PS JailBreak Cloner x3Max is Now Offering x3Switch for PS3 Slim
Today PSGroove via French site http://www.logic-sunrise.com/news-144733-exclue-ls-x3-switch-plus-besoin-de-bebrancher-le-cable-de-vos-ps3-slim.html has posted that the PS JailBreak Cloner x3Max (forerly known as x3JailBreak) is now offering what's called the x3Switch for the PS3 Slim.
To quote: "The x3Max team has noticed an inconvenience PS3 Slim users are facing. Unlike PS3 Fat users, Slim users must unplug their cord every time they want to JailBreak their console.
This is due to the lack of an on off switch on the back of Slim models. However, that inconvenience is eliminated with the arrival of the x3Switch.
The x3Switch is a small device with an on-off switch, that plugs into your PS3 Slim and your power cord. This allows the user to turn off their Slim, prior to JailBreaking, without the need to unplug the cord.
The product is going on sale for a suggested retail price of $19.90 and is shipping to retailers now."
i would say this is worth buying for my updated slim... that is the main reason i cringed when i first examined a slim no main power switch and they took away my standard pc power-cable set up that had a ground in it!!!
sony is interested in making the cheapest console now and hopefully the hacking scene can help stop them with there hardware cutbacks in every new ps3 model...
$20? Wow... Ok, how about I spend $3.99 on a surge suppressor from walmart, and I won't have to reach behind the ps3 to power it off. On top of that, IF this device simply plugs into the slim, and isn't secured at all, this could cause more wear and tear on the solder joints in the system.