed (On = 16 Gb, Off = 8 Gb, 4 Gb)
    Environmental Operating Temperature: 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
    Operating Humidity: 10 to 90% (non-condensing)

    Storage Temperature: -40 to +158°F (-40 to +70°C)
    Storage Humidity: 5 to 95% (non-condensing)
    Operating System Support Mac OS X 10.9 and later
    Windows 7 and 8
    Power Adapter 100 to 240 VAC, 50 to 60 Hz, 0.6 A (maximum)
    12 VDC
    Compliance FCC Part 15, Subpart B, Class B
    EN55022, Class B/EN55024
    EU RoHS (2002/95/EC)
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 4.5 x 1.5 x 9.0" (11.4 x 3.8 x 22.8 cm)
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