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Kanex Thunderbolt to eSATA and USB 3.0 Adapter

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Product code: KTU10

Kanex

Highlights

Easily connect your Thunderbolt-equipped Mac or PC to an eSATA device with the Kanex Thunderbolt to eSATA + USB 3.0 Adapter. Small and compact, it connects to the Thunderbolt port on your Mac or PC computer, giving you an eSATA port and an extra USB 3.0 port.

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Mac and eSATA Friendly

Extend the use of your existing eSATA-equipped external storage unit by connecting it to your Mac. Since many users are still on eSATA equipment this adapter will add value by adding USB 3.0 support.

Increase Your Performance

Conveniently, the Kanex Thunderbolt to eSATA adapter adds an extra SuperSpeed USB 3.0 port to your Mac or PC computer so users can connect to more everyday peripherals, like external hard drives, a keyboard or mouse.

Award Winning

Kanex Thunderbolt adapters won the Macworld Best of Show 2014 award for their ability to help Mac or PC users increase their connectivity options and bridge the gap between old and new technologies.

Plug and Play

Set-up is easy. Simply connect an eSATA hard drive to the Kanex Thunderbolt adapter, and then plug into the Thunderbolt port of your Mac or PC. Use the extra USB port to connect extra peripherals. For even greater expandability, add the Kanex 4-port USB 3.0 hub and access up to 4 USB 3.0 devices at the same time.

 

F.A.Q :

Is there Thunderbolt pass-through?

TB pass-through will not be possible on this product because we are using Intel "Port Ridge" chip that does not have TB pass-through.


Will it be full 5Gbps or only 2.5Gbps?
It will be full speed USB 3.0 5Gbps.


Will the Thunderbolt to eSATA adapter support port multiplying on bays containing multiple drives?
Yes! It does support port multiplying on Mac. However, it will require additional drivers for Windows.


Will a MacBook Pro boot from a bootable hard disk drive connected to the USB OR eSATA port of the Thunderbolt to USB3.0 + eSATA adapter?
No, this option is not available on our adapter.


Hi I was wondering if the Thunderbolt cable is permanently attached and if so how long is it?
Yes, The cable is attached cannot be removed.


Does the adapter HDD or SSD booting options?
No, this option is not available on our adapter.


What are the transfer speeds for eSATA?
Theoretical speed is 5Gbps. Actual performance speed is 3Gbps. However, it might vary depending on the HDD and or SSD that you use.


How long is the attached Thunderbolt cable?
Cable Length 3.5 inches.


eSATA II, or eSATA III? what is the maximum tested benchmark (not theoretical) of the eSATA port?
Theoretical speed is 5Gbps. Actual performance speed is 3Gbps. However, it might vary depending on the HDD and or SSD that you use.


Does it support, USB 3 HUB?
Yes it does and it works fine it even works with our Simple Dock.


Hi there,Will your Kanex Thunderbolt to USB 3.0 and E-SATA device work in windows 7 (64Bit edition - boot camped) on a Macbook Pro (late 2013) model.
Yes It will work.


Macbook pro 2008 late will work this?
Thank you for you interest in our brand Kanex and for contacting us, please allow us to help you out. As long as your computer has a thunderbolt port it will work. but remember it has to at least be able to run OSX 10.8.4.

Technical Specifications:

•Upstream port: Thunderbolt and Thunderbolt 2
•Downstream port: USB 3.0 and eSATA

 

Compatibility:

*Cannot be used as a bootable device for Mac or Windows

 

System Requirements:

• Mac: OS X v10.8.4 and above
• Windows: Win 7 and above (32-bit and 64-bit)

MacBook with Thunderbolt (No USB 3.0)
• MacBook Air (11-inch, Mid 2011)
• MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid 2011)
• MacBook Pro (13-inch, Late 2011)
• MacBook Pro (13-inch, Early 2011)
• MacBook Pro (15-inch, Late 2011)
• MacBook Pro (15-inch, Early 2011)
• MacBook Pro (17-inch, Late 2011)
• MacBook Pro (17-inch, Early 2011)

iMac with Thunderbolt (No USB 3.0)

• iMac (27-inch, Mid 2011)
• iMac (21.5-inch, Mid 2011)

Apple Thunderbolt Display (No USB 3.0)
• 27-inch

Mac mini with Thunderbolt (No USB 3.0)
• Mac mini (Mid 2011)


New Mac computers beyond 2011 have USB 3.0 built in already, but this product can still be used to expand your needs. It is simple, portable and easy to use.

Additional Information

Colour Black
Connection From Thunderbolt
Connection To eSATA, USB 3.0
Gender Male - Female
Length Adapter (0-15cm)
Cable Type No
Connector Type No
Max. Resolution No
Max. Speed No
Manufacturer Kanex
Manufacturer P/N KTU10
UPC 814556017173

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