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I've been looking around for a few weeks now and still dont see any Thunderbolt adapters, like a SATA/eSATA adapter or anything similar, is it still too soon ? i just havent seen anything on Newegg or anywhere else.

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Any word on Thunderbolt --> FireWire adapters? I'm looking to replace my ageing MacBook with one of the upcoming 13 inch Airs. I have a FireWire sound card though and I'd need an adapter to hook it up. – boehj Jun 21 '11 at 6:08
For those interested, someone pointed me here --> – boehj Jun 21 '11 at 10:16
Would you perhaps edit this to make it less of a temporary and subjective. What exactly are you looking to do with eSATA or similar adaptors? – bmike Jul 12 '11 at 22:26

Check out Apple Thunderbolt Display:

It's a Thunderbolt - Firefwire, USB, Ethernet, and Thunderbolt adapter.

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Currently Thunderbolt is advanced hi tech Vapor Ware.

There are a few prototype external drives floating around but until I can physically plug something multiple Thunderbolt enabled devices (as promised) in to my MacBook Pro it doesn't exist.

I love my MacBook Pro but Apple mis-represented Thunderbolt in it's initial marketing. The multi monitor display capability specs were removed from the website.


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To be fair, you can plug in a monitor that supports Mini DisplayPort. – Graham May 21 '11 at 3:54
Very true. I have mine plugged into a 27" Cinema Display. I just felt like I was mislead into thinking I would be able to use Thunderbolt to connect 2 displays and an external drive to the port. (It's coming soon) – Chris_O May 21 '11 at 4:28
Reality begs to differ if you actually have two Thunderbolt ports (27" iMac):… Now if someone released a monitor that actually chained correctly... – Chealion May 21 '11 at 15:56
@Chris_O regarding multiple monitors - you can do that.… How's that for your "Thunderbolt doesn't exist"? – Jasarien Jul 6 '11 at 13:54

See the recent Computex event for information on that. Promise and LaCie demoed Thunderbolt-capable storage devices slated for a Summer release.

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