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For use with half-length, single-width PCIe cards compatible with Thunderbolt technology.

OWC Mercury Helios PCIe Thunderbolt Expansion Chassis

Mac / Thunderbolt
The OWC Mercury Helios PCIe Expansion Chassis gives users of Thunderbolt™ port equipped computers including the Apple Mac mini, iMac, and MacBook the ability to tap into a wide variety of professional-level performance PCIe adapters that were once the sole domain of desktop workstations. Helios utilizes any half-length PCIe 2.0 card (up to 6.5") to provide a massive boost to your workflow.

Helios is fast and flexible with throughput up to 10Gb/s, and is the perfect solution for high-performance PCIe cards made for video capture/editing, media transcoding, audio processing, and data storage. Finally, users of portable and all-in-one computers can enjoy the functionality and productivity gains of these PCIe cards wherever their work takes them.
  • Daisy-chain up to six devices.
  • Rugged yet lightweight aluminum housing can go anywhere your work takes you.
  • PCIe card expansion offers: up to 10Gb/s SSD data transfer, uncompressed HD video capture, 10 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity, and more.
  • Automatically powers on/off with your computer.
  • Use any half-length x1, x4 or x8 PCIe card via Thunderbolt technology.
  • Ventilated quiet cooling with a variable speed fan.

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Mercury Accelsior and Mercury Helios are trademarks of New Concepts Development Corporation, registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Mac logo is a registered trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Thunderbolt is a trademark of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other marks may be the trademark or registered trademark property of their owners.
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