WiebeTech Forensic UltraDock v5

Forensic UltraDock is a professional drive Write-Blocker. gives fast forensic access to bare hard drives.


Professional Hard Drive Write-Blocker. Forensic UltraDock is WiebeTech's premium Forensic Dock. With five ports on the host side, native PATA and SATA drive connections, two power options, a recessed on/off switch guard, 6 status LEDs and an LCD in a strong and rugged aluminum enclosure, Forensic UltraDock is the leading forensic field write-blocker.

Write-block access through eSATA, USB or FireWire. Now WiebeTech's proprietary write-blocked technology offers easy read-only access to suspect hard drives through eSATA as well as USB 3.0 and FireWire 800/400 for maximum versatility. Download and image contents of a suspect drive without risk of data being written back to the drive. And it's compatible with forensic acquisition and analysis software.                                   

HPA/DCO detection included. Various software applications exist which allow a user to create or modify a Host Protected Area (HPA) or Device Configuration Overlay (DCO) table on a hard drive... read more.

Easy to use! Snap the suspect drive onto the Dock, plug in power and attach a cable to a host computer. Then download and image the entire contents to your computer. That's all it takes. The drive connector allows for automatic alignment and easy insertion. For more protection to the drive, a mounting plate can be screwed onto the bottom of the drive to protect the drive's circuitry.

One Dock to Connect Them All. On the host side, you've got quad connectivity. Connect to your computer via FireWire 800 (two ports), FireWire 400, USB 3.0, or eSATA.On the drive side, natively connect to 3.5" IDE/PATA drives, or 2.5"/3.5" SATA drives - no adapters necessary for these common drives.If you need to connect to other types of drives - such as more rare 1.8" drives - Forensic UltraDock works with seven of our  v4 Combo Adapters.

Rugged design, built to last. Grab it and go - Forensic UltraDock is tough as nails and built to last. The small and rugged case is built from aluminum for durability.

Chain of Evidence. Forensic UltraDock is only write-blocked, and it is always write-blocked. All ports (eSATA, FireWire, and USB) are 100% write-blocked. For an added level of confidence, our write-blocking technology also has an LED - so you know with a quick look that there's no chance of writing anything to the drive.


What's New


Faster. With an upgraded chipset and faster host connections (USB 3.0, eSATA, and FireWire 800), UltraDock v5 is 24% faster than its predecessor, Forensic UltraDock v4. We clocked Forensic UltraDock v5 at 211.9 MB/s when used with a solid state drive connected over eSATA.

LCD screen and Menu. The LCD and menu system make it convenient to view drive information, error/warning messages, or remove HPA/DCOs.

USB 3.0. USB 3.0 is now available, along with eSATA and FireWire 800 ports.

Device Info/S.M.A.R.T. Drive information is at your fingertips. Quickly access selected important S.M.A.R.T. data such as hours used, number of power cycles, and disk health. UltraDock v5 can also display the model and serial number reported by the drive's firmware.



  • Forensic UltraDock v5
  • World-compatible AC Adapter
  • FireWire 800 cable
  • FireWire 400 cable
  • eSATA host cable
  • USB 3.0 cable
  • cables for SATA drive
  • cables for IDE drive
  • Drive Plate and screws
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Limited Warranty Statement