1:5 2.5" HDD/SSD Duplicator

About the 2.5" HDD/SSD Duplicator Series

The Addonics family of 2.5" duplicator is an economical hard drive duplicator solution with choice of models for copying from three up to as many as eleven 2.5" SATA hard drive or SSD. There is no computer needed or complex software to operate. Just open the doors on the drive bays, load your master hard drive to the source bay and other hard drives of capacity equal or larger into the target bays, lock the drive doors and push the start button to start the copying process.

About This Model

These 1:5 2.5" HDD or SSD duplicators are equipped with Snap-In Double Drive that allows hard drives to be easily added or removed from the system without any special tool, just like an ordinary cassette tape. There are two models to choose ~ the standard version (model: HDUS525) and a high speed version (model: HD525HFD5H).

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  • Copy up to five 2.5" SATA hard drives or SSD
  • Great for cloning hard drives, making back up hard drives, system upgrade and data distribution
  • Support any file system
  • Support any 2.5" SATA hard drive or SSD with thickness up to  9.5 mm
  • Maximum drive size >3TB
  • Choice of High Speed model
  • Typical copying speed*
 Copying Speed
model 1 drive 3 drive 4 drives and more
HDUS525 ~ 105 MB/sec ~ 70 MB/sec ~ 50 MB/sec
HD525HFD5H ~ 105 MB/sec ~95 Mb/sec ~ 85 MB/sec
  • Source and Destination drives are added or removed like tape cartridges from each drive bay with no special tool required
  • Can duplicate M2 (NGFF), mSATA, CFast or CF flash card using optional Addonics 2.5" Flash drive
  • Drive sanitization:
    • SECURE ERASE - HDD duplicator sends a WIPE command to the hard drive. This command fills 00 string to entire HDD
    • OVERWRITE - One pass, 3 passes and 7 passes 5220.22-M. The duplicator writes a string of pattern over the entire disk one time, three times or seven times. 5220.22-M is the DoD standard for drive sanitization
  • LCM control module provides a rich set of robust advanced configuration options (diagram of duplicator features can be here Full LCD console feature list)
  • Operate as a stand alone appliance. No computer or software needed
The speed here is for reference only. The speed were measured basing on using 2.5" SATA III 1TB hard drive for both source and target. The transfer rate varies depending on the speed of the source and destination drive 
  • Writing mode : Sector to Sector
  • Typical copying speed
 Copying Speed
model 1 drive 3 drive 4 drives and more
HDUS525 ~ 105 MB/sec ~ 70 MB/sec ~ 50 MB/sec
HD525HFD5H ~ 105 MB/sec ~ 95 MB/sec ~ 85MB/sec
  • Sturdy metal frame construction
  • Drives are added or removed just like VHS cassette without tools
  • LCD display with functional control panel
  • Well ventilated for efficient air flow.
  • Low noise high CFM ball bearing cooling fan
  • Integrated universal AC 110/240V power supply
  • Dimension: 7.5 x 16 x 10.4 in. (190 x 406 x 264 mm)
  • Weight: ~ 12.72lb (5.77kg)
  • Operating temperature and humidity: 0 - 50 degree C, 15% - 90% RH
  • Storage temperature and humidity: (-20) - (65) degree C, 0% - 95% RH non-condensing

Specification subject to change without notice

PRODUCTS

HDUS525 - (1:5 2.5" HDD Duplicator)
Content: 1 to 5 SATA 2.5" HDD/SSD Duplicator main unit, power cord and user guide.
Price: 749.00
HD525HFD5H - (1:5 2.5" HDD/SSD High Speed (HS) Duplicator)
Content: 1 to 5 SATA 2.5" HDD/SSD High Speed (HS) Duplicator main unit, power cord and user guide.
Price: 899.00

ACCESSORIES

AD25M2SSD (2.5" M2 Flash drive kit (black))
Content: 2.5" M2 (NGFF) SSD drive kit (black color)

Price: 24.95
AD25MSD (2.5" mSATA flash hard drive kit)
Content: 2.5" mSATA SSD hard drive kit.
Price: 24.95
AD25CFASTD (2.5" CFast hard drive kit)
Content: 2.5" CFast card hard drive kit with black color bracket, user guide. (Require removing the circuit board from the bracket to install or replace the CFast card. Good for permanent and secure media installation.)
Price: 24.95
AD25CFD (2.5" CF hard drive kit)
Content: 2.5" CF card hard drive kit with black color bracket, user guide. (Require removing the circuit board from the bracket to install or replace the CF card. Good for permanent and secure media installation.)
Price: 26.95
Datasheets
Drivers
1:5 High Speed HDD duplicator firmware for HS series
Applies to: HDU5SASHS, HDSI5TDRHS, HD525LTHS, HD5NBHS, HD5SNDXHS

firmware version 1.61V. This firmware is for the High Speed (HS) series of 1:5 HDD/SSD duplicator

Firmware update procedure (Requires one hard drive containing the firmware file):

  1. Create a 50MB HDD partition with FAT/FAT32 or NTFS files system on any SATA hard drive
  2. Download the firmware and unzip the file to .BIN file format
  3. Copy the .BIN file onto the 50 MB partition of the HDD
  4. Insert this drive to the Source slot of the duplicator. For subsystem, connect the drive to the Source SATA port
  5. Select "Firmware Update" function under the "Setup" or "Advanced Setup" menu and press ENT to do the update. To access the "Advanced Setup", hold onto the ESC button for 5 seconds. The new option will appear
  6. Once completed, it will reboot and show you the new firmware version

Please note that some drives may become locked and cannot be initialized after the SECURE ERASE or OVERWRITE. Should this happen, use the following procedures to unlock the drive:

  1. Place drive in the source slot
  2. Execute "PreScan" function for 1 minute
  3. Press "ESC" key until you see "User Abort" on the LCD screen
  4. Now remove the drive from the duplicator and connect it to your system, the HDD should be recognized and be able to initialize again
All 1:3, 1:4, 1:5 HDD Duplicators Firmware
Applies to: HDUSI3TDR, HDUS3325DX, HDUS4SNDX, HDUSI5TDR, HDUS5SNDX, HDUS5NB, HDUS5325DX, HDUS325, HDUS525LT, HDUS525, HDU5SAS

Current firmware version number: 1.61BQ

Firmware update procedure (Requires one hard drive containing the firmware file):

  1. Create a 50MB HDD partition with FAT/FAT32 or NTFS files system on any SATA hard drive
  2. Download the firmware and unzip the file to .BIN file format
  3. Copy the .BIN file onto the 50 MB partition of the HDD
  4. Insert this drive to the Source slot of the duplicator. For subsystem, connect the drive to the Source SATA port
  5. Select "Firmware Update" function under the "Setup" or "Advanced Setup" menu and press ENT to do the update. To access the "Advanced Setup", hold onto the ESC button for 5 seconds. The new option will appear
  6. Once completed, it will reboot and show you the new firmware version

Notes for the new firmware:

  • Added drive sanitization feature using the SECURE ERASE and OVERWRITE functions. The new functions are found under the Advance set up menu. These two functions apply to both source and target drive when the drives are present.  
  • SECURE ERASE - HDD duplicator sends a WIPE command to the hard drive. This command fills 00 string to entire HDD
  • OVERWRITE - There are three options: One pass, 3 passes and 7 passes 5220.22-M.  The duplicator writes a string of pattern over the entire disk one time, three times or seven times. (5220.22-M is the DoD standard for drive sanitization)

Please note that some drives may become locked and cannot be initialized after the SECURE ERASE or OVERWRITE. Should this happen, use the following procedures to unlock the drive:

  1. Place drive in the source slot
  2. Execute "PreScan" function for 1 minute
  3. Press "ESC" key until you see "User Abort" on the LCD screen
  4. Now remove the drive from the duplicator and connect it to your system, the HDD should be recognized and be able to initialize again