YEC Geisha Industry Leading Test-Wipe-Repair Diagnostic Tool

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YEC Geisha Industry Leading Test-Wipe-Repair Diagnostic Tool

Geisha A/AS (Y-1712/Y-1713)

Description: Hard Drive Diagnostic(s) Tool (4 ports)
Function: Test, Wipe, Repair
Interface: ATA,SATA (SCSI*)
Tough industrial build
Link up to 4 units for 16 active ports
wide range of Hard Drive test functions
Bad sector repair (re-map, set HPA)
DoD & NSA 3-Pass wipe functions


Product Overview

The Geisha evaluates hard drives at OEM level and runs reliability tests in order to best understand a hard drive's characteristics. It performs ANY wipe (erase) method, a range of tests for integrity verification and life expectancy, and automatic bad-sector repair. Use 1 unit as a 4 port machine or link multiple units together (up to 4) to make an 8, 12 or 16 port machine.



Fastest processing speed in industry (2–5 gb/min). Runs slightly below actual Hard Drive data transfer rate
Works for any MFG ATA/IDE, S-ATA, and SCSI* 3.5" - 2.5" - 1.8" - 1.0" - 0.85" size Hard Drive
(All PIO/UDMA Modes, All Narrow/Wide/SCA, and Serial ATA Modes)
Wide range of Test functions for determining hard drive integrity and life expectancy (Quick Test, Comprehensive Test, Running Test, Sector Evaluation, Read-Write-Read-Compare, Random Seek, All Verify)
(Identifies bad sectors by LBA address and progressive MB%)
Quick Test function for Hard Drive evaluation in 30-120 seconds. Runs more tests in less time compared to leading software test programs (eg: Western Digital and Seagate test programs)
Performs SMART Data list and analysis commands (Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology)
(record and analyze raw SMART Data or program the Geisha to automatically evaluate SMART Data)
Bad Sector Repair functions (automatic Sector Reallocation and Clip (HPA) function)
(Notes: Reallocation is a permanent repair measure per sector. Clip function may significantly reduce Hard Drive capacity)
Low Level Format function for secure data erasure (1 time overwrite of each Hard Drive sector)
(Input any HEX values (E5, 00, FF, YEC…etc) for overwrite procedure)
Various Hard Drive Wipe (erase) methods according to ANY method or protocol (multi-pas HEX overwrite)
(DOD5220.00M, HIPAA, British Standard 7799, ISO17799, 30 second (500mb) wipe or any custom method)
Adjustable Parameters for every function (tailor each operation to your specific needs)
Software Host and Reporting System controls Geisha and creates log files for data monitoring and archiving
(data is updated and viewable in real time).
Network up to 4 units to make a single 16-Port unit (control through host computer)
Automate any combination of Test/Erase/Repair functions (one push-of-a-button)
( Example: Set a task chain for Quick Test>> Erase >> Repair Bad Sectors)
Custom Plug-In Fixtures for fast and easy processing (Optional). Click link for details


Geisha Specs:
Interface ATA, SATA, SCSI* (SCSI optional)
Main Functions test, Wipe, Repair, Analyze Hard Drives
Ports 4
Power 90v~240v Variable
Dimensions FILL IN (mm)
Weight FILL IN lbs.
Geisha Includes: Item: Part #: QTY:
Geisha Main Unit Y-1712/Y-1713 1
ATA Interface Cable Y-7030 4
Hard Drive Power Cable Y-7110 4
SATA Interface Cable Y-7050 4
SCSI Interface Cable Y-6250 4
AC Power Cable 1
Software CD 1
User Manual 1
Geisha Software Manual 1


Plug-in Jigs
Shorten Hard Drive Connect/disconnect time and reduce wear to HD connector pins. Available for any hard drive.

See our Accessories Page for a full list of adapters for supporting a range of hard drive types (1.8”, ZIF, Ipod Drives and more…)

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q1: What is SPECIAL about hard drive diagnostic compare to software?
Q2: What is difference between King Deca and Geisha?
Q3: What is Geisha software?
Q4: Can Geisha perform the hard drive life expectancy test?
Q5: Can Geisha work any SATA, SCSI and ATA interface Hard Drive?
Q6: What options are available?

Q1: What is SPECIAL about hard drive diagnostic compare to software?
The Geisha performs full hard drive diagnostics with complete customized test sequences for each customer's needs. Geisha's diagnostics eliminates a PC's hardware limitations, so you can issue any ATA raw level commands directly to your hard drives, and get a true response from hard drives. Script languages are supplied to customize the hard drive testing and diagnostic the way you want!!!
Q2: What is difference between King Deca and Geisha?
Geisha is a dedicated device for hard drive diagnostic. ATA, SCSI, SATA raw level commands are used to create scripts for exact needs of our customers. There are several customized scripts available to start your special project. The Geisha also provides an independent power supply for each channel, which will give you flexibility for your rigorous test requirements.
Q3: What is Geisha software?
Geisha software is provided with the hardware unit. This software will help you organized the diagnostic operations as well as executing customized script.
Q4: Can Geisha perform the hard drive life expectancy test?
Yes, the Geisha has an independent power supply so it is able to perform this type of test. We have script used by many PC manufacturers in Japan and the script will come with the equipment. Also there is an optional temperature cycle chamber available.
Q5: Can Geisha work any SATA, SCSI and ATA interface Hard Drive?
Yes, SATA, SCSI and ATA interface are all native connectors, so it is capable of all native speeds.
Q6: What options are available?
There are 1.8, 2.5 and 3.5 inch hard drive plug-In jigs for your productivity and reliability. Temperature chamber available for the life expectancy test. Please ask us about other available options.
















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