Enhance the power of your Thunderbolt™ 2-equipped computer with the ultra portable Magma ExpressBox 1T and take your cards anywhere.
Enhance the power of your Thunderbolt 2-equipped computer with the Magma ExpressBox 1T and harness lightning-fast throughput over a single cable via Thunderbolt 2 technology. ExpressBox 1T enables serious professionals to use specialty PCIe cards with any Thunderbolt 2-equipped computer, so that you can achieve high performance wherever your work takes you. Add a PCIe card to ExpressBox 1T and your computer turns into a powerful workstation capable of HD video capture and editing, media transcoding, audio processing, data processing, or high-speed storage and networks.
ExpressBox 1T offers the largest card length slot (7.75″) among all half-length 1-slot Thunderbolt 2 chassis on the market, giving your Mac the power to achieve maximum performance with any compatible PCIe card. Whether your mission involves professional video capture, audio interface, SAS & SATA HBA, 8Gb Fibre Channel, 10 Gigabit Ethernet, or a RAID controller card, Magma’s family of Thunderbolt 2 products provide the perfect outside-the-box solution for your project.
Need a quiet work environment for your recording or video projects? ExpressBox 1T features quiet ventilated cooling with two user-controlled fans, allowing you to adjust fan speed and noise level based on your working environment needs.
ExpressBox 1T offers quick and easy installation for its users. Open the chassis with two thumbscrews, no tools required. The card carriage slides right out, providing quick access to the PCIe slots and easy installation of cards. We designed our products with optimal ease of access so that you can be up and running in seconds.
|EB1T||Thunderbolt 2 to PCIe Expansion - 1 Slot||Hardware|
|Cable||Thunderbolt (Sold Separately)|
|Interconnect Bandwidth||20 Gbps Bi-directional||Enclosure|
|Material||Heavy-Duty Extruded Aluminum|
|Dimensions||9.5” L x 2.3” W x 6.9” H (249mm x 58mm x 174mm)|
|Weight||3.0 lbs (1.4 kg)|
|System Cooling||(2) Fans with Speed Control|
|Power Supply||65W Power Supply / 100-240 VAC, 47-63HZ||Environmental|
|Ambient Temperature||0º to 50º C|
|Storage Temperature||-20º to 60º C|
|Relative Humidity||5% to 85% non-condensing||Regulatory Compliance|
|FCC||Class A Verified|
|CE||Certified||Supported Operating Systems|
|30 day||money back guarantee|
|1 year||return to factory||Package Contents|
No firmware, software or driver is required from Magma, but you may need an updated driver for your PCIe card.
Maximum PCIe card length for ExpressBox 1T is 7.75″ long. Check the Thunderbolt PCIe Card Compatibility for a list of cards that have compatible drivers. If your PCIe card is not on this list, contact the card manufacturer to ask if they have a Thunderbolt 2 Compatible driver.
No, it will not work as a add-in PCIe card in a Mac Tower.
Yes. If you have a mix of generations on a Thunderbolt 2 daisy chain, make sure that the Thunderbolt devices sit after the Thunderbolt 2 devices on the chain. Anything placed after a first generation Thunderbolt device will operate at Thunderbolt speeds.
Looking for more information to download or print? Product drivers? Below you will find everything from data sheets to warranties. If you still cannot find what you are looking for, please contact Magma directly and we will assist you.
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Please see our Thunderbolt PCIe Card Compatibility list for controller card options.
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