"We are very excited to announce the launch of our new Thunderbolt adapters," said Kelvin Yan, president of Kanex. "We’ve been working with Intel on the Thunderbolt technology and our customers have been waiting patiently for launch day. We’re so thankful for their support."
Kanex Thunderbolt to eSATA + USB 3.0 Adapter
Easily connect a Thunderbolt-equipped Mac or PC to an eSATA device, plus a USB 3.0 device with the Kanex Thunderbolt to eSATA + USB 3.0 Adapter. Small and compact, it connects to the Thunderbolt port on a Mac or PC, giving users an eSATA port that supports high-definition video/audio and high-performance data streaming. It also adds an extra SuperSpeed USB 3.0 port so users can connect more everyday peripherals to a Mac or PC, like external hard drives, a keyboard or mouse.
Kanex Thunderbolt to USB 3.0 + Gigabit Ethernet
The Kanex Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet + USB 3.0 Adapter lets users easily connect to a high-speed, reliable Gigabit Ethernet network. Small and compact, it connects to the Thunderbolt port on a Mac computer and provides an RJ-45 port that supports 10/100/1000BASE-T networks for connection to the Internet or local area network for sharing and accessing files. It also adds an extra SuperSpeed USB 3.0 port so users can connect more everyday peripherals to a Mac or PC, like an external hard drive, a keyboard or mouse.
The two adapters won the 2014 Macworld Best of Show award for their ability to help MacBook Air users increase their connectivity options and bridge the gap between old and new technologies.
Pricing and Availability
The Kanex Thunderbolt adapters are available for $79.95 from the links below.
[Thunderbolt to eSATA] [Thunderbolt to Ethernet]