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January 5, 2011 // 11:35 pm - Today I received two PS3 USB JailBreak 2.5" Slim External Enclosures from to review, one with a 500GB HDD & one without.

When the DHL truck arrived today i was excited, the samples were finally here! The packaging wasn't the best but it was acceptable.

The enclosures were in a thin plastic box that was then wrapped in bubble wrap with about 2 miles of tape wrapped around to hold the bubble wrap. Wasn't pretty but it worked!

I must say this is a very nice product, in a nutshell it is a PS3 USB Jailbreak Adapter (AT64S) with a 500GB Seagate HDD (upgradable) inside an slim external enclosure. It will jailbreak your ps3 & store your games all on the same device. The best feature in my opinion is that it comes preloaded with 40+ PS3 Games! Games like GOWIII, Dante's Inferno, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Soul Caliber IV, NBA Jam, NBA2k11, Assassins Creed: Brotherhood, Mirrors Edge. The list goes on & on!

The Web site printed on the enclosure doesn't feature this new product on their site yet, but it does have the essential information and software needed to flash the built in PS3USBJailbreak.

Surprisingly, the enclosure came pre-flashed with HermesV4b 3.50 Spoofing payload. The flashing software was included on the HDD, along with some backup managers like Open Backup Manger & Gaia. The package did not include any kind of instructions about the setup & usage of this device, but all the information a person needs about flashing, installing PKGs, backing up games, etc is on

This product can be used as a Jailbreak Device W/O the HDD attached so the HDD can be considered optional I guess. When the device is initially plugged into a PC it will be recognized as HDD. To program the device with a new hex, you will need to press & hold a very small button while plugging in the usb cable. It is then in a programmable state & can be flashed with ANY hex no matter if AMTEL or PIC based. It's a bit of a hassle but after the first 2-3 times it gets easier.

This task is much easier when it is outside of the case and the button can be pressed more easily. The procedure for jailbreaking a PS3 with this device is no different than any other JB device. Turn off PS3 power switch, plug in device, flip the switch ON, Hit power, then eject. You know the drill!

That about wraps it up i believe. I would like to thank you PS3 News for the opportunity to review this sample product. I hope that in the future I can be called upon to write reviews for new sample products.

If anyone has any questions about the product, please reply in the thread and I will do my best to answer them.

Overall I'll give this device a 7 out of 10!

• Fast shipping (DHL)
• USB 2.0 transfer rate up to 480Mbps
• USB 1.1 Compatible
• Completely Plug and Play
• Durable Aluminum Case
• PS3 USB Jailbreak Built In (AT64S)
• 64k Flash
• Preloaded with 40+ PS3 Games
• Preloaded with Ps3USBJailBreak Programming Tool V1.2.9
• Preloaded with GaiaMANAGER 1.03.1.pkg, OpenBM 1.17.2.pkg, & others.
• Flash ANY Hex Code (AMTEL based or PIC based)
• Pre-flashed HermesV4b w/ 3.50 spoofing
• Can be used for Downgrading (Files not Included)
• Can be used solely as a Jailbreak device or External HDD
• Compact in size

• HDD not secured to enclosure, shakes around when moved
• Small button to push when putting device in programmable state
• Short USB Cable
• No instructions included in package
• Games listed inside GAMEZ folder were Chinese (manually renamed)
• Uses 2 usb ports
• Cannot be used with a USB Hub on PS3 or PC

PS3 USB JailBreak 2.5-Inch Slim External Enclosure Reviewed

PS3 USB JailBreak 2.5-Inch Slim External Enclosure Reviewed

PS3 USB JailBreak 2.5-Inch Slim External Enclosure Reviewed

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#25 - Transient - January 7, 2011 // 3:21 am
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Quote Originally Posted by jokr2k10 View Post
One of the very few to be pre-flashed, it seems... but kinda dumb that it can't be used with a hub and takes TWO usb ports, thats all i have on my PS3! kind of a late comer though, with being so close to CFW... already have a 3.55 CFW PoC now.

I've seen this type of USB HDD enclosure before (for PC, not for jailbreak). Only one of the USB ports is used for data. The other is used just for additional power (500 mA often isn't enough). I suspect this would work perfectly fine with a powered USB hub so long as the data part of the cable is plugged directly into the PS3.
Quote Originally Posted by bawk View Post
it's disgusting that they can sell this loaded to the brim with pirated games... I can see maybe pirating a couple to test new genres, but 40 GAMES!

If you think that's bad, then check out some of the Chinese distributor sites linked from the official site. One of them is selling a 2TB drive loaded with 200 games.

#24 - Tatsh2DX - January 7, 2011 // 1:05 am
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In China, piracy is everywhere. Nobody is going to care.

#23 - IndyColtsFan84 - January 6, 2011 // 9:08 pm
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That is correct elnino619.

#22 - ninjanutta2 - January 6, 2011 // 9:07 pm
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Surely they can't get away with selling this preloaded with games, they will get shutdown before the first shipping date, how stupid can they be?

#21 - bawk - January 6, 2011 // 8:47 pm
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it's disgusting that they can sell this loaded to the brim with pirated games... I can see maybe pirating a couple to test new genres, but 40 GAMES!

#20 - elnino619 - January 6, 2011 // 8:32 pm
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this is the installed games on the hdd from the list i posted it before and the games which their names are not written are not on the hdd right ?

#19 - IndyColtsFan84 - January 6, 2011 // 6:27 pm
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I have edited your list to reflect the games it does have installed. Of course there are others as well i just haven't gotten around to listing them all yet.

((Pro Evolution Soccer2011))
((FIFA 11))
Castlevania Lords of Shadow
((Enslaved Odyssey to the West))
((Dead Rising 2))
((Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days))
((heavy rain))
((mafia II))
((gta IV complete edition))

#18 - Sonkilary - January 6, 2011 // 5:10 pm
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Yes i've a question too i wanna know the price of this PS3 USB HDD JAilBREAK ?

#17 - elnino619 - January 6, 2011 // 2:41 pm
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does it contains any of these games :

((Pro Evolution Soccer2011))
((FIFA 11))
Gran Turismo 5
Castlevania Lords of Shadow
Fallout 3
((Enslaved Odyssey to the West))
Devil May Cry 4
((Dead Rising 2))
Midnight Club 4
((Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days))
((red dead redemption undead nightmare))
((heavy rain))
((just cause 2))
((mafia II))
((gta IV complete edition))
((batman arkham asylum))
((need for speed hot pursuit))

(( )) especially this games

#16 - semitope - January 6, 2011 // 1:52 pm
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a lot more worth it with that many games loaded but like others said that's pretty bad. Sony would be on these guys fast and would win if they could get to them.

Could sony go after buyers of this as well?