I have a PS3 Need help pls!

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  1. Centrix
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    Centrix Stop Poking the Moogle!

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    I have a PS3 that's model# CECH-2001A running stupid firmware 4.46 I believe, can some one point me in the right direction on how to downgrade back down to 3.55? I don't know which flasher to go with or if there is a much simpler method to getting custom firm on my PS3!? I've read through a ton of guides, so I'm just stuck and need some help!

    Sorry if this has been posted a bajillion times :(
     
  2. DaveBlack

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    for only playing game copys a cobra ode chip like cobra would be ok... u will have to built it into your ps3 and ready to go....

    if u want to downgrade and want a CFW u need a e3 flasher, built it in to your ps3 and hook up the ps3 to the pc and read flash etc....
    in my opinion e3 flasher with dual nand is the best way... running two systems on one ps3... one with cfw and one with ofw!
     
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  3. calmwaters

    calmwaters Cat's best friend

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    I don't think the OP understands this... I sure as hell don't.
     
  4. tbgtbg

    tbgtbg Shaking the ring ropes up in the sky

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    What don't you understand?

    He's suggesting an ODE (optical disc emulator) could be used even though the firmware is too high for CFW.

    Otherwise an E3 flasher has to be used to get the firmware back down to something that can install CFW. He suggests a dual nand so one can run CFW and OFW on the same system.

    In either case you have to open up the PS3 to install something. There's no soft mod that can help.
     
  5. calmwaters

    calmwaters Cat's best friend

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    I don't like it when people use bad grammar: what you say makes sense. I'm not a grammar Nazi; I just think people should phrase their thoughts appropriately.
     
  6. Sarvesh50

    Sarvesh50 Aye!

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    I don't have any experience with the e3 flasher myself but i would recommend it.
    Its great to have the possibility to change between ofw and cfw.
     
  7. Centrix
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    Centrix Stop Poking the Moogle!

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    ok I understand what your saying are there any tutorials that show how to install this ODE or use the E3 Flasher to downgrade from 4.46 back down to 3.55?
     
  8. Centrix
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    Centrix Stop Poking the Moogle!

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    ok I understand what your saying are there any tutorials that show how to install this ODE or use the E3 Flasher to downgrade from 4.46 back down to 3.55?
     
  9. trumpet-205

    trumpet-205 Embrace the darkness within

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    Go to PS3Hax and look for downgrade service there. You basically send PS3 to forum member and pay for service and both way shipping, and in return that forum member will downgrade that PS3 for you. For one PS3, it is cheaper to let someone else do it for you than yourself.

    I'd only get E3 flasher if you are downgrading two or more PS3 at a time.
     
  10. sudeki300

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    much better to for the flasher option instead of the ODE option, the flasher does require PRO soldering skills to complete the install. it's much cheaper to find someone in your area (or close by) to do the service for you. with CFW you have the option to turn your console from a CEX (retail) to a DEX (dev console) and other great options that you cannot get with ODE emulator drives..........................sudeki300
     
  11. Heran Bago

    Heran Bago Where do puyo come from?

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    Do some research on e3 flasher.