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Sonnet Announces Professional Modular Thunderbolt™ Expansion Systems for the Desktop and for Rack Installation

Sonnet DuoModo

Sonnet Technologies announce the DuoModo™ line of professional, modular Thunderbolt™ expansion systems for the desktop and for rack installation, the latest entries in its award-winning lineup of Thunderbolt products. The DuoModo line is comprised of three interchangeable expansion modules — a three-slot PCIe® card system, an eGPU card system, and a Mac mini® mounting system with integrated 40Gbps Thunderbolt storage dock — and three enclosures consisting of two dual-module housings (one desktop and one rackmount) and a single-module desktop housing. Sonnet will also offer four preconfigured systems to simplify the order process for the most popular combinations of modules and enclosures. All modules are Thunderbolt 3 and Thunderbolt 4 compatible

The DuoModo line addresses the particular requirements of audio, video, and broadcast users. Users can now configure a system to fit their specific needs, creating diverse combinations such as a system housing two GPU cards or six PCIe cards to connect to their computers with Thunderbolt 3 or 4 ports, or another with a Mac mini plus one GPU card or three PCIe cards. Additional modules are planned for future release.


Sonnet Announces Professional, Dual-Slot 40Gbps Thunderbolt™ Card Reader for SxS™ PRO X Media

Sonnet SF3 Series SxS Pro X Hero

Sonnet Technologies announce the SF3™ Series – SxS™ PRO X Card Reader, the latest model in its family of professional media readers and the upgraded replacement for its popular original model in the lineup. The SF3 Series – SxS PRO X Card Reader features dual card slots and a dual-port 40Gbps Thunderbolt™ interface. Developed to support the requirements for shooting stable 4K video at high bit rates, SxS PRO X is the latest SxS memory card created by Sony® for use as onboard recording media in some of their latest pro digital video cameras and camcorders.

SxS PRO X Card Reader is the only dual-slot SxS PRO X card reader available. The capability to stack multiple SF3 Series – SxS PRO X, CFexpress™ / XQD™, RED MINI-MAG®, and CFast™ 2.0 readers in the same footprint is convenient for DITs working multicamera shoots or in a small workspace, while the ability to connect them all to a computer through a single Thunderbolt cable is game-changing.


Sonnet Announces Echo™ 11 Thunderbolt™ 4 Dock – Thunderbolt 4 Docking Station Features Four Thunderbolt 4 Ports, Provides Up to 90 Watts of Charging Power to Portable Computers, Offers 8K Display Support

Sonnet Echo 11 Thunderbolt 4 Dock Connectors

Sonnet Technologies announce the Echo™ 11 Thunderbolt® 4 Dock, the latest offering in the company’s popular Echo family of Thunderbolt docking stations. The Echo 11 dock features four Thunderbolt 4 ports, three USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbps) Type A ports, one USB 2.0 Type A charging port, one RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet port, one 3.5 mm combo audio port, and one SD™ 4.0 card slot. Sonnet’s dock is compatible with all computers with Thunderbolt 4 ports, M1 Mac® computers with Thunderbolt/USB4® ports, Intel® Mac computers with Thunderbolt 3 ports, and late-model Windows® computers with Thunderbolt 3 ports.

Featuring four Thunderbolt 4 ports (one for connecting and charging the computer, three for peripheral connection), the Echo 11 dock fulfills users’ most frequent request: the ability to connect multiple Thunderbolt peripherals directly. Although Thunderbolt computers support the daisy chain connection of separately powered Thunderbolt devices, the capability to plug in three bus-powered end devices at once can be game-changing for users


Sonnet Launches Portable External Graphics (eGPU) Docks with Support for Thunderbolt™/USB-C® Displays

Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5700

eGPU Breakaway™ Puck Radeon® RX 5500 XT and eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5700 are the newest members of Sonnet’s popular family of portable all-in-one Thunderbolt™ 3 external graphics processing (eGPU) systems. Replacing the now discontinued eGFX Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 560 and Radeon RX 570 eGPUs, the new models retain the same form factor but in many cases deliver more than 300% performance improvement over the previous-generation models. The new models now include two USB ports for connecting peripheral devices and a second Thunderbolt port for fully supporting a Thunderbolt/USB-C® display, including the 6K Apple® Pro Display XDR


Sonnet Announces Two High-Power Thunderbolt™ 3 to eGPU Card Expansion Systems

Sonnet eGPU Breakaway Box 750 Macbook Pro Desk

eGPU Breakaway Box 750™ and eGPU Breakaway Box 750ex™ are the newest and most powerful members of the company’s award-winning family of Thunderbolt™ 3 to PCIe® graphics processing (GPU) card expansion systems. Both systems support full-length, full-height, double-width GPU cards, and utilize large temperature-controlled fans that provide efficient and ultra-quiet cooling for the installed card. Sonnet designed these new expansion systems with the goal of offering users a future-proof purchase, equipping them with 750-watt power supplies capable of supporting the most power-hungry GPU cards available. The systems are nearly identical, except the eGPU Breakaway Box 750ex adds a built-in connection hub for USB devices and Ethernet connectivity.


Sonnet Announces Full-Size, Three-Slot Thunderbolt™ 3 to PCIe® Card Expansion Systems

Sonnet Echo III Avid Pro Tools HDX Qualified

The Echo III Desktop is a full-size desktop chassis that enables the use of up to three high-performance PCIe cards with computers equipped with Thunderbolt ports, while the Echo III Rackmount offers the same support and features in a rack-mountable 2U enclosure. Replacing the popular Echo Express III-D and III-R (including HDX Editions), the new Echo systems have been upgraded with the addition of a mode switch that enables the use of multiple Avid® Pro Tools|HDX PCIe cards and new cooling fans for even quieter operation. Both of these units have been Avid-qualified.


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