Thunder2 PCIe Expansion Box



  • Two Thunderbolt™ 2 ports for lightning fast speeds of up to 20Gb/s
  • 1 PCIe (x16) slot supporting half-length, full-height, double-width cards
  • 4 lane PCI Express 2.0 compliant interface at 5.0Gbps
  • Removable back panel for double-width cards
  • Daisy-chain up to 6 Thunderbolt™ devices
  • Durable and rugged aluminum casing
  • No tools required for installation
SKU: Ak-T2PC-TIA Categories: ,


The portable Thunderbolt™ 2 PCIe expansion box provides an additional PCIe slot for systems that do not support or have enough available space for expansion cards. The external Thunderbolt 2 connection allows you to daisy-chain up to 5 additional Thunderbolt devices, making this the ideal plug and play companion especially when you have to take your system with you. Replacing the card is a simple matter of removing three hand tightening screws, so no tools are required.

Model No. AKiTiO Thunder2 PCIe Box
Part No. T2PC-TIA
Certifications CE
Thunderbolt™ technology
Case material High quality aluminum with metal chassis
Application 1 x PCIe card
Supports half-length, full-height and double-width cards
PCIe (x16) slot provides a maximum of 25W
Does NOT support graphic cards
RAID mode N/A
Interface/Ports 2x Thunderbolt™ 2 ports
1x internal PCIe (x16) slot with 4 lane PCI Express interface
Data transfer Thunderbolt™ 2 interface up to 20Gbps
System requirements (PC) Not supported
System requirements (Mac) Mac OS 10.9 or above
Computer with Thunderbolt connector
System environment Operating Temperature: 5°C ~ 35°C
Storage Temperature: -20°C ~ 60°C
Relative Humidity: 5% ~ 95% (non-condensing)
Power supply External power adapter (UL, cUL, CE, FCC, BSMI, TUV approved)
Input: AC 100-240V, 50Hz-60Hz
Output: DC +12V/5A
Fan noise level 23 dB(A)
Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.17 inches x 5.87 inches x 2.99 inches
23.3cm x 14.9cm x 7.6cm
Package contents AKiTiO Thunder2 PCIe Box
Thunderbolt cable
Power adapter
Setup guide
Carton/Packing Retail Box Size: 12.4 x 12 x 4.9 in. (31.5 x 30.5 x 12.5 cm)
Carton Size (6pcs per carton): 25.6 x 15.7 x 13.8 in. (65 x 40 x 35 cm)
Remarks The maximum real world performance of this Thunderbolt 2 device is 1375MB/s.
This Thunderbolt product is not compatible with Apple’s Boot Camp.
PCIe card (driver) must be compatible with requirements for Thunderbolt technology (e.g. hot-plug support, recovery from sleep).
Graphic cards are not supported.


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