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UltraBlock SATA/IDE R/W - Bridge Only

SKU: W2765

Caution: SKU W2765 does not include the power supply supply, cables, and other accessories.  If you need these items, please purchase SKU W2760 instead.

The UltraBlock USB 3.0 Forensic IDE/SATA Bridge supports write-blocked, forensic acquisitions of both SATA and IDE storage devices through a fast USB 3.0 host connection. It offers forensic examiners the ease of use, reliability, and imaging speed necessary to image today's larger and faster hard-disk drives - in both lab or field environments.

With the advent of USB 3.0, the clutter of multiple host connections has been replaced by a single Super Speed USB 3.0 port. You'll have the robust write-blocking technology that is the standard by which all other SATA and IDE write blockers are measured, now powered by the performance potential of USB 3.0. Still just as easy to use as ever; simply connect, power up, and image.

For added security, the UltraBlock USB 3.0 device introduces the new 'Firmware Update' button, which places the unit in a special mode for updating its firmware through the Tableau Firmware Update (TFU) utility. TFU has been rewritten for updates via USB, making it easier than ever to maintain the correct version of firmware on new Tableau products.

PC Interface
One USB 3.0 Type B (9-pin, super/high/full/low speed)
Drive Interfaces
SATA signal connector, IDE signal connector
Operational Modes
Write Block or Read/Write

Versatile Operation

In Write Protect mode, the UltraBlock will prevent ANY and ALL writes from reaching the attached device. It is compatible with all Windows 98se, Windows ME, Windows 2K/XP, Windows 7 and any O/S that supports IEEE 1394 and has a compliant card and drivers.

In Read/Write mode (non-Write Protected), it can be used to attach a drive to be used for receiving images on your USB 3.0 chain.

The UltraBlock is shipped by default in a Read-Only (write blocking) configuration. However, it can be configured to enable Read-Write operation as well.

Write Block
Unit reports errors if writes are attempted
Unit suppresses errors if writes are attempted
Unit reports Write-Protect (WP) status in code page
Unit suppresses Write-Protect (WP) status in code page