253w ago - Today mx24 dropped us an e-mail to let us know of a new PS3 modification he has posted at Spanish Web site Elotrolado (linked above).
In summary, he has added a SMA connector to his Sony PlayStation 3 console and as a result he was able to increase the WiFi signal from 20% to 52%.. over a 25% jump!
Below is a picture of the finished PS3 External WiFi Antenna Mod, and also 'before' and 'after' pics of the Internet Connection screens.
To quote in part, roughly translated: Good, after several days of work and investigation, I have been able to replace one of the internal antennas wifi of ps3 (ANT0-WLAN) by 9 an external antenna of dbi, connected through connecting SMA, implanted in the back part of the console.
To comment that once with the materials in my power, and with the clear things on the way to act, this mod has not taken to me but of 30 minutes. Including the disassembling, implantation of the connector and final assembly of the machine.
We begin by the necessary materials:
1. a PS3 with board Wifi, that is to say, that our black has Wifi connection.
2. a Pigtail UFL to SMA female of 30 cm. (Between 10 and 15 Euros)
3. an antenna with male connection SMA; it has of all the powers, from 5 dbi to 50. (from 5 Euros)
290w ago - Third-party peripheral maker The Ant Commandos today announced that its "V Shaped Double Range Guitar" is now available for purchase at retail with an MSRP of $59.99.
Ranging in color variants from flame red to jet black, the wireless guitar controller touts "100% compatibility" with both Rock Band and the entire select of Guitar Hero titles for the PlayStation 2 and PS3, unlike the first-party controllers.
Press Release: THE ANT COMMANDOS' 4-IN-1 DOUBLE RANGE GUITAR CONTROLLER HITS RETAIL
Be The Envy of Your Friends With The First Guitar Controller That Is 100% Compatible With All Guitar HeroTM & Rock BandTM Features ForPlayStation¬®2 and PlayStation¬®3
May 22, 2008 - Ontario, CA- The Ant Commandos (TAC), a leading provider of innovative wireless video game music peripherals and accessories, announced today its V Shaped Double Range Guitar ranging in colors from flame red and electric blue, to jet black, is now available at retail for an SRP of $59.99. The Double Range Guitar is the first on the market to feature 100% compatibility with all Guitar HeroT and Rock BandT games for PlayStation¬® 2 and PlayStation¬® 3.
TAC's Double Range Guitar enhances players' gameplay experience no matter which music-inclined video game or PlayStation system they are using....