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As of November 25, 2020, the AKiTiO Palm RAID has been discontinued and this model is no longer being manufactured, sold or maintained.

The AKiTiO Palm RAID was a bus-powered Thunderbolt SSD with two mSATA SSDs that could be striped using Software RAID 0 for extra fast transfer rates over Thunderbolt..

There is no new version or alternative available for this particular model.




Fastest, smallest and highest capacity bus powered Thunderbolt™ device in the world. With its tethered Thunderbolt cable and the ability to run on bus power alone, this drive is designed specifically for speed and portability.


  • Thunderbolt for lighting fast transfer speeds of up to 10Gbps
  • Two mSATA SSDs that can be combined in Software RAID
  • Tethered Thunderbolt cable and cable holder
  • Heatsink for passive cooling
  • Durable, compact and portable
  • Fanless and noiseless
  • Bus powered


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Model AKiTiO Palm RAID
Part No.
  • PMR-TIMS-AKTH (2 x 256GB SSDs)
  • CE
  • FCC
  • VCCI
  • Thunderbolt
  • 2-year limited warranty
Case material
  • High quality aluminum
  • 2 x mSATA SSDs
RAID mode Pre-configured as RAID 0 on Mac OS X (Software RAID)
  • 1x tethered Thunderbolt cable (~15cm)
Data transfer
  • Thunderbolt up to 10Gbps
System requirements (PC)
  • Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
  • Computer with Thunderbolt™ connector
  • For Windows PCs a Thunderbolt certified device driver must be installed for the device to function properly
System requirements (Mac)
  • Mac OS 10.7 or later
  • Computer with Thunderbolt™ connector
System environment
  • Operating Temperature: 5°C ~ 35°C
  • Storage Temperature: -20°C ~ 60°C
  • Relative Humidity: 5% ~ 95% (non-condensing)
Power supply N/A (bus powered)
Fan noise level N/A (silent)
Dimensions (LxWxH)
  • 4.72 inches x 3.11 inches x 0.55 inches
  • 12cm x 7.9cm x 1.4cm
Package contents
  • AKiTiO Palm RAID with tethered Thunderbolt cable
  • 2 x mSATA SSDs
  • Setup guide
  • Retail Box Size: 6.3 x 5 x 1.9 in. (16.1 x 12.6 x 4.8 cm)
  • Carton Size (20pcs per carton): 20.3 x 10.9 x 7.4 in. (51.5 x 27.7 x 18.7 cm)
  • This Thunderbolt product is not compatible with Apple's Boot Camp.
  • To connect this device to a Thunderbolt 3 computer, a Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt adapter like the AKiTiO T3T is required.