With the release of PSGroove
opensource PS JailBreak exploit for PS3, many are having trouble sourcing the required Teensy++, AT90USBKEY2 or AT90USB162 boards.
That said, today PS3JailBreak.com (linked above) has shared schematics for the Teensy so that users can build their own if they wish.
As always, click on the picture below to enlarge it folks.
Finally, those who aren't into DIY solutions may also wish to look into either the AT90 USB
thanks to Fuddster
or the BlackcatUSB Flash Memory Programmer (from version 1.2 on) which uses the same microcontroller (AT90USB162) as confirmed
. More on that soon, including a video!
To quote: "The full schematics are available below (1.0 are on the top 2.0 are on the bottom)." Newbies Guide To PSGroove - Getting Started With The AT90USBKEY
What you'll need to get started:
1. AT90USB1287 or associated product.
2. External storage device (USB Drive/SD Card/Memory Stick)
3. Atmel Flip 3.4.1 Software (Link).
4. Prepared AT90USBKEY-psgroove.hex.
5. Any homebrew .pkg packages you wish to install.
Start by installing the Atmel Flip software including the Java Runtime Environment if you do not already have this installed.
Find the directory where you have installed Atmel Flip for example (C:\Program Files\Atmel\Flip 3.4.1) open the USB folder and copy the file libusb0.dll and/or libusb0_x64.dll to the folder named bin. (You may need to disable 'Hide protected operating system files' for this step'
At this point you can place the homebrew.pkg file on your external storage device.
The software preparation is now done and you have also saved yourself time solving a simple problem, Good Job!
The next step is to plug the included USB cable into your AT90USBKEY and plug it into the PC. After some loading of drivers you will be greeted with a folder containing various demo packages and so on, go ahead and copy these files to your computer if you wish to make a backup.
Now you'll need to put the AT90USBKEY into a mode enabling you to program it.
1. Hold the RST and HWB buttons (Circled).
2. Release the RST button.
3. Release the HWB button http://www.ps3news.com/forums/attach...chmentid=21201
At this point windows should start prompting you for drivers so direct it to the USB directory in your Atmel Flip folder for example (C:\Program Files\Atmel\Flip 3.4.1\usb) and you're done.
You're now going to flash the .hex to your AT90USBKEY.
1. Launch Atmel Flip and select 'Device', Select the microcontroller that matches your board (In this case AT90USB1287) and select OK.
2. Select 'File' - 'Load Hex File' - Select your .hex file in this case AT90USBKEY-psgroove.hex.
3. Select 'Settings' - 'Communication' - 'Open' http://www.ps3news.com/forums/attach...chmentid=21202
4. Click the 'Erase Target Device Memory button.
5. Click the 'Program Target Device Memory button. http://www.ps3news.com/forums/attach...chmentid=21203
Fun Time Baby!
Insert your storage device containing the homebrew.pkg into your Playstation 3.
Remove any discs that are present within the drive.
Turn off Playstation 3 power switch or in the case of a Playstation 3 Slim unplug it.
Insert your microcontroller board into the usb socket.
Restore power to your console.
Hit the power button and then the eject button.
Note: The above power cycling process needs to be repeated each time you turn on the console. A small price to pay for the fun ahead of us!
I hope this at the very least helps a few people out there and i hope everyone has their chunk of fun with whatever homebrew they choose to run.
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