Is my PS3 hackable?

Discussion in 'PS3 - Hacking & Homebrew' started by Bryon15, May 4, 2013.

  1. MO35AB

    MO35AB Advanced Member

    Newcomer
    66
    4
    Apr 16, 2016
    Antigua and Barbuda
    E3 flasher ??
    i m new to PS3, can u explain please, is it a hardmod, is it usb stick like thing ?
    how hard is the downgrade? the size of the files i need to get.

    thaks a lot :)
     
  2. godreborn

    godreborn GBAtemp Psycho!

    Member
    3,792
    695
    Oct 10, 2009
    United States
    the e3 is a hardmod which clips on to the NOR chip.
     
  3. Tom Bombadildo

    Tom Bombadildo Honk!

    pip Contributor
    GBAtemp Patron
    Tom Bombadildo is a Patron of GBAtemp and is helping us stay independent!

    Our Patreon
    10,795
    10,901
    Jul 11, 2009
    United States
    I forgot
    godreborn would be correct, it's a hardcore that requires you to open your PS4 and clip the device to the NOR chip. It's an easy install, but does require some know how with hardware.
     
  4. godreborn

    godreborn GBAtemp Psycho!

    Member
    3,792
    695
    Oct 10, 2009
    United States
    you'll need the progskeet or teensy++ if u have a NAND which is most phat models. only the later ones use a NOR chip. both of those require soldering.
     
  5. lordkaos

    lordkaos GBAtemp Fan

    Member
    353
    162
    Mar 13, 2009
    United States
    is there anything that can be done in a ps3 superslim?
     
  6. godreborn

    godreborn GBAtemp Psycho!

    Member
    3,792
    695
    Oct 10, 2009
    United States
    there's ode, but that may have been patched on 4.70 unless that's just the injection method on to a backup created by the system. I have no experience with either. cfw = no though.
     
    lordkaos likes this.
  7. KeoniAzugon

    KeoniAzugon Advanced Member

    Newcomer
    65
    27
    Mar 21, 2016
    United States
    Simply No unless you go the ODE (optical drive emulator) route.
     
    AL_16 and lordkaos like this.
  8. AL_16

    AL_16 GBAtemp Regular

    Member
    108
    55
    Jun 13, 2017
    Ukraine
    U need to remove motherboard off your console, install clip to Nor chip, assemble console back with flesher, read dump 3 or more times, compare them and validate to no mistakes, patch dump and load it to ps3. Then instal cfw and multiman(webman etc.)

    — Posts automatically merged - Please don't double post! —


    True:)
     
    MO35AB likes this.
  9. godreborn

    godreborn GBAtemp Psycho!

    Member
    3,792
    695
    Oct 10, 2009
    United States
    I think u need an esata station as well for the hdd. the ps3 won't boot up completely without an hdd, and the e3 switches take their place in the hdd bay.
     
  10. AL_16

    AL_16 GBAtemp Regular

    Member
    108
    55
    Jun 13, 2017
    Ukraine
    I don't using it. Simply removing E3 and installing back hdd when downloading cwf and multiman
     
  11. REAVERS

    REAVERS Advanced Member

    Newcomer
    76
    1
    Mar 19, 2017
    I thought all fat ps3 could be jailbreaked now
     
  12. godreborn

    godreborn GBAtemp Psycho!

    Member
    3,792
    695
    Oct 10, 2009
    United States
    they are and have been. it's up to 2500 series, but that's an iffy one. it depends on date code. 2K is the first gen of slims.
     
  13. vb_encryption_vb

    vb_encryption_vb That hardmod guy....

    Member
    1,882
    901
    Nov 21, 2015
    United States
    Acworth, GA

    Majority of 25xx series can be done, there is very few that are above 3.56
     
  14. Tom Bombadildo

    Tom Bombadildo Honk!

    pip Contributor
    GBAtemp Patron
    Tom Bombadildo is a Patron of GBAtemp and is helping us stay independent!

    Our Patreon
    10,795
    10,901
    Jul 11, 2009
    United States
    I forgot
    They are, so long as you downgrade to 3.55, which requires additional hardware flashers.

    Some Slims can also be downgraded to 3.55 as well, which you can see here: http://www.psdevwiki.com/ps3/SKU_Models
     
  15. REAVERS

    REAVERS Advanced Member

    Newcomer
    76
    1
    Mar 19, 2017
    So the way they put it on this site is wrong


    http://customjailbreak.com/ps3-jailbreak/


    as i am thinking about getting a ps3 60 gb :) fully backward ps2/ps1 compatable model to play games off disces



    but i wont know what firmware version is on it
     
  16. Tom Bombadildo

    Tom Bombadildo Honk!

    pip Contributor
    GBAtemp Patron
    Tom Bombadildo is a Patron of GBAtemp and is helping us stay independent!

    Our Patreon
    10,795
    10,901
    Jul 11, 2009
    United States
    I forgot
    Any site promising a jailbreak for any firmware above 3.55 is false and simply trying to get you to complete surveys or give you viruses.

    Unless you see a reputable site like GBATemp or Wololo.net announce a legitimate exploit, don't bother believing any site that promises >3.55 hacks.
     
    mech likes this.
  17. hyprskllz

    hyprskllz Gashatto!!

    Member
    544
    175
    Apr 19, 2016
    Indonesia
    Auldrant
    Plot twist: these sites who claims 4.81 can be hacked were made by Sony themselves.
     
  18. JaroslavN
    This message by JaroslavN has been removed from public view by porkiewpyne, Oct 8, 2017.
    Oct 7, 2017
  19. REAVERS

    REAVERS Advanced Member

    Newcomer
    76
    1
    Mar 19, 2017
    So if i can get 1 with ofw 3.55
    i can just update it to cfw 4.81 then
     
  20. JaroslavN

    JaroslavN Member

    Newcomer
    27
    3
    Aug 24, 2016
    Belgium
  21. codezer0

    codezer0 Gaming keeps me sane

    Member
    2,468
    407
    Jul 14, 2009
    United States
    The Magic School Bus
    ploggy and CuriousTommy like this.