ToughTech Secure 128 Q

ToughTech Secure 128 Q
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Rugged AES encrypted storage enclosure
    • Easy-to-use portable data storage
    • Government-strength data encryption
    • FlexMount™ shock protection

ToughTech Secure 128 Q

Professional photographers and musicians rely on the CRU® ToughTech® Secure 128 Q enclosure for safe, secure storage of their images, recording sessions, and other important data. Its rugged aluminum construction makes the ToughTech Secure 128 Q great for storing data on the set or on the stage—and then protecting your drive for travel back to the studio.

Need to encrypt your data? The ToughTech Secure 128 Q has AES 128bit full-disk hardware based encryption, with no loss of speed.

The ToughTech Secure 128 Q drive enclosure, made from strong aluminum, also provides FlexMount™ shock absorption to protect your drive from bumps and vibrations.

The ToughTech Secure 128 Q has fast connection options, including USB 2.0, FireWire 800, FireWire 400, and eSATA for speedy data transfer. All cables and adapters are included.

Additional features:

  • Support for any capacity 3.5” SATA hard drive
  • Free US-based customer support
  • Kensington security slot
  • Optional vertical stand
  • Status LEDs
  • Multiple connection types
  • Rugged aluminum construction

Anyone who needs an easy-to-use data storage enclosure for 3.5-inch hard drives or SSDs will find the ToughTech Secure 128 Q a convenient device. Find a reseller near you or buy online.


AC power adapter, model PWR-3

12V; barrel connector; for ToughTech XE and many DriveDocks

UK plug
part #: 30011-0000-0003

Euro plug
part #: 30012-0000-0003

US plug
part #: 30010-0000-0003


Product name ToughTech Secure 128 Q
Host (I/O) Ports (1) pair of FireWire 800: up to 800 Mbps
(1) USB 2.0: up to 480 Mbps
(1) eSATA: up to 1.5 Gbps
Drive Types Supported
  • SATA 3.5" drives
SATA Speed 1.5G
Number of LEDs 3
Operating system compatibility Windows XP or later
Windows Server 2003 or later
Mac OS X
Linux distributions that support the desired connection

Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) 128-bit

FIPS Certified Hardware based encryption design validated to FIPS 140-2 (certification number 1471).
AES Encryption Key AES Encryption Key is stored apart from unit so data is protected if unit is lost or stolen.
Due to federal guidelines for selling encrypted products, we are restricting direct sales to our approved distribution channel partners. Contact us for information on where you can buy our 128 or 256-bit encrypted products.
Whole Disk Protection Encrypts entire HDD - including boot sector, file allocation table, OS, temp and swap files.
High-Speed hardware processor Encrypts/decrypts at full disk bandwidth operation (No performance degradation).
Encryption Engine Performs Self-test to check for problems.
Key Management Most units include three identical pre-coded AES Encryption Key.

AES Key Programmer, a hand-held key programmer, is sold separately.

Additional blank and pre-coded AES Encryption Keys are available, sold separately.

Additional AES Encryption Key lanyards are available, sold separately.
Fan(s) Passive cooling - no fan needed
Construction material(s) Aluminum alloy case
Power switch 2 position: On / Off
Dimensions 9.02" x 5.24" x 1.46" (229mm x 133mm x 37mm)
Weight 1.50 lbs. (0.68 kg)
Populated Weight 3.00 lbs. (1.36 kg)
Kensington Slot Yes
Compliancy FCC, CE, RoHS
Warranty CRU provides a 2-year limited warranty for this product.
Technical Support Your investment in CRU products is backed up by our free technical support for the lifetime of the product. If you need to contact us for any reason, visit or call us at 1-800-260-9800 or +1-360-816-1800.

Product Images


May 18, 2012 - 1.45 MB
User Manual for ToughTech Q (includes Secure models, models with WriteLock, and models with WriteProtect)
Nov 23, 2013 - 644.95 KB
Quick Start Guide for ToughTech Q (includes Secure models, models with WriteLock, and models with WriteProtect)
Feb 27, 2015 - 9.12 MB
CRU Configurator v4.0.1.4 for Mac OS X 10.6 or later
Feb 27, 2015 - 810.25 KB
User manual for the Mac OS version of Configurator v4
Feb 27, 2015 - 12.81 MB
CRU Configurator for 64-bit Windows
Feb 27, 2015 - 750.99 KB
User manual for the Windows version of Configurator v4
Feb 27, 2015 - 11.37 MB
CRU Configurator for 32-bit Windows
May 8, 2015 - 11.74 MB
CRU Configurator for 32-bit Windows
May 8, 2015 - 13.23 MB
CRU Configurator for 64-bit Windows
May 8, 2015 - 9.56 MB
CRU Configurator v4.0.2.1 for Mac OS X 10.6 or later

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