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FREDL is our Forensic Recovery of Evidence Device - Laptop. FREDL is the ultimate solution in mobile forensic imaging convenience and includes our UltraKit - the preferred mobile forensic acquisition solution.

Our latest FREDL can be upgraded to utilize up to 3 internal drives; OS, DATA and an NVMe SSD for your cache/database when using Encase or FTK.

FREDL w/UltraKit
SKU: F4110


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The Ultimate Mobile Field Forensic Acquisition System

The FREDL forensic laptop and the included UltraKit work together to quickly, efficiently and securely image IDE, SATA, SAS and USB hard drives in a forensically sound environment. FREDL is built on the very latest and fastest in i7 Processor technology.

FREDL Open View
FREDL Top View
FREDL Left Side
FREDL Right Side

FREDL Includes the UltraKit

FREDL Includes the UltraKitThe UltraKit v4.1 is a portable kit which contains a complete family of hardware write blockers for use in acquiring a forensically sound image of virtually any hard drive you may encounter (IDE, SATA, SAS or USB). FREDL's UltraKit contains all the write blockers, cables, adapters, and power supplies necessary for use in acquiring images in the field using a standard laptop with FireWire or USB support. FREDL's UltraKit consists of a Write Protected UltraBlock IDE/SATA, UltraBlock SAS, UltraBlock USB, two power supplies and all the cables required to connect your suspect drives.

The Ultimate Mobile Forensic Imaging and Acquisition Solution

FREDL is designed for use "on location" at electronic crime scenes. Remove the hard drive(s) from the suspect system and attach them to the appropriate (IDE, SATA, SAS or USB) write blocker in the UltraKit. You can then use the FREDL system to quickly and efficiently create your image file(s) on the acquisition drive attached to FREDL's eSATA or USB3 port. Using the eSATA port allows you to utilize faster, larger, less costly desktop drives to receive your forensic images. The USB3 port allows you to use external USB2/3 storage devices.

The Ultimate in Mobile Forensic Convenience

With multiple boot menu options, FREDL is not limited to use as a Forensic imaging tool. FREDL can be booted into Windows 10 Professional 64 Bit and will support any forensic tools which run within those environments. FREDL also comes complete with a fully configured installation of Suse Linux Professional. Capable of accommodating the fastest Intel processors FREDL is also a very formidable processing platform.

Network Functionality Built In

FREDL also has the ability to connect directly to a 10Mb, 100Mb, or even Gigabit Ethernet networks for use as a standard laptop when not processing or acquiring data. FREDL also includes integrated 802.11a/b/g/n wireless capabilities. With the addition of Network Analysis software (Packet Analyzer), FREDL can also be used to monitor network traffic and communications at the crime scene.

Baseline FREDL Specifications

  • Intel Core i7-8700K 6 Core Processor, 3.7 GHz, 12MB Intel Smart Cache
  • 16 GB PC4-19200 DDR4 2400 Memory
  • 256 GB Solid State Internal SATA Drive
  • Intel Z370 Express Chipset
  • 15.6" Full HD (1920x1080) IPS Display with G-Sync Technology, Matte Finish
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 with 6 GB GDDR5 VRAM

Integrated Components:

  • 1 RJ-45 LAN (10/100/1000Mbps)
  • Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260 - 802.11ac, Dual Band, 2x2 Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 4.2
  • Card Reader 6-in-1 (MMC/RSMMC/SD/Mini-SD/SDHC/SDXC up to UHS-II)
  • 2.0 Megapixel FHD Video Camera
  • High Definition Audio
  • Microphone
  • Speakers (2)
  • 19mm Full-Size Keyboard with numeric keypad - Illuminated
  • Touch Pad pointing device (2 buttons) with multi-gesture and scrolling function
  • Finger Print Reader

1 HDMI Port
2 Mini DisplayPort 1.3 ports
1 Thunderbolt 3 / USB 3.1 Gen 2 Combo Port (Type C)
1 USB 3.1 Gen 2 Port (Type C)
3 USB 3.0 ports
1 USB 2.0 Port
1 Headphone jack (2-in-1 Heasdphone/S/PDIF Optical)
1 Microphone jack
1 Line-In jack
1 Line-out jack
8 Cell Smart Lithium -Ion, 82WH Battery Pack
Kensington Lock Slot
Universal AC Adapter (100~240V AC 50/60hz)
Dimensions: 15.20 x 10.32 x 1.41 (inch)
Weight: 7.5 lbs (complete system + battery)

Windows 10 Professional (64 bit)

Other Operating Systems included:

  • SUSE Professional Linux (64 bit)

System Restore Media - Bootable Blu-ray disc containing restore environment and factory configured operating system images. FRED-L does not include an internal optical drive for use of Restore Media. Optional external optical drive is available for purchase.

Other Software included: Symantec Ghost and CD Authoring Software

Hard-sided, cushioned, travel attache case, with padded laptop insert

USB 3.0 External 3.5” Hard Drive Enclosure

Digital Intelligence Forensic Media Card Reader - Read-Only and Read/Write switchable

One 2.0 TB SATA Hard Drive (Packaged in Laptop UltraKit v4.1)

Laptop ULTRAKIT (v4.1) - Set of forensic hardware write blockers UltraBlock USB3.0 to IDE/SATA, UltraBlock-SAS and UltraBlock-USB3.0, including interface cables, adapters and two power supplies in a watertight/airtight case.

Warranty 1 year parts and labor

Other Options are Available Upon Request

All of our systems can be upgraded or modified according to customer requests. Typical options or upgrades include Processor Upgrades, Memory Upgrades, Hard Drive Upgrades or additions, Desktop Monitor or LCD Panel and keyboard/Mouse/Speakers, and additional bundled forensic software as requested.


Digital Intelligence offers free training. This limited time offer will provide a single seat in our Digital Forensics with FRED class for each FRED system purchased. This program offers a great opportunity to obtain detailed training in the operation and configuration of your new FRED system! Limited seating is available in each class under this offer so make your arrangements early. Although tuition will be covered under this program, travel, meals, and lodging will be the responsibility of the student. A credit card commitment will be required to reserve seating under this program as last minute cancellations and no-shows will be charged a $150.00 cancellation fee (otherwise no charges will be applied).


Do the Research:  Examine our system specifications, ask existing customers about our products and support.  You'll understand why our FRED Systems are continually recognized as the best designed, most capable, completely supported Forensic Workstations in the world! (even by those who try to copy our products)  


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