The Aleratec 1:7 HDD Copy Tower Basic is a standalone hard drive duplicator that can create 7 clone hard drives simultaneously. It can also securely wipe all the data from up to 8 hard disk drives at a time with Secure Erase or a choice of three comprehensive sanitization algorithms: a one-pass wipe, a three-pass wipe with verify, or a powerful seven-pass wipe as recommended by the Department of Defense 5220.22-M specification. The unit is compatible with 3.5" internal SATA hard disk drives, as well as 2.5-Inch SATA drives (with optional Aleratec adapters p/n 350106). The 1:7 HDD Copy Tower Basic performs a sector-by-sector copy from a single source hard disk to up to seven target drives, regardless of brand, operating system or format of the drives. The copy includes partition and boot sector information for a perfect clone. Responsible organizations and individuals understand that the sensitive, private data on their disposed or redeployed hard disk drives are vulnerable if those drives are not properly sanitized. The 1:7 HDD Copy Tower Basic these efforts by offering overwrite sanitization, up to and including DoD recommended levels, as well as Secure Erase. Secure Erase is a National Institute of Standards and Technology 800-88 accepted technique for properly purging hard drives.- Duplicate up to 7 Hard Drives Simultaneously - Sanitize up to 8 Hard Drives Simultaneously - Supports 3.5" or 2.5" SATA HDDs with optional Aleratec 2.5" to 3.5" HDD adapters (p/n 350106) - Stand-Alone: No software to install or computer required - Quick Load Drive Doors - simply insert the drive(s), close the door; no tools or trays - NSS (Non Scratch SATA) connectors, rated for greater than 50,000 swap cycles.