In the lab, or in the field, the NEW Tableau Forensic Imager (TX1) acquires more data, faster, from more media types, without ever sacrificing ease-of-use or portability.

Successor to the Tableau TD3 and redesigned from the circuit board up, the TX1 is built on a custom Linux kernel, making it lean and powerful. Every component is hand-selected and tested to guarantee reliability and performance when conducting forensic imaging operations.

  • Intuitive touch interface
  • Ability to que jobs
  • Processes 2 forensic jobs at a time
  • Can connect multiple sources
  • Connect 5 destination drives and multiple network shares
  • Whole disk encryption
Source Side Connectors

2 SATA/SAS (6 Gbps) Signal Connectors

1 USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 Gbps) Standard-A Connector

1 1394b “FireWire800” Signal Connector

1 PCIe (10 Gbps) Adapter Connector

2 3M-style 4-pin Power Connectors for the SATA/SAS Drive Power

IDE via separate IDE to Pcie adaptor

Dest.  Side Connectors

Two SATA/SAS (6 Gbps) Signal Connectors

One USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 Gbps) Standard-A Connector

One TX1-S1 (Two SATA/SAS 6 Gbps) Signal Connector

Two 3M-style 4-pin Power Connectors for the SATA/SAS Drive Power

Other Connectors

1 10 Gbps Ethernet Connection (Source or Destination)

2 USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 Gbps) Standard-A Connectors

1 SD Card Connector for Device Firmware

1 Barrel Connector for use with Tableau TP6 Power Supply

Device Compatibility

3.5in IDE/PATA hard disks and 2.5in via adaptors

SATA I,II,III hard disks (2.5, 3.5, SSD)

USB thumb drives and hard drives (3.0, 2.0, 1.1)

Firewire hard drives

SAS hard disks

PCIe devices (with adaptors)

Status LEDs 2 LEDs: Power / Status
LCD Screen 7.0 in. Graphic LCD (600 x 1024 Resolution) with Capacitive Touch-screen
Buttons One Power On/Off Button
Destination Format











MD5 + SHA-1

MD5 + SHA-256

SHA-1 + SHA-256


Encryption XTS-AES – Veracrypt compatible whole disk
Erase Modes

Overwrite – single pass

Overwrite – Multiple pass (3)

Secure Erase (SSD Only) ATA secure erase

Acquisition modes

Physical image DD

Physical image DMG

Physical image E01

Physical image Ex01


Simultaneous clone and image up to 4 destinations per source


TX1 Unit – Three Years Parts and Workmanship from Date of Purchase

TX1-S1 and All TX1 Accessories – One Year Parts and Workmanship from Date of Purchase


The TX1 has the ports available to connect a range of media for imaging. The following additional items may be required to complete the unit’s functionality:


The TX1 does not include the IDE port. This IDE adapter connects to the PCIe port on the TX1 to allow imaging of IDE based storage. This kit includes the IDE cable and Molex power cable required to attach IDE hard disks.


While the TX1 includes a port allowing the imaging of PCIe devices, PCIe adapters are required to connect the devices to the unit. This kit includes the following adapters:

  • TDA7-1 – Tableau PCIe Card SSD Adapter
  • TDA7-2 – Tableau PCIe M.2 SSD Adapter
  • TDA7-3 – Tableau PCIe Adapter for Apple SSD
  • TC-PCIE-4 – Tableau PCIe Adapter Cable – 4″


This adaptor package facilitates imaging storage devices that have connection types that are encountered less frequently and includes the following items:

  • TC6 – 2 – 2″ IDE Cable
  • TDA3-1 – Tableau Micro-SATA SSD Drive Adapter
  • TDA3-2 – Tableau Apple Blade-Type Solid-State-Drive (SSD) Adapter (Mac™ Air BLADE Type SSDs)
  • TDA3-LIF – Tableau SATA Low Insertion Force (LIF) Adapter (1.8” Mac™ Air SATA LIF)
  • 2 LIF cables
  • TDA5-18 – Tableau 1.8” IDE Drive Adapter
  • TDA5-25 – Tableau 2.5” IDE Drive Adapter
  • TDA5-ZIF – Tableau IDE Zero Insertion Force (ZIF) Drive Adapter
  • TC20-3-2 (x2, Toshiba style ZIF hard disk FFC cable)
  • TC20-3-3 (x2, Hitachi-style ZIF hard disk FFC cable)
  • TC20-3-4 (x2, SanDisk style ZIF hard disk FFC cable)


A Firewire 800 cable.


An adapter for Firewire 400 to Firewire 800.


 A USB 3.0 A to B 18” cable.

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