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Soldered USB Memory Stick

Recovering Files from Snapped USB Memory Stick

Another day … another broken USB thumb drive. This time the USB plug had been completely snapped off when it was knocked whilst plugged into a laptop. We carefully removed the plastic casing from the device and soldered a usb lead to the circuit points exposed by the damage. This allowed the drive to be ... read more

Posted in Data Recovery on 15th May 2018


USB Pen Drive Repair

Amazingly we managed to recover all 5.5Gb from this USB memory stick! The USB plug had been completely ripped from the circuit board which had in turn detached two of the four solder points where the USB plug is attached. This meant that a repair was exctremely delicate and required the circuit board tracers to ... read more

Posted in Data Recovery on 19th February 2017

Frankenstein’s USB Stick – He’s ALIVE!

USB Memory Stick Repair

Here’s another good news data recovery story! This USB drive was posted to us for repair. It was in a very bad state and required quite a bit of soldering but after a while we were able to recover the entire contents of the drive (over 3.5Gb!) and deliver to the client all within 24 ... read more

Posted in Data Recovery on 31st August 2016

Repairing a Broken USB Memory Stick

USB Drive Repair

We often see broken USB thumb drives. Often the USB plug on the memory stick is bent (breaking the connections inside) or broken off completely. This is a disaster, especially if the USB storage device’s owner doesn’t have a backup! In most cases we can repair these devices by re-soldering the existing USB plug or replacing it with ... read more

Posted in Data Recovery on 5th June 2014