Brand New PSP

Discussion in 'PSP - Hacking & Homebrew' started by Helix94, Feb 27, 2008.

Feb 27, 2008

Brand New PSP by Helix94 at 2:49 AM (1,670 Views / 0 Likes) 11 replies

  1. Helix94
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    Newcomer Helix94 Advanced Member

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    Ok, today is my birthday, and I will be receiving a PSP(3.90 M33) tomorrow. What do I need to be able to run PSP and PSX ISOs. If I understand correctly, all I need is a memory stick(does it have to be Sony?). However, I don't know what to buy to be able to read the memory stick in my computer. I assume I need a mem stick reader or something.
     
  2. Ryoku

    Member Ryoku GBAtemp Regular

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    If it's already got CFW, then all you need is a nice sized memory stick. It doesn't have to be sony. You don't NEED to have a memory stick reader, but I guess it'd be nice to have one?
     
  3. Giangsta

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    theres memory stick readers out there but i personally use a PSP Data cable.

    btw, Happy bday
     
  4. Arsic

    Newcomer Arsic Advanced Member

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    Most people just use the USB cable. Don't know about you, but I have a ton of those things lying around from other devices.
     
  5. myuusmeow

    Member myuusmeow GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Yeah. Basically anyone with a digital camera or even a MP3 player would have one. I had 3!
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:USB_types_2.jpg
    Second one from left
     
  6. Seastars

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    I am in the same boat as the original poster (got myself a psp through a deal) and have a few questions. If I just want to run emulators and a few PS1 games do I need to hardmod (Pandora?) my battery because anything like that and i'm butterfingers.

    Is there any need to mess with the Hardware at all? What do I need to run actual PSP backups?

    Thanks In Advance

    Edit: And what is CFW?
     
  7. TLSpartan

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    CFW - Custom Firmware
     
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    Member phoood taking it to a whole new level.

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    afaik if you only have one psp with you and it happens to not be a cfw psp then you DO need to physically mod the battery. Course, it's been a long time since I've payed attention to the modding scene, but I'm sure I'm right with this one.

    After you've got your cfw psp all you need to do is copy emulators to your psp's memsick and play away.
     
  9. myuusmeow

    Member myuusmeow GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    If you really think you're too butterfingers, then you could buy an overpriced Datel Tool Battery (commercial Pandora's Battery) from Divineo with high shipping. I had to do it, but I don't regret it.
     
  10. Seastars

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    May do that, and if you noticed the flag in my profile I think the shipping costs should be managable.
     
  11. m3rox

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    Hah! You do know that divineo ships out of Canada, right?
     
  12. Dio

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    Uh, you don't need to hardmod a battery if you know someone else with a CFW PSP. They can convert a spare battery into a Pandora battery for you.

    And there's like a whole list on QJ.net of people willing to convert your battery for free, and there's even some that live in the UK.

    http://forums.qj.net/f-psp-pandora-discuss...elp-118833.html
     

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