Completely Unhackable PSP-1000?

Discussion in 'PSP - Games & Content' started by Makoto0729, Aug 23, 2010.

  1. Makoto0729

    Makoto0729 GBAtemp Regular

    Jul 28, 2009
    United States
    I just picked up a used PSP-1000 from GameStop with an old gift card. Well, it turns out, I think it's unhackable, entirely.

    It has a 6.3 firmware number, and a battery that apparently can't be pandora'd, according to the official "N00bz" site.

    Without Pandora, it's impossible to hack any PSP, even a 1000, after like 5.3 software, right?

    Is there any method you guys can recommend to get this thing cracked?
  2. hankchill

    hankchill I Pwn n00bs.

    Nov 5, 2005
    Outer Space
    There is no such thing as an unhackable PSP-1000.

    It matters not the firmware; the Pandora battery puts the device into Service Mode before it even loads the firmware.

    Just get yourself a Tool battery or something from DealExtreme.
  3. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvertâ„¢

    Feb 4, 2010
    United States
    Cave Entrance, Watching Cyan Write Letters
    It's not the PSP, it's the battery. If it can't be pandora'd then it's not an official battery IIRC.

    Just get another battery to pandora, or buy a premade. You can get them for $7-12 online.
  4. I2aven's_Sag

    I2aven's_Sag GBATemp Otaku

    Sep 13, 2009
    United States
    Northern Virginia
    The motherboard is what makes PSP's unhackable, (I believe), because it prevents the unit from booting into service mode (usually through the Pandora).
  5. Schizoanalysis

    Schizoanalysis From somewhere inside the rabbit hole...

    Jun 23, 2009

    Just buy a TOOL battery, it'll be fine.