Product was successfully added to your shopping cart.

No products in the cart.

Magma ExpressBox 1T - 1 Slot Thunderbolt to PCIe Expansion (Half-Length)

Magma ExpressBox 1T - 1 Slot Thunderbolt to PCIe Expansion (Half-Length)

$695.00 $$695.00
Product Code: MG-EB1T

Be the first to review this product



Twice the speed of Thunderbolt 1 - ExpressBox 1T is the fastest and easiest solution for connecting a PCIe card using the power of Thunderbolt Technology

  • Supports (1) half-length / full-height PCI Express card (max length 7.75")
  • Thunderbolt 2 features speeds up to 20 Gbps bi-directional
  • Daisy-chain up to six Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 devices
  • User controlled fan speed and noise
  • External 65W power supply

Power, Performance, Portability

Enhance the power of your Thunderbolt 2-equipped computer with the Magma ExpressBox 1T and harness lightning-fast throughput over a single cable via Thunderbolt 2 technology. ExpressBox 1T enables serious professionals to use specialty PCIe cards with any Thunderbolt 2-equipped computer, so that you can achieve high performance wherever your work takes you. Add a PCIe card to ExpressBox 1T and your computer turns into a powerful workstation capable of HD video capture and editing, media transcoding, audio processing, data processing, or high-speed storage and networks.


ExpressBox 1T offers the largest card length slot (7.75") among all half-length 1-slot Thunderbolt 2 chassis on the market, giving your Mac the power to achieve maximum performance with any compatible PCIe card. Whether your mission involves professional video capture, audio interface, SAS & SATA HBA, 8Gb Fibre Channel, 10 Gigabit Ethernet, or a RAID controller card, Magma's family of Thunderbolt 2 products provide the perfect outside-the-box solution for your project.


Designed with Studios in Mind

Need a quiet work environment for your recording or video projects? ExpressBox 1T features quiet ventilated cooling with two user-controlled fans, allowing you to adjust fan speed and noise level based on your working environment needs.


The Most User-Friendly Expansion Chassis Ever

ExpressBox 1T offers quick and easy installation for its users. Open the chassis with two thumbscrews, no tools required. The card carriage slides right out, providing quick access to the PCIe slots and easy installation of cards. We designed our products with optimal ease of access so that you can be up and running in seconds.



  • Attach a PCIe card to Thunderbolt 2-equipped mobile and all-in-one computers
  • Transfer data at up to 20 Gbps. That’s 2x faster than Thunderbolt 1!
  • Daisy-chain up to six Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 devices
  • Use any compatible half-length PCIe card for HD video capture, audio interface, SAS/SATA HBA10 Gigabit Ethernet, 8Gb Fibre Channel, SSD data transfer, and more!
  • Connect to high-resolution display, such as DisplayPort, mDP, HDMI, and VGA monitors


  • Easy Plug and Play installation
  • Supports any compatible x1, x4, x8 or x16 PCIe card
  • Two Thunderbolt 2 connectors
  • Two cooling fans with speed control
  • Rugged extruded aluminum enclosure
  • External 65W Power Supply


Superior Engineering. Rock Solid Innovation.

ExpressBox 1T protects your valuable PCI Express cards in a heavy duty chassis while providing lightweight portability, so you can take high performance anywhere your work requires. The extruded aluminum shell provides a strong, protective housing while also removing heat from the cards inside. The sleek design of the ExpressBox 1T matches elegantly with your Thunderbolt 2-equipped Mac, ensuring that you stay classy with a Magma chassis. Magma’s expertise in developing products that extend PCI and PCI Express signals over a cable and outside the computer provides a reliable foundation for producing rock solid products that offer the highest performance even in the most demanding configurations.


EB1T Thunderbolt 2 to PCIe Expansion - 1 Slot

(1) PCI Express Slot  (For cards that are 7.75" or less
     - Physical - x16 PCIe 2.0
     - Electrical - x4 PCIe 2.0 (Thunderbolt spec)

Cable Thunderbolt (Sold Separately)
Interconnect Bandwidth 20 Gbps Bi-directional
Material Heavy-Duty Extruded Aluminum
Dimensions 9.5” L x 2.3” W x 6.9” H
(249mm x 58mm x 174mm)
Weight 3.0 lbs (1.4 kg)
System Cooling (2) Fans with Speed Control
Power Supply 65W Power Supply
100-240 VAC, 47-63HZ
Ambient Temperature 0º to 50º C
Storage Temperature -20º to 60º C
Relative Humidity 5% to 85% non-condensing


FCC Class A Verified
RoHS Compliant
CE Compliante

Supported Operating Systems  

Mac Compatibility

PC Compatibility

 Mac OS X 10.6.8 or higher

Windows 7,8

30 Day Money back guarantee 1 year return to factory
Package Contents  
ExpressBox 1T – Front and Rear View

1.  Power indicator
2.  PCI Express card slot opening
3.  Thunderbolt 2 ports
4.  Power cord socket
5.  Easy installation thumbscrew


Hardware Included 
6.  Power Supply

ExpressBox 1T Front and Rear View

Release Date
Thunderbolt 2 version released on


Additional Information

Manufacturer Magma
Weight 7.0000
UPC Code 748252997906
  1. Be the first to review this product

Add a review