Apr 05, 2012 announced at ces earlier this year, the lacies new thunderbolt esata hub is now shipping. Thunderbolt and usb are quite different protocols, so you cant just use a cable it would need to have active electronics in it to convert between the protocols. As the name suggests, startechs thunderbolt 3 to esata and usb 3. The lacie esata hub is a simple and efficient means for connecting esata enclosures to your 2011 mac s thunderbolt port. Shopping somewhere like amazon or newegg might find you. My imac boot to finder and immediately recognized the two partitions on my raid 5 as esata. Iogear gtc3deu thunderbolt 3 to esata and usb adapter. May 02, 2012 i got the esata hub a week ago and yesterday connected it to two 2. Through a single cable, the owc thunderbolt 3 dock brings an unprecedented combination of ports, convenience and power to your thunderbolt 3 equipped windows pc or mac. Lacie esata hub thunderbolt series thunderbolt technology. It may also differ from the performance achieved when connecting the same esata storage device directly to an esata compatible computer. This adapter is designed to work with both thunderbolt and thunderbolt 2 ports allowing you to connect both esata and usb 3.
Lacie turns thunderbolt budgetfriendly with esata hub cnet. The docks front is designed for the easy connection of your portable devices, headphones and media cards, while the rear features a multitude of ports for your static devices so cables stay out of sight. Akitio thunder dock thunderbolt docking station akitio. And that means it would cost a lot more than a cheap commodity usb hub and so no one would buy it theyd just get a hub instead. Supports thunderbolt data rates of up to 20gbps with 2 dedicated pci express lanes one per port. I noticed that the lacie esata thunderbolt hub was for sale at the apple store and decided to give it a try. Thunderbolt 3 provides twice the display bandwidth of thunderbolt 2, enabling your mac to support up to four 4k displays or up to two 6k displays. I was also curious to see how daisy chaining would work and whether the lacie could output a mini displayport signal. Aluminum enclosure with heat sink design for 60% better cooling.
The caldigit thunderbolt station 2 docking station adds esata, ethernet, hdmi, and usb 3. Connect up to two drives to the hub, which connects to the thunderbolt port on a new mac. Supports booting from an attached drive with any thunderbolt mac running os x 10. Thunderbolt technology supports daisy chaining, so you can connect a display or other thunderbolt device to the esata hub. With tb2qes3 the latest thunderbolt 3 to esata hub from datoptic, now you can connect up to 20x drive to your mac via thunderbolt 2 or thunderbolt 1 bus, whether your drives are set as jbod via port multiplier or simple four 1. The best thunderbolt 2 docks for the macbook pro or macbook. Buy tb3esatu31 thunderbolt 3 to esata adapter with usb 3. Oct 27, 2015 the 15port dock includes many of the ins and outs youd expect. May 02, 2012 i noticed that the lacie esata thunderbolt hub was for sale at the apple store and decided to give it a try.
Lacies esata thunderbolt hub pushes data transfer to the. Thunderbolt 2 to four 4 esata 6gb hub support port multiplier technology. Its the perfect solution for companies that use esata drives, but have upgraded their macs to versions without expresscard34 slots. Mac hd 12 2 esata hub mac hd thunderbolt series 1 12 mac hd mac hd lacie esata 3 4 100% recyclable copyright 2012, lacie 1201. The hub comes with two thunderbolt ports and two esata ports. Lacies esata thunderbolt hub pushes data transfer to the max. Connect up to two drives to the hub, which connects to the thunderbolt port on your new mac. It includes a second thunderbolt port in case you want to daisy chain another thunderbolt device.
Check with its manufacturer for compatibility with your mac and display model. Lacie hub now shipping, connects esata drives via thunderbolt. Simply connect it to the thunderbolt 3 port on your laptop to provide an esata port and a usb 3. The esata hub thunderbolt series lets users connect esata drives to a thunderboltcompatible mac. Thunderbolt 2 to four 4 esata 6gb hub support port. The unit is very small and takes up almost no space on the desktop. For even greater expandability, add the kanex 4port usb 3.
Comprehensive line of lightningfast 1 and 2port thunderbolt and pcie adapters. You may block or delete all cookies from this site but parts of the site may not work. I found, as others have, that the unit works flawlessly when connected to an esata only external hd enclosure interface. This means you can connect, for example, your highend lacie 324i display and your esata hub to your mac via a single thunderbolt cable. Help with lacie esata thunderbolt hub apple community. The device allows external esata drives to be connected to thunderbolt equipped macs. Thunderbolt 3 connects to displayport displays and monitors with. Charge and synch your smartphone or connect a usb hub for port expansion without experiencing any performance delays. You can even daisy chain the hub to connect up to 12 esata drives six hubs with two esata drives per hub to a mac. Nov 11, 2015 the rear also has three usb 3 ports, a microphone jack, one esata port, gigabit ethernet, hdmi, two thunderbolt 2 ports, and a security lock slot. Jan 08, 2012 cnet reports on a new esata hub from lacie which allows you to connect external esata drives to your thunderbolt equipped mac. The 15port dock includes many of the ins and outs youd expect.
Simply connect an esata hard drive to the kanex thunderbolt adapter, and then plug into the thunderbolt port of your mac or pc. Announced at ces earlier this year, the lacies new thunderbolt esata hub is now shipping. Lacie hub connects esata drives to thunderbolt macs. Utilize the usb port on the adapter to simultaneously attach other usb devices. The lacie thunderbolt hub offers thunderbolt daisy chaining so you can conveniently connect a display or an additional thunderbolt device to the esata hub. If youre still using an esata drive or two, this particular hub will let you connect it to any thunderboltequipped mac, though it will share the thunderbolt 2 connection, reducing esatas. Jan 22, 2015 if youre still using an esata drive or two, this particular hub will let you connect it to any thunderboltequipped mac, though it will share the thunderbolt 2 connection, reducing esatas. I got the esata hub a week ago and yesterday connected it to two 2.
Startechs new adapter brings esata storage to thunderbolt. The esata hub thunderbolt series allows for connecting esata external hard drives with a thunderboltenabled mac. I used an external 3 tb 7200 rpm hard drive from gtechnology for the tests. Thunderbolt 3 five 5 trayless bay jbod tower with host. Users can theoretically connect up to 12 esata drives 6 hubs x 2 esata drives per hub to a mac while maintaining esata 3gbs speeds. In addition to all this, the ts3 plus is the best option for both mac and pc laptop charging. Adapters for the thunderbolt 3 usbc or usbc port on. The akitio thunder dock is ideal for people who have existing esata storage devices to connect with a thunderboltequipped mac macbook pro, mac mini, imac, and especially the new mac pro. It may also differ from the performance achieved when connecting the same esata storage device directly to an esatacompatible computer. With its 14 ports of connectivity thoughtfully placed, the owc thunderbolt 3 dock delivers convenience while keeping desktops clutterfree. As for unneeded ports, it is likely the chipsets available to make the. Cnet reports on a new esata hub from lacie which allows you to connect external esata drives to your thunderbolt equipped mac. Jun 14, 2012 the esata hub can connect esata hard drives to thunderboltcompatible mac computers without expresscard34 slots and can daisy chain with other thunderbolt peripherals to cut down on cable clutter. Akitio thunder3 pcie v3 box 40gbs for mac and windows.
The best thunderbolt 2 docks for the macbook pro or. Conveniently, the kanex thunderbolt to esata adapter adds an extra superspeed usb 3. Use the extra usb port to connect extra peripherals. If youre using a dvi cable with your display, use a thirdparty usbc to dvi adapter or cable. Addyourown graphics desktop card, and portable allinone external graphics expansion systems. The esata hub is the perfect solution for companies that use esata drives, but have upgraded their macs to versions without expresscard34 slots. The esata hub can connect esata hard drives to thunderboltcompatible mac computers without expresscard34 slots and can daisy chain with other thunderbolt peripherals to cut down on cable clutter. Theres no driver for the lacie esatathunderbolt hub.
The best thunderbolt 3 docks for apples 2019 inch macbook pro. The rear also has three usb 3 ports, a microphone jack, one esata port, gigabit ethernet, hdmi, two thunderbolt 2 ports, and a security lock slot. Thunderbolt 3, thunderbolt 2, thunderbolt products. Compact and portable, its the perfect companion for your macbook pro or any other. The second thunderbolt 3 port on the thunder3 dock pro operates the same as a thunderbolt 3 computer port by supporting thunderbolt 3 up to 5 daisy chained, usb 3. With the esata hub thunderbolt series, now you can connect esata drives to your thunderboltcompatible mac. To charge an iphone, ipad, or ipod from a thunderbolt 3 usbc or usbc port without one of these adapters, you can use the apple usbc to lightning cable instead.
This port can be used to connect an external storage drive with an esata interface to your thunderbolt. Lacie las vegasif you have a thunderboltenabled computer but just cant afford. Cloned the hd over and was able to boot from it, everything looking good. Theres no driver for the lacie esata thunderbolt hub. Tb3esatu31 thunderbolt 3 to esata adapter with usb 3. Easily connect external esata equipped devices directly to your mac computer with the thunderbolt to esata and usb 3. First i connect my external raid 5 array to the esata port of the hub and hook up the thunderbolt cable to my 2011 imac.563 603 648 499 836 245 1201 667 465 398 139 919 707 1416 40 3 381 241 1441 93 1568 639 497 1485 495 140 1446 1100 742 392 426 959