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Tableau Forensic Universal Bridge T356789iu


The Tableau Forensic Universal Bridge is an integrated write-blocker that mounts in a drive bay of a forensic workstation and supports forensic acquisitions of SATA, USB 3.0, PCIe, SAS, FireWire 800, and IDE.

A second-generation Tableau product, replacing the Tableau Forensic Combo Bridge [T35689iu].


Mounts in one 5.25” half-height drive bay

Color LED indicators for “Write Block” or “Read/Write” mode visibility

USB 3.0 host computer connection

Two SATA power connectors

Read/write mode capabilities for all device ports via internal DIP switch

Free Tableau firmware updates


NOTE: The Tableau Universal Bridge's PCIe port must be used in combination with one of the Tableau PCIe Adapters: Tableau PCIe Card SSD Adapter or Tableau PCIe M.2 SSD Adapter

Connectors: Host Side (Rear)
Data One USB 3.0 Standard-B connector
DC Input Two SATA 15-pin (male) connectors for input DC power
Connectors: Device, Write-Blocked (Front Panel)
PCIe One PCIe custom data + power connector (for Tableau PCIe cable)
SATA/SAS One SATA/SAS data connector (SAS Gen. 1, SATA Gen. 2)
SATA One SATA (Gen. 3) data connector
USB 3.0 One USB 3.0 Standard-A connector
FireWire One FireWire800 9-pin connector
IDE One IDE signal connector
DC Out One DC Out 3M 4-pin drive power connector (for IDE, SAS, SATA & PCIe)
DIP Switch The 4-position DIP switch (located on the rear of the unit) configures user-selectable options that aren't required for normal operation. See the Forensic Bridge DIP Switch Configuration Guide for more information
Other Features
Status LEDs Six LEDs: Power, Device (detect), Host (detect), Activity, Write-block (closed lock), Read-Write (open lock)
Host/Computer Interface Compatibility
USB 3.0 Controllers Most USB 3.0 controllers should be compatible (Note: For the best USB 3.0 performance, ensure the latest host controller driver and BIOS update are applied
Note: This product does not support UASP, but enabling USB 3.0 controller Turbo mode, or equivalent, may still improve performance with certain OS and controller/driver combinations
Host OS Windows 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
Power 9.5 watts typical operating (not including attached storage devices)
Supply Voltage (DC IN) +5V @ 1.65A (min), +12V @ 0.1A (min)
Output Voltage (DC OUT) +5VDC @ 2A, +12VDC @2A
Relative Humidity Up to 90% (non-condensing)
Operating Temperature Range 0 to 55 degrees C (no airflow)
Storage Temperature Range -20 to 60 degrees C
Dimensions 5.875 in. (L) x 5.75 in. (W) x 1.625 in. (H)
Weight 11.2oz (320g)
One year parts and workmanship from date of purchase

User Guide

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