ToughTech Secure 128 mini-Q with WriteLock
    • Easy-to-use portable data storage
    • Government-strength data encryption
The ToughTech® Secure 128 mini-Q with WriteLock™ is a small, portable storage enclosure. Equipped with 128-bit hardware-based encryption, it is trusted by creative professionals such as photographers, videographers, and musicians.

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Technical Specs

Product name ToughTech Secure 128 mini-Q with WriteLock
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 2.5" drives (up to 9.5mm height)
  • SATA SSD (solid state drives)
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
Bus power Yes
Dimensions 5.20" x 3.15" x 0.83" (132mm x 80mm x 21mm)
Weight 0.35 lbs. (0.16 kg)
Populated Weight 0.60 lbs. (0.27 kg)
Write Protection Yes, with WriteLock
WriteLock Yes
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.
Resources and Documents

Product Description

If you have data you want to encrypt and protect, then the CRU® ToughTech® Secure 128 mini-Q with WriteLock™ is a great option. This simple enclosure provides safe, secure storage of your images, recording sessions, and other important data. Its rugged portability and small size makes the ToughTech Secure 128 mini-Q with WriteLock perfect for storing data wherever you go, or if you just want a compact drive on your desk.

The WriteLock read-only feature “locks down” the data in your enclosure and prevents someone from accidentally deleting or modifying it. It is a handy feature when you are handing off the enclosure to a client or someone else to distribute files or data.

Need to encrypt your data? The ToughTech Secure 128 mini-Q with WriteLock uses AES 128bit full-disk hardware based encryption.

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

The ToughTech Secure 128 mini-Q with WriteLock 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:

  • Data storage up to 1 TB with a 2.5" drive
  • Free US-based customer support
  • Bus power with included FireWire cables
  • Kensington security slot
  • Status LEDs
  • Rugged aluminum construction
  • Multiple connection options

Anyone who needs a small, easy-to-use data storage enclosure for 2.5-inch hard drives or SSDs will find the Secure 128 mini-Q with WriteLock a convenient device. Find a reseller near you or buy online.



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