Akitio’s Thunder Dock makes a great accessory for the all-new Mac Pro, which begin shipping Dec. 19. It’s also a useful peripheral for any Thunderbolt-equipped Mac.
The US$269 Thunderbolt Dock allows users to access data on both legacy and future storage drives by providing multiple host ports for USB 3.0, eSATA and FireWire 800. In addition, it’s equipped with two Thunderbolt ports for daisy chaining additional Thunderbolt devices and storage.
By connecting one Thunderbolt cable from the dock to a computer, users will receive instant access to all of the additional storage drives that are hooked up to the dock. The lighting fast Thunderbolt interface guarantees the best possible data transfer rates.
Akitio’s Thunder Dock features the following:
° Two Thunderbolt ports for lightning fast speeds of up to 10Gb/s;
° The ability to daisy chain up to six Thunderbolt devices;
° Two eSATA host ports (up to six Gb/s);
° One seven watt bus-powered FireWire 800 host port;
° Two bus-powered USB 3.0 host ports (supports UASP);
° A durable and rugged aluminum casing;
° Compatibility with Thunderbolt 2
For more info go to http://www.Akitio.com .