urgent!!! latest ofw on very previous psp 3000

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Feb 12, 2011
  1. TwinBlades
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    Hey guys, i found a used ratchet and clank 3000 bundle. The owner baugt it 3 years ago. However is it possible to downgrad it to 5.03 gen c? He said he had it on like 4.xx ofw when purchased. But updated to latest ofw. Thanks again
     
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    No downgrader from 6.37, I'm afraid.
     
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    aww okay thx, but if it was on another fw than 6.37 will i be able to downgrade to 5.03 gen c?
     
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    You can also buy a new one, since you can downgrade it to 5.03.
    You can hack the 3004 and PspGo, so I think you could better buy a new one than a used one.
     
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    It depends. Some 3000s can, some can't.

    Previously we never needed to bother with what motherboard a 3000 had since there was no downgrade, but now we do, and it turns out like the 2000s that some can and some can't. It can usually be told by the firmware it came installed with.
     
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    The guy said it was 4.80 or something like that. But now its at 6.20. I can downgrade to 5.03 and install gen-c right? O_O
     
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    Yeah? If you KNOW for a fact it was at least 5.03 when you got it... otherwise you will get a brick.

    Otherwise you can just use TN-C on 6.20 OFW. You can check the link in my sig for DLs.
     
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    Okay thanks, so the guy said the firmware is at 6.20 and said that I can test it before purchasing, and we're meeting at a mall so there shouldn't be any "buying problems" lol. Does that mean I use TN-C on 6.20 to somehow downgrade to 5.03 Gen C cfw?

    Thanks

    EDIT: Btw, should I go for 5.03 Gen C or B? I read that Gen C won't work well with a few online games as well as some psn games.
     
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    Yes, but ONLY do it if you are ABSOLUTELY damn sure it was once on 5.03 or lower. if not it will be bricked FOREVER.

    I would honestly just recommend using 6.20, with TN-C, and Prometheus ISO Loader. It will play just about everything you want. Also, you can update to 6.35 and use 6.35 PRO-A2 to play games from the XMB like a full CFW (or 5.03 Prome).

    5.03 has best compatibility but if you aren't able to get to it trust me, 6.20 should suffice.
     
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    use psp ident under tn-c to find out what board you have. if it's 2g or 3g you can downgrade to 5.03, if it's 4g or higher, you are stuck using 6.20 tn-hen / 6.35 hen pro / 6.35 pro-a (not that that's a bad thing, unless you really really crave psx support).
     
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    Well, thanks a lot guys. I'm on Gen-C full now [​IMG] 5.03!!!
     
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