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FirmTek ThunderTek/PX-Q6G PCIe Thunderbolt Expansion Chassis


General System Hardware Requirements
  • ThunderTek/PX-Q6G is Mac OS and Windows7/8 certified for Thunderbolt
Operating Systems Supported
  • Mac OS X 10.6.x and later with an available Thunderbolt port
  • Windows 7 and 8 with an available built-in Thunderbolt port
PCIe Slot Capacity
  • Accepts one PCIe card, up to 6-inches in length
  • Includes one SeriTek/Q6G 4-port 6G eSATA PCIe 2.0 card
External Connectors
  • One Thunderbolt receptacle
  • One power adapter plug
Cables Supported
  • Thunderbolt cable, up to 3 meter in length (copper)
  • Thunderbolt cable not included
PCIe Cards Supported
  • FirmTek eSATA PCIe controllers (SeriTek/Q6G, SeriTek/e6G, SeriTek/2ME4-E)
  • Thunderbolt aware 3rd party PCIe controllers
  • PCIe based video cards are not supported.
Data Transfer Rates
  • Thunderbolt bandwidth up to 1000 Mbytes/second or 10 Gbps burst data
  • PCIe controller installed will determine final transfer rates
Advanced Data Features
  • ThunderTek/PX-Q6G Converts Thunderbolt to 4 eSATA Ports
  • ThunderTek/PX-Q6G Supports Legacy eSATA Enclosures
  • ThunderTek/PX-Q6G Supports Hot Swap and Sleep
  • Ultra High Performance
  • Plug and Play
Advanced Power Features
  • Chassis auto powers down if no Thunderbolt host detected
  • Chassis auto powers down in Mac OS X sleep mode
  • One year limited parts & labor
Enclosure Dimensions
  • 188.5 mm (W) x 43.5 mm (H) x 170.5 mm (D)
Enclosure Weight
  • Enclosure: 1lb 8oz (without card or cables)
  • Silver Aluminum
Status LEDs
  • Enclosure Power on - Blue
  • Universal power adapter:
  • Input: 105 - 240 VAC; 1.2A, 50-60Hz
  • Output: 12V 3.0A
  • Operation Temperature: +41°F to +131°F ( +5°C to +55°C)
  • Quiet fan with speed control
  • Compliant
EMC Compliance
  • EN55022/1998, EN55024/1998 (European Community)
  • FCC Part 15 Class B (US)