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Forensic ComboDock FCDv6

CRU WiebeTech Forensic ComboDock FCDv6

  • Professional drive write blocking

  • Dual mode flexibility

  • Reliable evidence protection

  • Simple operation

The Forensic ComboDock is a professional hard drive write blocker with read/write capabilities. Switching from write blocker mode to read/write mode is easy, but it's impossible to unintentionally turn off write blocking.

Technical Specs

Product name

Forensic ComboDock FCDv6


U.S. Patent No. 8,090,904

Host (I/O) Ports

(1) USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C: up to 10 Gbps (Actual transfer speeds up to 6 Gbps)

Drive Types Supported

  • PATA/IDE 2.5" drives (with PATA Adapter 25)

  • PATA/IDE 3.5

  • SATA 2.5" drives

  • SATA 3.5" drives

  • SATA SSD (solid state drives)

  • Hitachi 1.8" drives (with PATA Adapter 25)

  • Toshiba 1.8" drives (with PATA Adapter 18-TOSH)

  • MacBook Air 2010 (with SATA Adapter MBA2010)

  • MSATA (with SATA Adapter mSATA)

  • Mini PCIe PATA (with PATA Adapter mPCIe)

  • Mini PCIe SATA (with PATA Adapter mPCIe)

  • Mini PCIe USB (with PATA Adapter mPCIe)

Sector Size Compatibility

SATA 512n and 512e type drives (incompatible with 4Kn type drives)

Supports S.M.A.R.T. disk info


Number of LEDs


Description of LEDs

Drive access, HPA/DCO detected, error, power input status, power output status, write-block status

LCD Screen

Two-line backlit LCD controlled with four soft-touch menu navigation buttons

LCD Info

2 lines x 16 characters width

LCD Backlight


Navigation menu

LCD/button driven menu system

Operating system compatibility

Windows XP or later
Windows Server 2003 or later
Mac OS X
Linux distributions that support the desired connection

Detects/reports HPA/DCO


Allows HPA/DCO override

Yes, user-configurable options

Construction material(s)

Rugged aluminum construction

Power switch

2 position: On / Off

SATA Power Input



2.95" x 4.33" x 1.06" (75mm x 110mm x 27mm)


0.40 lbs. (0.18 kg)

Write Blocking


Write Protection

write-blocked, with optional read-write mode


FCC, CE, RoHS, C-Tick, RCM


CRU provides a 3-year limited warranty for this product.


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