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Cine Gear 2016: Akitio Caters To Your Thunderbolt 3 Needs

Cine Gear 2016: Akitio Caters To Your Thunderbolt 3 Needs

Thunderbolt 3 is the new and improved connector that’s slowly making its way into our lives and computers. Akitio, however, is leading the way with a new line of Thunderbolt 3 drives, as well as advancing their Thunderbolt 2 products. We spoke with Akitio’s Brian Cho about their drives, the future of Thunderbolt 3 technology and more.

AKiTiO Thunder3 Duo Pro – $369

External Thunderbolt™ 3 & USB 3.1 Gen 1 Storage Solution

This dual bay RAID storage enclosure can reach data transfer speeds of up to 785 MB per second while simultaneously providing two 4K video signal streams. For added convenience and flexibility, the AKiTiO Thunder3 Duo Pro can accommodate both 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch drives. It is completely “tool-less”, so drives can be easily installed or uninstalled.

Features
  • Thunderbolt 3 for lighting fast transfer speeds up to 40 Gbps
  • Triple connectivity featuring Thunderbolt 3, USB 3.1 Gen 1 and DisplayPort
  • Second Thunderbolt 3 port supports Thunderbolt 3, USB 3.1 (10 Gbps), and DisplayPort devices
  • Hardware RAID controller (RAID 0, RAID 1, SPAN, Non-RAID)
  • Tool-less drive installation for 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch drives
  • Built-in fan for active cooling with power switch
  • Dedicated DisplayPort for additional 4K monitor
  • Kensington security lock slot

 

AKiTiO Thunder3 PCIe SSD – $1,299

A screaming fast external storage solution for your Thunderbolt™ 3 computer. The Intel SSD 750 Series is Intel’s first PCIe Gen3 x4 SSD developed for the client enthusiast and workstation markets. In combination with the lightning fast Thunderbolt™ 3 interface, the AKiTiO Thunder3 PCIe SSD is able to deliver over 2000 MB/s of read speeds. No longer limited to large RAID systems, professionals in need of speed can now take the drive with them on location and work on footage in the field.

Features
  • Thunderbolt™ 3 for lighting fast transfer speeds up to 40 Gbps
  • 1.2TB Intel 750 Series PCIe Gen3 x4 SSD with NVMe interface
  • Dedicated DisplayPort for additional monitor to expand the workspace
  • 2nd Thunderbolt port supports Thunderbolt 3, USB 3.1, and DisplayPort devices
  • Daisy-chain up to 6 Thunderbolt devices
  • Durable and rugged aluminum casing

 

AKiTiO Thunder3 Quad – $429

External Thunderbolt™ 3 Storage Solution

This 4-bay storage enclosure is designed to house up to four 2.5-inch or 3.5-inch drives. With Software RAID, four striped SSD’s can reach data transfer speeds of up to 1375 MB per second while the Thunderbolt 3 interface provides sufficient bandwidth for additional 4K video signal streams and data transfers at the same time. An ultra durable aluminum casing provides efficient heat dissipation, plus an extra large rear fan keeps your drives cool during long hours of operation.

Features
  • Thunderbolt 3 interface for lighting fast transfer speeds up to 40 Gbps
  • Second Thunderbolt 3 port supports Thunderbolt 3, USB 3.1 (10 Gbps), and DisplayPort devices
  • Dedicated DisplayPort for additional monitor to expand the workspace
  • Large and quiet low speed fan (1900 RPM) for active cooling
  • Large handle provides comfortable grip when carrying the device
  • Removable trays for easy SSD and HDD installation
  • Kensington security slot

 

AKiTiO T3T – $69

The AKiTiO T3T connects Thunderbolt™ devices with existing Thunderbolt 2 or Thunderbolt (1) interfaces to the latest Thunderbolt 3 capable computers. This adapter supports bus powered devices and comes with a captive Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) cable included.

Features
  • Connects existing Thunderbolt devices to a Thunderbolt 3 computer
  • Captive Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) cable included
  • Supports bus powered devices
  • Durable, compact and portable
  • Bus powered

 

For more information on each of these products, visit the product links above. For more info on all things Akitio, visit www.Akitio.com

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