Magma Roben-3 Series Details & Pricing

11-13-2013 12:22 AM

We have posted some basic information about the latest Roben-3 Thunderbolt pci-e slot chassis solutions from our friends at Magma. Now we can tell you lots more about this solution.
Magma has announced three new Thunderbolt™ to PCIe Expansion products. ROBEN-3 is designed to be the “ultimate sidekick” expansion solution for creative professionals.
ROBEN-3 features 3-slots of PCIe expansion capacity with a robust, high speed backplane. The rack-mountable aluminum chassis was designed for integrated removable storage expansion, with room for up to 8 hot pluggable 2.5” SSD, SAS or SATA hard drives. This added power can be channeled through lightning fast Thunderbolt technology at 10Gbps, with the option of 20Gbps bandwidth with the roll-out of Thunderbolt 2 capable devices. With 3-Slot PCIe and internal storage expansion, ROBEN-3 empowers the serious audio, video, and design professional to transform their computer into a powerful workstation - a sidekick for the creative hero.
ROBEN-3 also allows you the option to host a Mac mini within the chassis creating an integrated rackmount server with direct Thunderbolt connection to 3-slot PCIe expansion slots. Mac mini external connectivity is provided through the front and rear panels, including a secure iLok housing allowing you to lock your valuable application or plug-in licenses right to the chassis.

Release Date:
Mid-November in North America and worldwide availability in December.

ROBEN-3TX - 3 Slot Thunderbolt to PCIe Expansion chassis $1399
ROBEN-3TS - 3 Slot Thunderbolt to PCIe Expansion with 8 drive bays $1799
ROBEN-3TM - 3 Slot Thunderbolt to PCIe Expansion for Mac mini $1799
Rackmount option for any of the above $100

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