1 Beyond ThunderMAX™

Complete your Macintosh work station with the 1 Beyond ThunderMAX expansion system. This all-in-one Macintosh Thunderbolt 2 peripheral accommodates the industry's largest collection of drives in one compact, easy-to-transport package. Ideal for back-up, editing, and color-grading, this expansion system is vital to any Macintosh video workflow.

Prices Start at $1,795

Versatile Functionality

Many uses means this machine works for all of your video needs.

Offload: camera memory cards to internal RAID, external RAID, and LTO-6 tape.

Edit: 4K using fast RAID storage, play video out via quad SDI card and archive to LTO-6.

Color-grade: with HD-SDI I/O and option for RED Rocket-X card.

Store: As a server or HUB, ThunderMAXgives every Mac user access to fast RAID storage and LTO-6 backup, as well as legacy ports and card readers. Configure with Asset Management software for a total Asset Management and Archive solution.

Includes Many Devices

Make sure that your machine is as ready as you are.

Components include:

  • Camera card readers (SxS, REDMAG, CF , P2, AXSM, SRMemory)
  • LTO-6/LTO-7 Tape Drive(s)
  • Internal RAID (SSD or HD)
  • e-SATA , 10GigE, USB3, FireWire 800 ports
  • HD-SDI I/O
  • 3-6 PCI-e slots

Unique Features

Beyond being all-in-one, the ThunderMAX is one-of-a-kind.

Bandwidth: First system with 60Gbps from Three Thunderbolt 2 input connections for maximum performance.

Expandability:Has three 5.25” bays, two 3.5” bays, four internal shock mounted 3.5” bays, and 3-6 free PCI-e slots -- closest competitive product has two 5.25” bays for peripherals and 3 slots (2 of which are used).

Value: For unparalleled value, the all-in-one design saves money (not spent on independent enclosures, power supplies and cables) and improves reliability with the data and power connections internal and a reduced number of parts.


The ThunderMAX was built to ensure your work is protected.

Fewer parts and fewer external cables: All devices are in one unique vertical format, small footprint unit with handle eliminating connecting cables and multiple box or rack power connections which ensures the highest reliability.

Two power options:The DC option can use power from camera batteries, external DC or AC using a power brick. If multiple power sources are connected, 1 Beyond’s “Auto-Fail-Over” feature ensures uninterrupted operation.

Support: Instead of a collection of expansion units and devices from different manufacturers, the ThunderMAX comes pre-built with a choice of devices, and all configured components are supported by 1 Beyond.

Ready to buy a ThunderMAX?

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