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ATTO ThunderLink FC 2162
20Gb/s Thunderbolt 2 (2-port) to 16Gb/s Fibre Channel (2-Port) Adapter (includes SFPs)

ATTO ThunderLink FC 2162

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Overview:

The ATTO ThunderLink FC 2162 acts as an external Thunderbolt 2 to Fibre Channel adapter, connecting Thunderbolt enabled all-in-one workbooks and workstations to 16Gb/s Fibre Channel networks and storage devices. With dual channel configurations, the 16Gb/s Fibre Channel ThunderLink is an ideal solution for users looking to achieve the highest I/O and data throughput for advanced video and access to IT applications. 16Gb/s ThunderLink offer driver support for Mac and Windows, providing a single connectivity solution for customers with multiple operating system environments.

ATTO has over 30 years of experience developing high performance and reliable Fibre Channel storage connectivity solutions. ATTO ThunderLink Fibre Channel products provide creative professionals using Thunderbolt technology-enabled hosts, cost effective access to Fibre Channel networks and storage not previously available using FireWire or USB. The integrated family of ThunderLink products boasts an extensive list of customer design wins and certifications with respected industry partners.

All ATTO Thunderbolt product utilize Advanced Data Streaming (ADS) Technology which maximizes CPU processes to deliver smooth and reliable data transfers and the highest consistent performance as well as our easy to use ConfigTool, an intuitive GUI, which enables management, monitoring and configuration.

Technical Features

  • Dual 16Gb Fibre Channel ports
  • (2) SFP+ LC optical modules included
  • Supports 4K video file transfer and display simultaneously with dual 20Gb/s Thunderbolt 2
  • Daisy chain up to five additional thunderbolt technology-enabled devices
  • Backwards compatible with 10Gb/s Thunderbolt
  • Three year standard product warranty
  • RoHS Compliant

Industry Proven Technology

ATTO Technology has 30 years of experience developing and delivering reliable storage connectivity solutions for customers. ATTO ThunderLink Fibre Channel provide creative professional using Thunderbolt enabled hosts, cost effective access to storage not previously available using FireWire or USB. The integrated family of ThunderLink adapters boasts an extensive list of customer design wins and certifications with respected industry partners.

Flexible Connectivity Solutions

With dual-channel configurations, and support for load balancing and failover, the 16Gb Fibre Channel adapters are an ideal solution for users looking to achieve the highest I/O and data throughput for advanced video and access to IT applications. ThunderLink 16Gb Fibre Channel adapters can support both local and storage area networks for Windows, Linux, macOS, VMware, providing a single connectivity solution for customers with heterogeneous operating system environments.

Performance Engineered

Fibre Channel adapters are designed to provide fast, redundant and highly available connectivity to Fibre Channel storage and are engineered to manage latency for real-time applications. An ATTO exclusive, Advanced Data Streaming (ADS) technology provides controlled acceleration of data to deliver the most consistent performance and reliable data transfers for video editing, digital audio, video on demand, or database applications. ATTO pays close attention to detail in board design and signal integrity to minimize transmission errors and data corruption. Specialized Fibre Channel drivers with support for multipathing make ATTO the premier choice for high-performance Fibre Channel storage area network (SAN) connectivity.

Advanced Management Tools

Easy-to-use ATTO ConfigTool features an intuitive GUI that simplifies the installation, management and monitoring of the adapter. With advanced troubleshooting and performance tuning capabilities, ConfigTool provides user with sophisticated diagnostics and the flexibility to control settings for specific applications.

Applications

ATTO ThunderLink Fibre Channel adapters deliver high-performance and reliable connectivity solutions for the most demanding storage environments, including digital content creation, tape streaming and backup, rich content delivery and server clustering. ATTO ThunderLink Fibre Channel adapters enable users to achieve the ultimate in I/O performance for real-time and transactional applications.

Advanced Data Streaming (ADS)

Latency-management technology that controls the acceleration of data transfers to move large amounts of data faster and more efficiently.

Design:

ATTO ThunderLink Fibre Channel adaptersPurpose-built with your design needs in mind

Meet demands for increased portability, decreased footprint and noise-sensitive environments with a low profile, cool, ultra-quiet device. ThunderLink adapters are simple to stack, easy to install and are designed to integrate seamlessly into existing infrastructures. The ability to hot-plug and full support of daisy-chaining allows you to reconfigure on-the-fly and empowers scalability as workgroups grow.

Spend less time managing equipment and more time creating

Trust your units are powered, ready-to-go and have uninterrupted power with locking power supplies. Now shipping with every Thunderbolt adapter, Kensington Security Slots provide a simple solution for studios, offices and educational facilities, allowing units to be easily secured to a fixed location.

Performance:

An investment in a ThunderLink comes with knowing our team of experts has sweat the finest of details to provide you superior performance, design and ease of use over the competition.

It's time to watch your throughput grow

Finally combat compressed schedules and allow for more time creating high-quality deliverables by optimizing performance, up to 2750MB/s for Thunderbolt 3. Smooth and reliable data delivery via ATTO Advanced Data Streaming (ADS) technology allows you to maintain the highest consistent performance while working with HD, 2K, 4K and higher formats.

Advanced Data Streaming (ADS)

Interoperability:

Build out a workflow the way you need it

Expand your connectivity choices with the widest portfolio of Thunderbolt adapters across Fibre Channel, Ethernet and SAS and 4X more interoperable components than the closest competitors. Any needed optics (SFP+, QSFP+) are already included and rigorously tested to ensure compatability and data integrity. Mac and Windows Thunderbolt certification enables collaborative workflows and the only Thunderbolt adapter certified with VMware ESXi allows deployments of a one-of-a-kind solution for test and development environments.

ATTO Thunderbolt 16Gb Adapter Interoperable Storage Systems

Thunderbolt
Thunderbolt Solutions have never been easier

Improve overall workflow efficiencies using ATTO MultiPath Director drivers for Fibre Channel by providing uninterrupted and consistent data by enabling load balancing and failover. ATTO ConfigTool provides an easy to use, yet powerful GUI for customizing, managing and optimizing your products. Backed by our extensive history and expertise in connectivity solutions, if any issues do arise, we have an on-site support team ready to diagnose technical issues and resolve them in a timely manner.

Specifications:

ATTO ThunderLink

  TLFC-2082 TLFC-2162 TLFC-3162 TLFC-3322
ATTO ThunderLink TLFC-2082 TLFC-2162 TLFC-3162 TLFC-3322
Transfer Rate 20Gb/s 20Gb/s 40Gb/s 40Gb/s
Input Connectors (2) 20Gb/s Thunderbolt (2) 20Gb/s Thunderbolt (2) 40Gb/s Thunderbolt (2) 40Gb/s Thunderbolt
Output Connectors (2) 8Gb/s Fibre Channel (2) 16Gb/s Fibre Channel (2) 16Gb/s Fibre Channel (2) 32Gb/s Fibre Channel
Connector Type Thunderbolt 2/LC SFP+ Thunderbolt 2/LC SFP+ Thunderbolt 3/LC SFP+ Thunderbolt 3/LC SFP+
Form Factor Desktop
General Features
  • Auto Negotiation to 16Gb, 8Gb and 4Gb
  • Supports arbitrated loop, point-to-point and direct fabric/switch attach
  • ANSI Fibre Channel: FC-FS, FCP, FC-AL, FC-AL2, FC-PLDA, FC-FLA
  • Flash ROM for easy field upgrades
  • FC Class 3 Support
  • Buffer Credit: 81
  • Supports FDMI and WMI
  • Supports NPIV and VIrtual Fabric
Advanced Software Features

Adaptive load balancing

User Benefits
  • Superior performance for wide range of applications
  • Low power consumption
  • Increased switch port availability
  • Reduced cost per MB of data transferred
  • Seamless integration into existing FC SANs
  • Support for virtualized server environments
  • Extensive certification with SAN infrastructure components
Management Tools

ATTO ConfigTool (w/GUI) BIOS-base management and configuration utility

External Connectivity
  • Dual SFP+ LC Optical modules
  • External LEDs for online and speed status for each port
  • LED Indicators: LINK (solid), ACTIVITY (blinking), LINK SPEED (ON = 8Gb, OFF = 4Gb)
Operating System Support
  • Windows
  • macOS
  • VMware 5.5 and later
Compliance
  • FCC Part 15, Subpart B, Class B
  • EN55022, ClassB/EN55024
  • EN60825-1
  • EN60825-2
  • EN60950-1
  • cTUVus
  • EU RoHS (2011/95/EC)
  • TAA Compliant (country of origin:USA)
Dimensions 8.66"(D) x 4.07"(W) x 1.20"(H)
Power Adapter
  • Input: 100-240VAC, 50-60Hz, 0.6A Max
  • Output: 12VDC
Hardware Operating Temperature
  • Temperature: 0°-36° C (34°-96.8° F) at 10,000 ft, 0°-40° C (34°-104° F) at 6,000 ft
  • Humidity: 10%-90% non-condensing
Storage Operating Temperature
  • Temperature: -40°-70° C (-40°-157° F)
  • Humidity: 5%-95% non-condensing
Warranty Three-year standard product warranty
Complementary Products
  • ATTO Celerity Fibre Channel HBAs
  • ATTO ExpressSAS HBAs and RAID Adapters
  • ATTO FastFrame NICs
  • ATTO FibreBridge Fibre Channel Bridges
  • ATTO premium cables
  • ATTO Thunderbolt adapters
Thunderbolt Cabling
  • 40Gb/s cables are designated with a 3" marking
    • Active
      1M - 40 Gb/s performance
      2M - 40 Gb/s performance
    • Passive
      .5m - 40 Gb/s performance
      1m - 20 Gb/s performance
      2m - 20 Gb/s performance

Video:

The ATTO Difference - Advanced Data Streaming

Latency management technology is built into ATTO host bus adapters (HBAs) and RAID hardware. Advanced Data Streaming manages latency by providing controlled acceleration for smooth data streaming to maintain the highest consistent performance. ADS ensures best-in-industry data transfers for high-bandwidth applications.



ATTO ThunderRack Rackmount Shelf:

Seamless Rackmount Solutions

Looking for a way to mount and organize Thunderbolt ThunderLink Adapters?

ThunderRack shelving enclosure gives the ability to easily rack units, whether in an on-set cart or standard rack in the data center. Now you can seamlessly integrate ThunderLink adapters into existing workspaces and keep units safe and secure all while freeing up desktop space.

Specifications

  • Fits up to four ATTO ThunderLink Adapters
  • Slim 1U form-factor
  • Fits traditional 19" rack environment
  • Rack 21" depth , extend 32" with included L-Bracket or optional rail kit
  • Note: Cabinet depth must be 26" or higher to use rail kit
  • Easily manage power supplies
  • Simple access to single-sided Thunderbolt and protocol ports
  • Designed for optimal airflow
  • Operating temperature recommendation is 0 - 30C for all models

ATTO ThunderRack Rackmount Shelf

Documentation:

Download the ATTO ThunderLink FC 2162 Datasheet (.PDF)

Pricing Notes:

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ATTO ThunderLink Thunderbolt Adapters
USA: FREE Ground ShippingATTO ThunderLink FC 2162 Dual 20Gb to Dual 16Gb Fibre Channel Thunderbolt 2 Adapter, LC SFP+ included
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Our Price: $1,895.00
USA: FREE Ground ShippingATTO ThunderLink FC 2162 Dual 20Gb to Dual 16Gb Fibre Channel Thunderbolt 2 Adapter, LC SFP+ and IEC C-13 power cord included
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Our Price: $1,895.00
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