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October 25, 2012 // 2:03 am - It's been a few months since the last PS3 Debug / Test (DEX) Firmware 4.21 leak, however, we are now hearing reports that PS3 CEX to DEX Converted units are bricking when PlayStation 3 scene developers attempt to upgrade to Sony's OFW 4.30 DEX update.

This means if you have a converted unit and currently try to use the (not yet public / leaked) 4.30 DECH update you will get a brick... so consider yourself warned in advance!

What happens is when the bricked unit is powered on the light turns green for a few seconds, then you hear 3 beeps and its goes off.

It is suspected (unconfirmed) the reason why this bricking occurs in CEX to DEX converts on OFW 4.30 DEX is because the EID5 isn't changed, which is one factor separating the converted Retail to Debug / Test consoles from genuine and righteous DECH (DEX) consoles.

Finally, for those curious, the PS3 4.25 DEX update (also not publicly leaked yet) is not patched by Sony to brick converted consoles, so this would be the last PS3 Debug / Test Firmware you could update your converted console to (and go online with PSoN DEX) unless a work-around patch fix is discovered.

PS3 CEX to DEX Converted Units Bricking on OFW 4.30 DEX Update

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#652 - Thekosovastyle - January 3, 2015 // 8:15 am
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i didn't have 1 registered user for psn on my ps3.

when i want to login already user it says "The connection to the server timed out.."

pls can someone help me ?

#651 - leystryku - December 28, 2014 // 6:44 pm
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is it possible on superslim?

#650 - tbonec999 - December 28, 2014 // 4:27 am
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good work

#649 - tmdebug - December 27, 2014 // 12:37 am
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nice stuff, COOL!

#648 - nivele - December 25, 2014 // 3:32 pm
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thanks for sharing

#647 - QuestHacks - December 22, 2014 // 2:45 pm
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love it

#646 - Rexxian - December 17, 2014 // 8:40 pm
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Thanks for this, i found this fourm again, when i did this a few years ago

#645 - vck0111 - December 16, 2014 // 3:12 am
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#644 - yaqoobalvi - December 16, 2014 // 1:51 am
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Thanks that was really helpful

#643 - dtech - December 13, 2014 // 3:00 pm
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How exactly do you jailbreak the fat ps3 running 4.66?