General PerformanceThe ECHO-EXP3FR same as the ECHO-DK-0TB is made by Sonnet. There always other brands out there like Sonnet which are often innovative. You might not get the same user experience comparing with other better known brands. But sometimes you might not need it.
About Usage As there are no LAN ports, you probably know this is DAS (directly attached storage) box. Sometimes more than anything we need speed! If you have chosen right drives for your ECHO-EXP3FR box, you can expect the best performance whilst you are editing your videos or working with graphics. Only disadvantage with DAS boxes, is data sharing capabilities, compared with NAS functionality.
Price And Warranty This box comes with staggering 5 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. This is the most expensive box with the price tag £855.00.
General PerformanceThe ECHO-DK-0TB same as the ECHO-EXP3FR is made by Sonnet. There always other brands out there like Sonnet which are often innovative. You might not get the same user experience comparing with other better known brands. But sometimes you might not need it.
About Connections At the back of the box you will find HDMI port which will let you connect it to TV or monitor. In this case you are not limited to network speeds. You might be interested in audio output ports. With ECHO-DK-0TB you can build a personal karaoke system with high-quality audio output. There is one LAN port on this box, making it a simple home NAS. There are two Thunderbolt ports on ECHO-DK-0TB. Thunderbolt2 performance allows amateur professionals, photographers, audio engineers, and video post-production engineers to unleash the power and performance of Sonnet giving you speeds up to 20Gb/s. Four USB3 ports on this Sonnet is offering you up to 5Gb/s transfer speeds of external devices. It is fast enough to get your files through fairly quickly with this speed and make backing up with an external drive or Apple Time Machine a quick and easy process. There are two eSATA ports on ECHO-DK-0TB giving you up to 6Gb/s transfer speeds.
About Usage With one bay unit you probably will not care about loosing your data. You will simply choose this box to have NAS (network attached storage) capabilities. You can access your documents or media files over your private network or even internet. By not having extra bays and RAID, you get cheap and simple NAS solution.
Price And Warranty This box comes with 1 year warranty for your peace of mind and long term hardware security. Despite ECHO-EXP3FR has better warranty, it is still good to know that you have your one year of no worries manufacturer cover. This Sonnet is £523.00 cheaper than the most expensive unit ECHO-EXP3FR.