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PC-3000 Flash. Determination of Some Chip Parameters by ID

There are situations when you are reading a chip and see a detected Chip ID but it cannot be applied in the Task. As a result, it doesn’t allow to read the dump from the memory chip. Such behaviour may … Continue reading

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PC-3000 SSD Systems. The List of Supported SSDs (regularly updated, ver. 3.0.5)

Hello friends! The ACE Lab developers constantly research drives, which results in a rapid expansion of the Support List for most of the modern SSDs. So with the PC-3000 Systems that support Solid State Drives, you will always be on … Continue reading

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PC-3000 Flash. SanDisk 200 GB mSD recovery

Hi everyone, Today we are going to talk about the monolith cases produced by SanDisk, namely presented in the variations of 200 GB and 400 GB models. Such cards were released a few years ago and remained the mSD cards with … Continue reading

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PC-3000 HDD. How to Block Writing in Service Area in Seagate F3

Modern Seagate drives are very complex, and their hardware becomes more and more sensitive. If heads have issues, they can damage some critical objects in the Service Area during the internal FW processes. It may be a reason for data … Continue reading

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PC-3000 SAS. How to Solve the Medium Format Corrupted Issue on Hitachi SAS Drives

Nowadays, more and more SAS drives are used for storing data and therefore become damaged due to continuous use. Some of them require spare parts, but some of them can be fixed by software methods. In this article, you can … Continue reading

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PC-3000 Portable III/Express/UDMA. How to Fix a Rosewood SSHD with a Damaged NAND Chip

Hello guys! The issue with a damaged NAND chip is very popular for the ST1000LX015 and ST2000LX001 models. At the ACE Lab Online Technical Conference 2021 we showed a case on this topic. Following up, this blog article with step-by-step instructions explains … Continue reading

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PC-3000 Flash. The Main Data Correction Methods to Recover Data from NAND Flash Devices with the Maximum Success Rate

Hello everybody! Last week we have discussed how to make the first steps in NAND Flash data recovery with the PC-3000 Flash during the ACE Lab Free Webinar. Following up, we have prepared for you this article about the vital … Continue reading

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PC-3000 Flash. 6 Steps to Recover Data from Devices Based on the FC1178/FC1179 Controllers

Hello friends! FirstChip Technology started its expansion on the Flash market a few years ago. Today, some of the modern USB Flash drives are based on the FC1178/FC1179 controllers. Data recovery from most of these devices can be intricate because … Continue reading

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PC-3000 Portable III. Apple Macbook SSDs: the Supported Interface Types and Issues

Hello friends! Over the past years the PCIe interface has become very common in Solid State drives. However, until 2020 it was not possible to recover data from such damaged SSD devices. The PCIe lines inside the PC-3000 Portable III … Continue reading

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PC-3000 Portable III. Recovering Data from Logically Damaged Plextor PX-512M8SeY with a New PCIe x16 SSD Adapter

Hello Friends! As you know, the PC-3000 Portable III supports the PCIe SSDs along with the SATA-based devices. Also, thanks to the new adapters and software updates, we constantly add new drives to the supported list. In September 2020, we … Continue reading

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