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November 18, 2012 // 7:08 am - 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)


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 for their continued support.

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

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#228 - iavais - November 18, 2012 // 10:15 am
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advice needed. Should i use this or rogero ?

#227 - runtimmy - November 18, 2012 // 8:22 am
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thanks very much

#226 - PS4 News - November 18, 2012 // 8:13 am
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I added a mirror now for it

#225 - jarvis - November 18, 2012 // 8:04 am
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Any other links besides 4shared (which doesn't appear to let you download unless you sign up)?

#224 - runtimmy - November 18, 2012 // 7:45 am
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link not working to download

#223 - mooze - November 16, 2012 // 6:55 am
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Rogero has broken lv0 chain which causes semibrick after hdd format.

#222 - 0x00 - November 16, 2012 // 12:52 am
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not to be skeptical, but has anyone actually unpacked the PUP and checked the MD5's with rogero's cfw?

~Regards 0x00

#221 - sohail579 - November 15, 2012 // 4:27 pm
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OK I have been reading alot and this firmware interests me a lot as i'm currently on 3.55 Kmeaw from a couple of years ago my PS3 has never been on a higher firmware (thats OFW or CFW) i have a few doubts though.

1. i only use cfw to play games.. so is it worth me upgrading to this?
2. whats this QA i keep hearing about?
3. also what is it about backing my NAND up?

thanks for any help

#220 - mooze - November 15, 2012 // 2:24 pm
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Hi, I'm currently at KMEAW 3.55. I wonder is there a to downgrade from ErmaC 4.30 CFW 1.3 back to 3.55?


#219 - cr0n - November 14, 2012 // 11:01 am
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It's more stable and less buggy than rogero, that i can tell you. Rebug 4.21, that's the better new cfw all around, it offers a lot (perhaps too many for the common user?) of options and perhaps the most stable of them all. For game compatibility this ErmaC and Rogero might be equal on performance and the best options since no patches are necessary to play the latest games.