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NA211TB2-LD

Thunderbolt™2 to PCIe Expansion Enclosure Netstor new NA211TB is the revolutionary Thunderbolt 2 PCIe expansion chassis with up to 3 PCIe slots allowing multiple combinations of high-performance PCIe add-on cards to be attached to any Thunderbolt 2-equipped computers to meet any professionals’ demands on work. Designed specifically for automatic powering-on and powering-off with host, the Thunderbolt 2 PCIe expansion enclosure with the inner PCIe cards of solution can be effortlessly carried to any site to enhance the I/O performance up to 20Gbps for host with Thunderbolt 2 while at the same time letting users save investment in PCIe card hardware. The Thunderbolt™2 Chassis Designed for Work
Beginning from Intel with a simple concept of creating an incredibly fast I/O technology, the most powerful Thunderbolt 2 interface that emerges and makes its appearance in the market with technical collaboration from Apple is the fastest, foremost, and most versatile input/output technology ever. After having many years’ expertise and experiences in developing and providing solutions of PCIe extension, Netstor has followed its line and dedicated itself to the progression and evolution of Thunderbolt 2 PCIe expansion chassis to keep on serving and bringing diverse plans for demanding configurations. Fully Supporting Ultra HD, 4K Workflow 
Designed with stylish aluminum body fitting for laptop, desktop with Thunderbolt 2 technology and featured dedicated built-in 250W PSU with extra internal PCIe power cable, any combination of professional PCIe cards in NA211TB is ensured to work seamlessly with the host. In addition to the dual-protocol, 20Gbps data rates over single connectivity, the NA211TB provides dual Thunderbolt2 ports allowing daisy-chain for further Thunderbolt 2 devices with flexible schemes and displaying true uncompressed 4K video content simultaneously with the blazing-fast data transferring. Features   Thunderbolt™2 interface with 20Gbps of throughput in both channels  Supports up to three(3) full-length PCIe cards Stylish high quality aluminum housing with solid metal structure Built-in a big & quite Fan cooling for self-contained ventilation Ease-of-adjusted Fan speed control board for various working environment Internal IPC-grades Ultra-quiet 250W power supply


Specifications

  Host Interface           Thunderbolt™2 (Dual Port for Daisy Chain) Data Transfer Rate           20Gbps Bi-directional No. of PCIe Slots Two PCIe 2.0 x8 (One slot is available for PCIe x16 card)
One PCIe 2.0 x4 Thunderbolt Expansion Up to Six Thunderbolt devices LED Display for Enclosure Power On Material Aluminum housing with solid metal structure Power Supply Single 250W PSU (High-Efficiency & Low Noise)
Input: 90-230 VAC/50-60 HZ
Output: +5V and +12V
(With extra PCIe 6+2 pin & 4 Pin auxiliary power cable)  Dimension 371(D) x 110(W) x 200(H) mm
14.6 (D) x 4.3 (W) x 7.87 (H) inch Cooling One Hot-Swappable 80 x80 x20 mm Cooling Fan  System Support New Mac Pro, MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac mini, Mac mini Server or Windows PC with a Thunderbolt port O.S. Support Mac OS X 10.6.8+/ 10.7.x/ 10.8.x/ Mavericks PCIe card Driver Request Third-party PCIe card should support Mac OS with Thunderbolt aware's driver PCIe card  Size Available Full length, full height PCIe cards Operating Temperature 0 to 40°C  (32 to 104°F) Storage Temperature -10 to 50°C  (14 to 122°F) Relative Humidity 20 to 80% (non-condensing)

Package Content

  Enclosure x 1
Thunderbolt cable x 1 (2 meter)
Manual CD-ROM x1
Carry Bag x 1
Power Cord x 1       Compatibility   Brand Name  Model Host Support    MAC • Mac mini, iMac, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, New Mac Pro
  with a Thunderbolt port (Mac OS X 10.6.8+) RAID Card Support      Areca • ARC-1882x        • ARC-1882LP   
• ARC-1213-4x     • ARC-1223-8x   (Driver)    ATTO • ExpressSAS R680 (version 2.0+)    HighPoint • RocketRAID 2722    • RocketRAID 3622  
• RocketRAID 4522 Audio Card Support        AVID • Pro Tools HDX    • Pro Tools HD Native 
  (Tested by Netstor)       Lynx Studio • AES16e      RME • HDSPe MADI       • HDSPe AIO
• HDSPe AES         • HDSPe RayDAT      Universal Audio • UAD-2 DUO         • UAD-2 QUAD
  (version 6.3.1+) Video Card Support      BlackMagic  • DeckLink Studio   • DeckLink Quad   • Intensity Pro
 • DeckLink HD 3D   • DeckLink 4K (version 9.5+)     • Create 3D Ultra    • Create 3D     
 • Create HD          • Epoch Supernova S+    Matrox  • Mojito MAX    AJA  • Kona 3G            • Kona LHi       • Kona LHe Plus
  (version 10.3+)     RED  • RED ROCKET™    • RED ROCKET-X 10G Networking Card     • 10G-PCIE-8B-2C • 10G-PCIE-8B-2S • 10G-PCIE-8B-C
• 10G-PCIE-8B-S   • 10G-PCIE2-8B2-2C 
• 10G-PCIE2-8B2-2S  (version v1.3.1+)     Small Tree • PETG1 series    • PETG2 series    • PETG4 series
  (version v2.14+)    

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    Model No. Description   NA211TB Thunderbolt2 to PCIe Expansion Chassis, Supporting up to Three(3) full-length and full-height PCIe cards, with bulit-in 250W single power supply and providing extra 6+2 pin PCIe power cable, One Thunderbolt 2 meter cable.
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Stock code IB-NTB-211TB2LD
Brand NetStor
Series Thunderbolt2 PCIe Expansion
Model NA211TB2-LD
Type TurboBox TB - Up to 3x PCI-Express v3.0 slots (x16 or Two x8 + One x4) + 4x 2.5...
ROHS Y
Date added 08/05/2014

NA211TB2-LD Spec Information

Form Factor / Drive Height 37.1 x 11 x 20 cm
Platter size 2.5"
Guarantee 2yr
Total Drives 4
Bays/Slots 4
OS Support - Mac/OSX Mac OS X 10.6.8+, Mac OS Server, OS X Lion

NA211TB2-LD Spec Connections

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PCIeCPCIe Internal 8xInternal1

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NA211TB2-LD Speed

Physical

Colour White
Weight (kg) 5kg
Watts 250W
External Length (mm) 560cm
External Width (mm) 270cm
External Height (mm) 200cm
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NA211TB2-LD

Thunderbolt™2 to PCIe Expansion Enclosure

Netstor new NA211TB is the revolutionary Thunderbolt 2 PCIe expansion chassis with up to 3 PCIe slots allowing multiple combinations of high-performance PCIe add-on cards to be attached to any Thunderbolt 2-equipped computers to meet any professionals’ demands on work. Designed specifically for automatic powering-on and powering-off with host, the Thunderbolt 2 PCIe expansion enclosure with the inner PCIe cards of solution can be effortlessly carried to any site to enhance the I/O performance up to 20Gbps for host with Thunderbolt 2 while at the same time letting users save investment in PCIe card hardware.

The Thunderbolt™2 Chassis Designed for Work
Beginning from Intel with a simple concept of creating an incredibly fast I/O technology, the most powerful Thunderbolt 2 interface that emerges and makes its appearance in the market with technical collaboration from Apple is the fastest, foremost, and most versatile input/output technology ever. After having many years’ expertise and experiences in developing and providing solutions of PCIe extension, Netstor has followed its line and dedicated itself to the progression and evolution of Thunderbolt 2 PCIe expansion chassis to keep on serving and bringing diverse plans for demanding configurations.

Fully Supporting Ultra HD, 4K Workflow 
Designed with stylish aluminum body fitting for laptop, desktop with Thunderbolt 2 technology and featured dedicated built-in 250W PSU with extra internal PCIe power cable, any combination of professional PCIe cards in NA211TB is ensured to work seamlessly with the host. In addition to the dual-protocol, 20Gbps data rates over single connectivity, the NA211TB provides dual Thunderbolt2 ports allowing daisy-chain for further Thunderbolt 2 devices with flexible schemes and displaying true uncompressed 4K video content simultaneously with the blazing-fast data transferring.

Features  
  • Thunderbolt™2 interface with 20Gbps of throughput in both channels 
  • Supports up to three(3) full-length PCIe cards
  • Stylish high quality aluminum housing with solid metal structure
  • Built-in a big & quite Fan cooling for self-contained ventilation
  • Ease-of-adjusted Fan speed control board for various working environment
  • Internal IPC-grades Ultra-quiet 250W power supply



Specifications

 
Host Interface           Thunderbolt™2 (Dual Port for Daisy Chain)
Data Transfer Rate           20Gbps Bi-directional
No. of PCIe Slots

Two PCIe 2.0 x8 (One slot is available for PCIe x16 card)
One PCIe 2.0 x4

Thunderbolt Expansion

Up to Six Thunderbolt devices

LED Display for Enclosure

Power On

Material Aluminum housing with solid metal structure
Power Supply

Single 250W PSU (High-Efficiency & Low Noise)
Input: 90-230 VAC/50-60 HZ
Output: +5V and +12V
(With extra PCIe 6+2 pin & 4 Pin auxiliary power cable) 

Dimension

371(D) x 110(W) x 200(H) mm
14.6 (D) x 4.3 (W) x 7.87 (H) inch

Cooling

One Hot-Swappable 80 x80 x20 mm Cooling Fan 

System Support New Mac Pro, MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac mini, Mac mini Server or Windows PC with a Thunderbolt port
O.S. Support Mac OS X 10.6.8+/ 10.7.x/ 10.8.x/ Mavericks
PCIe card Driver Request Third-party PCIe card should support Mac OS with Thunderbolt aware's driver
PCIe card  Size Available

Full length, full height PCIe cards

Operating Temperature 0 to 40°C  (32 to 104°F)
Storage Temperature -10 to 50°C  (14 to 122°F)
Relative Humidity 20 to 80% (non-condensing)


Package Content

 

Enclosure x 1
Thunderbolt cable x 1 (2 meter)
Manual CD-ROM x1
Carry Bag x 1
Power Cord x 1

   
 
Compatibility  

Brand Name

 Model

Host Support
   MAC

• Mac mini, iMac, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, New Mac Pro
  with a Thunderbolt port (Mac OS X 10.6.8+)

RAID Card Support  
   Areca • ARC-1882x        • ARC-1882LP   
• ARC-1213-4x     • ARC-1223-8x   (Driver)
   ATTO • ExpressSAS R680 (version 2.0+)
   HighPoint

• RocketRAID 2722    • RocketRAID 3622  
• RocketRAID 4522

Audio Card Support  
     AVID • Pro Tools HDX    • Pro Tools HD Native 
  (Tested by Netstor)
      Lynx Studio • AES16e
     RME • HDSPe MADI       • HDSPe AIO
• HDSPe AES         • HDSPe RayDAT
     Universal Audio • UAD-2 DUO         • UAD-2 QUAD
  (version 6.3.1+)
Video Card Support  
   BlackMagic  • DeckLink Studio   • DeckLink Quad   • Intensity Pro
 • DeckLink HD 3D   • DeckLink 4K (version 9.5+) 
   • Create 3D Ultra    • Create 3D     
 • Create HD          • Epoch Supernova S+
   Matrox  • Mojito MAX
   AJA  • Kona 3G            • Kona LHi       • Kona LHe Plus
  (version 10.3+)
    RED  • RED ROCKET™    • RED ROCKET-X
10G Networking Card  
  • 10G-PCIE-8B-2C • 10G-PCIE-8B-2S • 10G-PCIE-8B-C
• 10G-PCIE-8B-S   • 10G-PCIE2-8B2-2C 
• 10G-PCIE2-8B2-2S  (version v1.3.1+)
    Small Tree

• PETG1 series    • PETG2 series    • PETG4 series
  (version v2.14+)

   


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Description

 

NA211TB

Thunderbolt2 to PCIe Expansion Chassis, Supporting up to Three(3) full-length and full-height PCIe cards, with bulit-in 250W single power supply and providing extra 6+2 pin PCIe power cable, One Thunderbolt 2 meter cable.
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Specifications

General

Stock code IB-NTB-211TB2LD
Brand NetStor
Series Thunderbolt2 PCIe Expansion
Model NA211TB2-LD
Type TurboBox TB - Up to 3x PCI-Express v3.0 slots (x16 or Two x8 + One x4) + 4x 2.5...
ROHS Y
Date added 08/05/2014

NA211TB2-LD Spec Information

Form Factor / Drive Height 37.1 x 11 x 20 cm
Platter size 2.5"
Guarantee 2yr
Total Drives 4
Bays/Slots 4
OS Support - Mac/OSX Mac OS X 10.6.8+, Mac OS Server, OS X Lion

NA211TB2-LD Spec Connections

sub- connectionI/EQuantity
ThunderboltThunderbolt2External2
PCIeCPCIe Internal 8xInternal1

Software

NA211TB2-LD Speed

Physical

Colour White
Weight (kg) 5kg
Watts 250W
External Length (mm) 560cm
External Width (mm) 270cm
External Height (mm) 200cm
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Is there a difference between network drive, backup drive, network hard drive and nas drive?

There is no physical difference between a network drive, backup drive, network hard drive and NAS drive, the MAIN difference is about the use of the equipment. So:

A Network Drive is a area on storage that is useable to anyone on the network and will be visible to the device you are using if you have the correct login/password.

A Backup Drive is a storage device is a area of NAS or DAS storage that is used JUST for backups and only for writing, not reading - it backs up one or multiple devices on a regular basis.


A Network Hard Drive is the same as a network drive, but instead of a portion of online storage that is network/internet accessible, it is an entire disk drive. Much larger and often includes a RAID drive acting as a fall-back.

A NAS Drive can do all of the above. It can be set up to be a backup drive for all your devices, it can make either a portion or ALL of the storage available over the internet or network, it can do all of these at the same time and can give you much, much more access options thanks to NAS software from the likes of QNAP, Synology, WD, Asustor, Buffalo and Drobo.


 

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How does a NAS device work?

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16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
Do you really need a NAS?

If you have data spread across multiple devices without a single backup location, then YES, you really do need a NAS drive. As it will make backing up with multiple devices easier, more automated and reliable.


If you are a business with large amounts of data that needs to be accessible quickly, across multiple machines or outside your office environment for off-site staff or clients, then YES you needs a NAS.


If you want your internet accessible data to be 100% inaccessible when needed (for security) and are considering a Cloud provider or a NAS, BUY A NAS!!! It is cheaper in the long run and can have individual and bespoke security measures. 


 

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is a NAS drives for home?

A NAS drive for Home is the means of storing your data in a central location that can be used for more home and entertainment based applications. Often these are 2-Bay or 4-Bay NAS Devices that support applications such as Plex, DLNA Server support, Backups like Apple Time Machine and Surveillance over IP cameras from companies such as Edimax and Reolink. The Hard drives in a NAS Drive for Home are recommended to be WD Red NAS Drives or Seagate Ironwolf NAS drives.


 



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