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Hardware to plug into your Thunderbolt port

Thunderbolt Hardware Got a Thunderbolt port on your Mac but don't have anything to plug into it? Here's a selection of Thunderbolt hardware that you might be interested in.
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Thunderbolt Hardware

Got a Thunderbolt port on your Mac but don't have anything to plug into it? Here's a selection of Thunderbolt hardware that you might be interested in.

I've got to warn you though, you migth want to be sitting down before taking a look at the price tags!

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Apple 27-inch Thunderbolt display

  • 27 inch, TFT active-matrix LCD with in-plane switching (IPS)
  • 2560 by 1440 pixels
  • 16.7 million colors
  • Three powered USB 2.0 ports
  • FireWire 800 port
  • Gigabit Ethernet port
  • Thunderbolt port
  • Built-in FaceTime HD camera with microphone
  • Built-in 2.1 speaker system (49 watts)

Price: $999.

Image source: Apple.

 

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Apple 27-inch Thunderbolt display

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Apple 27-inch Thunderbolt display

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Pegasus RAID Storage with Thunderbolt

Specification

  • Supports up to 6 (Pegasus R6) /4 (Pegasus R4) SATA HDDs
  • 2 x Thunderbolt technology Ports at 10 Gb/s (1.25GB/s)
  • Supports RAID 0, 1, 5, 10
  • Providing over 800MB/s (Pegasus R6)/ 500MB/s (Pegasus R4)
  • Supports Time Machine in Mac OS X

Pegasus R6

  • 6 x 1TB Model: 6TB of raw capacity (4.7TB formatted with HFS+)
  • 6 x 2TB Model: 12TB of raw capacity (9.7TB formatted with HFS+)

Pegasus R4

  • 4 x 1TB Model: 4TB of raw capacity (2.7TB formatted with HFS+)
  • 4 x 2TB Model: 8TB of raw capacity (5.7TB formatted with HFS+)

Price: Starting at $1,699.

Image source: Promise.

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Pegasus RAID Storage with Thunderbolt

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Blackmagic Intensity Extreme HDMI capture/playback

Intensity Extreme, the World’s first HD/SD editing solution to feature lightning fast Thunderbolt technology. Simply plug in Intensity Extreme to get incredible quality HDMI, component video, s-video and composite capture and playback for Thunderbolt based computers. The perfect solution for videographers, Intensity Extreme includes SD/HD capture and playback in compressed and uncompressed video quality.

Compatible with Avid Media Composer 6™, Final Cut Pro™, Adobe Premiere Pro™, Adobe After Effects™, Nuke™, DaVinci Resolve and more.

Price: $299.

Image source: Blackmagic Design.

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Blackmagic Intensity Extreme HDMI capture/playback

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Blackmagic Intensity Extreme HDMI capture/playback

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ExpressBox 3T

ExpressBox 3T provides an 'outside-the-box' solution for using PCIe cards with Thunderbolt-equipped computers.

  • Supports (3) full-length PCI Express cards
  • Two x8 and One x4 - PCIe Gen 2
  • Thunderbolt features speeds up to 10Gbps
  • Daisy-chain up to 6 Thunderbolt devices
  • 220-250W power supply with auxiliary power connectors

Price: Pre-order for $979.

Image source: Magma.

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ExpressBox 3T

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ExpressBox 3T

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ExpressBox 3T

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LaCie Little Big Disk

The LaCie Little Big Disk Thunderbolt Series features a preconfigured RAID0 striped set with optional hard disks or SSDs through the 10Gb/s Thunderbolt interface. It delivers read speeds of up to 480MB/s with the SSD model, and up to 190MB/s with the hard disk model.

Price: Starting at $379.99.

Image source: LaCie.

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LaCie Little Big Disk

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LaCie Little Big Disk

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LaCie Little Big Disk

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LaCie Little Big Disk

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