how can I know the cech number model before unboxing?

Discussion in 'PS3 - Hacking & Homebrew' started by sergey3000, Jun 21, 2014.

  1. sergey3000
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    Hello to you all. I found a brand new ps3 slim 160gb (not super slim) now I know that there are two different types of cech numbers for this specific model. If its cech-2504a it come with firmware 3.50 with can be hacked. But if its cech-3004a it comes with firmware above 3.55. And I couldn't sell it for a good price so i can buy a wii u. My question is can I know the cech number right from the box?
     
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    You probably can't see the datacode, but my old 2001 had it printed right on the box. Next to the handle.
     
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    I see. thanks. I probably just ask the people from the store. If they don't know I still going to buy it. If it's above 3.55 I'm gonna return it. I have two weeks to return it.
     
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    I forgot
    As far as I know, all PS3 boxes have the CECH code on the top of the box next to one of the handles, as gunner said. Even my Super Slim had it.