ToughTech Secure 256 Q with WriteLock

This product is discontinued

ToughTech Secure 256 Q with WriteLock has been discontinued.

For a current similar product, we recommend: ToughTech Secure 128 Q with WriteLock

    • Easy-to-use portable data storage
    • WriteLock™ read-only protection
    • Government-strength data encryption
    • FlexMount™ shock protection
The ToughTech® Secure 256 Q with WriteLock™ is a small, portable storage enclosure. Equipped with 256-bit hardware-based encryption, it is trusted by creative professionals such as photographers, videographers, and musicians. The WriteLock™ read-only feature “locks down” data in your enclosure and prevents accidental deletion or modification.

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Technical Specs

Product Name ToughTech Secure 256 Q with WriteLock
Drive Bus SATA
SATA Bus Speed 1.5G
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
Sector Size Compatibility SATA 512n and 512e type drives (incompatible with 4Kn type 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
Encryption Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) 256-bit
FIPS Validated Yes
FIPS Description Validated to FIPS 140-2 (certificate number 1471)
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)
Write Protection Yes, with WriteLock
Kensington Slot Yes
Compliance FCC, CE, RoHS
Warranty CDSG provides a 2-year limited warranty for this product.
Technical Support Your investment our product is backed up by our free technical support for the lifetime of the product. If you need to contact us for any reason, visit our website.
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