WriteProtect™-DESKTOP

The WriteProtect-DESKTOP provides digital forensic professionals with fast, secure, read-only write-blocking of suspect hard drives. The only portable write-blocker that provides support for 6 different interfaces in one device, the WriteProtect is the ideal write-block solution for lab or field acquisitions.

  • Fast Superspeed USB3.0 host connection
  • Supports SAS, SATA, FireWire, USB3.0, IDE source drives
  • Supports PCIe SSDs (M.2 SATA/AHCI/NVMe), PCIe and mini-PCIe express cards with optional adapters
  • 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-DESKTOP 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 mini-PCIe express cards using the WriteProtect’s PCIe port and optional adapters

Multiple Ports
Write-protected source ports include:
2 SAS/SATA
1 USB 3.0
1 Firewire
1 PCIe
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

Preview
Preview drives connected to WriteProtect using the browser-based user interface

8 LEDs
Easily monitor functions with 8 LEDs for power, host, device, activity and HPA/DCO detection

HPA/DCO
HPA/DCO detection and capture is easily managed via the WriteProtect’s browser-based user interface

Hard Drive Support
Optional adapters are available to support 1.8″ IDE, IDE ZIF, M.2 PCIe (SATA, NVMe & AHCI 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-DESKTOP includes the following:
Power supply and power cord
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
Users manual on CD-ROM

Power Requirements:
72 watts (including 2 hard disks plus 1 USB3 to SATA hard disk)

Power Supply Voltage (DC IN):
+12VDC @ 12.5A

Output Voltage (DC OUT):
+5VDC@2.5A, +12VDC@2.5A

Net Weight:
2.0 lbs (.90kg)

Dimensions:
7.87”L X 5.37”W X 2.37”H (19.9cm X 13.6cm X 6.0cm)

Agency Approvals:
RoHs compliant

F-ADP-Z-2.5-IDE
2.5/3.5″ IDE to SATA adapter to image 2.5″ or 3.5″ IDE type drives

F-ADP-ZIF-1.8PK
Combo pack. Includes quantity 1 F-ADP-ZIF-2 and quantity 1 F-ADP-Z-1.8-IDE adapter used together to image 1.8″ IDE ZIF drives

F-ADP-FLASH-RDR
Used for imaging various flash media, including compact flash, SD cards.

F-ADP-PCIE-T-KT
PCIe adapter kit for M.2 PCIe M.2 NVMe, mSATA and PCIe and mini-PCIe cards. For use with PCIe enabled WriteProtect-DESKTOP (WP-DESKTOP-P)

F-ADP-M.2-SATA
M.2 PCIe (SATA-Type) to SATA adapter

F-ADP-M.2-USB3
M.2 PCIe (AHCI-Type) to USB3 adapter. Includes power supply and USB 3.0 cable

F-ADP-Z-MSATA
mSATA to SATA adapter to image mSATA drives

F-CABLE-MCRSATA
microSATA to SATA adapter to image microSATA drives

F-CABLE-ESATA
Cable for eSATA hard drives