Sonnet Technologies at IBC2016
NEW: Sonnet SF3™ Series — CFast™ 2.0 Pro Card Reader
Sonnet Technologies will unveil the first product in its new SF3 Series™ of Thunderbolt™ 3 pro media readers. The SF3 Series — CFast™ 2.0 Card Reader features a 40Gbps Thunderbolt 3 interface and dual CFast 2.0 card slots. These features enable the reader to ingest from both cards simultaneously at concurrent data transfer speeds up to 1,100 MB/s — more than double the average ingest speed of USB 3 card readers. The compact SF3 Series — CFast 2.0 Pro Card Reader is compact, features a rugged aluminum enclosure, and is bus-powered with no power adapter required.
Echo™ 15+ Thunderbolt™ 2 Dock — New Configuration Option
Sonnet will show the Echo™ 15+ Thunderbolt™ 2 Dock, a fully featured docking station for computers with Thunderbolt ports. The Echo 15+ enables users to connect multiple devices to a central hub, and then connect to all of them with a single cable. The Echo 15+ features four USB 3.0 ports, two 6Gbps eSATA ports, one FireWire® 800 port, one Gigabit Ethernet port, two 3.5-mm audio inputs, two 3.5-mm audio outputs, and two Thunderbolt 2 interfaces, plus the space, mounting support, and 6Gbps interfaces for one or two internal SATA drives. The Echo 15+ includes the user's choice of an 8x DVD±RW drive, a Blu-ray™ BD-ROM/8x DVD±RW drive with Blu-ray player software for OS X®, a 4x BD-R/8x DVD±RW Blu-ray burner drive, or a new low-cost model without an included optical drive (which can be added later) but with the option to mount an additional internal drive.
Sonnet Technologies Inc. is a leading provider of Thunderbolt™-to-PCIe® card expansion systems; Thunderbolt adapters and docking stations, pro media readers; RAID storage systems; and storage, network, and other interface cards for pro users in the audio, video, and broadcast industries. Sonnet's Thunderbolt expansion products enable the use of pro audio I/O and DSP cards, pro video capture and transcoding cards, network and storage interface cards, and other high-performance PCIe cards with Thunderbolt technology-enabled computers. For nearly 30 years Sonnet has pioneered and brought to market innovative and award-winning products that enhance the performance and connectivity of Mac®, Windows®, and other industry-standard computers.