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Key Features

  • Dual Thunderbolt™ 2 Ports
  • Built-in backplane for 4 x 2.5" HDDs or SSDs
  • Supports up to 3 x 8.6 / 218mm PCIe cards, such as Fibre-Channel / SAS/SATA RAID HBA/10G networking / Video and Audio PCIe cards with Thunderbolt™ Aware Driver
  • Dual Thunderbolt Ports / Daisy Chain support up to 6 devices
  • Adjustable Fan-speed controls for various working environments
  • Silent 250W power supply


  • Height: 200 mm (7.87 inches)
  • Width: 110 mm (4.3 inches)
  • Depth: 371 mm (14.6 inches)
HighPoint's NA211TB-LD Thunderbolt™ 2 Storage and PCIe Expansion Station can transform any system with a Thunderbolt™ connection into a powerful workstation!
Small Systems no longer have to Sacrifice Expandability for Slimness or Convenience
Why sacrifice performance for portability? Why give up efficiency for expandability? With HighPoint Thunderbolt™ 2 Storage & PCIe Expansion Stations, you no longer have to trade the convenience of compact form factor and portable computing for the performance and versatility of a traditional desktop.
HighPoint Thunderbolt™ 2 PCIe Expansion Stations enables any computer with a Thunderbolt™ port harness the power of full-size PCIe cards - all via a single port!
Unparalleled Flexibility

Adding PCIe I/O support and external storage to your Thunderbolt™ capable MacBook or laptop has never been easier!
The NA211TB-LD's compact, stylish aluminum housing supports up to 3 Thunderbolt™ Aware full-height two-thirds length PCIe cards. The single-cable, hot-plug design allows you to quickly add or remove just the cards you need, exactly when you need them; keeping things trim, slim and efficient - just the way you like it.

The NA211TB-LD is the perfect platform for any I/O requirement - whether adding video or audio capture card for a media project, networking support or external storage expansion for business applications, or simply adding SAS/SATA or USB 3.0 connectivity to your laptop.

The NA211TB-LD is the perfect platform for any I/O requirement. You can add a video or audio capture card for your media project, or have storage expansion and network support for your growing business. Even a casual user can utilize the added SAS/SATA/USB 3.0 connectivity to their PC. Whatever your needs are, HighPoint’s NA211TB-LD can be the sole device to handle them.

Built in Storage Capability
The 4 internal drive modules support any industry standard 2.5" SSD or hard drive - ideal for high-performance 6Gb/s SSD's. Pair it with HighPoint RocketRAID 4520 or 3620 hardware RAID PCIe controllers for maximum performance!
External Storage Expansion Made Simple
The NA211TB-LD Thunderbolt™ 2 Storage and PCIe Expansion Station is the ideal host for HighPoint's extensive selection of Thunderbolt™ Aware storage controllers. Thunderbolt™ Aware Rocket & RocketRAID series controller cards can add SAS, SATA and USB 3.0 connectivity to any Thunderbolt™ host system. From hot-swappable personal backup solutions to high-performance Hardware RAID configurations, NA211TB-LD is designed to tackle the most demanding professional media applications.
PCIe Compatibility
Brand Name Model
RAID Card Support
HighPoint RocketRAID 4520
RocketRAID 3620
Audio Card Support
Lynx Studio AES16e
Universal Audio UAD-2 DUO (version 6.3.1+) UAD-2 QUAD  
Video Card Support
BlackMagic DeckLink Studio DeckLink Quad Intensity Pro
DeckLink HD 3D DeckLink 4K (version 9.5+)  
Epoch Supernova S+
10G Networking Card
10G-PCIE-8B-2C 10G-PCIE-8B-2S 10G-PCIE-8B-C
10G-PCIE-8B-S 10G-PCIE2-8B2-2C  
10G-PCIE2-8B2-2S (version v1.3.1+)