T E C H N O L O G I E S
Duplicator Panel
Source Drive Bay
Target Drive Bay
Power Switch
User Guide
1:1 HDD Duplicator
(HDUS35)
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Table Of Contents
Basic Instructions
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Functions
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Copy HDD
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Compare HDD
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PreScan Source
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ReScan Bus
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Source Size
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Overwrite
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Setup
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USB Mode
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Advanced Setup
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Basic Troubleshooting
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Error Messages List
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Firmware Update Procedure
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Basic Instructions
I.
Installing drive into the HDD Duplicator
Note: Make sure that the capacity of the target hard disk is
equal or larger than the source hard disk.
For example, on the label of the har
drives as 80GB but the actual size differs. And when this type of
drives are used on the HDD
duplicating, you will receive a “T
resolve this issue, you need to decrease the drive size of the
source drive. To do this, navigat
use the button arrows to decrease
drive by increments of 1%.
Open the source drive door and slide in the 3.5” SATA hard disk
Source drive into the drive bay. Close the front panel and using
Open the target drive door and slide in
the 3.5” SATA hard disk
into the drive bay. Close the front
panel and using the key provided, turn
the key lock to the Lock position. This
will secure the drive and turn on the
power to the hard drive.
II.
Connecting the power cable and powering on
a. Connect the power cord provi
back of the HDD Duplicator.
b. A power switch is located on
button to turn on the HDD duplicator.
III. The Duplicator Panel
There are four buttons and an LCD on the panel of HDD
1 – LCD shows a function or a message.
2 – it is used to scroll up function menus.
4 – it is used to execute a function.
5 – it is used to cancel a function.
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IV. Duplicating a drive
When the duplicator powers on, it initializes and goes through the
steps below
Shows the firmware version
Initialize SDRAM's status..
Detect Drives' status.
Shows the first function: Copy HDD.
Copy HDD copies data directly from the source hard disk to the
target hard disk.
Press ENT button to begin copy. The system will auto-detect the
hard disks and show the following info on the LCD.
The LCD will show the following info during the copying process:
remaining time, completed percentage. The copy speed, capacity
and time will vary depending on the source hard disk. Once the
copying process is complete the LCD will display the following
results.
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Functions
The copy controller has 8 functions in total, with the th (Adv Setup) being a hidden system
function that only appears when the ESC key is pressed for 2 seconds until there is a beep. These
are shown below.
1. Copy HDD
2. Compare HDD
3. PreScan Source
4. ReScan BUS
5. Source Size
Duplicator Controller
6. Secure Erase
7. Overwrite
8. Setup
9. USB Mode
10. Adv Setup
8. Setup
8-01. Language
10-01. Detect HDD Delay
8-02. Copy Size
10-02. Read Error Skip
8-03. Startup Menu
10-03. Update Firmware
8-04. Auto Compare
10-04. Compare Firmware
10-05. Quick Erase HDD
8-05. Copy With Size
10. Adv Setup
8-06. Button Sound
10-06. H/W Diagnostic
8-07. Device Info
10-07. Load Default
8-08. System Info
10-08. Link Option
8-09. Fast Copy
10-09. USB Auto-Link
10-10. Copy HPA
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Copy HDD
Copy HDD copies data directly from the source hard disk to the target hard disk. Please make
sure that the capacity of the target hard disk is equal o r larger than the source hard disk.
Choose option 1 from the menu:
1. Copy HDD
HDD:1 232.9GB
Press ENT to begin copy. The system will auto-detect the hard disks and show the following
copying info on the LCD.
Copy-36MB/s 0%
232.9GB 00:00:00
The LCD will show the following info during the copying process: elapsed time, completed
percentage. The copy speed, capacity and time will vary depending on the source hard disk. Once
the copying process is complete the LCD will display the following results.
Copy HDD
OK: 1 Fail: 0
Compare
Compare HDD is used to see if the data on a source hard disk is identical to the target hard disk
after the Copy HD operation.
Choose option 2 from the menu:
2. Compare HDD
HDD: 1 232.9GB
Press ENT to begin the comparison. The LCD will display the following info.
Comp-23MB/s 0%
232.9GB 00:00:00
Once the comparison is complete the LCD will display the following info as well as the amount of
data on the source hard disk.
Compare OK:1
Fail: 0 Diff: 0
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PreScan Source
PreScan HDD is used to check if the source hard disk can be accessed properly.
It also tests the read speed.
Choose option 3 from the menu:
3. PreScan Source
HDD : 1 232.9GB
Press ENT to begin scan. The LCD will display the following info
Scan-90MB/s 1%
230.6GB 00:00:27
Once the scan is complete, the LCD will display the corresp onding results
PreScan OK!
ReScan Bus
ReScan Bus allows swapping the source or target in and out without having to
reboot the system.
Choose option 4 from the menu:
4. ReScan BUS
Press ENT to re-scan hardware. The LCD will display the follo wing info.
Re-Scan BUS NOW?
Yes
When the scan is complete the LCD will display the following info.
Bus re- scan OK!
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In Process
Elapsed 01:00
Overwrite
Overwrite is used to overwrite the data of the hard d isk, it will erase all HDDs connected to the duplicator
(including Source HDD). There are 3 sub-options: One pass, 3 pass and 7 pass.
Choose option 7 from the menu:
7. Overwrite
Press ENT to access option. By default it is One pass Use the Up and Down arrow keys to choose
other options.
7-01. Overwrite
One pass
Press ENT to access option. By default it is set to No. Use th e Up and Down arrow keys to choose
Yes.
Wipe all data.
Continue? No
Press ENT and the LCD will show the following info.
In Process
Elapsed 01:00
Setup
Setup allows various system settings to be changed. There are 12 sub-options:
Language, Copy Size, Startup Menu, Auto Compare, Button Sound, Device Info,
System Info, Fast Copy, Auto Start Drive, Auto Start Timer, Tolerance Size and
Boot Time Delay.
Choose option 8 from the menu:
8. Setup
Language
This option is used to select the system's language support. By default this is set to English. Press
ENT to change the Language settings.
Language
English
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Copy Size
This option is used to specify the size of the source hard disk for simplifying further copying
operations.
8-02. Setup
Copy Size
Press ENT and the LCD will display a detailed list of options as shown below
Copy Size
100%~1% (*MB)
Use the Up and Down arrow keys to choose different copy si zes. The system will offer their
corresponding percentages so the user can specify the amount to copy from the source hard disk.
Press ENT to confirm and save the changes.
Startup Menu
This option allows you to set an option other than "Se tup" to be displayed as the first available
option on the menu every time you start the system.
8-03. Setup
Startup Menu
Press ENT then use the Up and Down arrow keys to choose other opt ions. By default the first
menu option is Copy HDD.
Startup Menu
1. Copy HDD
Auto Compare
This option automatically compares the source hard disk wit h the target hard disk after a copy
operation is completed.
8-04. Setup
Auto Compare
Press ENT to access option. By default it is set to Off. Use th e Up and Down arrow keys to choose
On.
Auto Compare
Off
Copy With Size
This option is used to set the source hard disk with th e target hard disk the same capacity after a
copy operation.
8-05. Setup
Copy With Size
Press ENT to enter the following figure. The default is Off. Use the Up and Down arrow keys to
choose On.
Copy with Size
Off
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Button Sound
This option is used to control the sound of a button when you press it.
8-06. Setup
Button Sound
Press ENT and the LCD will display the following info. Use the Up and Down arrow keys to choose
whether button sound is on or off.
Button Sound
On
Device Info
This option is used to display the details of all hard d isks connected to the copy controller.
8-07. Setup
Device Info
Press ENT and the LCD will display each hard disk' information i n order as shown below.
0 Source CH: 0
Hitachi 232.9GB
System Info
This option displays system information.
8-08. Setup
System Info
Fast Copy
This option displays Fast Copy. Fast Copy only copies data on the source drive
to the target drives. Currently only supports FAT, FAT32, NTFS, HFS, Ext2 and
Ext3 partitions.
8-09. Setup
Fast Copy
Press ENT and the LCD will display the following info. Use the Up and Down arrow keys to choose
whether fast copy is on or off. (This function currently only effective in FAT, FAT32, NTFS, HFS,
Ext2 and Ext3 partitions.)
Fast Copy
On
USB Mode
Not Available
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Adv Setup
Adv Setup offers expert users access to more advanced system settings.
To access this option, hold down the ESC key for two seconds until it appears.
10. Adv Setup
Detect HDD Delay
This function is used to set the time interval between the system's re-scans of all connected HDD
devices.
Press ENT and the LCD will show the following info.
10-01. Adv Setup
Detect HDD Delay
Press ENT then use the Up and Down buttons to choose different time settings (1~60 sec)
Detect HDD Delay
1Sec
Read Error Skip
This function sets the system to ignore any errors during the copying process. Normally if there is
an error during copying a warning is displayed on the LCD. By using this function, users can also
copy a HDD with errors.
10-02. Adv Setup
Read Error Skip
Press ENT to enter the following screen. By default this option is set to OFF. Use the up and down
buttons to enable or disable this option.
Read Error Skip
Off
Update Firmware
This function is used to update the system's firmware. Download the latest version of the firmware
from the Internet at www.addonics.com. For the complete instructions, visit the firmware update
webpage or view the instructions found later in this manual.
10-03. Adv Setup
Update Firmware
Compare Firmware
This function is used to compare the current system firmware version with the new version the user
is upgrading to. This ensures that the downloaded fi rmware is the latest version. The message
"Last update F/W" indicates that it is the latest version.
11-04.Adv Setup
Compare Firmware
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Press ENT again and the LCD will prompt you to confirm the er ase operation.
All data will be
lost,Erase? No
Quick Erase HDD
This function is used to quickly erase all data on the HDD . Please backup any important data
before using this function.
10-05.Adv Setup
Quick Erase HDD
Press ENT to enter the following screen. Use the Up and Down buttons to select the HDD to
erase.
Quick Erase HDD
ALL/Target CH:*
H/W Diagnostic
Press ENT to enter the following screen. This function is use d to check that the system is
operating normally.
11-06.Adv Setup
H/W Diagnostic
Press ENT again to enter the following screen. The LCD will cycle through the test categories as
they are performed. The LCD display is tested first, the control panel is tested next (requires
manual operation), then followed by the system's internal diagnostics, hardware connection test
then the RAM and SD Flash test. All test results are shown on the LCD. This is a simple way to
verify that the system is operating normally.
Press ENT and the system will begin the tests as shown below.
LCD Test Start
Button Test ?
SDRAM Test:
8192Kbytes OK
Test IDE 0/1
OK
FlashTest: OK
Test finished
Once the system diagnostics have been completed the "Test finished" message will appear on the
LCD.
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Source Size
Source Size is used to show the capacity of the source.
Choose option 5 from the menu:
5. Source Size
Press ENT and the LCD will show the following info.
HDD:Hitachi
Size:232.9GB
Then press ENT and the LCD will show the data's size info.
HDD:Hitachi
Data:200.9GB
Secure Erase
Secure Erase is used to wipe the data of the hard disk, i t will erase all of HDD of duplicator
(included Source HDD).
Choose option 6 from the menu:
6. Secure Erase
Press ENT to access option. By default it is set to No. Use the Up and Down arrow keys to choose
Yes.
Wipe all data.
Continue? No
Press ENT and the LCD will show the following info.
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Load Default
Press ESC to return to the main menu then use the ENT button to select. This function resets all
settings to their factory default. This function helps the system recover from errors caused by an
illegal operation.
10-07.Adv Setup
Load Default
Press ENT to enter the following screen. Use the Up and Down bu
defaults.
Load Default
If Load Default OK, this will be displayed on the LCD as shown below.
Load Default
Ok
Link Option
NOT AVAILABLE
USB Auto-Link
NOT AVAILABLE
Copy HPA
If this function is set to "ON", the system will completely copy the data in a source HDD's host
protected area.
10-10. Adv Setup
Copy HPA
The default is "OFF". Use the
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Basic Troubleshooting
LCD
If the LCD blank after the device is turned on, check that the power cable is properly connected
and that the power supply is on.
Error Message
When the system is running a copy operation or hardware diagnostics, if the operation is manually
terminated by pressing ESC an error message will be shown by the LCD. This may lead to an
illegal operation and cause the device to stop reminding. If this happens, the device must be
restarted.
Hard Disk
If unable to read the hard disk please check that the data and power cables are properly
connected.
Keys
If pressing the keys on the front panel produces no response from the system, the keys may have
malfunctioned. Please check the control panel to see if the wiring has come loose.
Firmware Upgrade
may cause the duplicator to become inoperable. If the system is working normally, do not attempt
this operation. If the system is already experiencing problems, please contact your distributor for
repairs.
Startup/Shutdown
down normally, wait a moment (usually around 2 seconds) before starting the system again so it
can run its self-diagnostics.
About Copy HPA
usually accessible to software. The SATA HDD Duplicate Controller supports the copying of data
from this hidden area.
Drive is locked
(cannot be initialized after the SECURE ERASE or OVERWRITE)
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
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Error Messages List
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Error Messages
1
Source Drive Not Exist!
Description
2
User Abort!
3
No Drive Exist
No HDD exist during
operating
Device Info
4
X Space Not Enough
Target Drive Space Not
Enough
When source capacity is
small than target
Copy, Compare
5
X Space Not Enough
Target Drive Fail!
When source capacity is
small than target
Async Copy, Async Compare
6
PreScan Fail
Lose SATA connection
during copy or bad sector
on HDD
PreScan Source
7
Source Drive Read Fail!
Lose target SATA
connection on source port
during copy or bad sector
on source HDD
Copy, Async Copy, Compare
8
Target Drive Write Fail!
Lose target SATA
connection on target port
during copy
Copy
9
Target Drive Read Fail!
Lose target SATA
connection on target port
during comparing
Compare
10
Target Drive Fail
Lose target SATA
connection on target port
during async comparing
Async Copy, Async Compare
11
Target Drive Not Exist!
No HDD exist during
operating
Overwrite
12
One pass
One pass failed
Lose SATA connection on
SATA port during Overwrite
Overwrite
13
3 pass
pass 1 failed
Lose SATA connection on
SATA port during Overwrite
Overwrite
14
7 pass 5220.22-M
pass 1 failed
Lose SATA connection on
SATA port during Overwrite
Overwrite
No source HDD exist
during operating
Cancel operating
Applied to
Copy, Async Copy, Compare,
Async Compare, PreScan
Source, Source Size, Copy
Size, Tolerance Size
Any function and any time
If you hear the warning signal while the copying function is executing (a beep every 5 seconds),
the LCD screen will display the problem status; you may press any button to return to the copy
progress screen.
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Firmware Update Procedure
(Requires one hard drive containing the firmware file):
1.
2.
3.
4.
Create a 50MB HDD partition with FAT/FAT32 or NTFS files system on any SATA hard drive
Download the firmware and unzip the file to .BIN file format
Copy the .BIN file onto the 50 MB partition of the HDD
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 versioQ
1RWHV
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
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