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 you may face 1-bit size bad columns, adaptive XORs, and very complex internal translations while working with them.
The good news is our developers have done a tremendous job in extracting XOR to add some of the FC1178/FC1179 controllers to the Support List. Now, you can recover data from even more NAND Flash devices! And, in this article, you will find the steps on how to do it.
In our case, we have a 16 GB USB Flash drive with the FC1178 controller (1 chip and 1 part in it).
The Chip ID is 0x2C845832.
Step 1. First of all, we need to add a transformation graph, autodetect the ECC, and correct it. We strongly advise you to autodetect ECC on the transformation graph ONLY (not on the chips).
Step 2. Don’t forget about rereading the inva..