Forensic UltraDock v5


Forensic UltraDock v5
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Professional drive write-blocker gives fast forensic access to bare hard drives
    • Professional drive write blocking
    • Reliable evidence protection
    • Simple operation

Forensic UltraDock v5

Digital and forensics investigators, technicians, and lawyers who want to view, evaluate, or image a disk drive safely rely upon the CRU® WiebeTech® Forensic UltraDock™ v5. It's an easy-to-use, professional-grade, drive dock that provides a plethora of host and drive connections.

To use, connect a suspect hard drive-IDE or SATA-to the Forensic UltraDock v5, plug in power, and attach a cable to a host computer. The drive connector enables automatic alignment and easy insertion. An included mounting plate can be screwed onto the bottom of the drive to protect the drive's circuitry.

The Forensic UltraDock's LED indicator light and easy screen menu also clearly identify the work mode. You can even detect, remove, create, or modify Host Protected Areas (HPAs) and Device Configuration Overlays (DCOs).

The Forensic UltraDock v5 puts drive information at your fingertips. Quickly access selected important SMART data such as hours used, number of power cycles, and disk health. It can also display the model and serial number reported by the drive's firmware. Free downloadable software can also allow you to view this information on your computer and save it to a file for easy inclusion in a case report.

The Forensic UltraDock v5 has USB 3.0/2.0, eSATA, FireWire 400, and FireWire 800 connections. But if you need to work with a non-standard drive, there are a variety of adapters available for additional flexibility.

Additional features:

  • Multiple computer and drive connection types
  • Compatibility with forensic acquisition and analysis software
  • Rugged aluminum construction
  • 3-year warranty
  • Free US-based customer support

Whether you're a forensic investigator, technician, or cyber security analyst, the Forensic UltraDock v5 is a necessary part of your toolkit. Find a reseller near you or buy online.

Part Numbers

Forensic UltraDock v5

Forensic UltraDock v5 -- easy write-blocked access to bare SATA or IDE/PATA drives; FW800/FW400/eSATA/USB3; RoHS; US plug
part #: 31350-3209-0000

Forensic UltraDock v5 -- easy write-blocked access to bare SATA or IDE/PATA drives; FW800/FW400/eSATA/USB3; RoHS; UK plug
part #: 31351-3209-0000

Forensic UltraDock v5 -- easy write-blocked access to bare SATA or IDE/PATA drives; FW800/FW400/eSATA/USB3; RoHS; Euro plug
part #: 31352-3209-0000

Forensic UltraDock v5 -- easy write-blocked access to bare SATA or IDE/PATA drives; FW800/FW400/eSATA/USB3; RoHS; Aus plug
part #: 31353-3209-0000

Accessories

AC Adapters

Daisy-chain power kit; high-wattage AC adapter & multi-head power cable; powers up to 5 Drive eRazers or v5 docks, US
part #: 7100-3000-00

Daisy-chain power kit; high-wattage AC adapter & multi-head power cable; powers up to 5 Drive eRazers or v5 docks, EU
part #: 7100-3000-02

Daisy-chain power kit; high-wattage AC adapter & multi-head power cable; powers up to 5 Drive eRazers or v5 docks, UK
part #: 7100-3000-11

Specifications

Product name Forensic UltraDock v5
Host (I/O) Ports FireWire 400: up to 400 Mbps
(1) pair of FireWire 800: up to 800 Mbps
(1) USB 3.0: up to 5 Gbps
(1) eSATA: up to 3 Gbps
Drive Types Supported
  • PATA/IDE 2.5" drives (with PATA Adapter 25)
  • PATA/IDE 3.5
  • Hitachi 1.8" drives (with PATA Adapter 18-HIT-ZIF)
  • Toshiba 1.8" drives (with PATA Adapter 18-TOSH)
  • MacBook Air 2010 (with SATA Adapter MBA2010)
  • MSATA (with SATA Adapter mSATA)
  • PCIe PATA (with PATA Adapter mPCIe)
  • PCIe SATA (with PATA Adapter mPCIe)
  • PCIe USB (with PATA Adapter mPCIe)
SATA Speed 3G
Supports S.M.A.R.T. disk info Yes
Number of LEDs 6
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 Yes
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 Yes
Allows HPA/DCO override Yes, user-configurable options
Construction material(s) Rugged aluminum construction
Power switch 2 position: On / Off
SATA Power Input Yes
Dimensions 2.95" x 4.33" x 1.06" (75mm x 110mm x 27mm)
Weight 0.40 lbs. (0.18 kg)
Write Blocking Yes
Compliancy FCC, CE, RoHS, C-Tick, RCM
Warranty CRU provides a 3-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 cru-inc.com/support or call us at 1-800-260-9800 or +1-360-816-1800.

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Documentation

fculinux-1.0.0.102.tar.gz
May 10, 2013 - 195.85 KB
Forensic Command-line Utility for Linux
A9-000-0013 Rev 1.2-FSU_user_manual.pdf
May 10, 2013 - 379.49 KB
User Manual for
Forensic Software Utility
FSU_2.0.0.7_Windows_x86.zip
Aug 27, 2013 - 7.53 MB
Forensic Software Utility
(for 32-bit versions of Windows)
FSU_2.0.0.7_Windows_x64.exe.zip
Aug 27, 2013 - 8.55 MB
Forensic Software Utility
(for 64-bit versions of Windows)
Forensic_UltraDock_v5_user_manual.pdf
Feb 5, 2014 - 1.28 MB
User Manual for Forensic UltraDock v5
CRU_Configurator_4.0.1.4_for_Mac.zip
Feb 27, 2015 - 9.12 MB
CRU Configurator v4.0.1.4 for Mac OS X 10.6 or later
Mac_Configurator_manual_2.1.pdf
Feb 27, 2015 - 810.25 KB
User manual for the Mac OS version of Configurator v4
CRU_Configurator_4.0.1.4_for_Windows_64-bit.zip
Feb 27, 2015 - 12.81 MB
CRU Configurator 4.0.1.4 for 64-bit Windows
Win_Configurator_manual_2.1.pdf
Feb 27, 2015 - 750.99 KB
User manual for the Windows version of Configurator v4
CRU_Configurator_4.0.1.4_for_Windows_32-bit.zip
Feb 27, 2015 - 11.37 MB
CRU Configurator 4.0.1.4 for 32-bit Windows
CRU_Configurator_4.0.2.1_for_Windows_32-bit.zip
May 8, 2015 - 11.74 MB
CRU Configurator 4.0.2.1 for 32-bit Windows
CRU_Configurator_4.0.2.1_for_Windows_64-bit.zip
May 8, 2015 - 13.23 MB
CRU Configurator 4.0.2.1 for 64-bit Windows
CRU_Configurator_4.0.2.1_for_Mac.dmg
May 8, 2015 - 9.56 MB
CRU Configurator v4.0.2.1 for Mac OS X 10.6 or later
FSU_3.0.0.4_Windows_x64.exe.zip
May 8, 2015 - 17.45 MB
Forensic Software Utility
(for 64-bit versions of Windows)
FSU_3.0.0.4_Windows_x86.exe.zip
May 8, 2015 - 15.53 MB
Forensic Software Utility
(for 32-bit versions of Windows)
fculinux-1.0.0.102.tar.gz
May 8, 2015 - 195.85 KB
Forensic Software Utility (command line for Linux)
FSU_3.0.0.4_Windows_Mac.dmg
May 8, 2015 - 13.58 MB
Forensic Software Utility (Mac OS X)

FAQs


Q : I tried to create/remove an HPA/DCO on my drive and it did not appear to work. What could be causing this issue?

While there are specifications that hard drive manufacturer's are required to follow, sometimes they are implemented differently. In most cases adding or removing an HPA/DCO requires a powercycle of the drives power between each step. The powercycle is not defined and some require a full shut down of the drive, while others only require a command to be issued to the drive. If you tried to create/remove an HPA/DCO and it did not work our suggestion is to physically power the dock product down after each step in the process.