Pegasus2 R4 over eSATA w/ MacBook Pro (2016) & CalDigit T3 Dock

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Nathan Farrar posted this 13 July 2017

Hello,

I have a Pegasus2 R4 that I've been using for years with a MacBook Pro (2013). I recently upgraded to a MacBook Pro (2016) which doesn't have ThunderBolt 2. In order to connect it up, I'm using an Akitio T3T Thunderbolt 2 to Thunderbolt 3 adapter.

However, I ordered a CalDigit TS3 which arrived this morning. It has dual eSATA ports. Rather than using the Thunderbolt2 -> Thunderbolt 3 adapter, I'm wondering if there is any kind of adapter that would allow me to use it via an eSATA port, to free up the ThunderBolt 3 port, and if there would be any noticeable difference in performance.

Thanks!

Karthik K posted this 14 July 2017

Hi Nathan,

The Pegasus cannot be connected through a esata ports.The only way to connect is using the thunderbolt 2 to thunderbolt 2 adapter.You can find the compatbility list for Pegasus 3 in the below link.

https://promise.com/DownloadFile.aspx?DownloadFileUID=4534

Regards

Karthik

 

 

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