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** UPDATED SPEC - now has One 8x + One x16 slot (serial numbers starting with 'G' onwards) **   Sonnet Echo Express SE II
Thunderbolt 2 Expansion Chassis for PCIe Cards

Use Two PCIe Cards With Computers Lacking Slots
Sonnet's Echo Express SE II enables you to connect two high-performance, professional pro video capture and processing, digital audio interface, DSP accelerator, FireWire, RAID controller, 10 Gigabit Ethernet, eSATA, and other PCIe cards to any Mac® with a Thunderbolt port. Accommodating cards up to 7.75" long, this compact Thunderbolt 2-to-PCIe card expansion chassis supports nearly every Thunderbolt-compatible PCIe card on the market, including double-width (PCIe card + daughter card) cards. Measuring just 6.5" wide by 4.6" tall by 11" long, the Echo Express SE II takes up little space wherever you work, be it in the studio, on location, at your desk, or in the edit suite. Like all Echo Express chassis, the SE II has two Thunderbolt ports that support daisy chaining of up to six devices to a single port on your computer. Built for Speed
Thunderbolt 20Gbps Icon20Gbps Thunderbolt 2 technology-equipped computers are here. The original 10Gbps Thunderbolt interface provided breakthrough bandwidth for external expansion, more than sufficient to support the maximum performance of most PCIe cards. However, some high bandwidth cards such as 16Gb Fibre channel, multi-port 10 Gigabit Ethernet cards, or multiple bandwidth-hungry cards require more than 10Gbps. Thunderbolt 2 removes this barrier by providing more bandwidth for demanding applications. The Echo Express SE II's Thunderbolt 2 interface takes full advantage of this increased bandwidth to ensure optimum performance from installed cards when the chassis is connected to a Thunderbolt 2-equipped computer. Need to connect to a computer equipped with 10Gbps Thunderbolt? No problem, the SE II is fully compatible with earlier generation Thunderbolt computers as well. Two PCIe 2.0 Slots Plus Space for a Daughter Card
The Echo Express SE II's PCIe 2.0 x8 slots support two half-length+, full-height, single-width PCIe cards, or one single-width card plus one double-width card. Double-width? Some specialty cards, such as RME's HDSPe MADI FX card, Blackmagic Design's DeckLink 4K Extreme, and the Lynx AES16e 50, include a daughter card that mates with and provides additional external connections to the main card. The daughter card occupies the adjacent PCIe card space without filling a slot. The Echo Express SE II accommodates a daughter card's installation without wasting a slot. Cool Design Outside and In
The Echo Express SE II's aluminum outer shell securely protects the cards inside and helps transfer heat away from them. The large and quiet, temperature-controlled fan automatically speeds up and slows down smoothly as needed, so there's no guesswork in deciding which switch position to select. The enclosure is ventilated front, back, and bottom to facilitate airflow over the cards. Key Features Connect Professional PCIe Cards—Use high-performance PCIe card with Thunderbolt-equipped computers Thunderbolt 2 Interface—Maximum performance with computers with 20Gbps Thunderbolt 2 technology, backward compatible with 10Gbps Thunderbolt technology Two PCIe Slots—Support two half-length+ (up to 7.75" long), full-height, single-width cards Two Thunderbolt Ports—Daisy chain up to six devices to a single port on the host computer Temperature-Controlled, Fan—Automatically operates slowly and quietly with cooler cards, provides better cooling for hot cards Energy Saver Mode—Powers on/off automatically with the computer Sufficient Power—80W power supply handles any combination of cards Aluminum Housing—Portable protection for any environment
Nearly Every Thunderbolt-Compatible Card Supported
With its ability to accommodate cards up to 7.75" long, The Echo Express SE II supports nearly every Thunderbolt-compatible card available. PCIe 1.1, PCIe 2.0, and PCIe 3.0 cards are supported. Do you have a card in mind but aren't sure it's compatible? We've worked closely with PCIe card manufacturers to provide a list of compatible cards on our supporting PCIe Card Thunderbolt Compatibility Chart. The chart provides an up-to-date list of cards that have been tested to be recognized over a Thunderbolt connection and compatible with Thunderbolt technology requirements. Thunderbolt Cable Lock Included
Sonnet includes a lock that secures Thunderbolt connectors(3) plugged into the Echo chassis. It is easy to install and prevents accidental cable disconnections. Strong Link in the Chain
These Sonnet solutions support daisy chaining of additional Thunderbolt technology-enabled peripherals such as an additional Echo Express, the Apple® Thunderbolt Display, video capture devices, and data storage devices. For connected devices requiring extra power, 10 watts is provided through the daisy chain port to peripherals.

    Part No.   ECHO-EXP-SE2 Echo Express SE II Desktop Thunderbolt 2 Expansion Chassis for PCIe Cards(1) Hardware   Warranty 1-year Dimensions (WxDxH) 6.5 x 11 x 4.6 in. (16.5 x 27.9 x 11.7 cm) Weight   3.7 lbs (1.7 kg) Form Factor Desktop External Connectors Two Thunderbolt 12V power Expansion Slot One x16 mechanical (x4 electrical) PCIe 2.0(5) One x8 mechanical (x4 electrical) PCIe 2.0 PCIe Cards Supported(1) Two half-length (up to 7.75" long), single-width, full-height x8 PCIe 2.0 cards plus one daughter card Compatible PCIe Cards(2) Up-to-date PCIe cards listed on our supportingPCIe Card Thunderbolt Compatibility Chart Power Adapter


PCIe Card Minimum Guaranteed Power Input: 100-240V AC 1.6A, 50-60 Hz
Output: 12V@7.0A (80W)

25W

Operating Temperature 0º C to 35º C (32º F to 95º F)   RoHS Compliant Yes Package Contents Echo Express SE II chassis(1) Universal power adapter Power cord Thunderbolt cable Thunderbolt cable lock(3) Documentation Note: PCIe cards sold separately  
   

Mac Compatibility Mac with a Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 port OS X 10.8.5+ PC Compatibility PC with a Thunderbolt  or Thunderbolt 2 port(4) Windows® 8, 7 PCIe Card Compatibility For up-to-date PCIe card compatibility see our PCIe Card Thunderbolt Compatibility Chart
Technical Notes PCIe cards sold separately Compatibility requires the installation of Thunderbolt technology-aware drivers, available from the manufacturer. See our supporting PCIe Card Thunderbolt Compatibility Chart for a list of up-to-date compatible PCIe cards. Thunderbolt cable lock is compatible with Apple and Sonnet Thunderbolt cables. For more information see Support Article FAQ 785. Windows requires a Thunderbolt 2 interface in the computer and in the expansion chassis to support more than two PCIe controllers. Note that some PCIe cards have a bridge to multiple controllers, so it is possible for a single dual-controller PCIe card to reach the limit if not connected via Thunderbolt 2. Not all Mac-compatible PCIe cards are also compatible with Windows. See the PCIe Card Thunderbolt Compatibility Chart for details. Models with serial numbers Gxxx and greater have one x16 slot and one x8 slot. Earlier models have two x8 slots.
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Stock code SCsb-EESE2
Brand Sonnet
Series Echo Express SE II
Model ECHO-EXP-SE2
Type Thunderbolt2 Expansion Chassis - 2x Half-Length PCIe2 slots (One x8 and One x16 ...
ROHS Y
Date added 13/09/2013

ECHO-EXP-SE2 Spec Information

Form Factor / Drive Height 16.5 x 27.9 x 11.7 cm
Guarantee 1yr
Bays/Slots 2

Software

ECHO-EXP-SE2 Speed

Physical

Weight (kg) 3kg
Weight (bare) 1.7kg
Watts 60W
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Sonnet Echo Express SE II ECHO-EXP-SE2 Thunderbolt2 Expansion Chassis - 2x Half-Length PCIe2 slots (One x8 and One x16 - ser# G## onwards)
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** UPDATED SPEC - now has One 8x + One x16 slot (serial numbers starting with 'G' onwards) **

 

Sonnet Echo Express SE II


Thunderbolt 2 Expansion Chassis for PCIe Cards

Use Two PCIe Cards With Computers Lacking Slots
Sonnet's Echo Express SE II enables you to connect two high-performance, professional pro video capture and processing, digital audio interface, DSP accelerator, FireWire, RAID controller, 10 Gigabit Ethernet, eSATA, and other PCIe cards to any Mac® with a Thunderbolt port. Accommodating cards up to 7.75" long, this compact Thunderbolt 2-to-PCIe card expansion chassis supports nearly every Thunderbolt-compatible PCIe card on the market, including double-width (PCIe card + daughter card) cards. Measuring just 6.5" wide by 4.6" tall by 11" long, the Echo Express SE II takes up little space wherever you work, be it in the studio, on location, at your desk, or in the edit suite. Like all Echo Express chassis, the SE II has two Thunderbolt ports that support daisy chaining of up to six devices to a single port on your computer.

Built for Speed
Thunderbolt 20Gbps Icon20Gbps Thunderbolt 2 technology-equipped computers are here. The original 10Gbps Thunderbolt interface provided breakthrough bandwidth for external expansion, more than sufficient to support the maximum performance of most PCIe cards. However, some high bandwidth cards such as 16Gb Fibre channel, multi-port 10 Gigabit Ethernet cards, or multiple bandwidth-hungry cards require more than 10Gbps. Thunderbolt 2 removes this barrier by providing more bandwidth for demanding applications. The Echo Express SE II's Thunderbolt 2 interface takes full advantage of this increased bandwidth to ensure optimum performance from installed cards when the chassis is connected to a Thunderbolt 2-equipped computer. Need to connect to a computer equipped with 10Gbps Thunderbolt? No problem, the SE II is fully compatible with earlier generation Thunderbolt computers as well.

Two PCIe 2.0 Slots Plus Space for a Daughter Card
The Echo Express SE II's PCIe 2.0 x8 slots support two half-length+, full-height, single-width PCIe cards, or one single-width card plus one double-width card. Double-width? Some specialty cards, such as RME's HDSPe MADI FX card, Blackmagic Design's DeckLink 4K Extreme, and the Lynx AES16e 50, include a daughter card that mates with and provides additional external connections to the main card. The daughter card occupies the adjacent PCIe card space without filling a slot. The Echo Express SE II accommodates a daughter card's installation without wasting a slot.

Cool Design Outside and In
The Echo Express SE II's aluminum outer shell securely protects the cards inside and helps transfer heat away from them. The large and quiet, temperature-controlled fan automatically speeds up and slows down smoothly as needed, so there's no guesswork in deciding which switch position to select. The enclosure is ventilated front, back, and bottom to facilitate airflow over the cards.

Key Features

Connect Professional PCIe Cards—Use high-performance PCIe card with Thunderbolt-equipped computers

Thunderbolt 2 Interface—Maximum performance with computers with 20Gbps Thunderbolt 2 technology, backward compatible with 10Gbps Thunderbolt technology

Two PCIe Slots—Support two half-length+ (up to 7.75" long), full-height, single-width cards

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

Temperature-Controlled, Fan—Automatically operates slowly and quietly with cooler cards, provides better cooling for hot cards

Energy Saver Mode—Powers on/off automatically with the computer

Sufficient Power—80W power supply handles any combination of cards

Aluminum Housing—Portable protection for any environment


Nearly Every Thunderbolt-Compatible Card Supported
With its ability to accommodate cards up to 7.75" long, The Echo Express SE II supports nearly every Thunderbolt-compatible card available. PCIe 1.1, PCIe 2.0, and PCIe 3.0 cards are supported. Do you have a card in mind but aren't sure it's compatible? We've worked closely with PCIe card manufacturers to provide a list of compatible cards on our supporting PCIe Card Thunderbolt Compatibility Chart. The chart provides an up-to-date list of cards that have been tested to be recognized over a Thunderbolt connection and compatible with Thunderbolt technology requirements.

Thunderbolt Cable Lock Included
Sonnet includes a lock that secures Thunderbolt connectors(3) plugged into the Echo chassis. It is easy to install and prevents accidental cable disconnections.

Strong Link in the Chain
These Sonnet solutions support daisy chaining of additional Thunderbolt technology-enabled peripherals such as an additional Echo Express, the Apple® Thunderbolt Display, video capture devices, and data storage devices. For connected devices requiring extra power, 10 watts is provided through the daisy chain port to peripherals.

 

 

Part No.  
ECHO-EXP-SE2 Echo Express SE II Desktop Thunderbolt 2 Expansion Chassis for PCIe Cards(1)
Hardware  
Warranty 1-year
Dimensions (WxDxH) 6.5 x 11 x 4.6 in. (16.5 x 27.9 x 11.7 cm)
Weight  

3.7 lbs (1.7 kg)

Form Factor Desktop
External Connectors
  • Two Thunderbolt
  • 12V power
Expansion Slot
  • One x16 mechanical (x4 electrical) PCIe 2.0(5)
  • One x8 mechanical (x4 electrical) PCIe 2.0
PCIe Cards Supported(1) Two half-length (up to 7.75" long), single-width, full-height x8 PCIe 2.0 cards plus one daughter card
Compatible PCIe Cards(2) Up-to-date PCIe cards listed on our supportingPCIe Card Thunderbolt Compatibility Chart
Power Adapter


PCIe Card Minimum Guaranteed Power
Input: 100-240V AC 1.6A, 50-60 Hz
Output: 12V@7.0A (80W)

25W

Operating Temperature

0º C to 35º C (32º F to 95º F)

 
RoHS Compliant Yes
Package Contents
  • Echo Express SE II chassis(1)
  • Universal power adapter
  • Power cord
  • Thunderbolt cable
  • Thunderbolt cable lock(3)
  • Documentation

Note: PCIe cards sold separately

 


 

 



Mac Compatibility

Mac with a Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 port

OS X 10.8.5+

PC Compatibility

PC with a Thunderbolt  or Thunderbolt 2 port(4)

Windows® 8, 7

PCIe Card Compatibility

For up-to-date PCIe card compatibility see our PCIe Card Thunderbolt Compatibility Chart


Technical Notes

  1. PCIe cards sold separately
  2. Compatibility requires the installation of Thunderbolt technology-aware drivers, available from the manufacturer. See our supporting PCIe Card Thunderbolt Compatibility Chart for a list of up-to-date compatible PCIe cards.
  3. Thunderbolt cable lock is compatible with Apple and Sonnet Thunderbolt cables. For more information see Support Article FAQ 785.
  4. Windows requires a Thunderbolt 2 interface in the computer and in the expansion chassis to support more than two PCIe controllers. Note that some PCIe cards have a bridge to multiple controllers, so it is possible for a single dual-controller PCIe card to reach the limit if not connected via Thunderbolt 2. Not all Mac-compatible PCIe cards are also compatible with Windows. See the PCIe Card Thunderbolt Compatibility Chart for details.
  5. Models with serial numbers Gxxx and greater have one x16 slot and one x8 slot. Earlier models have two x8 slots.


Specifications subject to change without notice.

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General

Stock code SCsb-EESE2
Brand Sonnet
Series Echo Express SE II
Model ECHO-EXP-SE2
Type Thunderbolt2 Expansion Chassis - 2x Half-Length PCIe2 slots (One x8 and One x16 ...
ROHS Y
Date added 13/09/2013

ECHO-EXP-SE2 Spec Information

Form Factor / Drive Height 16.5 x 27.9 x 11.7 cm
Guarantee 1yr
Bays/Slots 2

Software

ECHO-EXP-SE2 Speed

Physical

Weight (kg) 3kg
Weight (bare) 1.7kg
Watts 60W
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16/02/2017 | | GB Flag |
Hi, I’m interested in “Echo Express SE2” with Geforce graphics card, but have few questions. 1. I want to know if it is compatible with 2011 ealy Mac Book Pro. 2. Can I use it with Geforce graphics card. 3. Do I need to buy power supplies seperately? or already included in this product 4. Also, I want to know how long it will take shipping to South Korea. best regards,

Thank you for your enquiry Choi,

I would highly recommend consulting the Sonnet support sections online for more precise Graphics card compatibility, but with regard to the Mac Compatibility:


Mac with a Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 port


Mac with a Thunderbolt 3 port with an Apple Thunderbolt 3 (USB C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter


OS X® 10.8.5+


macOS Sierra compatible


With regard to the PSU, it is included with this product as well as a country specific Power connector - at no extra cost.


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SPAN.COM tech team
08/02/2017 | South Korea | KR Flag |
Hi, I’m interested in “Echo Express SE2” with Geforce graphics card, but have few questions. 1. I want to know if it is compatible with 2011 ealy Mac Book Pro. 2. Can I use it with Geforce graphics card. 3. Do I need to buy power supplies seperately? or already included in this product 4. Also, I want to know how long it will take shipping to South Korea. best regards,

The Echo SE2 takes x2 half-length cards so full length graphic cards would not fit inside this unit
The best solution would be the Akitio NODE 
https://www.span.com/product/AKiTiO-Thunderbolt-PCIe-Thunder3-Node-NODE-T3IA-AKTU-1x-TB3-USB-C-1x-PCI-Express-v3-0-x16-FHHL-x4-speed-75W-Windows-Only~60061 
Please check compatibility as this product is still new and details may change




SPAN.COM tech team
01/07/2014 | | GB Flag |
This is my second identical chassis - first one works great - no problems. Excellent! Quick and faultless service from Span too!
19/02/2014 | Jason | GB Flag |
Does this now come with thunderbolt 2 or will I still need to post it back to receive the thunderbolt 2 upgrade? And when is the upgrade going to be released?
Hello,

All SOnnet enclosures will be now coming with Thunderbolt2, lead time might be 1-2 weeks


SPAN.COM tech team
03/02/2014 | Chris C | GB Flag |
The description states: "Free Thunderbolt 2 Upgrade (customer pays only shipping and handling costs)" Do you have an estimate on how much these ''shipping and handling' costs will be? Will the shipping be to the USA or to Span in the UK?
Chris,

You would need to send the unit back to SPAN in the UK, 

So far we have not been told of any extra "handling cost", so there should be nothing extra to pay.

Regards,


SPAN.COM tech team


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