Tableau Forensic SATA/IDE Bridge TK35U Kit




The Tableau Forensic SATA/IDE Bridge is a portable write-blocker that enables forensic acquisition of SATA and IDE solid-state-drives.

A second-generation Tableau product, replacing the Tableau T35es.


Suitable for both the field and lab

USB 3.0 host computer connection 

Seven LEDs provide status on power, IDE media detection, SATA media detection, host connection, write-block status, and activity

Read/write mode capability via internal DIP switch

Free Tableau firmware updates


NOTE: The Tableau Forensic SATA/IDE Read-Write Bridge [T35u-RW] is the T35u pre-configured for read-write operation. 


Connectors: Host (Left) Side 
USB 3.0One USB 3.0 Standard-B connector
DC InputOne 5-pin mini-DIN connector for use with the Tableau TP2 power supply, and one bayonet connector for use with the Tableau TP5 power supply
Connectors: Device (Right) Side 
SATASATA signal connector
IDEIDE signal connector
DC Out4-pin 3M drive power connector (power to SATA or IDE hard disk)
DIP SwitchThe 4-position DIP switch configures user-selectable options that are not required for normal operation. See the T35u/T35u-RW Quick Reference Guide for more information
Other Features 
Status LEDsSeven LEDs: DC IN, Power, IDE Detect, SATA Detect, Host Detect, Write Block, Activity
Factory ConfigurationBlack-case units are pre-configured as read-only (T35u)
 Yellow-case units are pre-configured as read-write (T35u-RW)
SATA DeviceSATA 1 or SATA 2 hard disk devices
IDE DeviceParallel ATA hard disk devices with Logical Block Addressing (LBA) support
Host InterfaceUSB 3.0 (backward compatible with USB high/full/low speed)
Host OSMicrosoft Windows version 7, 8, 10
 Macintosh OS X
 Most modern Linux distributions (Note: Linux distributions have varying levels and quality of support for USB 3.0)
Physical / Environmental 
Power5-6 watts typical operating (not including hard disk)
Supply Voltage (DC IN)+5VDC @ 2A, +12VDC @ 2A (includes budget for hard disk)
Output Voltage (DC OUT)+5VDC @ 1A, + 12VDC @ 1A
Dimensions5.625 in. (L) x 3.25 in. (W) x 1.125 in. (H)
Weight5.9oz (168g)
Operating Temperature Range0 to 55 degrees C (no airflow)
Storage Temperature Range-40 to 70 degrees C
Relative HumidityUp to 90% (non-condensing)
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