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James Wiebe, President
WiebeTech LLC
8200 E. 34th Street North #1404
Wichita, KS 67226
316 744 8722 (main) 316 744 1398 (fax)
1-866-744-8722 (toll free)

WiebeTech's 4th Generation Forensic Notebook DriveDock™ now write-blocked over USB and FireWire

New LEDs monitor write-block feature

Wichita, KS — August 15, 2006 — WiebeTech has now enhanced its proprietary write-block technology to allow investigators to image suspect 2.5" IDE notebook drives through FireWire 800 (400 compatible) as well as USB. The new Forensic Notebook DriveDock™ v4 also has more LED indicators to monitor data transfer, including an indicator that assures users that write-block technology is active and protecting the data.

The Forensic Notebook DriveDock v4 (part # FONBV4) is priced at $399.95 and is in stock.

"We're offering forensic examiners more versatility by offering write-blocked access through USB as well as FireWire; and because the new Forensic Notebook DriveDock v4 is based on the Oxford 922 chip, FireWire transfer rates are really fast," said James Wiebe, president of WiebeTech LLC.

WiebeTech's series of Forensic DriveDocks allows forensic examiners to download and image contents of a suspect drive in the field or lab without risk of data being written back to the drive and is fully compatible with forensic acquisition and analysis software.

The Forensic Notebook DriveDock v4 is loaded with other indicators: FireWire attached, USB attached, +12V input jack active, disk drive power input jack active and +5V output active.

In addition, it offers multiple powering options. The Forensic Notebook DriveDock v4 can be attached to any 2.5" IDE notebook drive and powered via a +12V adapter (included) or via a standard disk drive 4-pin molex power source. It even has an on/off switch for safe power up and power down and a switch guard to prevent accidentally turning off the unit.

The Forensic Notebook DriveDock v4 continues the WiebeTech tradition of rugged aluminum design for toughest durability.

Complete information on the Forensic Notebook DriveDock v4 is available by clicking here.

A Fourth Generation Forensic ComboDock™ v4, which allows imaging of 3.5" IDE drives, was recently announced and is now shipping. The Forensic SATADock™ for SATA drives will be available in coming weeks.

Dealers may purchase WiebeTech products from Synnex or Dr. Bott. End users may purchase from PCMall, MacMall or PC Connection. Government customers are encouraged to purchase from Lyme Computer, CDW-G or PCMallGov. All products are available directly from WiebeTech at

About WiebeTech
WiebeTech LLC was founded in July 2000 by James Wiebe and has focused on marketing high performance, highly portable storage solutions for consumer and government markets.

Note: Forensic ComboDock, Forensic Notebook DriveDock and Forensic SATADock are trademarks of WiebeTech LLC. Other marks are trademarks of their respective owners. All specifications and pricing are subject to change without notice.