Currently unavailable.
We don't know when or if this item will be back in stock.

Seagate Backup Plus Desktop Thunderbolt Adapter

4.1 out of 5 stars 151 ratings

Currently unavailable.

We don't know when or if this item will be back in stock.
Compatible devices Desktop
Brand Seagate
Connectivity technology USB
Hard drive Portable
Form factor 3.5-inch

About this item

  • Take advantage of the revolutionary, high performance speed of Thunderbolt connectivity
  • Tranfers occur at 10Gbps, which is up to 20x faster than USB 2.0 and 12x faster than FireWire 800
  • Transfer HD movies and other large files in seconds with Thunderbolt's ultra-fast performance
  • The STAE129 turns any Backup Plus Desktop Drive into a blazing-fast Thunderbolt device for your compatible computer
  • Connect multiple devices to turn your computer into a powerful workstation with just one interface

Special offers and product promotions

  • Ready to reopen with Amazon Business : Register now to take advantage of 25% off your first eligible Amazon Business purchase. Claim your offer

Product information

Technical Details

Summary

Additional Information

Warranty & Support

Amazon.ca Returns Policies:Electronics purchased from Amazon.ca, or a seller but fulfilled by Amazon, can be returned to Amazon.ca within 30 days of delivery of shipment via our online Returns Centre. These items must be in new condition with original packaging and accessories. We cannot accept returns of products and we will not refund items missing the serial number or UPC (including musical instruments, televisions, or consumer electronics).

Feedback

Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Have a question?

Find answers in product info, Q&As, reviews

There was a problem completing your request. Please try your search again later.
All Product Information Customer Q&A's Customer Reviews

Your question might be answered by sellers, manufacturers, or customers who bought this product.

Please make sure that you've entered a valid question. You can edit your question or post anyway.

Please enter a question.

Product description

Amazon.ca Product Description

Thunderbolt technology is a revolutionary interface supporting high-resolution display and high-performance data devices through a single port. At 10Gbps, the Thunderbolt adapter is up to 20x faster than USB 2.0 and up to 12x faster than FireWire 800. Transferring high-definition movies and other large files now takes seconds versus minutes when compared with older interface technologies. Taking advantage of the Backup Plus design, the Seagate Thunderbolt Desktop adapter turns any Backup Plus Desktop drive into a blazing-fast Thunderbolt device for your compatible computer. With dual Thunderbolt ports, it can support daisychaining up to 6 Thunderbolt devices, minimizing clutter on your desktop. Connect multiple devices to turn your computer into a powerful workstation with just one interface. System Requirements: Backup Plus or GoFlex Desktop drive, Mac OS X operating system 10.6.8 or higher, available Thunderbolt port, Thunderbolt cable. Inside the Box: Seagate Thunderbolt Desktop adapter, Quick start guide, Power supply.

From the Manufacturer

Thunderbolt
20x Faster vs USB 2.0
Up to 20x the speed of USB 2.0 and 12x the speed of FireWire 800

Seagate Thunderbolt Adapters
Backup Plus Desk Thunderbolt Adapter allows for daisy-chaining of up to 6 devices

Satisfy your need for speed. Designed to meet the demands of professional media creators, Thunderbolt technology allows users to unleash their creativity using high-bandwidth audio- and video-capturing devices, while transferring data at up to 10 gigs-per-second--up to 20x the speed of USB 2.0 and 12x the speed of FireWire 800.

Seagate Thunderbolt Adapters
Connect the Thunderbolt adapter to any Seagate Backup Plus drive for high speed data transfer

Seagate Thunderbolt Adapters, Time Machine Compatible
Featuring Time Machine software compatibility for easy backups

Now this technology is available to you to address your growing storage needs with Seagate's new, flexible Thunderbolt adapters. Simply connect your Backup Plus drive and Thunderbolt adapter to your computer using your Thunderbolt cable to instantly begin transferring high-speed data and high-definition (HD) video on a single interface.

Speed with Precision

Built for accuracy, capacity and speed, Thunderbolt technology precisely moves vast amounts of data at up to 20x the speed of USB 2.0 and 12x the speed of FireWire 800.

Compatibility

Connect the Desk Thunderbolt adapter directly to your computer, or to displays and other Thunderbolt devices. With dual ports, you can daisy chain up to six devices. Works with any Backup Plus desktop drive.

Or take the Thunderbolt Portable adapter on the go--you can connect it directly to your computers Thunderbolt port. When you get home, attach it to the end of your Thunderbolt daisy chain. Works with any Backup Plus portable drive.

Data and Display Daisy Chains for When You're At Home

Thunderbolt technology supports two separate channels--one for high-speed data transfer and one for high-definition (HD) display on a single interface. Take advantage of this cutting-edge technology by connecting high-end displays to a Seagate Thunderbolt adapter and realize the benefits of maximum performance with minimal desktop clutter.

From Work Station to Train Station--No Outlet Required

The Seagate Thunderbolt Portable adapter is entirely bus powered, meaning you don't have to be tethered to a power outlet. That means that you have high-speed access to your data no matter where you are.

The Seagate Backup Plus Thunderbolt Family

Backup Plus Desk for Mac Backup Plus Portable for Mac Backup Plus Desk Thunderbolt Adapter Backup Plus Thunderbolt Adapter
Backup Plus Desk for Mac Backup Plus Portable for Mac Backup Plus for Mac Portable Drive Backup Plus for Mac Desktop Drive
  • Dual ports enable daisy-chaining up to 6 devices
  • Compatible with displays and other Thunderbolt devices
  • 3TB capacity
  • Includes 1-m Thunderbolt cable
  • Compatible with Time Machine software
  • Completely portable, no external power supply needed
  • Attaches directly to your computer or to the end of your Thunderbolt daisy chain
  • 1TB capacity
  • Includes 0.5-m Thunderbolt cable
  • Compatible with Time Machine software
  • Dual ports enable daisy-chaining up to 6 devices
  • Compatible with displays and other Thunderbolt devices
  • Designed to work with Backup Plus desktop drives only
  • Completely portable, no external power supply needed
  • Attaches directly to your computer to the end of your Thunderbolt daisy chain
  • Designed to work with Backup Plus portable drives only


Customer Questions & Answers

Customer reviews

4.1 out of 5 stars
4.1 out of 5
151 global ratings
How are ratings calculated?

Top reviews from Canada

Reviewed in Canada on January 24, 2015
Verified Purchase
Reviewed in Canada on March 11, 2014

Top reviews from other countries

Raghu
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Reviewed in India on July 18, 2017
Verified Purchase
Lights
3.0 out of 5 stars Good speed improvement, though not Great! Can be Unreliable.
Reviewed in the United States on February 15, 2014
Verified Purchase
2 people found this helpful
Report abuse
A N
5.0 out of 5 stars Backup your Mac and add a 2nd Monitor at the same time
Reviewed in the United States on September 4, 2013
Verified Purchase
5 people found this helpful
Report abuse
Justin Edmund
4.0 out of 5 stars there isn't a really great alternative for easily hot-swapping drives with Thunderbolt
Reviewed in the United States on July 21, 2015
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Report abuse
B. Clark
5.0 out of 5 stars So far so good!
Reviewed in the United States on April 11, 2013
Verified Purchase
4 people found this helpful
Report abuse