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Forensic WriteProtect™ PORTABLE

The WriteProtect™ PORTABLE provides digital forensic professionals with fast, secure, read-only write-blocking of PCIe M.2, SATA and USB3.0 suspect hard drives. Small in size but feature-packed, it is the ideal write-block solution for field acquisitions.

  • Supports fast secure write-blocked access to PCIe M.2 NVMe, AHCI PCIe and mini-PCIe express cards

  • Supports secure, write-blocked access to SATA, USB3.0, source drives

  • Fast Superspeed USB3.0 host connection

  • Browser-based user interface for HPA/DCO management and software updates

WriteProtect is also available in a bay version for integration into a forensic workstation.


Ultra-Fast USB3.0The WriteProtect-Portable features a USB3.0 host connection for extremely fast operation
Write-BlockingThe WriteProtect-Portable provides read-only, write-blocked support for PCIe/SATA/USB3.0/2.0/1.1
PCIe SupportSupport is available for M.2 PCIe (SATA, AHCI and NVMe types), PCIe and mini-PCIe express cards using the WriteProtect’s PCIe port and an optional adapter kit
Multiple PortsWrite-protected source ports include:
1 USB 3.0
1 PCIe

A Gigabit Ethernet port for network connectivity is built-in.

Hard Drive SupportOptional adapters are available to support 1.8″ IDE, IDE ZIF, mSATA, microSATA, eSATA and flash media

PCIe Adapter KitAn adapter kit is available to support PCIe M.2 NVMe, AHCI, SATA type SSDs, PCIe and mini-PCIe express cards

Browser-based User InterfaceUse the browser-based user interface to manage all WriteProtect operations including software updates, connect to your network using the WriteProtect’s Gigabit Ethernet Port

6 LEDsEasily monitor functions with 6 LEDs for power, host, device, activity and HPA/DCO detectionHPA/DCOHPA/DCO detection and capture is easily managed via the WriteProtect’s browser-based user interface

PortableThe WriteProtect-Portable weighs less than 1 pound and it’s compact size at 6.2″ X 5.2″ X 2.1″ makes it easy to transport
CompatibilityThe WriteProtect is compatibly with forensic acquisition and analysis software

One-year Standard WarrantyThe 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-Portable includes the following:

Power supply and power cord
1 SATA power and data cables
1 USB 3.0 type A Male to Micro-B cable
1 CAT6 network cable
Users manual on CD-ROM