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127w ago - Following version 1.3, PlayStation 3 developer HDMadness returns this weekend with PS3 ErmaC 4.30 CFW v1.4 which fixes a bug on some 3D TVs and more as detailed below!

Download: ErmaC 4.30 CFW 1.4.rar / ErmaC 4.30 CFW 1.4.rar (Mirror) / ErmaC 4.30 CFW 1.4.rar (Mirror #2)

PUP MD5: F54D03ED118C91FCC9AADFB8B3A029CA

Changes from the included Release Notes:

ErmaC 4.30 CFW v1.4

  • More Stable than any other 4.30 CFW out there (Tested with numerous PS3, slim and phat models)
  • Can run games with the latest updates signed with Keys up to 4.30 without any patching needed
  • PSN enabled
  • Cinavia protection disabled
  • No Demo Mode/kiosk fw messages when using you PS3*
  • XMB fully optimized with fast access in-game or not so you can have the best
    performance with your console

Changes since 1.3:

  • Another round of small bug fixes, including the bug that was detected with some 3D TVs
    that were not recognized as such when using cfw 4.30
  • A few more cosmetic changes

*If you still want to use PSHome please install 'PSHome_ErmaC_4.30_CFW.pkg' included in the package

#This CFW will not brick your PS3 System or Harddrive if you install it properly. Use it with caution, the author of this CFW will not be held responsible for any damage that may be caused to your system.

You need to be on 3.55 ofw or cfw to install ErmaC CFW. Please downgrade using the proper procedures (999 downgrader from Rebug team is the best option) and after downgrading please install and run 'toggle_qa.pkg' on your PS3 before upgrading again to the new version.

Use exactly the same precautions on upgrading/downgrading used on other CFWs to avoid any complication. Enjoy!

#Thanks to PS3News.com for their continued support.


PS3 ErmaC 4.30 CFW v1.4 is Released, 3D TV Bug Fixed and More

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#238 - cr0n - 127w ago
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Cinavia message will continue to appear if you are using blu-ray disk or avchd. Cinavia is only disable when streaming or playing files from usb.

Both usb ports work fine for me also.

#237 - maxrevolver - 127w ago
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Can I install updates/patches (like ErmaC 4.30 1.1, 1.2, etc.) over a custom firmware (e.g. ErmaC 4.30 1.0), or do I need to downgrade then update?

#236 - babyjoe00069 - 127w ago
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Just wanted to clarify on the whole usb port thing you may want to clarify which system version you have, Cause I have original launch 60 gig, replaced with 1,000 gig hard drive and I use each usb port just fine. With Ermac and an original slim ps3 on Rogero, and also each usb port works.

#235 - warlock1986 - 127w ago
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stupid question but wanted to clear it up can this be installed over ermacs CFW 4.30 1.3 or do i have to downgrade which is a pain in the ars

#234 - classa - 127w ago
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i had 1.3 and i still got the cinavia message. does 1.4 fix this and remove the cinavia?

#233 - Jurai - 127w ago
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I hope Ermac can add in the lv1 patches for psx backup support eventually

#232 - ptrpn - 127w ago
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I was rogero 430 1.04--->downto OFW355---->ERMAC430CFW 1.4

same as rogero
sorting XMBL icons/folders dont work
and cant use usb hdd each port...
usb006 doesnt boot games only usb000 works ok

#231 - iavais - 127w ago
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Thanks for your advice. Appreciate it

#230 - runtimmy - 127w ago
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am using Rogero 4.30 V1.4 it's working great ErmaC 4.30 is great to but Rogero is in the ps3 scene long time now so it's up to you to know what you want

#229 - pedro800 - 127w ago
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it looks promising, but you should have a knowledge about the firmware you want to be installed