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Echo 11 Thunderbolt 4 Dock

Home Expansion Chassis Sonnet Echo 11 Thunderbolt 4 Dock
The Dock of Tomorrow
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Echo 11 Thunderbolt 4 Dock

Universal Thunderbolt 4 Docking Station with Four Thunderbolt 4 Ports and 8K Display Support

Compatible with all Thunderbolt 4 computers, all M1 Macs, and all Thunderbolt 3 Macs

Mac | Windows


The Most Advanced Docking Station Ever


Thunderbolt 4

Built for today. Designed for tomorrow.

All the connections you expect from a Thunderbolt™ dock plus the Thunderbolt hub you've always wanted. With this extraordinary dock, a single cable connects your laptop to your digital world. Sonnet's Echo™ 11 Thunderbolt 4 Dock – the universal docking station for today and tomorrow.


Directly attach three Thunderbolt peripherals – and daisy chain up to a total of 5 devices

Attach three USB devices

Connect up to two 5K displays; or a single display up to 8K!

Connect and charge your laptop at up to 90W Power Delivery

Link to a Gigabit Ethernet Network

Plug in your headset

Charge your phone

Read your SD cards


Connect to Your Peripherals and Power Your Computer with One Cable

Plug in your monitor(s), Thunderbolt devices, USB peripherals, and Ethernet cable. Then connect them all with a single Thunderbolt cable from the dock to your computer. The Echo 11 Thunderbolt 4 Dock will even power your laptop with up to 90W of charging power. When it is time to leave, just unplug the Thunderbolt cable, grab your laptop, and go.


Thunderbolt Multiplied–

Turn One Thunderbolt Port into Three

Truly Universal Connectivity for Work and Play

The Echo 11 Dock features four Thunderbolt 4 ports; one for connection/power to your computer, plus three to directly connect Thunderbolt peripheral devices (and daisy chain up to a total of 5 devices). The Thunderbolt ports also support USB4 and USB 3 peripherals. For connected peripherals using bus power, the Dock’s Thunderbolt peripheral ports provide 15W per port, supporting even the most demanding bus-powered Thunderbolt and USB peripherals.


Versatile Thunderbolt Expansion

Perfect for Mac® and supported Windows® computers, including Apple® M1 Macs with limited Thunderbolt ports. Connect the dock and create three separate independent Thunderbolt expansion chains. Add and disconnect devices from one chain without affecting the others.


Port 1

‍Thunderbolt Desktop Raid Storage + Thunderbolt 3/USB-C or DisplayPort®/HDMI® (with Adapter) Monitor

Port 2

‍Sonnet Solo10G™ 10GbE Network Adapter

Port 3

‍ Thunderbolt 3/USB-C or DisplayPort/HDMI (with Adapter) Monitor


Port 1

‍Sonnet Echo Express SE I (with audio capture card) + Sonnet CFexpress/XQD Pro Card Reader + Bus-powered Thunderbolt 3 SSD Drive

Port 2

‍5K Display

Port 3

‍Thunderbolt Desktop RAID Storage + Sonnet Solo10G 10GbE Network Adapter


Port 1

‍5K Display

Port 2

‍Sonnet Solo10G 10GbE Network Adapter

Port 3

‍5K Display



Powerful 10Gbps USB Ports

The Echo 11 Thunderbolt 4 Dock features three USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbps) Type A ports on the back to support super fast USB NVMe SSDs at up to full speed. And unlike some other docks, the Echo 11 doesn’t skimp on power either—each port provides up to 7.5W, ensuring bus-powered devices will operate without fail.


Thunderbolt Certified for Mac and Windows

The Echo 11 Thunderbolt 4 Dock is certified for M1 and Thunderbolt 3 Macs with macOS® 11 (Big Sur) and also supports Thunderbolt 4 Windows computers. See Compatibility PDF for full compatibility information.


Key Features

One Cable Peripheral Connection

Instant access – plug peripherals into the Echo 11 and connect your computer to the dock with the included Thunderbolt 4 cable.


Eleven Interfaces

Includes four Thunderbolt 4, three USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type A, one USB 2.0 Type A (charging), one RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet, and one 3.5 mm combo audio ports; one SD 4.0 card slot.


Three Thunderbolt 4 Ports for Peripherals

Connects three Thunderbolt peripherals directly (with support for daisy chaining additional peripherals). Also supports USB4 and USB 3 devices.


Powerful 10Gbps USB Type A Ports

Three USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports provide up to 7.5W of power each, supporting super fast USB NVMe SSDs at up to full speed.


Support for 4K, 5K, 6K and 8K @60Hz Displays

Depending on your computer, supports up to two 5K displays or a single 4K, 5K, 6K, or 8K display (see Compatibility PDF).


Many Display Interfaces Supported

Connect Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C displays directly. Supports HDMI, DP, DVI, and other displays with a Thunderbolt 3 compatible adapter (sold separately).


Charge Your Laptop

Provides up to 90W through the included Thunderbolt 4 cable to power and charge your laptop(2).


USB 2.0 Charging Port

Front panel USB port charges an iOS device or other device that charges via USB.


Fast SD Card Slot

Compatible with SD™, SDHC™, and SDXC™ memory cards; supports 320 MB/s read speeds with UHS-II SDXC cards.


Apple M1 Compatible

Supports all Apple M1 Mac computers.


Intel® Mac Compatible

Supports all Thunderbolt 3 Mac computers.


Intel Windows Compatible

Supports all Thunderbolt 4 Windows computers.


Connect up to One 8K or Two 5K Monitors

Depending on your computer’s video capability, the Echo 11 Dock supports through its Thunderbolt ports always one (always 4K, up to 5K, 6K, or 8K) monitor or two monitors (up to 5K); see Tech Specs. You can plug in Thunderbolt 3 or USB-C monitors directly, or, you may connect other display types (HDMI, DisplayPort, etc.) by using a Thunderbolt 3 compatible adapter (sold separately).


Display Connections

Thunderbolt 4

Thunderbolt 3 or 4 cable

Thunderbolt 3

Thunderbolt 3 or 4 cable


Apple Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter


USB-C to USB-C Gen 2 video cable

(USB-C charging cable will not work)


USB-C to DisplayPort cable or adapter

(Thunderbolt 3 compatible)

mini DisplayPort

USB-C to mini DisplayPort cable or adapter

(Thunderbolt 3 compatible)


USB-C to HDMI cable or adapter

(Thunderbolt 3 compatible)


USB-C to VGA cable or adapter

(Thunderbolt 3 compatible)


USB-C to DVI cable or adapter

(Thunderbolt 3 compatible)


Leave Your Charger In the Backpack

Connected to your portable computer with the included Thunderbolt 4 cable, the Echo 11 Thunderbolt 4 Dock provides up to 90W of power (Power Delivery), meaning it can power and charge your computer(2) while connected, even when not in use, allowing you to leave your computer’s power adapter packed away.


Fast Wired Network Connection

The Echo 11 Thunderbolt 4 Dock includes a Gigabit Ethernet port, perfect for connecting your broadband internet directly to your computer without another device competing for bandwidth on your WiFi setup. With the appropriate drivers already installed under macOS and Windows, setup is simple.


Handy Charging Port

The Echo 11 Dock includes a USB 2.0 charging port on the front capable of charging your iPhone®, iPad®, or other device.

Fast UHS-II SD 4.0 Card Reader

The included SD card slot is compatible with SD™, SDHC™, and SDXC™ memory cards, and supports 320 MB/s read speeds with UHS-II SDXC cards to quickly offload images and video.


Older Computer Alternative

Do you have a Thunderbolt 2 or 3 Mac running macOS 10.12–10.15, or an older Windows Thunderbolt 3 computer? Consider Sonnet’s Echo 11 Thunderbolt 3 Dock instead. It’s a handy dock to plug in your peripherals and connect them all to your computer through a single cable.


Part Number






Form Factor


Thunderbolt 4 docking station

External Connectors


Four Thunderbolt 4 ports

Three USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbps) Type A ports

One USB 2.0 Type A charging port

One RJ45 (Gigabit Ethernet) port

One 3.5 mm combination audio headphone/microphone jack

One SD 4.0 card slot

One power connector

Display Connectivity


Resolution and number of monitors supported dependent on computer specification

Thunderbolt 4 Peripherals Ports



With USB-C connector

Peripherals Supported

Thunderbolt 3

Thunderbolt 2(1) (macOS)


USB 3, 2.0 and 1.1 devices

Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C monitors

DisplayPort and HDMI monitors(3)

USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type A Ports



With USB Type A connector

Peripherals Supported

USB 3, 2.0 and 1.1 devices

Data Transfer Rate

USB 3.2 Gen 2 (previously USB 3.1 Gen 2): 10Gbps

USB 2.0 Type A Port (Front Panel)



With standard male USB-A connector

Peripheral Supported

USB 3, 2.0 and 1.1 devices

Data Transfer Rate

USB 3 or 2.0 peripherals: 480 Mb/s


7.5W capacity to charge iPad, iPhone, or other device

USB Battery Charging 1.2compliant

Supports simultaneous charging and syncing

RJ45 (Gigabit Ethernet) Port


Network Support

Supports 1000 Mb/s, 100 Mb/s, and 10 Mb/s network speeds and Auto-MDI/MDI-X


Compliant with 10/100/1000 IEEE 802.2 Specification


Gigabit Ethernet (1000BaseT, 100BaseTX, 10BaseT)


Maximum packet size: 9000 bytes (Jumbo packets)


Realtek RTL8153B

SD Card Slot


Cards Supported


Power Delivery


Provides laptop charging up to 90W(2)

Power Adapter


Universal 135W, 100-240V AC, 50-60 Hz

IEC 60320-C5 receptacle type

Operating Temperatures


0C to 35C (32F to 95F)

Dimensions WxDxH (Dock)


7.9 x 3.0 x 1.2 in. (20.0 x 7.5 x 3.0 cm)

Dimensions WxDxH (Power Supply)


2.5 x 5.7 x 1.2 in. (6.4 x 14.4 x 3.0 cm)



Dock and Power Supply: 1.7 lbs (0.79 kg)

Complete Package: 3.3 lbs (1.5 kg)



RoHS 3 Directive 2015/863

IEC62368-1 and IEC62368-2 Safety

VCCI certified

FCC Part 15, Subpart B

CISPR 32 / EN 55032

Power Supply (PSE certified; UL certified)

Package Contents


Echo 11 Thunderbolt 4 dock

Power adaper

Power cord

0.7-meter Thunderbolt 4 cable



Mac Compatibility


Mac (M1) with Thunderbolt/USB 4 ports

Mac (Intel) with Thunderbolt 3 ports

macOS 11.1+ (Big Sur) required

See Compatibility PDF for Mac display support

Windows Compatibility


Windows computer with a Thunderbolt 4 port

Not compatible with Thunderbolt 3 Windows computers

Compatibility PDF


Computer and display compatibility information


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