118w ago - Today the E3DIY Team has made available a PSN online demo video of their PS3 E3 Flasher going on PlayStation Network and Sony's PlayStation Home with a modified PlayStation 3 console.
To quote: Clear up doubt, E3 FLASHER dual boot, 3.7 play PSN and 3.55 play HD game
After we release dual boot video, most player love it and also with some doubt. We understand, so today release a new video, and do some clarification.
1: E3 FLASHER not only a flasher, but with perfectly extension because integrated lots of interface, we will release more useful function later, all will be free just like we release golden finger function on E3 card reader.
2: E3 FLASHER can be upgrade from PC USB or TF card, very simple.
3: E3 FLASHER dual boot need 2 harddisk, one for 3.7 , another for 3.55. if you use only one HD, it will be required format everytime.
We will release a kit include ESATA station for you switch harddisk. (support 2.5 and 3.5' DISK)
4: At present, on nand flash console, it need solder wire. And no dual boot function because no 256M NAND FLASH ON E3 FLASHER.
On nor flash fat console, it need solder wire , and include dual boot function. On slim console, it no need solder wire but need solder some point.it is easy can be done in 3min. (don't misunderstand no solder wire means no solder)
5: We will release 2 new version E3 FLASHER at the end of this month.
One is 256M nand flash on board and with CLIP, to get dual boot and no solder function. Another is same as present E3 FLASHER but with CLIP, so all nor flash console no need any solder at that time. (sure cost will higher)
6: If all go well, we will release official picture and retail price on this Wednesday !
Update: E3 Flasher is a special device to help you program NAND and NOR flash memory. It supports all electronic device like DVD/BD/PS3/WII/XBOX360/MP3/MP4/Table PC which has NAND or NOR flash memory. Below are the official specs and pricing details alongside some pictures HERE and the E3 Flasher Installation Manual, as follows:
E3 Flasher = The world's first Dual-Boot, with simple 1 key operation = Surprising Arrival!
Dual Boot 3.7OFW and 3.55CFW on same PS3
Downgrade 3.7 to 3.55 in 5min
16M NOR FLASH ON board
3 save MODE, can save data in TF, NOR FLASH on board and PC HD
1 KEY operation, simple is best
Upgradable from TF card or PC USB
Compatiable all device like PS3/WII/XBOX360/MP3/DVD/BD/MP4/Table PC which has NAND or NOR flash memory.
Integrated lots of interface, perfectly extension, will have more function with future new E3 accessory.
E3 flasher Limited version includes 8 accessory, suggested retail price $88 USD, total production run only 3000 units!
Q1: What's the E3 flasher Limited?
The E3 Flasher Limited is an universal programmer for all NAND/NOR flash device. It support PS3 slim console better because E3 flasher limited has 16M NOR flash memory, and with soft board to connect SLIM console easier, and also this limited version include 8 accessory like ESATA STATION. Sure it also support NAND flash console & device.
Q2: How about installation for fat and slim ps3 console?
The limited version need solder 34 wires on NAND FLASH FAT CONSOLE, it need use E3 LINKER.
The limited version need solder 50 wires on NOR FLASH FAT CONSOLE,it need use E3 LINKER.
The limited version need solder some points on NOR FLASH SLIM CONSOLE, no need any wire.
Q3: How many Harddisk we need? What function with E3 Esata Station?
As fact, you no need any extra HD because you can take out ps3 internal HD and put into E3 esata station. It will play like internal HD. Every time if you change FW, you will be required fomat and upgrade. So if you want get more function like dual boot and fast switch FW function, you need prepare another HD for another FW, just like you will get 3.7HD for 3.7FW, 3.55HD for 3.55FW, all will be regards as internet HD. With E3 esata station, the internal HD size can be MAX to 2.5T, compatiable 2.5&3.5' HD with MAX to 3G speed , and also works 4GB+ game well ,this means no need USB HD anymore.
Q4: If we will get problem with PSN if switch to 3.7?
Some guy say there has unique ID inside original PS3 NOR FLASH, so it will get problem if you choose another NOR FLASH memory. We don't think so because you can keep original PS3 NOR FLASH with 3.7OFW, so even you connect to PSN, it will find you are original, change nothing! Sure you can keep 3.55CFW on E3 NOR FLASH.
Q5: Do we need any software and PC?
No, you no need install any software, no need any PC to operation. You get all function on E3 FLASHER itsself. just press key on E3 FLASHER COVER BOARD and wait few min or few second..
Q6: If PS3 upgrade to new firmware, does E3 FLASHER works again?
We can't promise but will do best to work and provide to all free, you should trust E3DIY team.
Q7: Which version PS3 can downgrade and dual boot?
We find all FAT console works , most slim console works even include some new slim console which come with 3.56+ original FW. We find 3000X version console can program correctly but can't downgrade and dual boot, we will do best to work it out and provide to all free.
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hey guys i have problem with this console its not my 1st i done 100+ consoles but this one made me mad ! i have phat console cechm03 installed the clip using foam method and got my backup and started the downgrading but somehow i lost the power its bricked now i soldered the tristate point to GND like always but when i power it up the flasher not working anymore no leds on nothing at all.
changed the foam with new one nothing worked i have new e3 flasher package used the clip got nothing used the 3rd clip and nothing used the new one nothing at all it keeps bricking no leds i cant get connection from NOR clip to the flasher using the clip any one faced this problem before
Hello not new just in the back ground a lot. I dont like to ask a lot of questions in fact i don't think i have ever asked one. But I need help. So i was one of the impatient ones that downloaded rogero cfw 4.21 many moons ago. and my CECH-2501A Bricked, So i waited, well today i got my e3 flasher and card reader. I thought i had everything nice and ready.
I got a samsung multi consul update.bin. put it on my micro sd card, and bam! all 8 lights turned on. Well i found out others were having this problem and fixed it with another update.bin...WELL! i have been threw like 12 of the update.bins and still the same results.
All 8 lights turn on at once, and then the update.bin is gone from the sd card so i try and do a nor back up. Well lights 1, 5and 6 blink and the note file on the sd card says (start logging... backup PS3 BIOS.fail to initialize E3 Nor.) Im sure this is because of the update.bin not installing. I assume I installed the e3 flasher well, i have done it like 6 times before doing it on my own. What am i missing someone please help?
Today E3 released a statement about changed parts on the E3 ODE Pro below, as follows:
How to tell if you have a new PCBoard, and What models you need to make the change for!
There was a lot of confusion after the E3 Team said you needed to change some small SMD parts on the PCBoard to allow v1.2 and higher to work, now the team has issued a statement to clear up that confusion.
The russian version E3 ODE PRO installation manual and operation manual added in the download page (attached below).
The E3 ODE ISO TOOL v2.0 updated in the download page (attached below).
E3 ODE PRO Update
E3 OS v1.22 for 2XXX-3XXX USER
E3 OS v1.21
E3 ODE PRO Installation Manual
E3 ODE PRO User Manual v1.1 (English)
E3 ODE PRO User Manual v1.1 (中文
E3 ODE PRO Installation Manual and operation manual (Russian)
E3 ODE PRO ISO TOOL V2.0
Some user want to know how to indentify the E3 ODE PRO mainboard is new batch or old 1.0 version. If there has red color on the pcb as picture showes, it means new batch 1.2 version from factory.
As fact, it is necessary for only 4K 12G console user to exchange that four components. We are sorry take problem for those users even the affected user rarely. Any 1.0 mainboard user can exchange the new 1.2 mainboard free from his reseller.
E3TEAM won't do irresponsible things like JB2 give up his user and change to another pious face. From E3 CARD READER to E3 FLASHER, and then E3 ODE PRO, we always do best to help user and provide positive solution.
The PS2 ISO, BD MOVIE ISO, DVD ISO and PS1 ISO have run successfully on E3 ODE PRO, we will release the new update soon to allow all E3 ODE PRO user enjoy those amusing function.
I find the e3 file in sd card ode, perhaps there is a need.. here is the link: http://www.4shared.com/archive/FPWEM-_T/e3_ode_filetar.html
From Abkarino: Hi, i had downloaded this file and it seems that this is an unecrypted version of Linux OS that runs on top of E3 ODE Pro!!! And also it hold the database files with keys for a supported boot disk also. Could you please inform us how did you obtained this files? Do have access to its source code? Could you offer more details/files about this?
BTW i had downloaded this file and looked into its content and it seems this it is not a complete Linux distro for this embedded system E3 ODE Pro.
From zecoxao: that's a dump of the e3 ode iirc. and no, it's not fake.