Sonnet this week introduced its newest Thunderbolt 4 dock, the Echo 20, and one in all its key options is an inside enclosure for an M.2 NVMe SSD. This enables the dock to double as an exterior storage drive for a Mac.
Accessible from the underside of the dock, the enclosure can maintain as much as an 8TB SSD and helps knowledge switch speeds as much as 800 MB/s, in keeping with Sonnet.
The dock can also be outfitted with an upstream Thunderbolt 4 port that gives as much as 100W of pass-through charging to a related Mac, two downstream Thunderbolt 4 ports, 4 USB-C ports with as much as 10 Gbps speeds, 4 USB-A ports with as much as 10 Gbps speeds, one HDMI 2.1 port, one 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet port, one 3.5mm combo audio jack, one 3.5mm microphone jack, left and proper RCA line out jacks, and one SD card slot.
The dock is designed to be used with gadgets outfitted with Thunderbolt ports, together with all of Apple’s newest Mac and iPad Professional fashions, offering expanded connectivity for exterior shows, USB equipment, and different peripherals.
The Echo 20 is accessible to order on Sonnet’s web site for $299.99 in the USA and can be accessible at extra retailers quickly. The dock has an exterior energy provide and ships with a 0.7-meter Thunderbolt 4 cable within the field. Sonnet has an identical Thunderbolt dock that helps twin SSDs for as much as 16TB of storage, nevertheless it has fewer ports.