Sonnet Echo Express SEL 10 Gigabit Ethernet Thunderbolt 2 Adapter

Sonnet Echo Express SEL 10 Gigabit Ethernet Thunderbolt 2 Adapter

Sonnet Echo Express SEL 10 Gigabit Ethernet Thunderbolt 2 Adapter

Sonnet Echo Express SEL 10 Gigabit Ethernet Thunderbolt 2 Adapter

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  • 20 Gb/s Thunderbolt 2 Technology
  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet 10GBASE-SR Network
  • Easy Installation
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 2 Ports
  • Maximum Packet Size 9000 Bytes
  • Quiet Cooling
  • Energy Saver Mode
  • RoHS Compliant
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  • 1Description

The Echo Express SEL 10 Gigabit Ethernet Thunderbolt 2 Adapter from Sonnet bundles an Echo Express SEL Thunderbolt 2 Expansion Chassis with a Presto 10GbE PCIe card and a 1-port Fibre SFP+ transceiver, providing you a near plug and play solution for adding 10GbE connectivity. This adapter measures 4" wide by 8.4" long by 2.8" tall. A temperature-controlled, variable-speed fan keeps the adapter running cool and quiet. In addition, the Thunderbolt 2 ports on the back panel of the chassis support daisy chaining of up to six devices, to a single port on the host computer. This adapter features 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) this high speed wired networking standard offers ten times the performance of Gigabit Ethernet. The adapter provides a simple way to add lightning fast 10 Gigabit Ethernet network connectivity to desktops or Mac notebooks with Thunderbolt 2 or Thunderbolt ports.

It enables you to connect your computer to high-speed infrastructure and storage, without stepping down in speed. You can connect the Echo Express SEL 10GbE to a host computer via the included Thunderbolt cable and to the switch or 10GbE port via fiber optic cable (sold separately), plug in the included power supply, and then configure the setup through the OS X Network control panel.

The adapter is suitable for high-performance computing where low latency, high bandwidth, and low CPU overhead are required. Its increased throughput performance and low host-CPU utilization are achieved with stateless offloads, allowing your computer to perform better for large files transfers or high I/O operations.

Provides 10GbE Connectivity to Mac with Thunderbolt Technology
User-friendly way to add high performance 10GbE connectivity to your Thunderbolt 2 or Thunderbolt-enabled computer
Thunderbolt 2 Interface
Maximum performance with computers that have Thunderbolt 2 technology, backwards compatible with host computers and other devices that are equipped with 10 Gb/s Thunderbolt technology
Small and Light
Compact Thunderbolt 2 to 10GbE adapter integrates the Echo Express SEL chassis and a Presto 10GbE PCIe card with a 1-port Fibre SFP+ transceiver
Easy Setup
Configured through OS X Network control panel
Two Thunderbolt 2 Ports
Daisy chain up to six devices to a single port on the host computer
Quiet Cooling
Temperature-controlled, variable-speed fan automatically and quietly cools the card
Energy Saver Mode
Powers on/off automatically with the computer
Rugged Aluminum Housing
Provides secure protection for any environment
Thunderbolt Cable and Cable Lock (Included)
The included Thunderbolt cable and lock secures the Thunderbolt connectors plugged into the Echo chassis
It is easy to install and prevents accidental cable disconnections 1
In the Box
Sonnet Echo Express SEL 10 Gigabit Ethernet Thunderbolt 2 Adapter
  • 1.6' Thunderbolt Cable
  • Thunderbolt Cable Lock
  • Universal Power Adapter
  • Power Cord
  • Limited 5-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    External Connectors 2 x Thunderbolt 2
    LC fibre
    12 V power
    Transceiver Type SR SFP+ (850 nm wave length)
    Cable Distance 0M2 Cable: 269.0" (82.0 m)
    0M3 Cable: 984.3' (300.0 m)
    0M4 Cable: 1312.3' (400.0 m)
    Network 10 Gigabit Ethernet 10GBASE-SR
    Packets Maximum Packet Size: 9000 bytes (jumbo packets)
    Throughput ~9.9 Gb/s with 9 KB MTU, ~ 9.5 Gb/s with 1500B MTU
    1170 MB/s* with Thunderbolt 2
    800 MB/s with Thunderbolt

    Jperf benchmark

    Stateless Offload IP and TCP checksum offload, send, and receive
    TSO (TCP Segmentation Offload, AKA Large Send Offload)
    LRO (Large Receive Offload)
    RSS (Receive-Side Scaling)
    Interrupt Coalescing
    Multicast filtering
    Power Adapter Input: 100 - 240 VAC, 2.0 A, 50 - 60 Hz
    Output: 12 V at 7.5 A (90 W)
    Operating Temperature 32 to 95°F (0 to 35°C)
    Compatibility Mac Compatibility:
    Any Mac with a Thunderbolt 2 or Thunderbolt port
    OS X 10.8.5+
    OS X Server and OS X Mavericks compatible

    PC Compatibility: Any PC with a Thunderbolt 2 port
    Windows 8, 7
    Compliance RoHS
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 4.1 x 2.7 x 8.5" (10.4 x 7.0 x 21.6 cm)
    Weight 2.95 lb (1.34 kg) (including power supply)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 4.2 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 12.0 x 7.3 x 7.0"

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