PS3 FactoryServiceMode Tool v0.1 Arrives, No PS3 JIG Required!

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115w ago - Shortly after the PS3Jig v1.00 PS3 Factory / Service Mode Jig Modifications project news comes a PlayStation 3 FactoryServiceMode Tool v0.1 from homebrew developer CrashSerious that offers users PS3 Service Mode access without a JIG device!

Download: PS3 FactoryServiceMode Tool v0.1

To quote: Operation: Mongoose has a special message for Cobra / TB Team:

"That cobra is $%#@$%!!! We roll deep .. do you Max?" -- Operation: Mongoose

Look ma, no Downgrade Dongle

In keeping with our Red Valentines theme this month... we release another red themed app. Tonight, in our second release we bring you a second handy app that continues our commitment to the removal or the need for ANY dongles. A simple app that should likel make it into everyone's PS3 tool set. An XMB application that...
 

Project: PS3Jig v1.00 PS3 Factory / Service Mode Jig Modifications

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115w ago - Last year a PS3Jig v1.00 PS3 Factory / Service Mode Jig dongle for Sony PSP was released by Brandon Wilson, and today I have made available a PS3Jig modification that attempts to support all PSP models followed by Test 4.0 for those interested in experimenting and sharing your results here.

Download: PS3Jig Modified by Nabnab / PS3Jig Modified by Nabnab (Test 4.0)

I need people who have a PSP (even PSPGo or PSPStreet) it suppose to work on every PSP now, i use a dongle ID = 4444

Also I need you to post your result (even if it doesn't work for you, please let me know, it's important)

This is a test to boot your PS3 into service mode with the help of a PSP. Like i said all the PSP is compatible and all the PS3 users can test...
 

PS3Jig v1.00 PS3 Factory / Service Mode Jig Dongle for Sony PSP

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166w ago - On this Super Bowl Sunday Brandon Wilson has released PS3Jig v1.0, which is a PS3 Factory / Service Mode Jig Dongle downgrader for the Sony PSP handheld.

He has confirmed the PS3 downgrader / Service Mode Jig PSP port can be used for <= FW3.55 homebrew and works on 1001 5.50 GEN-D CFW. For those interested, IndyColtsFan84 has also made a PS3Jig Downgrade Tutorial for PS3 Firmware 3.50 and 3.55.

Download: PS3Jig v1.00 PS3 Factory / Service Mode Jig Dongle for Sony PSP / SVN

To quote from his page: PS3Jig is a homebrew program for the PSP that emulates the official Sony "jig" stick for entering Factory/Service mode. All you need to do is attach a USB cable between your PS3 and PSP, run the program, and turn on your PS3, just like any other downgrade/service mode method.

AS OF THIS WRITING, THERE IS NO WAY TO EXIT FACTORY/SERVICE MODE ON PS3 FIRMWARE VERSION 3.56, SO DO NOT ATTEMPT TO USE THIS ON PS3 FIRMWARE VERSION 3.56 UNTIL YOU READ OTHERWISE ELSEWHERE!

Keep in mind that I'm not...
 

Video: P3J Review: PS3 JIG USB Development Board in Action

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181w ago - While working on PS3 Acid I came in contact with the P3J Team who offer a PS3 JIG USB Development Board at their site (linked above) and so I got some test samples to review for PlayStation 3 JailBreak users and made a video of it in action.

Download: PSGroove Hermes v4b Autodetection by P3J Team

First, some specs from their page: P3J is a low-cost high-quality ATMEL based USB protocol development kit.

P3J Features:

• ATMEL AT90USB162 microcontroller
• 16MHz resonator
• Zig-zag solderless pin header for ISP programming and debugging
• Hard Nickel-Gold plated USB connector
• Pre-programmed with the Atmel DFU USB bootloader
• Red user LED
• User/bootloader button
• 2mm robust PCB
• 44mm x 12mm compact size
• RoHS compliant, made in the EU

P3J PRO Coming:

• 128kB FLASH onchip memory for emulation of devices with huge payloads!
• ATMEL AT90USB1286 microcontroller
• 16MHz resonator
• Zig-zag solderless pin header for ISP programming and debugging
•...
 







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