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New Thunderbolt 3 Products from OWC

Cool stuff from OWC.

The OWC Mercury Viper with Thunderbolt 3 and OWC Thunderbay 6 deliver unprecedented performance and functionality, as do the other new products.

OWC will exhibit a full line-up of pioneering new products at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas. Known as the largest annual digital media conference and exhibit for industry experts specializing in the creation and distribution of all facets of entertainment, NAB 2017 commences Saturday, April 22, with exhibits open Monday, April 24 through Thursday, April 27.

Located in Booth #SL8905, OWC is proud to continue our tradition of engineering and producing exciting technological products that help users engage and create with limitless possibilities. OWC will showcase the newest product offerings and technology concepts in the OWC product line, and in addition will preview upcoming products, and host guest speakers and editors throughout the show. Some of the new and prototype products to be featured in the booth include:

OWC Thunderbay 6
Thunderbolt 3 (late 2017)

THUNDERBAY 6

SIX BAYS OF UNBEATABLE PERFORMANCE, POWERED BY SOFTRAID

A groundbreaking new six-bay RAID powered by SoftRAID and designed to deliver the fastest performance possible with Thunderbolt 3 - up to 40Gb/s. Coming in late 2017.

[MPG: this should mean capacities from 6TB to 60TB]

OWC Mercury Viper

Introducing the cutting-edge OWC Viper. This Portable Thunderbolt 3 SSD offers groundbreaking data transfer speeds along with the versatility of daisy-chain expansion and a compact form factor.

 
State of the art SSD speed using dual Thunderbolt 3 cables: OWC Mercury VIper

Thunderbolt 3 Dock

Compatible with Mac OS X and Windows, the dock’s litany of ports provides a compelling solution for creative professionals seeking to unite a multitude of peripherals for ultimate connectivity. Like the Thunderbolt 2 Dock, the OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock offers convenience and flexibility with its 13 ports, now including a high-power USB 3.1 Gen 1 port for fast mobile device charging, a mini DisplayPort with support for a hi-res display up to 4K at 60Hz, and two Thunderbolt 3 ports.

With the introduction of Thunderbolt 3 technology, the new OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock can support two incredible ultra hi-res 5K displays at 60Hz, extensive daisy-chain connectivity and power delivery, creating an even more streamlined workflow.

Envoy Pro EX with Thunderbolt 3

OWC Envoy Pro EX with Thunderbolt 3

POCKET-SIZED THUNDERBOLT 3 SSD Thunderbolt 3 interface with speeds up to 40Gb/s Desktop-class SSD performance in a portable design Fully bus-powered Capacities starting at 240GB.

Concurrent with the Thunderbolt 3 Dock, OWC is pleased to announce that the award-winning Envoy Pro EX will be one of the first external storage solutions to integrate Thunderbolt 3 connectivity, making the aesthetically sleek enclosure faster and more powerful than ever before. Elegant and ultra portable, the newest OWC Envoy Pro EX with Thunderbolt 3 leaps into next-generation performance with Thunderbolt 3 connectivity and high-capacity PCIe 3.0 SSD. OWC takes our award-winning product design into the high-capacity, blazing-fast, professional performance realm with storage up to 2TB and data speeds up to 1GB/s.

[MPG: with capacity up to 2TB, this is first class solution for desktop or laptop users].

HELIOS FX

THE EXTERNAL GPU POWERED BY THUNDERBOLT 3

Add high powered graphics cards to any Thunderbolt 3 system for an amazing capability boost.

OWC Helios FX for external GPU via Thunderbo

Mercury Helios 3

OWC Helios FX for external GPU via Thunderbo

The next generation in the OWC Mercury Helios lineup, Mercury Helios 3 is the new frontier for powerful high-speed expansion cards, defying the current limits of conventional Macs.

Accommodating a double-width, half-length x16 PCIe card, Helios 3 is hot-pluggable, powers on and off with a computer and is great for hi-res video ingest cards and other PCIe connectivity solutions needed to ensure seamless productivity. Built from a rugged aluminum chassis with a dedicated cooling fan, the PCIe expansion chassis features two Thunderbolt 3 ports for optimal performance. It also features a mini DisplayPort to allow the support of up to a single 5K or 4K display or a second HD display as professional office needs expand.

The OWC DEC

OWC will be debuting the latest iteration of its DEC expansion concept for the 2016 MacBook Pro. The DEC will attach completely flush to the bottom of the 2016 MacBook Pro and provide additional flash storage and connectivity. With the OWC DEC, users will get an enhancement path for their 2016 MacBook Pro, keeping their system upgradeable for the long term in a clean and integrated fashion. On top of the core functional benefits, the OWC DEC also touts a sleek design. When installed, the OWC DEC and 2016 MacBook Pro will be as thin as a 2012 MacBook Pro, allowing this advanced solution to retain the attractive lightweight design that users favor.

This patented solution offers a range of features, including:

  • Up to 4TB of additional Flash/SSD storage (for a maximum of 6TB, including factory capacity)
  • SD Card Slot/Multi-Media card slot
  • USB Type A Ports for standard USB cabled devices
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • Additional features are under development
OWC DEC expansion chassis for 2016 MacBook pro
Blazing-fast PCIe storage for Mac Pro Tower
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