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AKiTiO Thunder2 Quad

As of June 10, 2021, the AKiTiO Thunder2 Quad has been discontinued and this model is no longer being manufactured, sold or maintained.

The AKiTiO Thunder2 Quad was a 4-bay Thunderbolt™ 2 storage enclosure designed to house four 2.5-inch or 3.5-inch SATA drives. It came with a large handle for a comfortable grip when carrying to another location.

The replacement for this model is the OWC ThunderBay 4 with Thunderbolt 2.

 

 


 

AKiTiO Thunder2 Quad

Faster than ever, you can now achieve speeds of up to 1375MB/s with this 4-bay Thunderbolt™ 2 technology storage enclosure. The removable trays allow for easy installation and replacement of the drives. They are designed for both 2.5" SSDs where speed is the priority and for 3.5" HDDs when it's important to maximize the storage capacity. An ultra durable aluminum casing provides efficient heat dissipation, plus an extra large rear fan keeps your drives cool during long hours of operation.

Features

  • Thunderbolt™ 2 interface for lighting fast transfer speeds of up to 20Gbps
  • Comes with two Thunderbolt™ 2 ports, supporting storage and display
  • Large and quiet low speed fan (1900 RPM) for active cooling
  • Removable trays for easy SSD and/or HDD installation
  • Large handle provides comfortable grip when relocating the device
  • Supports AKiTiO Data Multiplier application

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Resources

Specifications

Model AKiTiO Thunder2 Quad
Part No.
  • TBQ-TIAA-AKTU (without drives)
  • TBQ+T3T (without drives but with T3T adapter for Thunderbolt 3 computers)
  • TBQ-TIAA-AKTUH (4 x 1TB SSDs)
  • TBQ-TIAA-AKT1UH (4 x 2TB HDDs)
  • TBQ-TIAA-AKT2UH (4 x 4TB HDDs)
Certifications
  • CE
  • FCC
  • VCCI
  • Thunderbolt™ technology
Warranty
  • 2-year limited warranty
Case material
  • High quality aluminum for optimized heat dissipation
Application
  • Up to four 2.5" or 3.5" SATA-I, SATA-II or SATA-III drives
RAID mode
  • Non-RAID
Interface/Ports
  • 2x Thunderbolt 2 ports
Data transfer
  • Thunderbolt 2 interface up to 20Gbps
System requirements (PC)
  • Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
  • Computer with Thunderbolt connector
System requirements (Mac)
  • Mac OS 10.9 or above
  • Computer with Thunderbolt connector
System environment
  • Operating Temperature: 5°C ~ 35°C
  • Storage Temperature: -20°C ~ 60°C
  • Relative Humidity: 5% ~ 95% (non-condensing)
Power supply
  • External power adapter (UL, cUL, CE, FCC, BSMI, TUV approved)
  • Input: AC 100-240V, 50Hz-60Hz
  • Output: DC +12V/12.5A (peak current 15A/10sec)
Fan noise level
  • 25 dB(A)
Dimensions (LxWxH)
  • 9.53 inches x 5.31 inches x 7.24 inches
  • 24.2cm x 13.5cm x 18.4cm
Package contents
  • AKiTiO Thunder2 Quad enclosure (drives not included)
  • Thunderbolt cable
  • Power adapter
  • Setup guide
Carton/Packing
  • Retail Box Size: 12.9 x 10.7 x 8.4 in. (32.7 x 27.2 x 21.4 cm)
  • Carton Size (2pcs per carton): 17.7 x 13.6 x 11.8 in. (45 x 34.5 x 30 cm)
  • Gross Weight: 5.25 kg (retail box), 12.6 kg (carton)
Remarks
  • The maximum real world performance of this Thunderbolt 2 product is about 1375 MB/s. To reach these kind of speeds with the AKiTiO Thunder2 Quad, four SSDs that are combined in a RAID 0 system (Apple Software RAID) are required.
  • This Thunderbolt product is not compatible with Apple's Boot Camp.
  • Thunderbolt cable not included with all models or in all regions.
  • To connect this device to a Thunderbolt 3 computer, a Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt adapter like the AKiTiO T3T is required.
  • This product has components or design elements that are patented or patent pending.