PS3 Firmware Update 3.50 Goes Live

"The latest update to Sony's top console finally brings 3D Blu-Ray support and a few other minor additions/tweaks."

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Sony has been hard at work to bring new content to their Playstation 3 console, and now they have finally managed 3D Blu-Ray playback support with the release of the 3.50 firmware.  This update allows users to, among other things, turn their console into a full-on 3D entertainment system.

Unfortunately, there are a few limitation with this new feature.  Sony cautions that Blu-Ray Disc Java (BD-J) content may not function properly.  In addition to this, users will be limited to the older lossy Dolby Digital (for Dolby TrueHD) and DTS (for DTS-HD) audio during 3D movie playback.

Also included in this firmware update are a couple of social features.  Of particular interest to some is the "Grief Report" system put into place to allow you to report users for sending you unwanted harassing messages through the "Friends" system.  Another, perhaps lesser features, is Facebook integration, allowing users to access public information through Facebook-supported games.

While it's always nice to get new, free updates, some users have expressed discontent that features such as cross-game chat, the ability to change PSN IDs, and an updated Internet browser still haven't been added yet.  One can only hope such things will come in the near future.

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08-05-2011, 18:05:19

mayhem
if you read the packaging it just normal dye. It no different from any other dye on the market.

11-05-2011, 15:20:46

cerbrus2


if you read the packaging it just normal dye. It no different from any other dye on the market.




(sigh)

11-05-2011, 15:27:39

Firat


I would like to see a guide on this, I can figure the dye part out I just need to know how to safely remove the motor from the fan and put it back together without messing it up. A full guide would be good for people who don't know how to do the dye part though. :)

You can get the Noctua fans from near enough any online retailer that sells PC parts you might even be able to find a cheap second hand one on Ebay.




Ive got some dye lying around and i have a spare NFP-12, i will give it a go and let you all know how it goes and take pics of it....mayb even a guide if it works :D

11-05-2011, 16:52:22

SieB
Nice one Firat, i'll look forward to seeing how it turns out B)

14-05-2011, 04:18:12

Firat


Nice one Firat, i'll look forward to seeing how it turns out B)




I think I safely removed the motor (it's in one piece) it was held in by superglue and I just wiggled it and it cam of clean :D

But I'm having trouble with the dye, I had some rit dye laying around, heated water, Put in a bowl, put dye in, stuck the fan in, 20 min later no colour change :s
When I look closely the dye can't seem to attach itself
Any suggestions I'm starting to think this fan is like waterproof or something ?

14-05-2011, 05:05:30

Firat
ITS WORKING :D the fan frame has absorbed the blue die well but the blades have gone violet :/ still waiting on them

Will take photos soon

Btw the reason the dye didn't stik before was because the water was getting colder duh

Chucked it all in a pot :) working well

14-05-2011, 05:45:52

Firat


this is what i got, the frame of the fan looks good but the blades just went dark purpley so, i would still consider this as a success, ofcourse thats when i put it back together, waiting on the superglue but once i do it and it works a guide will be made :D

14-05-2011, 07:44:51

SieB
Result!!!! :D

This is good for all the people who don't like the color of the fans or people who would like to change the color of them. I would go for all black my self or maybe white for the frame (if there is white dye) and black for the fan.

Good work Firat B)

14-05-2011, 08:20:52

Firat


Result!!!! :D

This is good for all the people who don't like the color of the fans or people who would like to change the color of them. I would go for all black my self or maybe white for the frame (if there is white dye) and black for the fan.

Good work Firat B)




tbh i dont think white dye would work but yh its a good result im really happy with it, and suprisingly the motor was fairly easy to take of.

when i get the glue i will do a guide if i can :)

14-05-2011, 11:08:14

Firat
I have made a guide to this, did it work???? :P

Check it out!

http://oldforums.overclock3d.net/index.php?/topic/35380-guide-on-how-to-change-the-colour-of-noctua-fans/page__pid__419931#entry419931
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