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April 20th, 2009, 21:23
Hi There,

I obtained a job lot of PS3's recently as I run a games business online, however, I'm in need of some advice and I'm a bit confused with one of the consoles that we got hold of...

I've posted the auction on eBay which can be seen here, there is a lot of photos on there that might help you to identify the console - eBay Auction (http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/PS3-Development-Console-Retail-price-20-000_W0QQitemZ300309356855QQcmdZViewItemQQptZUK_Vid eoGames_VideoGameConsoles_VideoGameConsoles?hash=i tem300309356855&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14&_trkparms=72%3A1683%7C66%3A2%7C65%3A12%7C39%3A1%7C 240%3A1318)

I've put the console as a developement console as that what it looks like to me, maybe I'm wrong??

Just a few questions:

1) The firmware comes on V1.02, is this something that is really old and outdated? Or is it something that is worth a bit of money and very rare?

2) Could anyone enlighten me and let me know if it is a dev console or test console etc?

3) The console can not be updated via normal firmware updates, is there a reason for this?

4) How much is it worth :) ? (the all important question).

5) Could you let me know anymore information about it, or provide any links to something?

Thanks in advance everyone! :)


June 30th, 2009, 22:10
Well, you could try contacting a ps3 hacking community, and your console is most probably a store demonstration model.

Dev consoles look completely different and you would definitely be able to tell the difference between the two.