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Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Gen3 Digitizers

GaGe Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Gen3 Expansion: TB3-E1A-T02

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TB3 - RazorMax

GaGe Thunderbolt 3 RazorMax Express 16-Bit Digitizer

Starting at $9,980

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RazorMax Express Digitizer Card
Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Gen3 Expansion Box
Thunderbolt 3 USB-C Cable


GaGe Thunderbolt 3 EON Express 12-Bit Digitizer

Starting at $14,815

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EON Express Digitizer Card
Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Gen3 Expansion Box
Thunderbolt 3 USB-C Cable

Order Model #: TB3-RMX165020 TB3-RMX161G20 TB3-RMX165040 TB3-RMX161G40 TB3-ENE123G20 TB3-ENE126G10
A/D Resolution: 16-Bit 16-Bit 16-Bit 16-Bit 12-Bit 12-Bit
# of Channels (CH): 2 2 4 4 2 1
Max. Sample Rate per CH: 500 MS/s 1 GS/s 500 MS/s 1 GS/s 3 GS/s 6 GS/s
CH Input Bandwidth: 350 MHz 700 MHz 350 MHz 700 MHz 1.75 GHz 1.75 GHz
Onboard Sample Memory: 4 GS (8 GB) 4 GS (8 GB) 4 GS (8 GB) 4 GS (8 GB) 2 GS (4 GB) 2 GS (4 GB)

Additional options and configurations are available.


Thunderbolt 3 is the exciting new high-speed 5 GB/s interface standard that provides the ability to utilize our highest performance PCIe instruments with compact PC systems with limited or no PCIe expansion slots such as:





Mini PCs

Thunderbolt 3 PC Laptop Thunderbolt 3 PC 2-in-1 Thunderbolt 3 PC Tablet Thunderbolt 3 PC All-in-One Thunderbolt 3 PC Mini Form Factor

All GaGe high-speed PCIe Digitizers are supported by this new Thunderbolt 3 expansion platform.

Thunderbolt 3 provides the largest bit-rate capacity interface possible at up to 40 Gbps (5 GB/s) over a USB-C connector to support a variety of protocols including PCI Express (PCIe).

In Thunderbolt 3 mode, up to four lanes of PCIe Gen3 is supported for a maximum rate of 32 Gbps (4 GB/s); making it an ideal match for optimal data transfer performance of high-speed GaGe PCIe Gen3 Digitizers to connected PC devices.

A PC system device with an active Thunderbolt 3 port is required to connect to the Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Expansion Box, which is supplied with an included Thunderbolt 3 USB-C cable, for proper operation. Standard USB ports will not work with this Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Expansion Box.

The Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Expansion Box features a single PCIe Gen3 x4 (x16 mechanical) slot that supports a full-height full-length single or double width PCIe card. Power and cooling to support high-performance PCIe instrument cards is ensured with a built-in 650W power supply unit, internal 120mm exhaust cooling fan, and panel ventilation. The chassis also features a convenient top carry handle for ease of portability.

Thunderbolt 3 Speed Chart

With the new Thunderbolt 3 interface, the best performance will be obtained by using our PCIe Gen3 products, the 16-bit 1 GS/s RazorMax Express or 12-bit 6 GS/s EON Express. We are offering these in a pre-configured package that includes the Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Expansion Box and Thunderbolt 3 cable, bundled as a single part number. These models are detailed in the table above.

The Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Gen3 Expansion Box can be ordered as a bare unit for use with any PCIe model GaGe Digitizer.

Thunderbolt 3 is an exciting new high-speed interface standard, so please contact our sales team for recommendations on Thunderbolt 3 capable PC devices, or to check whether your PC solution is compatible.

Thunderbolt and Thunderbolt logo are trademarks of Intel Corporation.

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