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Made for digital imaging technicians (DITs) working on pro photo and video productions in the field, the ThunderPack Portable DIT Base Station from MotionFX provides a portable solution which combines fast Thunderbolt RAID storage, power management, and battery power, all within a compact and durable package. Once set up, the ThunderPack becomes the center for your production, and after the day is done, it compacts into a sealed, rolling, and impact-resistant case. The full setup is small enough that it can be comfortably transported by a single person.
Connect your computer via a single Thunderbolt terminal to gain access to all of the functionality of the ThunderPack. With 20 2.5" drive slots available for storage, you should have no problem storing sound, image, and other media files for use on set. Video DITs can transfer and store hours of uncompressed or raw footage for creating dailies or even a preliminary online edit with data transfer speeds greater than 700 MB/s. Photo DITs can immediately begin organizing or working on high-resolution raw photos from a tethered digital camera or digital back while the photographer is still shooting. This ThunderPack configuration comes with 20 2.5" aluminum HDD canisters to fit hard drives of your choosing.
Advanced Power Options
ThunderPack systems can have up to 588 Wh of battery power provided by six separately available hot swappable 98 Wh lithium-ion battery packs. These packs supply power for the internal electronics, and via the DC rail outputs, a wide range of external devices such as laptops or battery chargers can be connected. Peak loads of up to 480 watts are supported. For power autonomy, a solar power input allows for operation in remote regions.
Pelican Case Enclosure
When not in use, the main unit of the ThunderPack can be completely enclosed in the included Pelican case. When sealed, the case protects the ThunderPack unit from inclement weather and is rated to remain waterproof for up to 30 minutes at depths of 3'.
In the Box
Motion FX Systems ThunderPack RAID Portable DIT Base Station
2.5" Drive Canisters
Limited 2-Year Warranty
Table of Contents
Main system interface: Thunderbolt (>700 MB/s read/write speed using RAID 6 or ATTO DVRAID) DD interface: 20 x 6 Gb/s SAS2/SATA3 2.5" ports (max. drive height 17 mm) + 6 Gb/s SAS2/SATA3 expander (for LTO or HDD) External LTO interface: 4 x 5 Gb/s SAS2/SATA3 to SFF-8644 socket + 5-pin XLR power 12 V & 5 V, 40W total max
Custom Configuration Options
Not available on this model
Mac OS X 10.8 and newer
ATTO ThunderStream 3808, RAID 0/1/3/5/6
Power input: 88 to 268 VAC, 50/60 Hz full range Operating: 11 to 15 VDC, 0 to 10 A Operating & charging: 16 to 22 VDC, 0 to 10 A Power output: Power rails raw output: 10 to 19 V, 25 A or 250 W max Power sub-system: 6 x 98 Wh Li-ion batteries Total capacity: 588 Wh DC PSU peak load: 480 W (320 W continuous)
Temperature: 35.6 to 118.4°F / 2 to 48°C (under shade) Humidity: Open cover: 95% Closed cover: waterproof to 3.3' / 1 m underwater for up to 30 minutes Altitude: 13,000' / 4000 m max
19.2 x 11.4 x 16.4" / 487 x 289 x 416 mm
50.7 lb / 23 kg (with HDDs and batteries) 41.2 lb / 18.7 kg (without HDDs, with batteries) 36.4 lb / 16.5 kg (without HDDs or batteries)
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