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August 31, 2011 // 2:49 pm - Following up on the initial news, today the E3 Team have made available a video of their E3 Flasher downgrading a PS3 Slim 3.70 Firmware console to version 3.55 without any soldering required.

To quote: E3DIY team announces a successful Slim Downgrade v3.70 to v3.55 with our new E3 FLASHER!

In only FIVE minutes, the whole downgrade progress was completed!

Time is short and operation is very easy, this is because of our exclusive special E3 FLASHER design:

  • ONE-Button Operation and NOR Flash onboard!
  • E3 FLASHER compatible all NAND FLASH and NOR FLASH consoles
  • With SLIM Consoles, no need for any soldering!
  • But with PHAT Consoles, some soldering will be needed!

In this video there no images of the E3 FLASHER as we need to keep our design under wraps until it is ready for release, I hope everyone understands.

The official version should be released next week, at that time there will be more videos and pictures and everything will be available to the public.




Also below is an E3 Flasher PS3 Dual Boot 3.70 to 3.55 Firmware video and details via e-mail:

E3 FLASHER - Dual Boot (3.70 to 3.55)

  • E3DIY team success dual boot with E3 FLASHER, you can switch 3.7 and 3.55 in few only a few seconds!
  • Easy with 1 key operation.
  • E3 company will release all details like picture, installation, operation and price next week.
  • Team E3DIY get another great progress for PS3 with E3 FLASHER, it will release at the same time next week.

PS: 4times switch showes same MAC address, to prove it is the same console.




Finally, from damox, to quote on PS3 3.70 to 3.55 Firmware downgrading via Dospiedra's downgrade v2 patches:

This post will look at the different DATE-CODES that are present on the casing of a PS3 and if that DATE-CODE relates to a console version that can currently be downgraded from 3.70 to 3.55 using dospiedra’s V2 downgrade or a FAT console alternative.

DATE-CODES

The principle behind DATE-CODES is simple: the first character represent the YEAR, and the second character represents the QUARTER of that year it that console was manufactured.

DATE-CODE of “XY” would mean the console was manufactured in the “Y” QUARTER of YEAR “X”. Simple right?

6A - Downgradable (Never Produced?)
6B - Downgradable (Never Produced?)
6C - Downgradable (Never Produced?)
6D - Downgradable
7A - Downgradable
7B - Downgradable
7C - Downgradable
7D - Downgradable
8A - Downgradable
8B - Downgradable
8C - Downgradable
8D - Downgradable
9A - Downgradable
9B - Downgradable
9C - Downgradable (Slim Introduction?)
9D - Downgradable
0A - Downgradable
0B - Downgradable
0C - Downgradable
0D - Downgradable
1A - Downgradable (Factory Firmware 3.55 and lower only!)
1B - NOT Downgradable
1C - NOT Downgradable (Not out yet?)
1D - NOT Downgradable (Not out yet?)

The Date code can be found in the following locations (depending on your console type):

PS3 FAT: Sticker on the back.
PS3 Slim (CECH2 Series): Sticker on the bottom.
PS3 Slim (CECH3 Series): Sticker on the back.

UPDATE 1: I have been told that only consoles that come with firmware 3.55 and lower from factory are the only consoles that the downgrade should be attempted with.


Video: E3 Flasher PS3 Slim 3.70 Downgrade to 3.55 Firmware

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#732 - ps3guys - January 7, 2015 // 10:15 am
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Ok Thank you.

#731 - wolfdex - January 7, 2015 // 2:40 am
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no

#730 - ps3guys - January 7, 2015 // 2:38 am
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Can i run 2 USB drives at once with a E3 Flasher installed?

I have a E3 Flasher installed on my PS3 and is working. My question is can i run the latest CFW?

I have been away from the ps3 scene for a long time... Can someone please let me know... I cant seem to find an answer.

#729 - akimazaki - January 1, 2015 // 2:32 am
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You can use many time.. use correct update bin

#728 - gjws - January 1, 2015 // 1:23 am
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Hi all,

I've been reading some post and I'm a little confused. I have seen it mentioned several times that an E3 Flasher can only be used on one PS3, is that correct? Does it in some way become locked to that device once it has been used? Sorry for the noob question, just want to see if I'm reading correctly!

Thanks.

#727 - PS4 News - December 27, 2014 // 10:50 pm
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This is the E3 Forum correct, however, for BWE we have another thread... see here for what you are seeking: http://www.ps4news.com/forums/ps3-hacks-jailbreak/ps3-nor-dump-auto-patcher-v0-01-rogero-released-123855-4.html#post487171

#726 - myownps3 - December 27, 2014 // 4:07 pm
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Not sure if this is the right forum... for E3 Flasher ? I need to find a the latest copy of the "BwE NOR/NAND Patcher program". Can anyone help with this? The site where it used to be hosted is down.

#725 - kikione - December 27, 2014 // 1:52 am
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Yes !! I want it !!!

#724 - PS4 News - December 26, 2014 // 9:21 pm
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I moved the post to our ongoing E3 product thread.. I'm not sure what the file name is offhand, but here is our archive of all the E3-related software they released on their page:

http://www.ps4news.com/forums/misc.php?do=showattachments&t=120586

Related articles on the E3 Card Reader also:

http://www.ps4news.com/ps3-hacks-jailbreak/e3-goldenfinger-ps3-cheat-code-system-for-card-reader-arrives/
http://www.ps4news.com/ps3-hacks-jailbreak/Videos-Infectus-PS3-Mod-and-E3-Card-Reader-3-50-Downgrader/
http://www.ps4news.com/ps3-hacks-jailbreak/ps3-e3-card-reader-ps-jailbreak-clone-mod-chip-reviewed/
http://www.ps4news.com/ps3-hacks-jailbreak/video-ps3-e3-card-reader-on-firmware-3-5-hdd-with-psn/

#723 - bad3andy - December 26, 2014 // 9:14 pm
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Hi all I'm a newbie,

Could someone give a link to E3 card reader firmware. I've looked everywhere and they all have been deleted. I have a E3 and need the files to go into fsm.

Thanks