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WiebeTech Now Shipping SATADock™: Connect SATA drives through FireWire 800 (400 compatible)
Connect SATA drives through FireWire 800 (400 compatible)
Wichita, KS — May 9, 2005 —
WiebeTech announces SATADock
, which allows Serial ATA drives to mount via FireWire 800 (400 compatible) to a host computer. SATADock is in stock and shipping now.
SATADock follows WiebeTech's tradition of providing tough docking enclosures, designed for high performance and rugged use.
"SATADock is a single unit that allows any host computer to access SATA drives via FireWire," said James Wiebe, CEO of WiebeTech. "This is the first solution on the market which fully integrates this bridging technology into a small portable metal enclosure."
SATADock features a Serial ATA power and data connector, along with host side FireWire ports. It also has a power switch, along with a power indicator and an access indicator. Bottom plates are included for attachment to hard drives.
Features and Benefits
CNC aluminum enclosure:
Offers strength and durability
SATA power and host connectors:
Attaches to any 2.5 or 3.5 inch SATA drive
FireWire 800 ports (400 compatible):
Attaches to any FireWire host
Powers drive up or down before attachment or removal
Bus Powering (optional feature):
Runs SATA drive off FireWire host
Indicates power status
Indicates SATA drive's transfer activity
FCC Class B, CE tested:
Home or office use is approved. Also approved for shipment to markets which require the "CE" mark.
OXUF922 FireWire bridge:
Reliable and fast 3rd generation bridge from industry leader - Oxford Semiconductor.
Write Block Firmware (optional feature):
Prevents accidental writes to drive. Utilizes industry proven WiebeTech proprietary write block firmware. Pricing and Availability
Description // Order Code // Price // Availability
SATADock - CNC aluminum enclosure, AC adapter, bottom plate, SATA cable, FireWire cable // SDK // $229.95 // Stock
SATADock - CNC aluminum enclosure, AC adapter, bottom plate, SATA cable, FireWire cable // SDK-BP // $299.95 // Stock
Forensic SATADock - with write block firmware, CNC aluminum enclosure, AC adapter, bottom plate, SATA cable, FireWire cable // FSDK // $449.95 // Stock
Complete information on the SATADock can be viewed online
Government customers are encouraged to purchase from www.pcmallgov.com and www.lyme.com. Dealers may purchase WiebeTech products from WiebeTech's distributor, www.drbott.com. End users may purchase from www.pcmall.com or www.macmall.com. End users may also order from www.smalldog.com, www.pcconnection.com and www.techdepot.com. All configurations are also available directly from www.wiebetech.com.