Solo 10G Thunderbolt 3 compatible with Mac and PC
Manufacturer Sonnet from the USA has expanded its product portfolio. With the Solo 10G, you'll get 10Gb of network connectivity to any Thunderbolt 3 port macOS or Windows computer.
The Solo 10G Thunderbolt 3 adapter is equipped with an RJ45 port. You can connect CAT6 or CAT 6A network cables to it. The copper cables then provide full data throughput up to a distance of 55 or 100 meters.
Compact and without separate power connection
You can use the adapter immediately. It connects to a Thunderbolt 3 port on the computer. You do not need a separate power cable. Because the device is powered by the existing connection.
In addition, the Solo 10G is very compact. He measures only 7.87 inches wide, is 11.43 inches deep and only 2.79 inches high. The technology is also in a robust aluminum housing. Effective cooling eliminates the need for a fan.
The Sonnet adapter also supports NBASE-T technology. You can achieve data transfer speeds of 2.5 and 5 Gbps at distances up to 100 meters with suitable CAT cables (from 5e upwards). How to upgrade existing infrastructure easily to multi-gigabit Ethernet switches. With the "Solo 10G" adapter you can increase the network transfer speed by up to 500 percent without rewiring.
The Solo 10G in the Thunderbolt 3 Edition (article number SOLO10G-TB3) is now available for the price of 212 Euro ( RRP) including VAT in specialized shops available. At least that's what the manufacturer says. We could not find the product in a sample on Amazon or in price search engines. But it's probably only a matter of time before the digital shelves are filled up.