Sonnet DuoModo xMac Mini/Echo III Desktop System

Mac mini Integration + Three PCIe Slots

Install a powerful Mac mini computer in one module and three PCIe cards in another, and mount them all into a compact desktop enclosure

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Modular Design
Whether you need to connect PCIe cards or a GPU to your computer without card slots, or want to mount a Mac mini in a desktop or rackmount enclosure with port and storage expansion, Sonnet’s DuoModo line of mix and match Thunderbolt expansion modules and enclosures enables you to create your dream setup.

Flexible Configurations
Configuration is simple – pick an enclosure, and then choose the modules that best suit your workflow needs. For those who want quick and easy setups, Sonnet provides common pre-configured systems to help take the guess work out of configuration options.

DuoModo xMac mini+Echo III Desktop System
Install a powerful Mac mini computer in one module and three PCIe cards in another, and mount them all into a compact desktop or 2U rackmount enclosure

DuoModo xMac mini+eGPU Rackmount System
Install a Mac mini module plus an eGPU card module into a desktop or 2U rackmount enclosure

DuoModo Echo III+eGPU System with RackMac mini and Pro Tools | MTRX Studio in Rackmount
Connect a three PCIe card slot module plus an eGPU card module to your computer in either a rackmount or desktop configuration and combine with a Sonnet RackMac mini

DuoModo eGPU+eGPU Rackmount System
Configure a dual-eGPU module setup to optimize performance for creating 3D animations, rendering projects, and more

DuoModo Modules
Mix and match your chosen modules with an enclosure

DuoModo xMac mini Module
Mac mini Mounting Module + Thunderbolt SSD Storage Dock

Add a Mac mini

  • Securely holds an Intel or M1 Mac mini in horizontal or vertical orientation
  • Open access to the computer’s ports in back
  • Rugged steel frame protects installed Mac mini
  • Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps) cable included

Built-in Thunderbolt 3 Dock with SSD Sockets and Front Panel Ports

  • Add up to 16TB of M.2 NVMe SSD Storage!
  • Four Front Panel Ports
    • One Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps) port
    • Two USB 3.2 (10Gbps) Type-C ports
    • One USB 3.2 (10Gbps) Type A port
  • Internal Connections
    • Two M.2 NVMe SSD sockets – add up to 16TB (SSDs sold separately)
    • One internal USB 3.2 (10Gbps) Type A port
    • Internal Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps) port connects dock to the Mac mini

Internal USB Type A Port

  • Internal USB Type A port included for securely connecting an iLok USB-A, thumb drive, or bus-powered USB storage drive

Quiet Fans

  • Dual fans offer quiet operation
  • Temperature-controlled, variable-speed

 

DuoModo eGPU Module
Thunderbolt to eGPU Card Expansion Module

Supports Latest Video Cards

  • Supports the latest Thunderbolt-compatible GPU cards
  • Supports 2.5-slot width GPU cards
  • View PDF of supported GPU cards

800W Future-proof Design

  • 800W provides all the power you need for today’s GPU cards and plenty of extra power to support future generation GPU cards with higher power requirements
  • Includes two 8-pin (6+2 pin) auxiliary power connectors

Quiet Fans

  • Dual Noctua fans offer ultra-quiet operation
  • Temperature-controlled, variable-speed
  • Rated at 17 dbA

Thunderbolt 3 Interface

  • 40Gbps Thunderbolt 3 interface offers 2750 MB/s of PCIe bandwidth to the installed GPU card
  • Compatible with Thunderbolt 4 computers
  • Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps) cable included
  • ThunderLok 3 Thunderbolt connector retainer clip included

 

DuoModo Echo III Module
3-slot Thunderbolt to PCIe Card Expansion Module

Three Versatile PCIe Slots

  • Supports three full-height, full-length PCIe cards
  • One x16 plus two x8 PCIe 3.0 slots
  • Supports every Thunderbolt-compatible non-GPU card
  • AVID QUALIFIED – Supports up to three Avid Pro Tools | HDX PCIe cards
  • View PDF of supported PCIe cards

400W of Power

  • Built-in 400W power supply with 75W auxiliary power connector
  • Supports power-hungry, non-GPU cards including Avid HDX
  • Powers on and off automatically with connected computer

Quiet Fans

  • Dual Noctua fans offer ultra-quiet operation
  • Temperature-controlled, variable-speed
  • Rated at 17 dbA

Thunderbolt 3 Interface

  • Two Thunderbolt 3 ports
  • 40Gbps Thunderbolt 3 interface offers 2750 MB/s of PCIe bandwidth to the installed PCIe cards
  • Compatible with Apple® M1 and Thunderbolt 4 computers
  • Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps) cable included
  • ThunderLok 3 Thunderbolt connector retainer clip included

The DuoModo Echo III Module is the same as the module used in Sonnet’s Echo III Desktop and Echo III Rackmount Thunderbolt to PCIe Card Expansion Systems

  • Dual-Module Desktop Enclosure
    • Dual-module Enclosure
    • Rugged Aluminum Housing
    • 6.9 inches Wide x 16.7 inches Deep x 9.1 inches High
  • xMac mini Module
    • Securely Holds an Intel or Apple M1 Mac mini (sold separately) in a Rugged Steel Frame
    • Open Access to the Computer’s Ports in Back
    • Built-in Thunderbolt™ 3 Dock with SSD Sockets
    • Four Front Panel Ports Include One Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps) Port, Two USB 3.2 (10Gbps) Type-C Ports, and One USB 3.2 (10Gbps) Type A Port
    • Two M.2 NVMe SSD Sockets – Add up to 16TB (SSDs sold separately)
    • One Internal USB 3.2 (10Gbps) Type A port (for Securely Connecting an iLok USB-A, Thumb Drive, or Bus-powered USB Storage Drive)
    • Internal Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps) Port Connects Dock to the Mac mini
    • Quiet, Dual Temperature-controlled Fans
    • Power Cable Included
    • Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps) Cable Included
  • Echo III Module
    • Three Versatile PCIe Slots
    • One x16 plus Two x8 PCIe Slots
    • Supports Three Full-height, Full-length Thunderbolt-compatible, non-GPU PCIe Cards ( View PDF of supported PCIe Cards)
    • AVID QUALIFIED – Supports up to Three Avid Pro Tools | HDX PCIe Cards
    • Built-in 400W Power Supply with 75W Auxiliary Power Connector
    • Powers On and Off Automatically with Connected Computer
    • Dual temperature-controlled Noctua fans rated at 17 dbA
    • Two Thunderbolt 3 Ports
    • 40Gbps Thunderbolt 3 Interface Offers 2750 MB/s of PCIe Bandwidth to the Installed PCIe Cards
    • Power Cable Included
    • Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps) Cable Included
    • ThunderLok 3 Thunderbolt Connector Retainer Clip Included
  • 2-year Product Warranty
  • Free Lifetime Customer Technical Support
  • Designed and Made in the USA
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Specification
  • Warranty: 2-year
  • Form Factor: Desktop expansion system
  • Dimensions (WxDxH): 6.9 x 16.7 x 9.1 in (17.4 x 42.2 x 23.2 cm)
  • Weight: 13.75 lbs (6.24 kg)
  • Compliance:
    • RoHS 3 (Directive 2015/863)
    • IEC62368-1 and IEC62368-2
  • Dual-Module Desktop Enclosure
  • xMac mini Module
  • Echo III Module
  • Power cord x2
  • 0.5-meter Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps) cable
  • 0.7-meter Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps) cable
  • ThunderLok 3 Thunderbolt Connector Retainer Clip
  • Documentation