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How to change japan region to US region in PS3

Some one cheated me with japan model. now i want to change the region, or how to load a new OS on the machine? i can be reched at

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Re: how to change japan region to US region in PS3

No way to do this reasonably. It is in the Coding of the Motherboard. You will need a different motherboard. Now, you have an intersting situation. Your Japanese Version PS3 is Valuable. You can advertise it on ebay and get more for it. Then turn around and buy yourself a NTSC-U/C version. I know it takes time, but that is your best option.

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