WD SMR HDD Data Unlock SATA Connectors Package Pro. is used to convert the USB PCBs to SATA interface meanwhile the data out of this converted SATA interface is not encrypted. That’s to say, users don’t need to solder wires any more on the original USB PCB to decrypt the data. All users need to do is to install this connector simply to the original USB PCB and then users can image the patient HDD or extract the lost data directly by SATA interface successfully.
WD SMR HDD Data Unlock SATA Connectors Package Pro. contains the following 7 SATA connectors:
Please note: this WD SMR HDD Data Unlock SATA Connectors Package Pro doesn’t unlock rom and firmware, it helps only to decrypt the data. If users need unlock PCB to access the firmware area, users can check the WD SMR HDD firmware unlock PCBs here.
If users have hdd firmware repair tools such as DFL-WD hdd repair tool, users don’t need the firmware unlock PCB to unlock firmware area, users just need to use the tool to generate unlock rom, write unlock rom and then users can unlock the firmware area.
Without WD SMR HDD Data Unlock SATA Connectors, users can do manual wire soldering on the original USB PCB to SATA to decrypt the data or users need to connect the original USB PCB to image the patient HDD in data-unlocked status. But in many cases, the USB interfaces can be damaged or not stable at all and manual soldering causes more or less some damages to the original USB PCB and add to the risk of losing the original USB PCB and finally the cases failed.
Therefore, this WD SMR HDD Data Unlock SATA Connectors package was created to make things easiler, no soldering to get visible data, no soldering to get data transfer by faster and more stable SATA interface.
Video Demo on How to Use this SATA Connector