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UltraBlock IDE / SATA
UltraBlock eSATA IDE / SATA (Read Write)

UltraBlock eSATA IDE / SATA (Read Write)The Read Write UltraBlock eSATA IDE-SATA is used to write data to an IDE or SATA hard drive.

The eSATA Forensic Bridge supports four different host connection options for SATA and IDE device acquisitions:

  • One eSATA Port
  • Two FireWire800 Ports
  • One FireWire400 Port
  • One USB 2.0/1.1 Port

Download the UltraBlock eSATA Quick Start Guide

UB eSATA IDE-SATA Read Write Kit
SKU: W2750



Consider the UltraBlock USB 3.0 IDE / SATA RW

Extra Power Supply
SKU: X1000


UltraBlock eSATA IDE-SATA Read-Write

We offer an UltraBlock eSATA IDE-SATA pre-configured for read/write operation. It is available in a yellow case so that you can easily distinguish a pre-configured read/write device from a read-only device.

PC Interface:

eSATA, FireWire-A, FireWire-B, USB (1.X/2.0)

Drive Interfaces:

Parallel IDE (48 Bit ATA-6 Compatible), Serial ATA

User Configurable:

Read-Only or Read-Write

Versatile Operation

In Write Protect mode, the UltraBlock will prevent ANY and ALL writes from reaching the attached device. It is compatible with all Windows 98se, Windows ME, Windows 2K/XP, and any O/S that supports IEEE 1394 and has a compliant card and drivers.

In Read/Write mode (non-Write Protected), it can be used to attach a drive to be used for receiving images on your FireWire chain.

The UltraBlock is shipped by default in a Read-Write (no write blocking) configuration. However, it can be configured to enable Read-Only operation as well.

Configuration Switches

OFF = Read Only (write blocking enabled)
ON = Read/Write

OFF = Unit reports errors if writes are attempted
ON = Unit suppresses errors if writes are attempted

OFF = Unit reports Write-Protect (WP) status in code page
ON = Unit supresses Write-Protect (WP) status in code page



The UltraBlock Power Supply may only be used to power one UltraBlock and one Hard Drive. Do not attempt to use a single external power supply to power more than one UltraBlock and Hard Drive.

This UltraBlock Kit includes the UltraBlock Device, UltraBlock Power Supply, eSATA cable, 9-pin to 9-pin FireWire-B (800) cable, USB cable, one drive power cable, one 9-6 pin Firewire adapter, one 9-4 pin Firewire adapter and IDE and SATA drive data cables.

Additional FireWire-A (400), FireWire-B (800), and USB Cables are available from Digital Intelligence as required for your application.

The UltraBlock family of write blockers is also available in a complete forensic kit available on the UltraKit page.

The UltraKit and complete UltraBlock family are available exclusively from Digital Intelligence!