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Rumor: x3JailBreak PS JailBreak Clone Fake, PS3Key Mod Arrives


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210w ago - Yesterday we reported on news of the first x3JailBreak PS JailBreak PS3 USB ModChip clone, and today it is being labeled as a possible fake with a second clone dubbed the PS3Key Mod surfacing.

Similar to the x3JailBreak site, the Dutch Web site [Register or Login to view links] lacks specific details on the alleged clone, so only time will tell if it is legitimate or not.

They do state, however, to quote: "Good news everyone! Our mad scientist has confirmed that getting into the console is as simple as pretending to be a USB hub! It doesn't look like this is going to take any more than a few weeks!"

According to Nyleveia.com (linked above), x3JailBreak is nothing more than the internals of a generic or branded-clone USB flash drive when compared to PS JailBreak which they say likely utilizes an Alcor AU6984 flash storage controller.

To quote: "Both devices follow a similar layout with a bank of SMT's leading to a crystal oscillator then a flash controller and lastly the SMD (Activity light). On the lower device, the flash memory itself is located on the underside of the PCB, as the many vias present in the PCB around the flash controller indicate.

A similar arrangement of vias are present on the purported x3Jailbreak, leading me to believe that there is actually a flash chip present on the rear of "their PCB" too."





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itsmonkey's Avatar
#50 - itsmonkey - 210w ago
I can in fact verify that the PS Jailbreak is a STD USB with a 256 MB and a reversed PS Program I have got my hands on the files needed to install onto USB need to figure out the format cause I tried FAT 32 and it did not work I will keep everyone posted as to my success.
Open the device and take photos.

Take photos of anything you've got so far.

Upload any files.

Why the scepticism? Because we've seen photos of inside the device and it really doesn't look like it's got any memory on board - just a PIC or Amtel (which will have something like 256kb of memory!)

axpk95's Avatar
#49 - axpk95 - 210w ago
I can in fact verify that the PS Jailbreak is a STD USB with a 256 MB and a reversed PS Program I have got my hands on the files needed to install onto USB need to figure out the format cause I tried FAT 32 and it did not work I will keep everyone posted as to my success.
I'm calling bollox...

highcol1911's Avatar
#48 - highcol1911 - 210w ago
yeh you need to upload those files. the faster you share them the faster we can get it to work on an ordinary pendrive.

Kiriller's Avatar
#47 - Kiriller - 210w ago
share/post proof or didn't happen..

dante489's Avatar
#46 - dante489 - 210w ago
I can in fact verify that the PS Jailbreak is a STD USB with a 256 MB and a reversed PS Program I have got my hands on the files needed to install onto USB need to figure out the format cause I tried FAT 32 and it did not work I will keep everyone posted as to my success.

can you share with us the files?

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