The Ditto®

The robust Ditto® is a trusted drive imager and digital forensics device that’s perfect for digital investigation, eDiscovery, and data capture and analysis.

  • Corporate security, law enforcement, military applications
  • Discover, preview, and image files from hard drives and network file systems
  • Physical Imaging of complete hard drives
  • Automatic Logical Imaging of specific file types from hard drives and network file systems
  • Fully networked remote operation
  • Free feature upgrades (Download the latest Ditto® firmware.)
  • Rugged, all-metal, silent fan-free construction
  • Free 3-year warranty and no annual fees
  • Write Blocked Source ports
Host I/O ports

1 IDE/PATA – Source side

1 USB 2.0

3 eSATA: 1 source, 2 destination – up to 3 Gbps

2 Gigabit (1000Base-T) Ethernet – 1 source, 1 destination/GUI access

Device Compatibility

3.5in IDE/PATA hard disks, 2.5in via adapter

SATA hard disks (2.5, 3.5, SSD)

SAS drives (with SAS adaptor) sold separately

iSCSI (network attached SCSI)

USB thumb drives and hard drives (2.0, 3.0 via expansion Module sold separately,)

Adapters are available to bridge other connection types to the provided IDE / SATA connectors.

Status LEDs 10 LEDs: Power in 5V/12V, USB, Source Network, IDE, eSATA, Expansion, HPA/DCO, Destination Network, eSATA A, eSATA B
LCD Screen Four-line backlit LCD controlled with four soft-touch menu navigation buttons. Browser-based Ditto interface allows for direct operation, remote operation, and administration.
Stealth Mode Disables all light output (LEDs/LCD). LCD readable with night-vision goggles.
Web Admin interface Operable from a web browser

None, MD5



MD5 + SHA-1

MD5 + SHA-256

Hash types are hardware-accelerated; can hash during image or clone.

Erase Modes

Clear Partition Table

Quick Erase

Custom Erase

Secure Erase Normal

Secure Erase Enhanced

DoD Clear

DoD Sanitize

NIST800-88 Clear

NIST800-88 Purge

Acquisition modes

Physical image DD

Physical image E01 with empty block compression

Logical image L01, ZIP, TAR, LIST


Simultaneous clone and image

Network Data Capture ( with Network Tap Module)

Image/Clone output

Single Drive Image

Single Drive Clone

Image and Clone

Image to mirrored disks

Clone to mirrored disks

PCAP (Network Tap Module required)

Warranty 3-year limited warranty from CRU

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