A Couple Vita Questions

Discussion in 'PS Vita - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by Robert McCoy, Jul 2, 2017.

  1. Robert McCoy
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    First of all:
    where can I find a new unopened 2000 model vita that will have < 3.60 firmware? Is it still possible to buy a new one on amazon and it'll be low firmware? Reason I want 2000 model is due to the 1000 model screens shitting out on you after awhile.

    Secondly:
    Is it possible to put a 1000 model motherboard inside of 2000 model system or are they incompatible? Because I did find a cheap 1000 mobo that has < 3.60 firmware on it.

    Any help will appreciated!

    p.s. I don't want a ps tv because I'm always playing my games on the go.
     
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    i cant speak for others but my 1000 psvita is still running strong, just dont leave it running on a static screen for a long time
     
  4. Robert McCoy
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    yeah I saw that version on google as well. That version is extremely expensive. Believe me when I say i extensively google things before asking, and even after asking. Not to be rude. I should have asked this question specifically:

    If I got a new 2000 model from amazon, not a used one, would it be on a firmware less than 3.60? Some say yes if it's new bc they stopped production on vita's in USA so it should be less than 3.60. My issue being, I don't use amazon very often so i have no idea if it would just be a "new" to them item that wasn't really new. No idea. Just paranoid.
    My old 1000 model is having ghosting effects on it and I don't leave it on the same screen either. I just play games. Which lead me to my second question, could I just put my motherboard in a 2000 model, but I have a feeling not.
     
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    Sorry m8, wasnt my day. Sure, its expensive. But thats how it is since the Vita came out.
    Why exactly do you want a new one?
    There are so many unsatisfied users with a 1000or2000 for around 100-150 bucks on ebay, craigslist etc. And they are mostly as new.

    Cant say anithing about the amazon version, since i mostly buy this stuff used. ^^

    About your second question: Have you looked at the link?
    Its a photo with all 3 motherboards (1000wifi%3g +2000). There you can see, that it wouldnt fit.
     
  6. Robert McCoy
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    got your link. yeah i just found a decent used one on ebay. he says it only has scuffs on the back but the rest is pretty flawless.