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Thunder Rocket

Uncompromisingly fast, light & portable storage for media professionals.

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Pre-Order At 15% Discount |Ships Feb 2016


Powered by Thunderbolt 2 Technology


The Thunder Rocket is the only truely portable storage disk capable of the read/wrire speeds needed to edit 4K video.Wether it is the intial ingent of RAW content to an editing device,live editing in the field with no external power available, or exporting the final project stills, it is the ultimate combinatiopn of the speed,portability, and durability. Speed up your workflow, reduce wait time, and get more done.

Speed up your workflow, reduce wait time, and get more done.

Gain the ability to:

  • Speed up the ingest of RAW footage
  • See instant result for batch edits
  • Laggless editing of multilayered projects
  • Cut export times by up to half
    • 256GB
  • Speed Grid*
Reads 1.2GB/s* Writes 1.1GB/s*
PRE-ORDER $499 $589.00

15% off retail price

Ships february 2016 | Free worldwide shipping

Raw Power.

When You Need It Most

No matter how much you spend on a set-up you are always hampered by the storage speed for both internal and external device,creating a bottle neck and inhibiting your ability to work quicker.

For most photographers, the real key to speeding up a workflow is gaining the ability to instantly load large files, easily manipulate and edit those files, and then reduce the wait time for exporting them. We have pushed to the limit of available technology to give you a product that is up to 2.5 times faster than even a MacBook or iMac internal SSD.

Lightroom, Supercharged

Even more precise

See instant result and live-scrub over images, even in a DNG format, for fine-tuning attributes such as Contrast, Exposure and even when adjusting the tone Curve.See an increase in the speed of applying any of these edit to multiple images and then cut export times in half.

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Capture One, Amplified

Even In The Field.

Double the speed for the ingest of RAW images and conversion to regular file formats.Precisely edit each image by live scrubbing each feature or instantly apply auto-edit to multiple images. Significantly reduce the time taken to export full catalogues

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Photoshop, Enhanced

Blanzingly Fast.

A significant boost overall for the efficiency when used as scratch-disk.Laggless editing for large document formats, such ac PSB, when applying transformationa and effects, easily deal with files that have multiple layers and an noteable increase in speed of saving.

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Work on the go.

One cable. Light as a feather

The Thunder Rocket uses one tethered cable for both data transfer and power supply, stored neatly in the cable management solution built into the rugged bumper. Unwrap, plug in and you're ready for blast-off!

Palm-sized, and weighing just 240g (8.5oz.), it can be easily carried with you wherever you go. Create in the field and then begin the edit on the journey home.


Life proof

Through a combination of a cast alumimium shell and equipped with a rubber bumper, the Thunder Rocket is ready to handle everyday life without the fear of losing any of your precious content, wherever you may be.

We're not claiming that it's unbreakable, but it will more than withstand the accidental drop, knock and spill that may occur in transit to a set, or just on your desk in the office.

Inside the box

  • Thunder Rocket with tethered Thunderbolt™ 2 cable
  • Rugged Rubber Bumper with Cable Management Solution

Warranty Information

The Thunder Rocket is warranted against defects in materials and workmanship for a period of ONE (1) YEAR from the date of original purchase.

Let’s talk specifics.

The Technical

  • Body

    6061 Black Anodised Aluminium with rubber outer bumper

  • Storage

    256GB Samsung SM951 PCIe SSD

  • Controller

    Thunderbolt™ 2 Falcon Ridge 2C

  • Read Speed

    Please refer to the Thunder Rocket Speed Grid

  • Write Speed

    Please refer to the Thunder Rocket Speed Grid

  • Power

    Bus Powered

  • Hardware Requirements

    Computer with Thunderbolt™ 2 Port or Thunderbolt™ Port

  • Operating Systems

    Mac OSX

The Physical

  • Height

    22mm (0.8")

  • Width

    88mm (3.5")

  • Length

    132mm (5.2")

  • Cable Length

    260mm (10.2")

  • Weight

    240g (8.5oz)

Thunder Rocket FAQs.

Order Information

  • When will the Thunder Rocket start shipping?

    We will start shipping the Thunder Rocket in November 2015.

  • Where do you ship to and how much will it cost?

    We offer free worldwide shipping via UPS.

  • How long will shipping take?

    Delivery typically takes 3-7 days from the date of shipping. We will email you a tracking number when your order ships.

  • How can I change my shipping address or cancel my order?

    Simply email your order number, full name and new address to support@bynifty.com

  • Why am I being charged immediately for a pre-order?

    Making custom products is expensive. We use customer deposits to invest in the highest quality products possible, to make the best products possible.

  • What is the return/refund policy?

    If you're not totally satisfied with your purchase you can return your items within 30 days. Contact support@bynifty.com for assistance.

Product Information

  • Does the Thunder Rocket require an external power source?

    No, the Thunder Rocket is bus-powered using the tethered Thunderbolt™ 2 cable, making it truly portable.

  • What is the length of the Thunderbolt™2 cable?


  • Is there a built in password protection?

    No, but it can be easily added with the Disk Utility app on Mac, or the Disk Management program on Windows.

  • Does it require any extra software?

    No, the Thunder Rocket will appear on the desktop the same as any other external disk.

  • Does it make a lot of noise?

    The Thunder Rocket runs silently because the heat pipe technology means that there is no need for a fan.

  • Can the Thunder Rocket be daisy chained with other devices?

    Yes, but only at the end of the chain because it does not have any additional input ports.