T3IU – Tableau Forensic SATA Drive Bay

SUMMARY The Tableau Forensic SATA Drive Bay is an integrated write-blocker that mounts in a drive bay of a forensic workstation and supports forensic acquisitions of 3.5” and 2.5” SATA hard drives. FEATURES

  • Mounts in one 5.25” half-height drive bay
  • USB 3.0 host computer connection
  • Can double as a suspect drive cooler or drive tray for other storage media types
  • Read/write mode capability via internal DIP switch
  • Free Tableau firmware updates

Connectors: Host Side (Rear) USB 3.0 One USB 3.0 Type B (9-pin) connector DC Input One 15-pin male SATA power connector for input DC power Connectors: Device, Write-Blocked SATA One SATA 3.5 in. slot with unified connector, and one SATA 2.5 in. slot with unified connector Switches DIP Switch The 4-position DIP switch (located on the rear of the unit) configures user-selectable options that aren’t required for normal operation. See the Forensic Bridge DIP Switch Configuration Guide for more information Other Features Status LEDs Five LEDs: Power, Device (detect), Host (detect), Wrt Block (enabled), Activity Buttons Two Buttons: ‘U’ update button used to set the T3iu in Firmware Update mode and a “Power” button Compatibility SATA Devices SATA 2.5″ or 3.5″ HDD or SSD devices that conform to standard dimensions Host Interface USB 3.0 (Note: For the best USB 3.0 performance, ensure the latest host controller driver and BIOS update are applied) Host OS Windows XP/Vista/7/8/Newer, Macintosh OS X, most Linux distributions (note: Linux distributions have varying levels and quality of support for USB 3.0) Physical / Environmental Power 2.5 watts typical operating (not including hard disk) Supply Voltage (DC IN) +5VDC @ 1.5A, +12VDC @ 1A (includes budget for hard disk) Dimensions 6.25 in. (L) x 5.75 in. (W) x 1.65 in. (H) Weight 1.50 lbs (24oz or 680g) Operating Temperature Range 0 to 55 degrees C Storage Temperature Range -40 to 70 degrees C Relative Humidity Up to 90% (non-condensing)