Supported Harddisks - Atola Insight USB

Atola Insight USB supports all 1.8", 2.5" and 3.5"IDE and SATA hdd.

There are three functions that only work with specific hard drive model families:

1. Automatic password removal works for the following models:

  • SATA and IDE Seagate hard drives
  • SATA and IDE Western Digital hard drives
  • SATA and IDE Toshiba hard drives: MK and MQ families
  • SATA and IDE Maxtor hard drives
  • SATA and IDE Samsung hard drives with the exception of old hard drives made prior to 2004 and some latest models
  • SATA and IDE Fujitsu hard drives with the exception of latest models (MHW and newer)
  • The following Hitachi Travelstar hard drives are supported: IC25NxxxATMRxx, HTxxxxxxxM9ATxx, HTxxxxxxxG9ATxx, HTxxxxxxxG9SAxx, HTxxxxxxxH9ATxx, HTxxxxxxxH9SAxx, HTxxxxxxxJ9ATxx, HTxxxxxxxJ9SAxx, HTxxxxxxxK9ATxx,
    HTxxxxxxxK9SAxx, HTxxxxxxxL9SAxx, HTxxxxxxxB9A3xx.
  • The following Hitachi DK hard drives are supported: DK23DA, DK23EA, DK23FA.
  • The following Hitachi Endurastar hard drives are supported: J4K50 (HEJxxxxxxF9ATxx), N4K50 (HENxxxxxxF9ATxx).
Please note that due to the wide variety of firmware revisions released by hard drive manufacturers,
it is impossible to guarantee that the password removal will always work. Hence, password removal
may fail on a small percentage of hard drives.

2. Head selection works for the following models:

  • SATA and IDE Seagate hard drives (including F3 series)
  • SATA and IDE Western Digital hard drives
  • SATA and IDE Hitachi hard drives
  • SATA and IDE Toshiba hard drives: MK, MQ, DT families

3. Full firmware access:

  • Fujitsu hard drives: all IDE and SATA models are supported
  • Samsung hard drives: all IDE and SATA models are supported with the exception of old hard drives made prior to 2004
  • Western Digital hard drives: all IDE and SATA models are supported
  • The following Hitachi hard drives are supported: ATMR, M9AT, G9AT, G9SA, H9AT, H9SA, J9AT, J9SA, K9AT, K9SA, L9SA,
    B9A3, PLA3, PLAT, ATCS, DLA3, DLAT, VLAT, DTLA, AVER, AVVA, AVVN, AVV2, ATDA, DPTA, DADA, DARA, DBCA, DCXA,
    DHEA, DTTA, DJNA, DJSA, DKLA, DTCA

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