Thunderbolt™ > Thunderbolt™ PCIe Expansion > NA211TB
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Key Features

  • Dual Thunderbolt™ 2 Ports
  • Supports up to 3x full-length and full-height PCIe cards, such as Fibre-Channel / SAS/SATA RAID HBA / 10G networking / Video and Audio with Thunderbolt™ Aware Driver
  • Large-diameter, Ultra-quiet cooling, Fan for self-contained ventilation
  • Easily adjusted Fan-speed controls for various working environments
  • Ultra-quiet 250W power supply
The NA211TB is a compact, Thunderbolt™ PCIe expansion enclosure that supports up to 3 PCIe cards (Video, Audio, Networking and RAID Storage) via a single 20Gb/s Thunderbolt™ connection. The NA211TB is compatible with any Thunderbolt™ capable Mac platform.
HighPoint's NA211TB Thunderbolt™ 2 Expansion Station can transform any system with a Thunderbolt™ connection into a powerful workstation!
Small Systems no longer have to Sacrifice Expandability for Slimness or Convenience
Why sacrifice performance for portability? Why give up efficiency for expandability? With HighPoint Thunderbolt™ 2 PCIe Expansion Stations, you no longer have to trade the convenience of compact form factor and portable computing for the performance and versatility of a traditional desktop.
HighPoint Thunderbolt™ 2 PCIe Expansion Stations enable any computer with a Thunderbolt™ port harness the power and flexibility of full-size PCIe cards - all via a single compact port!
Unparalleled Flexibility
Adding PCIe I/O support and external storage to your Thunderbolt™ capable MacBook or laptop has never been easier! The NA211TB's compact, stylish aluminum housing supports up to 3 Thunderbolt™ Aware full-length and full-height PCIe cards. The single-cable, hot-plug design allows you to quickly add or remove just the cards you need, exactly when you need them; keeping things trim, slim and efficient - just the way you like it.
The NA211TB is the perfect platform for any I/O requirement - whether adding video or audio capture card for a media project, networking support or external storage expansion for business applications, or simply adding SAS/SATA or USB 3.0 connectivity to your laptop.
External Storage Expansion Made Simple
The NA211TB PCIe Expansion Station is the ideal host for HighPoint's extensive selection of Thunderbolt™ Aware storage controllers. Thunderbolt™ Aware Rocket & RocketRAID series controller cards can add SAS, SATA and USB 3.0 connectivity to any Thunderbolt™ host system; from simple hot-swap capable personal backup solutions to high-performance Hardware RAID configurations designed to tackle the most demanding professional media applications.
PCIe Compatibility
Brand Name Model
RAID Card Support
HighPoint RocketRAID 4522 RocketRAID 3622 RocketRAID 644L
RocketRAID 644LS RocketRAID 642L RocketRAID 622
RocketU 1144E RocketU 1144C  
Audio Card Support
AVID Pro Tools HDX (Tested by Netstor) Pro Tools HD Native  
Lynx Studio AES16e
Universal Audio UAD-2 DUO (version 6.3.1+) UAD-2 QUAD  
Video Card Support
BlackMagic DeckLink Studio DeckLink Quad Intensity Pro
DeckLink HD 3D DeckLink 4K (version 9.5+)  
Create 3D Ultra Create 3D  
Create HD Epoch Supernova S+  
Matrox Mojito MAX
AJA Kona 3G (version 10.3+) Kona LHi Kona LHe Plus
10G Networking Card
10G-PCIE-8B-2C 10G-PCIE-8B-2S 10G-PCIE-8B-C
10G-PCIE-8B-S 10G-PCIE2-8B2-2C  
10G-PCIE2-8B2-2S (version v1.3.1+)