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Thunderbolt 3 to PCIe USB 3.1 Adapter - Chassis + 4 Port Card

This Thunderbolt 3 to 4 port PCIe USB 3.1 hub connects your Thunderbolt 3 enabled computer to external USB 3.1 (Gen 2) devices by combining a chassis with PCIe card

Product ID: BNDTBUSB3142

  • Transfer files and access USB 3.1 devices faster, with up to 10Gbps throughput
  • Create an efficient work station with extra displays using the DisplayPort output and additional Thunderbolt 3 port
  • Upgrade your peripherals without having to upgrade your chassis by just switching out your PCIe card
  • Assemble and install easily with just a screwdriver
595,99 € EUR
VAT not included in the price
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Overview

Connect your Thunderbolt™ 3 enabled computer to external USB 3.1 (Gen 2) devices using this Thunderbolt 3 to PCIe USB 3.1 adapter. Providing up to 10Gbps throughput, the adapter offers four USB 3.1 ports on two independent bus channels, an additional TB3 port, and a DisplayPort output. The adapter combines the StarTech.com USB 3.1 PCIe card (PEXUSB314A2V) and the TB3 chassis (TB31PCIEX16).

Rear facing product diagram with port callouts

Faster USB performance

With two host controller chipsets, shared across two ports instead of four, this 4-port Thunderbolt 3 to USB 3.1 adapter dedicates up to 10Gbps for each set of two USB ports. It reduces performance bottlenecks and doubles your total available bandwidth to 20Gbps.

Increase productivity with Thunderbolt 3

Thunderbolt 3 is the fastest connection available. By avoiding performance bottlenecks, you can accomplish more in the same amount of time. With 40Gbps of throughput and support for other high-performance PCIe cards, you can swap the card in and out, to add the peripherals you need connected to a Thunderbolt 3 desktop or laptop computer. 

Install and assemble with ease

Requiring only a Phillips type screwdriver, this Thunderbolt 3 to  PCIe USB 3.1 adapter can be assembled and connected in minutes.

 

The TB31PCIEX16 and PEXUSB314A2V are backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty.

Applications

Ideal for connecting your USB legacy and next-generation devices to a Thunderbolt 3 enabled computer

Great for file backups, video editing, and data recovery, using high-bandwidth USB 3.1 Gen 2 external storage solutions

For use with large external storage solutions

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Bus Type PCI Express
Chipset ID Chassis: Intel - Alpine Ridge DSL6540
PCIe Card: ASMedia - ASM1142
Fan(s) Yes
Industry Standards Thunderbolt 3
USB 3.1 Specification Rev. 1.0
USB Specification Rev. 2.0
PCI Express Base Specification Rev. 3.0
Intel xHCI Specification Rev. 1.1
UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol) Rev. 1.0
Interface USB 3.1 Gen 2
Port Style Integrated on Card
Ports 7
Performance
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 40 Gbps (Thunderbolt 3)
Type and Rate Thunderbolt 3 - 40 Gbit/s
USB 3.1 Gen 2 - 10 Gbit/s
UASP Support Yes
Connector(s)
Connector Type(s) 1 - PCI Express x4 Male
Software
OS Compatibility Windows® 7, 8, 8.1, 10
macOS 10.12 - 10.13
Windows® 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows Server® 2008 R2, 2012, 2016
Mac OS X® 10.9 to 10.10
Linux® 3.5 to 4.11.x LTS version only
macOS 10.12 - 10.13
Special Notes / Requirements
Note USB power is limited to 900mA per port and is not recommended for charging external devices
Power
Center Tip Polarity Positive
Input Current 2A
Input Voltage 100 ~ 240 AC
Output Current 5.417A
Output Voltage 12 DC
Plug Type N
Power Consumption (In Watts) 65
Power Source AC Adapter Included
Environmental
Humidity Enclosure and PCIe Card: 20-80%RH
Operating Temperature Enclosure: 5°C to 35°C (41°F to 95°F)
PCIe Card: -20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)
Storage Temperature Enclosure and PCIe Card: -20°C to 50°C (-4°F to 122°F)
Physical Characteristics
Cable Length 500 mm [19.7 in]
Color Black
Enclosure Type Aluminum and Steel
Product Height 82 mm [3.2 in]
Product Length 280 mm [11 in]
Product Weight 1.6 kg [3.6 lb]
Product Width 142 mm [5.6 in]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 3.3 kg [7.2 lb]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - Thunderbolt 3 PCIe expansion box
1 - Thunderbolt 3 cable
4 - rubber feet
1 - 4-port USB 3.1 card
1 - universal power adapter (NA/JP, UK, EU, ANZ)
2 - quick-start guides
Air Flow Rate 14.06 CFM
Bandwidth 3.94 GB/s (x4 PCIe 3.0 )
Bus Type Thunderbolt 3
Card Type Standard Profile
External Ports 2 - Thunderbolt™ 3 USB-C (24-pin) Female
1 - DisplayPort (20 pin) Female
4 - USB 3.1 USB Type-A (9 pin, Gen 2, 10 Gbps) Female
Fan Bearing Type Sleeve Bearing
Fans 1 - 92 mm
Interface Thunderbolt
Internal Ports 1 - LP4 (4 pin, Molex Large Drive Power) Male
1 - PCI Express x16 Female
1 - SATA Power (15 pin) Plug
Noise Level 24.55 dB

Compatibility

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Windows® 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows Server® 2008 R2, 2012, 2016
Mac OS X® 10.9 to 10.10
Linux® 3.5 to 4.11.x LTS version only
macOS 10.12 - 10.13

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