Video: PS3 E3 Flasher PSN Online Demo is Released


137w 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!

Device features:

  • 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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kaiya's Avatar
#654 - kaiya - 36w ago
awsome good to know thanks

niwakun's Avatar
#653 - niwakun - 36w ago
yep you can remove it once you're done downgrading the PS3. Keeping it will only benefit you for quick swap between OFW and CFW. But no one do that anymore.

kaiya's Avatar
#652 - kaiya - 36w ago
okay i have a question about the e3 flasher... sucessfullly backed up/flashed and downgraded my console...

now can i remove the clip and put the drive back in normally?? or do i have to keep it rigged up to the esata dock?

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#651 - damar19 - 37w ago
hi ps3news

so i have dex to cex semi brick and i have e3. in the past i enter FSM with e3 card reader dongle having 0% problem.. now the dongle is not working !!

the led in the dongle when i put it in PS3 and press power + eject button the red led not turning to blue ! that mean it's not working i don't know why -_-

i try to put ResetToKarnel boot but same result i also tried Blue ray fix but same result

#note i have a flasher and i have bbkps3 for OFW 4.46 and i have e3 flasher my PS3 is fat model CECHJ serial

my problem is the same in this video:





the video is not mine just to be clear but i have the same problem in the video, sorry for my bad english

plz help me in my problem

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#650 - PS3 News - 39w ago
Today the E3 Team has unveiled their PS3 E3 ODE (Optical Drive Emulator) for PlayStation 3 3K/4K units to arrive next month complete with a demo video below.

To quote, roughly translated: E3 ODE, the Optical Drive Emulator made by E3TEAM, will be on the market at the beginning of next month. It will support all PS3 models including the 3k and 4k consoles.

Please note:

1: The beta hardware shown in the video is based on PC, so the data translation speed is slow, about 100K/S.

2: The official retail version will be a small board, and can run games direct from USB stick and the speed is similar to your original Blu-ray optical drive.

3: It will for sure work independently with NO need of a PC.

4: E3 ODE works on any OFW on all PS3, include 3k and 4k console.

5: We will also release an special E3 ODE CFW for E3 ODE, so homebrew can run on it directly (include 3k and 4k).

6: E3TEAM always tries do its best for our users, later on we will go public with our final special price, we are sure the retail price will be lower than USD70.

7: We will release more details and videos later.

Here is video to demonstrate our beta hardware running on a 4K console:
















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