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PC-3000 for HDD. How to unlock SED on WD SMR drives without a special board

Hello dear friends, In June, we released a new PC-3000 software version 7.1.x,  and one of the main features in this update is the SED unlocking option for new WD SMR families. It means that now you don’t need to buy … 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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Western Digital: Time-Limited Error Recovery

Bad sectors may appear because of the bad quality of the heads or due to small scratches on the surface of the platters. This problem is pretty up-to-date and sometimes, when you don’t have an opportunity to replace the heads … Continue reading

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The Alternative Way of Recovering Data from a Burnt SSD

Hello everybody! Sometimes, when the proven solutions can’t be applied to your problem, you need to change the approach and experiment a little. Let’s discuss the alternative method of data recovery from a burnt SSD.

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PC-3000 Flash. The Tesla Car Case

Hello everybody! Worn-out NAND Flash chips are a common issue when we are speaking about data recovery from USB Flash devices. Nowadays chips may have low quality even from the factory. Your pendrive may die less than in a month … Continue reading

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PC-3000 Flash Spider Board Adapter. Automatic Pin Sequence Detection for the Monolith Bus Line

Dear friends, If you have ever dealt with monolithic data recovery, you have definitely faced the necessity to find out the order of the bus line pins. Previously, if you had not known the order of the bus line pins … 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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PC-3000 Data Extractor. How to Merge a Sequence of Bin Files into One Image File

Hello friends! Let’s imagine the following situation: After you have finished recovering data, you get only a sequence of binary files which contains recovered raw data that were deleted or corrupted (e.g. task.prm, map.bin, and other files related to the … Continue reading

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PC-3000 SAS. How to Сhange FW, Model, and Vendor with the “Download microcode” Feature.

Hello Friends! As we know, SAS drives are mostly used in special NAS systems. These server systems are configured to work with particular special drives, and if any SAS drive gets damaged, the NAS system will not work with another … Continue reading

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PC-3000. The “Active utility” option

Hello, friends! As you already know, the PC-3000 has an “Active utility” option.  So today we will show you how and when to use it.

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