Forensic WriteProtect™ BAY
The WriteProtect-BAY supports 6 hard drive interfaces in one device. Supports SAS,SATA, FireWire, USB3.0, PCIe and IDE source drives, and utilizes an ultra-fast Superspeed USB3.0 host connection. The WriteProtect-BAY is designed to fit into a 5.25″, half-height drive bay of a forensic workstation.
The WriteProtect™-BAY provides digital forensic professionals with fast, secure, read-only write-blocking of suspect hard drives. six interfaces, SAS/SATA/FireWire/PCIe/USB3/IDE are supported in a 5.25″, half-height design that fits into the drive bay of your forensic workstation. Logicube also offers a WriteProtect-PORTABLE or a WriteProtect-DESKTOP version of the product.
Fast Superspeed USB3.0 host connection
Supports PCIe SSDs (M.2 SATA/AHCI/NVMe), PCIe and mini-PCIe cards with optional adapters
Supports SAS, SATA, FireWire, USB3.0, IDE source drives
Browser-based user interface for drive preview, software updates, HPA/DCO management
Connect and image multiple source drives simultaneously with your forensic imaging software
ULTRA-FAST USB3.0 The WriteProtect-BAY features a USB3.0 host connection for extremely fast operation
SUPPORTS 6 INTERFACES The WriteProtect provides read-only, write-blocked support for SAS/SATA/USB3.0/2.0/1.1/FW400/800/PCIe storage technologies and an adapter is included to support 2.5″/3.5″ IDE drives
PCIE SUPPORT Support is available for M.2 PCIe (SATA, AHCI and NVMe types), PCIe and min-PCIe express cards, using the WriteProtect’s PCIe port and optional adapters
Write-protected source ports include:
1 USB 3.0
A Gigabit Ethernet port for network connectivity is built-in.
MULTI-TASK Improve efficiency and shorten the evidence collection process with the ability to image (using your own forensic imaging software) multiple source drives simultaneously
BROWSER-BASED USER INTERFACE Use the browser-based user interface to manage all WriteProtect operations including software updates, connect to your network using the WriteProtect’s Gigabit Ethernet Port
PREVIEWPreview drives connected to WriteProtect using the browser-based user interface
5 LEDS Easily monitor functions with 5 LEDs for power, host, device, activity and HPA/DCO detection
HPA/DCOHPA/DCO detection and capture is easily managed via the WriteProtect’s browser-based user interface
HARD DRIVE SUPPORTOptional adapters are available to support 1.8″ IDE, IDE ZIF, M.2 PCIe (SATA,AHCI,NVMe types), PCIe and mini-PCIe cards, mSATA, microSATA, eSATA and flash media
COMPATIBILITY The WriteProtect is compatibly with forensic acquisition and analysis software
ONE-YEAR STANDARD WARRANTY The system comes complete with a one year parts and labor warranty. Both an optional 1 year extended warranty (total of 2 years) and a 2 year extended warranty (total of 3 years) are available.
IN THE BOX The WriteProtect-BAY includes the following:
2 SAS/SATA power and data cables
1 Firewire cable
1 USB 3.0 type A Male to Micro-B cable
1 CAT6 network cable
1 2.5″/3.5″ IDE to SATA adapter
1 Dual 4-pin molex to 6-pin PCIe Y adapter
Users manual on CD-ROM
POWER REQUIREMENTS: 72 watts (including 2 drives plus 1 USB3 to SATA drive)
POWER SUPPLY VOLTAGE (DC IN):+12VDC +/- 5% from PC required
NET WEIGHT:2.0 lbs (.90kg)DIMENSIONS:8.3”L X 5.8”W X 1.7”H (21.1cm X 14.7cm X 4.3cm)
AGENCY APPROVALS:RoHs compliant
There are a range of accessories available as an optional extra.