T6u SAS Forensic Bridge



The Tableau Forensic SAS Bridge is a portable write-blocker that enables forensic acquisition of SAS hard drives.

A second-generation Tableau product, replacing the Tableau T6es


Suitable for both the field and lab

Imaging speeds up to 200 MB/second

USB 3.0 host computer connection

User-switchable read-write mode via internal DIP switch supports wiping and formatting of SAS devices without the need of an expensive SAS controller card

Integrated, backlit LCD presents useful bridge and SAS device information

Six LEDs provide status on power, host connection, SAS device detection, write-block status, and activity

Free Tableau firmware updates

Macintosh OS X
Most modern Linux distributions (Note: Linux distributions have varying levels and quality of support for USB 3.0)
Host OS Microsoft Windows version 7, 8, 10
SAS Device SAS hard drive devices
Connectors: Device (Right) Side
DC Out 4-pin 3M drive power connector (power to SAS hard drive)
SAS SAS signal connector
Connectors: Host (Left) Side
USB 3.0 One USB 3.0 Standard-B connector
Connectors: Top Side
DC Input One 5-pin Mini-DIN connector for the Tableau TP2 power supply, and one bayonet connector for the Tableau TP5 power supply
Other Features
Status LEDs Six LEDs: DC IN, Power, Host (detect), Device (detect), Wrt Block (enabled), Activity
Physical / Environmental
+12V @ 1.2A (max) when using a Tableau TP5 power supply
Dimensions 5.625 in. (L) x 3.25 in. (W) x 1.125 in. (H)
Operating Temperature Range 0 to 55 degrees C (no airflow)
Output Voltage (DC OUT) +5VDC @ 1A, + 12VDC @ 1A
Power 6.5 watts typical operating (not including hard disk)
Relative Humidity Up to 90% (non-condensing)
Storage Temperature Range -20 to 60 degrees C
Supply Voltage (DC IN) +5V @ 1.2A (max), +12V @ 0.6A (max) when powered using TP2 connector
Weight 7.2oz (204g)
DIP Switch The 4-position DIP switch configures user-selectable options that are not required for normal operation. See the T6u Quick Reference Guide for more information
User Interface
Buttons Three buttons: "Menu" and "Enter" buttons for navigation, plus an "On/Off" button to control the power
LCD 2 Row x 16 Column monochrome LCD character display with LED backlight
One year parts and workmanship from date of purchase