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Sonnet Echo 15 Thunderbolt Docking Station – Order Now and receive FREE Shipping

Echo 15 Thunderbolt Dock - Thunderbolt Docking Station

Connect Your Computer and Peripherals Together with One Cable

Sonnet’s Echo 15 Thunderbolt Dock enables you to connect any computer with a Thunderbolt port to your peripherals through a single Thunderbolt cable (sold separately), an especially handy ability for notebook users. Simply plug in your printer, keyboard, mouse, cable modem, headphones, speakers, microphone, and iPhone® or iPod® dock, and other devices to the Echo dock with their supplied cables, and connect your computer to the dock with a Thunderbolt cable. When it’s time to disconnect your computer, just unplug the Thunderbolt cable! The Echo 15 Thunderbolt Dock gives you plenty of interfaces to choose from, including USB 3.0, eSATA, FireWire® 800, Gigabit Ethernet, 3.5 mm audio input, 3.5 mm audio output, and Thunderbolt.

Computer Peripherals

Optical DVD or Blu-Ray Disc

Your Choice of DVD±RW or Blu-Ray Drive

If you’ve purchased a new iMac®, MacBook Air®, MacBook Pro® with Retina® Display, or one of many Ultrabook™ computers, you may have noticed something’s missing—an optical drive. Not to worry, the Echo 15 Thunderbolt dock has you covered—it includes your choice of DVD±RW drive, or Blu-ray Disc™ player (BD-ROM/8x DVD±RW). For those who purchase the Blu-ray drive model, you’ll find the included Blu-ray player software for OS X® is very handy, enabling you to watch Blu-ray movies on your computer or attached monitor.

Key Features

Connects Your Peripherals with One Cable—Connect your peripherals to the Echo dock; connect your computer to and disconnect it from the dock using one Thunderbolt cable (sold separately)

Provides Multiple Interfaces—Thunderbolt, USB 3.0, SATA and eSATA, FireWire 800, and Gigabit Ethernet

Adds an Optical Drive to Your Computer—Choose between an 8x DVD±RW drive or, optionally, a Blu-ray disc player (BD-ROM/8x DVD±RW drive)

Adds Blu-ray Movie Play Support for OS X—When purchased with the Blu-ray drive option, Mac Blu-ray player software is included

Supports Internal Hard Drive or SSD Installation—Install a 2.5″ or 3.5″ 6 Gb/s SATA drive inside the dock

Flexible Design—Front and rear USB 3.0 and audio ports, plus the ability to be placed horizontally or vertically, provide the dock great flexibility in use

Wide Range of Display Connection Options—Select from a variety of inexpensive Mini DisplayPort to popular display interfaces such as HDMI, DVI, VGA and Dual-Link DVI

Compatible with Thunderbolt Macs—Supports any Mac with a Thunderbolt port running OS X 10.8.2+

Rugged Aluminum Design with Multiple Ports

Echo 15 Thunderbolt Dock Port LogosSonnet designed the Echo 15 Thunderbolt Dock for maximum flexibility in use. The rugged aluminum case may be set horizontally, or vertically to save space on the desktop. For your convenience, USB 3.0, audio input, and audio output ports are placed on both the front and back of the enclosure, so you can leave frequently used devices connected to the back, and Aluminum Logoconnect devices you disconnect more often to the front. Dual Thunderbolt ports enable the Echo 15 Thunderbolt Dock to support daisy chaining of Thunderbolt peripherals, and to be placed anywhere in a Thunderbolt device chain. You can even connect a Thunderbolt display, or other monitor type with an appropriate adapter, so you’re not limited to a single type of display interface. Depending on the display, you could even place it on top of the Echo dock.

Echo 15 Thunderbolt Dock Overview

Space for More Storage

Sonnet designed the Echo 15 Thunderbolt dock with extra space, mounting hardware, and connectors for you to install a 2.5″ or 3.5″ SATA HDD (hard disk drive) or SSD (solid state drive). The fast 6 Gb/s SATA interface supports an HDD at its maximum speeds, and an SSD at up to 380 MB/s. Add a high-capacity drive to use as your Mac computer’s Time Machine® drive, to back up your Mac’s drive, or to store your ever growing media library. Or, you can add a high-performance SSD for blazing-fast access to applications and files. Best of all, the drive sits inside the Echo dock, so you don’t have to clutter your desk space with an external hard drive and its power brick and cable clutter to add more storage. Don’t feel like adding a drive yourself? Sonnet also offers the Echo 15 Thunderbolt Dock equipped with a 2TB HDD on the DVD±RW drive model and 2TB or 4TB HDD on the Blu-ray drive model, available exclusively through the Sonnet online store. The Echo 15 Thunderbolt Dock also supports booting from an installed drive on your Mac, enabling you to make repairs to or recover data from a problematic drive in your computer.

Echo 15 Thunderbolt Dock Time Machine Backup

Add an Internal Drive for the Perfect Time Machine Backup Companion.
The Echo 15 Thunderbolt Dock supports the installation of a 2.5-inch or 3.5-inch 6 Gb/s SATA HDD or SSD, providing you an ideal solution for adding storage capacity to use as your Mac computer’s Time Machine drive, or to back up your Mac’s drive, without having to connect another external drive and its power brick.

Connecting a Display to the Dock

The Thunderbolt port on your computer is essentially a Mini DisplayPort video connection that adds high speed PCIe for data. This means that there is a broad range of inexpensive adapters (sold separately) that can bridge between Mini DisplayPort and common display interface types. Display interface types that can be connected to your Echo 15 Thunderbolt Dock via Thunderbolt include:

• Thunderbolt Display – Direct Connect
• Mini DisplayPort – Direct Connect
• HDMI – Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Adapter
• Dual Link DVI – Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter
• DVI – Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter
• VGA – Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter
Echo 15 Thunderbolt Dock Connected to Thunderbolt Display
Thunderbolt Display Adapters

For more information about Sonnet solutions, or to place an order, call (310) 922-1631

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Sonnet Fusion F2 Portable RAID Storage with eSATA Interface

Fusion F2 - Portable Video Editing Storage

Remarkable Performance, Diminutive Package

Fusion F2 with MacBook ProSpeed, reliability, ruggedness, and convenience—these are the essential qualities of a storage system for on-location video capture. When you need to travel light, choose a Sonnet Fusion F2 portable SATA RAID storage system. Providing 1.5TB(1) of storage in a small enclosure, Fusion F2 uses two eSATA connections to deliver the fastest performance yet from a 2-drive portable storage system, with data transfer rates up to twice as fast as FireWire®. By connecting Fusion F2 through a SATA host adapter like Sonnet’s Tempo™ SATA Pro ExpressCard/34, or to Sonnet’s Qio™ Professional Universal Media Reader, your notebook’s FireWire 800 port is left open for use by an AJA® Video Systems ioHD, which requires dedicated use of FireWire bandwidth. Fusion F2 is cool, quiet, and energy-efficient: side-by-side placement of its drives increases the metal case’s cooling surface area, thereby eliminating the need for a fan, and allowing it to be bus-powered so it can be used even when no grid power is available.

RAID to Go

Fusion F2 In HandConnected to the Tempo SATA Pro ExpressCard/34 eSATA adapter installed in a MacBook® Pro, and with its drives configured as a RAID 0 striped volume, the compact Fusion F2 is capable of sustained read and write data transfers at up to 200 MB/s, fast enough to handle multiple streams of ProRes 422 (HQ). Compared to the slower 66 MB/s performance from a pair of drives connected via FireWire 800, the advantage is clear—Fusion F2 provides you the capability to capture and play more streams of compressed video for field editing. With its drives configured as a RAID 1 mirrored volume, Fusion F2 still can capture Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) HD fed from an AJA ioHD. This protected mode also enables you to safely transfer data from Panasonic® P2, Sony® SxS Pro, or similar memory cards in the field. Verifying captured footage on a MacBook Pro/Fusion F2 system will provide you the peace of mind to erase and reuse cards on location.

Two Data Connections

Fusion F2 features two 3 Gb/s eSATA data ports. By connecting via a direct SATA interface with no bridge chip between the F2’s case and SATA drives, there is no resulting communication slowdown, just the fastest data transfers possible.

Flexible Power Options

Fusion F2 can be powered by your computer through a spare FireWire(2) port using an included adapter cable. Alternatively, you can power the F2 by connecting it directly to Sonnet’s Qio with an included 15cm (6″) power cable. For longer field work, the F2 is also compatible with all models of myPower ALL batteries from Tekkeon at an 8-19V setting. Sonnet recommends model MP3450i, which at a 56 Watt-hour capacity, should provide up to 9 hours of F2 run time. Other power options include another FireWire device, powered hub, or Sonnet’s optional World Travel Power Adapter.

Driving Force

Fusion F2 employs two 750GB, 7,200 RPM 2.5″ mobile hard drives that offer an optimal balance between speed, power consumption, and reliability. Sonnet chose these high-performance drives because they offer greater areal density than other mobile hard drives (pack more data per platter), use the 3 Gb/s SATA interface, and deliver astonishing performance. Simply put, they are the fastest 2.5″ mobile hard disk drives available today. Fusion F2’s drives are also extremely quiet and very rugged, making the Fusion F2 a great travel companion for your mobile studio.

Key Features

Ultra-Portable—Two 2.5″ SATA drives mounted side-by-side inside a 5.9″ x 6.2″ x 0.72″ aluminum case are bus-powered for the ultimate in portability

Remarkably Fast—With its drives formatted as a RAID 0 volume, Fusion F2 delivers sustained data transfer rates up to 190MB/s read and write, more than twice as fast as a pair of FireWire 800 drives

Field Video Certified—With its SATA data interface, Fusion F2 is the perfect storage companion for a portable video capture system that may saturate a notebook’s FireWire bus

Rugged and Reliable—Both of F2’s drives are individually shock-isolated, virtually eliminating cross-coupled vibration, which, unchecked, can induce soft errors—a potential source of skipped frames

Cool and Quiet—Because of its efficient fanless design, if not for the cool blue LEDs, you may not even know that Fusion F2 was running

Complete Package—Carrying case, eSATA, FireWire 800, FireWire 800 to 400 and USB 2.0 cables included

Wide Host Controller Card Compatibility—Compatible with Sonnet’s full line of Tempo PCIe and ExpressCard/34 host controllers; also compatible with Sonnet’s Qio Professional Universal Media Reader

Cross Platform Compatibility—Supports Mac® and Windows®, and Linux computers

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Qio Companion

Fusion F2 with QioFusion F2 is the perfect storage solution for Sonnet’s award-winning Qio Professional Universal Media Reader. Sharing the same compact footprint, the F2 and Qio can be stacked on top of each other. You can even connect the F2 directly to the Qio using the short cables included in the package to keep cable clutter to a minimum and eliminate the need for a separate power source for the F2.

Rugged for a Reason

Fusion F2 was devised as a high-performance, high-reliability alternative to existing portable drive solutions. Encased inside a thick aluminum shell, each of Fusion F2’s drives is individually shock-isolated, not only protecting the drives during transport, but also virtually eliminating cross-coupled vibration—a potential source of soft-error-induced skipped frames.

Versatile Performance

Fusion F2 is ideal for use on location as well as the office—various operating systems, editing applications and output demands requiring the flexibility and interoperability that Fusion F2 provides. Fusion storage systems support OS X®, Windows® 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista®, Windows XP Professional, and Linux®. It is compatible with capture cards from AJA, Blackmagic Design, Matrox, and Bluefish444, and works with all mainstream video editing applications from Apple® and Adobe®.

Fusion F2 Editing Workstation

Portable Video Editing Suite. Sonnet’s Fusion F2 is the perfect portable 2-drive RAID SATA storage system for mobile video editing while out in the field.

For more information about Sonnet storage solutions, or to place an order, call (310) 922-1631

Sonnet Fusion DX800RAID Thunderbolt Storage System

Fusion DX800RAID Thunderbolt Edition

Thunderbolt Storage Solution Designed for Professionals

Thunderbolt LogoIf you’re working in HD or other applications that quickly generate large files, you need fast and reliable storage with easy expandability and proven file protection. If you’re using one of today’s ultra-light notebooks, mini, or all-in-one desktop computers, your access to these features has been hard to come by. These computers may pack a lot of processing power, but they lack the ability to connect an equally powerful, complete pro storage solution (much less the capability to install a high-performance RAID controller card). Sonnet is proud to offer a solution that addresses both shortcomings—the Fusion DX800RAID Thunderbolt Edition.

Fusion DX800 RAID with Echo Express SE

A Winning Combination—Fusion DX800RAID combined with the Echo Express SE 6Gb/s SAS/SATA RAID Controller delivers a complete 8-drive Thunderbolt storage solution.

We’ve combined the acclaimed Fusion DX800RAID storage system with our Echo Express SE 6Gb/s SAS/SATA RAID Controller to create the first complete 8-drive Thunderbolt storage solution. This powerful combo delivers HD optimized performance and proven data safety to users of iMac®, Mac® mini, MacBook® Air and MacBook Pro computers with Thunderbolt ports. The RAID controller features dual Thunderbolt ports that support daisy chain connection of other Thunderbolt peripherals, including pro audio and pro video devices.

Available in configurations up to 24TB, the 8-drive Fusion DX800RAID Thunderbolt Edition is a no-compromises solution providing up to many times the formatted capacity of typical desktop Thunderbolt storage system, and offers easy expandability beyond its initial capacity. The hard drives come formatted as a RAID 5 set, but you can choose RAID 4, 5, 6, 0, and JBOD formatting to suit your needs. Use of Enterprise/RAID hard drives increase the system’s reliability and reduce the likelihood of a drive failure, and included tools can, in many emergencies, help recover files that would be lost on other systems.

Beyond Thunderbolt connectivity (a Thunderbolt cable is included, too), you can connect the DX800RAID drive enclosure to a Mac Pro with a Sonnet or ATTO 6Gb SAS/SATA RAID controller (sold separately) installed to work with stored files, a feat other Thunderbolt storage systems aren’t capable of accomplishing. To top it off, Sonnet backs this Thunderbolt storage solution with its 5-year pro warranty.

6Gb SATA/SAS RAID or Thunderbolt Connections

Versatile Connections—Easily move the Fusion DX800RAID Thunderbolt Edition between your workflows with no downtime. Connect the Fusion DX800RAID drive enclosure to a Mac Pro via Sonnet’s 6Gb/s SAS/SATA RAID Controller (sold separately) or to your Thunderbolt port-equipped computer through the included Thunderbolt adapter. There’s no need to reformat or change drive settings—just connect and work!

Thunderbolt RAID Controller

The heart of the Fusion DX800RAID Thunderbolt Edition storage system is the Echo Express SE 6Gb/s SAS/SATA RAID controller. This powerhouse adapter is based on the latest-generation Marvell® 88RC9580 RAID-on-Chip (ROC) processor, which handles the throughput from all the drives with plenty of overhead. The RAID controller is configured with 512MB of ECC-protected cache memory, especially important to maintain data stream writes as the disk array nears capacity.

Echo Express SE Chassis

Designed for Pro Environments—Sonnet’s Echo Express SE 6Gb/s SAS/SATA RAID controller is designed with demanding environments in mind. With a front and back ventilated aluminum shell and temperature-controlled, variable speed fan, the Echo Express SE keeps things cool on the inside. Two Thunderbolt ports provide expandability and daisy-chain support for pro audio and video peripherals.

Constructed of aluminum, the adapter’s outer shell helps transfer heat away from the RAID controller card and securely protects it inside. The enclosure is ventilated front and back, and its quiet, temperature-controlled, variable-speed fan (with no switches or jumpers to configure) automatically cools the adapter; when not needed, the fan slows down to a whisper so you can work without a lot of noise in the background. Dual Thunderbolt ports support daisy chain connections. The Echo adapter is enviro-friendly, powering on and off with your computer.

HD Optimized Performance

This Thunderbolt storage system is designed for work environments where high performance and fault tolerance are critical, and simple expandability a must. It is fast enough to easily handle uncompressed HD while protecting the data at the same time, yet flexible enough to be configured for any workflow. Under real world use (drives 85% filled and fragmented) with its drives formatted as a RAID 5 group (eight drives striped with parity across all group members), a Fusion DX800RAID Thunderbolt Edition storage system is capable of single-stream 2K (2048 x 1556) LOG RGB capture and playback. It can achieve up to 725 MB/sec read, 640 MB/sec write (AJA Kona 1080HD test), fast enough to handle a single stream of uncompressed 10-bit 1080 4:4:4 HD, or multiple streams of ProRes 422, uncompressed 8-bit 1080 HD, DV, HDV, and DVCPRO video.

SpeedometerRaw data transfer rates are just one measure of a storage system’s abilities, but they don’t tell the whole story. How many video streams can be transferred at the same time without dropping frames is another measure critical in determining overall performance, and one that can greatly impact your workflow. The Fusion DX800RAID Thunderbolt Edition storage system achieves high stream counts because of its ability to consistently and efficiently sustain data throughput, a result of incorporating ATTO Technologies’ exclusive Advanced Data Streaming (ADS™) Technology in the included Thunderbolt adapter. ADS provides controlled acceleration of data transfers, compensating for transfer speed peaks and drops to maintain a consistent data flow, allowing more streams without dropped frames for the bandwidth available.

Enterprise RAID Edition Hard DrivesDriving Force

The Fusion DX800RAID Thunderbolt Edition employs Enterprise/RAID Edition hard drives that have been selected for their superior performance, error handling, and reliability characteristics, especially when used in RAID groups. These drives are subjected to hours of additional, stringent testing to check for soft errors, vibration, and other reliability predictors. Just the sturdiest drives pass these tests and are prepared with special RAID-optimized firmware to become the building blocks of a super-reliable Fusion storage system.

RAID Flexibility

The Fusion DX800RAID Thunderbolt Edition system supports RAID 4, DVRAID, 5, 6, and 10 formatting for balanced performance and protection, RAID 1 for ultimate redundancy, and RAID 0 for pure, unadulterated speed; JBOD support is available, too. This storage solution even support hot spares—you can set up your RAID group so that one or more designated hot spare drives wait unused in the background to automatically replace a failed drive without you having to lift a finger. RAID Selection SwitchAll this flexibility is accomplished without switches—a simple to use configuration utility enables you to optimize your setup for specific workflow requirements.

Key Features

Pro Thunderbolt Storage—Connect the acclaimed Fusion DX800RAID storage system to your computer via high-speed Thunderbolt

Dual Thunderbolt Ports—Daisy chain up to six devices to a single port on the host computer

Large Storage/Expandable—8TB, 16TB, 24TB, or 32TB capacity(1) to start; supports up to 15 additional Fusion DX800RAID Expansion systems

High Performance—With its eight drives configured as RAID 5 group, delivers up to 725 MB/sec read, 640 MB/sec write data transfers

Enterprise/RAID Drives Included—More reliable than the “desktop” drives used in other Thunderbolt storage systems, included drives are designed for use in RAID groups

Enhanced Data Security—Monitors drive performance and can automatically map out bad sectors to prevent drive failures, and provides data recovery tools in case a RAID group can’t be rebuilt and is taken offline

Pro RAID Support/File Protection—Supports RAID levels 4, 5 and 6 formatting with ATTO Technologies’ exclusive DriveAssure™ Technology to protect data in case of a drive failure (two drives with RAID 6) while maintaining great performance

Monitored Operation—SES (SCSI Enclosure Services) and S.M.A.R.T. data reporting provide realtime monitoring of the enclosure and drives

Status at a Glance—Drive Activity, Drive Presence, Power, SES, and Link LED indicators provide instant status reporting

Complete System—Storage system includes enclosure with 6Gb/s SAS/SATA RAID controller, drive modules, cables, software, and user’s guides

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Quiet
Fusion DX800RAID storage systems integrate an ultra-quiet Vantec Stealth™ fan. This fan is 80% quieter than a standard case fan, making this system well suited for use in noise-sensitive environments.

Secure Connection
Fusion DX800RAID enclosures link to the Sonnet RAID controller with robust mini-SAS to mini-SAS connector cables that lock securely at both ends.

Status Supervisor

Hard Drive Monitoring IconThe reliability of the Fusion DX800RAID Thunderbolt Edition is further enhanced through SES (SCSI Enclosure Services) 2.0 compliance, a feature more commonly found on enterprise storage systems, and enhanced S.M.A.R.T (Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology) data reporting for each hard drive installed in the system. Built into the drive enclosure, SES functionality provides enhanced real-time monitoring and reporting of drive, power supply, and temperature status, with real time results displayed in utility application screens and the illumination of conveniently placed LEDs on the enclosure. S.M.A.R.T. data criteria can be used to notify you of an impending drive failure and enable you to minimize downtime as a result.

Excellent Expandability

8TB, 16TB, 24TB, or 32TB to start—it’s your choice. When you need to grow your storage capacity, wouldn’t you like a system that’s expandable without hassle? Sonnet’s got you covered. When your job calls for access to more than your system’s original capacity, Sonnet offers an economical upgrade path that is simple to deploy—the Fusion DX800RAID Expansion storage system. Each DX800RAID drive enclosure features an internal SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) expander that enables you to connect additional DX800RAID enclosures in a daisy chain, no additional RAID controller needed. This simplifies installation and significantly reduces your cost to expand capacity. Of course, if your needs are simpler, each system includes user-swappable drive modules so you can easily change sets of drives as you go.

Fusion DX800RAID Expansion Configurations

Easy, Economical Expandability—Fusion DX800RAID’s internal SAS expander enables you to connect up to 16 Fusion DX800RAID Expansion enclosures to a single Sonnet RAID controller card in a daisy chain, simplifying installation and significantly reducing the cost for expandable storage.

Enhanced Data Security

With drives formatted as a RAID 4, 5, 6, or DVRAID™ protected group, the Fusion DX800RAID Thunderbolt Edition storage system provides data protection in the event of a drive failure (two drives when formatted as a RAID 6 group). You can configure your system to provide visual and audible alerts, including e-mail notification in the event of a drive failure. A drive can be swapped out and the RAID group rebuilt in hours, or you can tune the rebuild priority to deliver full read performance during the process to keep you working while the RAID group rebuilds in the background.

The Fusion DX800RAID Thunderbolt Edition storage system provides additional protection beyond basic data security. Its Thunderbolt adapter employs ATTO Technologies’ exclusive DriveAssure™ Technology, which monitors drives’ I/O performance and performs periodic drive scans to map out and repair bad sectors and slow spots without failing the drive. This proactive maintenance enables the controller to compensate for instances when a RAID group does not respond to a command within a specified time, which could lead to degraded performance (e.g., dropped frames), or worse, the RAID group being failed.

DriveAssure Diagram

DriveAssure Performance ChartWhat happens if a drive does fail? In most instances, a protected RAID group rebuilds using data on the remaining drives. Protected RAID groups using high capacity drives face a greater risk of a second or third drive failure during a RAID group rebuild. When this occurs, most storage systems fail the RAID group and take it offline, making the data inaccessible. DriveAssure can recover data when other methods have failed. Its data recovery modes enable access to data in offline RAID groups so you can copy it to a new RAID group or continue working with it in the case of a soft drive failure. This ability can potentially mean the difference between losing a single file versus all of your assets.

Versatile Performance

This system is ideal for use in mixed environments—various editing applications and output demands requiring the flexibility and interoperability that the Fusion DX800RAID Thunderbolt Edition storage system provides. This product supports OS X® version 10.6.8 and later. It is compatible with capture cards from AJA, Blackmagic Design, Matrox, and Bluefish444, and work with all mainstream video editing applications including Apple® Final Cut Pro® X, and Adobe® Premiere® Pro.

For more information about Sonnet storage solutions, or to place an order, call (310) 922-1631

SkyTech Media Solutions is proud to be a Value Added Reseller of Sonnet Storage Solutions

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www.skytech.tv              780 Roosevelt St., Irvine, CA 92620               Office (818) 533-8759              Direct (310) 922-1631

SkyTech Media Solutions provides a complete product line to help our clients work faster and more efficiently. Whether it is Onset or in Post environments, we can offer products and workflows to assist our clients from acquisition to delivery. Contact SkyTech Media Solutions for all of your software & hardware needs.  Here is a complete list of our product line-

Acer

eBeam

Nvidia

Adobe

Ergotron

Omnimount

AJA

Exterity

Panasonic

Apple

eyeon

Peerless Systems

APC

Focal Point Server

Pioneer

ARRI

Gefen

Planar

Atempo

Glyph’

PNY

ATTO

Grass Valley

Power Production

Avid

G-Technology

Premier Mounts

Avocent

Hauppauge

Pro Connect

Azden

Hitachi

Promise Technology

Belkin

HOSA Technology

Q-Logic

Bella Corp

HP

Quantum

Blackmagic

Ikan

Samsung

Bluefish444

InFocus

Seagate

BluStor

ITS Enclosures

SKB

Bogen

JBL

Smart AVI

Borris FX

JVC

Sonnet

BrightSign

Kramer

Sony

Cache-A

LG

Sorrenson

Cal Digit

LiveStream

Startech

Cambridge Imaging Systems

Logic Keyboard

Studio Network Solutions

CAT DV

Marshall Electronics

Tangent

Christie

Matrox

Telestream

CI Design

M-Audio

Tightrope

Cisco

Mitsubishi

Tolis

Crown

Monster

Toshiba

Cubix

Motu

Touchsystems

Da-Lite

MXL

Tripp-Lite

Data Video

NEC

View Sonic

Dell

Nevion

ViewCast

Draper

Nexidia

Western Digital

G-Technology G-Dock ev with Thunderbolt

OVERVIEW

Designed with the flexibility to accommodate unique workflows, the Evolution Series is a robust, expandable dual-bay storage solution. The G-DOCK ev with Thunderbolt is the hub of the system, which ships with two removable G-DRIVE® ev hard drives.

Now you can seamlessly transfer and store all your digital content with one system. The portable standalone G-DRIVE ev hard drives are your go-to devices in the field, with plug-and-play USB 3.0 connectivity and transfer speeds up to 136MB/s. Back at your workstation, insert drives into the G-DOCK ev and transfer your content with the ultra fast, high-performance Thunderbolt interface.

Have a need for speed? The G-DOCK ev is also compatible with the G-DRIVE ev PLUS. Sold separately, the G-DRIVE ev PLUS packs fast transfer rates up to 250MB/s. Both drives feature USB 3.0 and a SATA connector for use in the G-DOCK ev.

For more information about G-Technology storage solutions, or to place an order, call (310) 922-1631

G-Technology G-Speedes Pro External Raid

G-Technology - G-SPEED-eS

OVERVIEW

High-Performance, Fail-Safe RAID Solutions for HD/2K Production

G-SPEED eS PRO provides professional content creators better than Fibre-Channel performance for demanding post production applications at a fraction of the cost. The compact and whisper quiet G-SPEED eS PRO features mini-SAS connectivity for very high performance operation.

When used with one of our supported Mini-SAS RAID controllers, a single G-SPEED eS PRO enclosure with four hot- swappable Ultrastar 7200 RPM SATA drives supports real-time playback of 10-bit uncompressed 1080/60i with over 400MB/sec performance. Two G-SPEED eS Pro units in protected mode (RAID 5) achieve close to 1000MB/sec performance and support two simultaneous streams of uncompressed 10-bit HD or a single 2K DPX sequence.

For user flexibility we have qualified two high performance RAID controller cards for use with the G-SPEED eS PRO. The ATTO Technologies ExpressSAS R680 and the HighPoint RocketRAID 4522 RAID controller cards supporting the G-SPEED eS PRO.

G-SPEED eS PRO is simply the most cost-effective desktop RAID storage solution designed specifically for high-end post.

For more information about G-Technology storage solutions, or to place an order, call (310) 922-1631

G-Technology G-RAID® with Thunderbolt™

G-Technology - G-RAID with Thunderbolt

OVERVIEW

Professional High-Performance Dual-Drive Storage System

G-RAID with Thunderbolt, designed specifically for professional content creation applications, features the most powerful, flexible I/O technology ever. At double the data transfer rates of USB 3.0 and over 12 times faster than Firewire® 800, no other PC I/O interface can match the raw speed of Thunderbolt now available in G-Technology’s leading RAID solution. The G-Technology team has built its reputation and business on serving creative professionals and prosumers that demand performance, capacity and quality. To continue its tradition of serving this market, we’ve worked with Intel and Apple to enable Thunderbolt on its product line. Leveraging the strengths of our Enterprise storage experience, our AV expertise and the capabilities of Thunderbolt, the G-Technology team is delivering the future of rich media now.

Easy to Setup

G-RAID is ready right out of the box for use with Mac OS X systems and appears to the system as a single, big and fast disk drive. G-RAID also supports Windows® systems with a simple reformat.

The Best Warranty & Support in the Business

G-RAID is backed by a standard 3-year factory warranty and unlimited free technical support by representatives experienced with the latest content creation applications.

For more information about G-Technology storage solutions, or to place an order, call (310) 922-1631

SkyTech Media Solutions is proud to be a Value Added Reseller of G-Technology storage solutions

skytech_logo

www.skytech.tv              780 Roosevelt St., Irvine, CA 92620               Office (818) 533-8759              Direct (310) 922-1631

SkyTech Media Solutions provides a complete product line to help our clients work faster and more efficiently. Whether it is Onset or in Post environments, we can offer products and workflows to assist our clients from acquisition to delivery. Contact SkyTech Media Solutions for all of your software & hardware needs.  Here is a complete list of our product line-

Acer

eBeam

Nvidia

Adobe

Ergotron

Omnimount

AJA

Exterity

Panasonic

Apple

eyeon

Peerless Systems

APC

Focal Point Server

Pioneer

ARRI

Gefen

Planar

Atempo

Glyph’

PNY

ATTO

Grass Valley

Power Production

Avid

G-Technology

Premier Mounts

Avocent

Hauppauge

Pro Connect

Azden

Hitachi

Promise Technology

Belkin

HOSA Technology

Q-Logic

Bella Corp

HP

Quantum

Blackmagic

Ikan

Samsung

Bluefish444

InFocus

Seagate

BluStor

ITS Enclosures

SKB

Bogen

JBL

Smart AVI

Borris FX

JVC

Sonnet

BrightSign

Kramer

Sony

Cache-A

LG

Sorrenson

Cal Digit

LiveStream

Startech

Cambridge Imaging Systems

Logic Keyboard

Studio Network Solutions

CAT DV

Marshall Electronics

Tangent

Christie

Matrox

Telestream

CI Design

M-Audio

Tightrope

Cisco

Mitsubishi

Tolis

Crown

Monster

Toshiba

Cubix

Motu

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Data Video

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ViewCast

Draper

Nexidia

Western Digital

G-Technology – Meet the Evolutions Series

 

G-Dock w/ Thunderbolt
Fully Swappable Dual-Bay Storage System
Designed with the flexibility to accommodate unique workflows, the Evolution Series is a robust, expandable dual-bay storage solution. The G-DOCK ev with Thunderbolt is the hub of the system, which ships with two removable G-DRIVE® ev hard drives. Now you can seamlessly transfer and store all your digital content with one system. The portable standalone G-DRIVE ev hard drives are your go-to devices in the field, with plug-and-play USB 3.0 connectivity and transfer speeds up to 136MB/s. Back at your workstation, insert drives into the G-DOCK ev and transfer your content with the ultra fast, high-performance Thunderbolt interface.
Have a need for speed? The G-DOCK ev is also compatible with the G-DRIVE ev PLUS. Sold separately, the G-DRIVE ev PLUS packs fast transfer rates up to 250MB/s. Both drives feature USB 3.0 and a SATA connector for use in the G-DOCK ev.
KEY FEATURES
G-DOCK ev with Thunderbolt technology:
Transfer rates up to 10Gb/s
Dual Thunderbolt ports
Ships in JBOD, with RAID 0, 1 configurable
Hot swappability
Kensington slot
G-DOCK ev ships with 2 G-DRIVE ev hard drives
(2) G-DRIVE ev hard drives:
Up to 2TB of configurable storage
Ruggedized 2.5” USB 3.0
Time Machine® compatible
Stylish aluminum design
3-year limited warranty

For more information call SkyTech at 310-922-1631 or

G-DOCK ev™ with Thunderbolt™ An expandable storage solution with two removable hard drives

 

G-DOCK ev with Thunderbolt

 

 

 

 

 

 

Designed with the flexibility to accommodate unique workflows, the Evolution Series is a robust, expandable dual-bay storage solution. The G-DOCK ev with Thunderbolt is the hub of the system, which ships with two removable G-DRIVE® ev hard drives.

Now you can seamlessly transfer and store all your digital content with one system. The portable standalone G-DRIVE ev hard drives are your go-to devices in the field, with plug-and-play USB 3.0 connectivity and transfer speeds up to 136MB/s. Back at your workstation, insert drives into the G-DOCK ev and transfer your content with the ultra fast, high-performance Thunderbolt interface.

Have a need for speed? The G-DOCK ev is also compatible with the G-DRIVE ev PLUS. Sold separately, the G-DRIVE ev PLUS packs fast transfer rates up to 250MB/s. Both drives feature USB 3.0 and a SATA connector for use in the G-DOCK ev.

TECH SPECS

Compatibility:

Mac® OS 10.7

Interfaces:

2x Thunderbolt

Kit Contents:

(1) G-DOCK ev Device with Thunderbolt connectivity
(2) G-DRIVE ev USB 3.0 Hard Drives
(2) USB 3.0 Cables,
(1) Thunderbolt Cable
Quick Start Guide
Universal AC Power Supply
3-Year Limited Warranty

MSRP: 2TB $749.95
Dimensions: 7.87″ x 5.12″ x 3.54″ / 200 x 130 x 90 mm
Weight: 5.87 lbs / 2.66 Kg
Type: SATA III
Storage Capacity: 2TB
Drive Speed: 7200 RPM
Max Write Speed: up to 250MB/s
Cooling System: smart cooling fan