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PS3 CEX to DEX Converted Units Bricking on OFW 4.30 DEX Update


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99w ago - It's been a few months since the last PS3 Debug / Test (DEX) Firmware 4.21 leak, however, we are now hearing reports that PS3 CEX to DEX Converted units are bricking when PlayStation 3 scene developers attempt to upgrade to Sony's OFW 4.30 DEX update.

This means if you have a converted unit and currently try to use the (not yet public / leaked) 4.30 DECH update you will get a brick... so consider yourself warned in advance!

What happens is when the bricked unit is powered on the light turns green for a few seconds, then you hear 3 beeps and its goes off.

It is suspected (unconfirmed) the reason why this bricking occurs in CEX to DEX converts on OFW 4.30 DEX is because the EID5 isn't changed, which is one factor separating the converted Retail to Debug / Test consoles from genuine and righteous DECH (DEX) consoles.

Finally, for those curious, the PS3 4.25 DEX update (also not publicly leaked yet) is not patched by Sony to brick converted consoles, so this would be the last PS3 Debug / Test Firmware you could update your converted console to (and go online with PSoN DEX) unless a work-around patch fix is discovered.




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niwakun's Avatar
#603 - niwakun - 60w ago
make sure that eEID is in your usb00 device then redo it.

dyceast's Avatar
#602 - dyceast - 60w ago
Once you change it in Rebug Toolbox, its changed until you reset your ps3.

No is just the default option when you open Rebug Toolbox.

DEXuser's Avatar
#601 - DEXuser - 60w ago
Well when I try to change to Use eid5 : 89 CEX it works but then when I exit rebug toolbox and go back into it its set to No again and it always is set to no when I want to put it on eid5 PLZ respond if you know what the problem is.

JeoWay's Avatar
#600 - JeoWay - 60w ago
I would explain it, or just refer to here

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Zuko9999's Avatar
#599 - Zuko9999 - 60w ago
Hello there I'm looking for a way to convert my ps3 back to Cex, my baby brother converted it to Dex with Reactpsn and deleted it now I'm stuck on Dex please help me I'm a Noob and I'm from S.A and here I don't know anyone who can help me. Thanks in advance

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