Best buy for someone about to buy a PSP to hack?

Discussion in 'PSP - Hacking & Homebrew' started by vanillakokakola, Aug 21, 2011.

  1. vanillakokakola
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    vanillakokakola Advanced Member

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    I've been thinking about getting a PSP to hack for a while, and finally have the expendable money to do so... too bad I didn't have it a couple weeks ago before the latest update was released.

    I've read all the charts saying what's fully hackable, what's partially hackable, etc, but I'm still a little lost. I want to softmod (so, no Pandora), and I (of course) want to spend as little money as possible. Which PSP model should I buy, and where would be a good place to get it from (if any)? Is there any way to be sure I'll be getting 6.39 or lower? Does it matter if I get higher than 6.39? Does the pope shit in the woods? Are bears Catholic? These questions and more will (hopefully) be answered.
     
  2. prowler

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    Any PSP is fine really, there is a very low chance you'll get a PSP with 6.40 higher.
    A brand new PSP would be the safest bet to get one 6.39 or lower, you never know with used.

    Also you want Hacking & Homebrew two doors down ALREADY MOVED.
     
  3. vanillakokakola
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    vanillakokakola Advanced Member

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    My only other question is, am I screwed if I get 6.40+, or are there alternatives to at least let me get some homebrew going on it?
     
  4. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvertâ„¢

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    You can used "signed" homebrew, but it's got some disadvantages and many things cannot be "signed".
     
  5. viiral

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    if you mostly want to play games.

    Do as me. Buy a PSP 3004 and upgrade it to 6.60 OFW then flash it with the PRO 6.60 CFW.

    every time you power on your psp and want to play a backup you just run the fast recovery app and it goes into hack mode.

    im not sure how well homebrew works on it but gaming is a breeze.