Kanex Unveils New Thunderbolt™ Adapters

Kanex®, a leader of innovative connectivity solutions for homes and businesses worldwide, today announced the launch of two new Kanex Thunderbolt adapters. One is Thunderbolt to eSATA + USB 3.0 and the other, Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet + USB 3.0.

Brea, California June 25, 2014


"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."

These two new highly anticipated 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.

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.

Pricing and Availability

The Kanex Thunderbolt adapters are available on the Kanex Website at http://www.kanexlive.com. MSRP $79.95

Kanex Thunderbolt to eSATA will begin to ship by end of June and the Kanex Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet is up for pre-order and will ship in July.

About Kanex:
Kanex is a leader of innovative Apple and iOS connectivity solutions for homes and businesses worldwide. Kanex is dedicated to advancing technology by investing in tomorrow's future. Leveraging its deep-rooted commitment to the consumer electronics industry, Kanex continues to design and develop products that fit the individual, the house, the business and the environment. More information can be found on the web at http://www.kanexlive.com.

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