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March 24, 2013 // 11:56 pm - Today PlayStation 3 developer deank has released multiMAN v04.30.00 which now includes support for loading PS2 Classics among the changes outlined below.

Download: multiMAN v04.30.00 Base (20130324).zip (115 MB) / multiMAN v04.30.00 Update (20130324).zip (Includes CEX, DEX and STEALTH updates - 19 MB) / multiMAN v04.30.00 Update (20130324).zip (Mirror) / Showtime 04.03.100 [CEX].pkg (5.67 MB) / Showtime 04.03.100 [DEX].pkg (5.74 MB) / LANG_CZ.TXT by varinek / LANG_DE.TXT by sinsizer

MultiMAN v04.30.00 Changelog:

  • Added support for various 4.40CFWs
  • Added support for loading PS2 Classics (from /dev_hdd0/PS2ISO) (thanks flatz & ing.pereira)

multiMAN ver 04.30.00 BASE (20130324) Includes:

  • multiMAN ver 04.30.00 BASE CEX (20130324).pkg
  • multiMAN ver 04.30.00 BASE DEX (20130324).pkg
  • multiMAN ver 04.30.00 BASE STEALTH (20130324).zip
  • Showtime 04.03.100 [CEX].pkg
  • Showtime 04.03.100 [DEX].pkg

Also available online and in the WEB column for those who want to test PS2 Classics. What I added to mM is just a simple function to link the iso.bin.enc files to the placeholder app. Whatever it requires is not changed. I don't have any ps2 classics to test anything. mM already has a PS1+PS2 database of almost 4000 covers (already available in the FULL version and online), hence few lines to link the encrypted isos to the placeholders. The haters are barking at the wrong tree.

You need PS2 Classics Placeholder R2 (PS2_Classics_Placeholder_R2.rar by CaptainCPS-X) installed and your ps2 classics in /dev_hdd0/PS2ISO as subfolders. It is also available for download in mM's WEB column.

If you don't have memory-cards, mM will create them for you under SAVEDATA subfolder in the game folder.

Use the following structure format:

/dev_hdd0/PS2ISO/Test Game (simple naming format - no cover download)
/dev_hdd0/PS2ISO/Test Game/ISO.BIN.ENC
/dev_hdd0/PS2ISO/Test Game/COVER.JPG (not mandatory, but if present will have higher priority than downloaded covers)
/dev_hdd0/PS2ISO/Test Game/SAVEDATA/SCEVMC0.VME (mM will create it if missing)
/dev_hdd0/PS2ISO/Test Game/SAVEDATA/SCEVMC1.VME (mM will create it if missing)

or even better, the recommended format:

/dev_hdd0/PS2ISO/[SCUS-97194] NFL GameDay 2003 (mM will use the gameID and will download the cover if available)
/dev_hdd0/PS2ISO/[SCUS-97194] NFL GameDay 2003/ISO.BIN.ENC
/dev_hdd0/PS2ISO/[SCUS-97194] NFL GameDay 2003/COVER.JPG (not mandatory, but if present will have higher priority than downloaded cover)
/dev_hdd0/PS2ISO/[SCUS-97194] NFL GameDay 2003/SAVEDATA/SCEVMC0.VME (mM will create it if missing)
/dev_hdd0/PS2ISO/[SCUS-97194] NFL GameDay 2003/SAVEDATA/SCEVMC1.VME (mM will create it if missing)

Basically you only need the ISO.BIN.ENC and nothing else:


and mM will show "MyPS2Classic" disc icon in the RETRO column. If you name your folder with the game-id, mM will download the cover. If you put "COVER.JPG" next to the iso, mM will use it instead. That's it.

MultiMAN v04.30.00 Arrives, Includes Support for Loading PS2 Classics

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#1249 - jinkazawa - January 21, 2015 // 2:41 pm
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great.. thanx

#1248 - Yakuzad - January 20, 2015 // 10:20 pm
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#1247 - PS4 News - January 19, 2015 // 7:37 pm
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9 - 1 - 2015: Cobra ODE News - Update

We have resolved in the bug found in the previous 2.3 release and have re-uploaded the 2.3 fixed archive to the downloads page.

5.30A users with M2S025 chipset kindly note that the update is a two step process as explained in the readme inside the archive.

Download: Cobra ODE Firmware v2.3 (Fixed)

15 - 1 - 2015: Cobra ODE News - Update

We have uploaded the DMC module installation manual to the downloads section, as well as an updated Cobra ODE installation manual v1.5 which covers Cobra ODE 5.30A.

We have also added a quick reference guide which explains the usage of the cables across different versions of Cobra ODE, as well as clarifying ODE / PS3 model compatibility.

Download: Cobra ODE DMC Installation Manual (English) V1.0 / Cobra ODE Quick Reference (English) v1.0 / Cobra ODE Installation Manual (FAT to 2k1) (v3 v4 v5) v1.5

22 - 1 - 2015: Cobra ODE News - Information

We are pleased to announce that the first batch of DMC has already shipped to some resellers. Further quantities will be shipped again next week to help meet demand.

#1246 - rifkybon - January 18, 2015 // 10:08 am
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#1245 - Isleofdoom - January 16, 2015 // 1:27 pm
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The bd rom emu is only supported by the one within mm itself as there is no longer any options for bd rom emu n hasn't bin for awhile from what i have noticed

#1244 - elsagheeer - January 16, 2015 // 11:29 am
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#1243 - mjolnir - January 16, 2015 // 8:19 am
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same here

#1242 - topantita - January 15, 2015 // 8:14 pm
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in Multiman 4.66, i cannot find BD Rom Emulator option...

#1241 - Isleofdoom - January 15, 2015 // 6:40 pm
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You need to fix your games to different fw revision but will lose ability to play online if you do it unless you make a backup of your boot files within the game disc.

#1240 - Faisalhameed - January 14, 2015 // 11:37 pm
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I have ps3 slim CECH 3012B jailbroken by COBRA ODE, my OFW is 4.55 and I can't play new games that require 4.60 OFW like evil within and call of duty advanced warfare. can someone help me please?