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Sonnet xMac Pro Server

4U Rackmount Triple-slot PCIe Over Thunderbolt 2 Chassis with enclosure for new Mac Pro
Part No: SON-XMACPS

Building on the concept of our award-winning xMac mini Server PCIe 2.0 expansion system/1U rackmount enclosure for Mac® mini, we designed a 4U rackmount enclosure exclusively for the new Mac Pro, and integrated the three PCIe 2.0 slots, 20Gbps Thunderbolt 2 technology, and expandability of Echo Express III-R Thunderbolt 2 expansion chassis for PCIe cards. Like the III-R, xMac Pro Server provides space for you to mount additional equipment, such as storage expansion.

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Expand and Enclose Your New Mac Pro at the Same Time

The new Mac Pro has become the object of desire, but a lustrous finish hides its true beauty—the massive power within. If you're a pro user in the video or audio industries, the Mac Pro offers the power you need, but lacks the built-in expandability you count on. In order to achieve this engineering feat, Apple designers stripped away components and space to a minimum, taking out PCIe slots and drive bays, and packed the remaining components into a small cylinder. Its compact size makes the new Mac Pro more transportable and rackable, but prevents onboard installation of PCIe expansion cards. In addition, the computer still requires an enclosure to make it road- or rack-ready and provide convenient cable management. Sonnet's xMac Pro Server PCIe expansion system/4U rackmount enclosure addresses these issues and increases a Mac Pro's potential in a big way. 

To support a wide range of popular mobile racks, carts and portable rack cases, xMac Pro Server is just 16" deep. The xMac Pro Server securely holds the computer and installed cards, making your Mac Pro fully rack- and road-ready.

Connect Up to Three PCIe Cards to Your New Mac Pro

Sonnet's xMac Pro Server supports three full-length PCIe cards. It integrates a universal 300W power supply and includes a 75W PCIe power connector for cards that require supplementary power, such as the Avid Pro Tools|HDX or the new RED ROCKET-X. Even with all that power, xMac Pro Server is enviro-friendly; it automatically powers the PCIe expansion system on or off whenever the connected computer powers on or wakes, or powers off or sleeps, respectively.

Features

Provides PCIe Card Expansion for Mac Pro

Use high-performance PCIe cards with your new Mac Pro


Makes Your Mac Pro Road-Ready

4U rackmount enclosure securely holds the computer and PCIe cards in place, adding mobility to your Mac


Three PCIe Slots

Supports three full-length, full-height, single-width cards, or one double-width card plus one single-width card


Thunderbolt 2 Interface

Maximum performance with Mac Pro, backward compatible with devices equipped with 10Gbps Thunderbolt technology


Power for High Performance PCIe Cards

Integrated 300W power supply provides plenty of power for any cards you install; 75W auxiliary PCIe power connector enables use of power hungry cards such as the Avid Pro Tools|HDX or the RED ROCKET-X


Provides Space for Installing Additional Devices

Using optional Mobile Rack Device Mounting Kits, you can install HDDs, SSDs, a tape or optical drive, and more inside the xMac Pro Server's enclosure


Remarkably Quiet

Temperature-controlled, variable-speed fans automatically and quietly cool the cards


Front Panel Operation, Rear Panel Connectivity

Front panel power button activates power switch on Mac Pro; USB 3.0 port enables connection of keyboard, mouse, thumb drive, etc.; two Gigabit Ethernet, three USB 3.0, and HDMI ports are mounted at the rear of the chassis for easy connectivity


Energy Efficient

Variable-speed fans automatically adjust to the unique needs of each configuration, and the auto power on/off feature ensures there is no energy wasted with cards powered on when the Mac Pro is sleeping or off


Supports Thunderbolt Expansion

Enables daisy chain connection of additional Thunderbolt technology devices when other Mac Pro Thunderbolt ports are in use


Every Thunderbolt-Compatible Card Supported

Works with every Thunderbolt-compatible PCIe card, regardless of length or height


5-Year Warranty Included at No Additional Cost

No extra charge for a 5-year warranty

Specifications

Additional Information

Specification

External Connectors

  • Two Thunderbolt (one open, one used)
  • Two RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet port extensions
  • Four USB 3.0 port extensions (one front mount and three rear mount)
  • One HDMI port extension

Internal Connectors

  • One 6-pin Mini-Fit Jr (same type as on legacy Mac Pro motherboard; provides up to 75W of power for PCIe cards that require supplemental power)
  • One C-8 power

PCIe Expansion Slots

  • One x8 mechanical (x8 electrical) PCIe 2.0
  • One x16 mechanical (x8 electrical) PCIe 2.0
  • One x8 mechanical (x4 electrical) PCIe 2.0

PCIe Cards Supported

Three full-length PCIe cards, or One full-length, double-width PCIe card, plus one single-width card

Compatible PCIe Cards: Up-to-date PCIe cards listed on our supporting PCIe Card Thunderbolt Compatibility Chart

Power Supply: Universal 300W, 115-230V AC, 50-60 Hz

Operating Temperature: +32º F to +95º F (0º C to +35º C)

RoHS Compliant: Yes

Package Contents :-

  • xMac Pro Server, assembled
  • 1-meter Thunderbolt cable
  • Thunderbolt cable lock(3)
  • Two power cords
  • Documentation


Note: Mac Pro, PCIe cards, and Mobile Rack Device Mounting Kits sold separately


Dimensions and Weight

  • (WxDxH) 19 x 16 x 7 in. (48.3 x 40.6 x 17.8 cm)
  • Weight: 32.5 lbs (14.7 kg)

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