probe or no?

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  1. AACThaKid
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    okay... i am thinking of doing some dvd flashing on my slim but im not sure if i need a probe or not....

    i have a.....
    Slim Philips Lite-On 16D4S
    F.W.: 9504
    Dashboard: 16537

    and i am thinking of buying another DVD Drive with a unlocked PCB, but if i do that will i still need to probe?, and how do i flash?


    here is the dvd drive with unlocked PCB i am thinking of
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/151095780634?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649
     
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    Honestly, go for an Xkey.
    It saves you the hassle of flashing it and allows you to play games off off an external HDD.
     
  3. AACThaKid
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    its more pricey to get the xkey and a external hdd then it is to get the drive from ebay, already got a XGD3 buner, and i got 22 DL DVD+R's Verbatim brand

    thats why i wanted to know if i needed the probe
     
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    Hmm fair enough.

    Uhm, that depends on your drive chip.
    If you have a Winbond chipset, you'll need to drill into the chip.
    If you got an MCIX, you'll need a Sputnik probe.

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    If you're buying a replacement PCB then you won't need a Probe anymore.
    If you're buying a normal PCB then you'll need one since it locks itself after flashing.