Habib 4.50 DB OFW Arrives, Dual-Booting from PS3 OFW to CFW

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24w ago - Following up on his previous update, today PlayStation 3 developer Habib (aka smhabib) has released what he calls Habib 4.50 DB OFW which allows users to dual-boot going from OFW to play online back to CFW when you so desire.

Download: HABIB DB OFW.PUP

PUP Size: 194.59 MB (204,044,644 bytes)
MD5 Hash: 16743b84c521f30bf182b772b30f9728

To quote: Hello everyone, today I'm going to share you an OFW in which CFW can be installed over it. Of course, it is for CFW users who play online.

FEATURES:

1. Disabled 2 ecdsa checks which prevented CFW from being installed

GUARANTEE THAT YOU WON'T GET BANNED

NOTE: QA won't work and mm or any hombrew won't launch

Trick or treet

HAPPY HALLOWEEN


 

PS3 Fast Dual-Boot Details for E3 Flasher Arrive from E3DIY Team

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112w ago - Following up on their previous announcement of officially supporting PS3 dual-booting, today the E3DIY Team has made available a pin-out schematic and manual for fast dual-booting with their E3 Flasher device with PlayStation 3 CFW (Custom Firmware).

Download: E3 CFW 3.55 Checkoff Downgrade to 3.41 OFW Manual (PDF) / PS3 Fast Dual-Boot E3 Flasher Pin-Out Schematic

To quote from their site, roughly translated: 2012-02-26

1: New mainboard Fast dual boot successfully with E3 FLASHER. Click here (e3-tech.net/images/E3%20FLASHER%20PIC/new-mainboard-fast-dual-boo.jpg) to download manual.

2: E3 flasher Fast dual boot and downgrade OFW4.11 to 3.55 successfully, it's same way as downgrade 3.73 to 3.55. We suggest user upgrade to OFW4.11 and then downgrade to 3.55 from now on. And don't forget backup your OFW4.11 bios well.

3: Downgrade to OFW3.41 from CFW3.55CHECKOFF successfully, tested by E3TEAM. Now you can enjoy any 3.55FW by this way (downgrade to OFW3.41 and then upgrade to 3.55, include JB2CFW3.55, OFW3.55...
 

Project: Dual Boot PS3 - 2 NOR Flashes with Switch for Brick Recovery

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114w ago - I want to give everyone the heads-up on my Dual Boot PS3 (2 NOR Flashes with Switch for Brick Recovery) project and try and get some feedback...

For the last few days I've been busy unbricking/downgrading etc. The spare time I've had has gone into designing my own Dual NOR expansion board for the PS3

Basics are this: It allows you to install 2 firmwares - one on either NOR which can be easily enabled/disabled via switch on the mod board. Initially the NOR expansion will need flashing (Dump NOR 1 & flash NOR 2 with the image)

Could be used as a "Brick Backup" if for any reason you brick your onboard NOR, you have a second image on the expansion.
Primary use is of course to Dual Boot firmware without needing to use your programmer all the time - initial program would be a one-off.

Can be quite useful, hence the reason for designing it. I am quite aware of the fact there are other products available which function the same. This is my own design which is a fair bit cheaper than the current Dual setups.

Once final thing, please bear in mind this is a VERY early prototype atm and still in testing. More than likely there will be a few changes along the way, but updates will be regular (finally got my head round Cadsoft)

I've attached a 3D sample picture......
 

E3 Flasher Supports PS3 Dual-Booting, E3 Move Suit Incoming

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119w ago - Today the E3DIY Team have announced that the E3 Flasher nows officially supports PS3 dual-booting alongside news of their upcoming E3 Move Suit below, as follows:

Download: E3 Flasher PS3 Dual-boot Upgrade / E3 TBJB2 CFW Checkoff / E3 TBJB2 CFW Checkoff (Mirror - PASSWORD IS: ILOVEE3) / E3 Flasher Fast Dual-Boot Manual

Please note if your console can't dual boot, don't upgrade this firmware.

2012 New Year gift from E3 Team

1: Fast dual boot is now available. There are no brick risk any more! (Cause the operations are done on E3 onboard NOR instead of PS3 NOR flash)

All E3 flasher limited and E3 nor flasher can operate this way, click here to download file. We're now producing 1000 more pieces of E3 flasher Limited version for those interested on dual boot.

2: E3 TBJB2CFW CHECKOFF available , the E3 flasher downgraded console can also works with TBJB2, click here to download file and enjoy new game.

Please note you still need the TBJB2 device. You can install...
 

Video: ProgSkeet PS3 Solderless and Dual NAND Kit Tools Demo

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134w ago - This weekend the ProgSkeet Team has made available a video demonstrating the ProgSkeet PS3 Solderless and Dual NAND Kit Tools alongside details below.

To quote: We are happy to introduce you the SOLDERLESS KITS for our ProgSkeet device!

The main word is "BE FLEXIBLE" as ProgSkeet project will be the BEST TOOLKIT for the NAND and NOR flashing!!! We present today the NAND TOOL KITS, in few days we will be ready also with NOR TOOL KITS!!! Stay Tuned

1 - PROGSKEET is 100% PIN to PIN compatible with the SOCKET tool sold from this site http://www.360-clip.com

Just connect the ProgSkeet 32 pin special flat cable. (please note that this version don't support programming or reading with out the device is powered on. A new version will be released with the VCC pad to manage NANDS with a self power provided from PROGSKEET) 360-clip.com and also us we will offer this socket in a package together with the 20 cm 32 PIN flat cable.

2 - ADAPTOR PCB: This pcb is an adaptor from 50PIN ZIF PROGSKEET CONNECTOR (necessary for the coming "NOR SOCKET" solderless tools) to 2 x 32 PIN ZIF connector. With this adaptor progskeet is able to manage 2 NANDS on the DEVICE and also extra 2x SECONDARY NANDS (for dual nand feature). The kit...
 







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