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AKiTiO Thunder2 Quad Mini

As of November 25, 2020, the AKiTiO Thunder2 Quad Mini has been discontinued and this model is no longer being manufactured, sold or maintained.

The AKiTiO Thunder2 Quad Mini was a 4-bay storage enclosure designed for up to four 2.5" SATA drives with a Thunderbolt 2 interface for lightning fast transfer speeds up to 20Gbps. It came with removable trays for easy SSD and/or HDD installation.

This model has been replaced by the OWC ThunderBay 4 mini with Thunderbolt 2.

 


 

AKiTiO Thunder2 Quad Mini

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 2.5" SATA 6Gb/s drives, SSDs where speed is the priority and HDDs when it's important to maximize the storage capacity. An ultra durable aluminum casing provides efficient heat dissipation, plus a 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
  • Holds up to four 2.5” drives with SATA 6Gb/s interface
  • Removable trays for easy SSD and/or HDD installation
  • Supports AKiTiO Data Multiplier application
  • Large fan for active cooling

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Specifications

Model AKiTiO Thunder2 Quad Mini
Part No.
  • TBQM-TIAA-AKTU (without drives)
  • TBQM+T3T (without drives but with T3T adapter for Thunderbolt 3 computers)
  • TBQM-TIAA-AKTUH (4 x 1TB SSDs)
  • TBQM-TIAA-AKT1UH (4 x 2TB 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" SATA-I, SATA-II or SATA-III drives
  • Height 7 mm - 15 mm
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/6A
Fan noise level
  • 23 dB(A)
Dimensions (LxWxH)
  • 7.52 inches x 3.78 inches x 4.53 inches
  • 19.1 cm x 9.6 cm x 11.5 cm
Package contents
  • AKiTiO Thunder2 Quad Mini enclosure (drives not included)
  • Thunderbolt cable
  • Power adapter
  • Setup guide
Carton/Packing
  • Retail Box Size: 10.7 x 8.9 x 5.2 in. (27.3 x 22.7 x 13.3 cm)
  • Carton Size (6pcs per carton): 22.4 x 16.9 x 10 in. (57 x 42.9 x 25.3 cm)
  • Gross Weight: 2.13 kg (retail box), 13.8 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 Mini, 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.