Current options to mod a ps2 slim?

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  1. iwakura
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    iwakura HHNNNNNNGGGG

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    hi all,

    I've never really been into the playstations, but my girlfriend recently asked for me to mod her ps2 (slim), so now I'm trying to figure out which option I should go with. So far, all I've managed to find is the swap magic option. is this the best/easiest/cheapest choice? would a HDD replacement be better?

    Thanks for all the help~
     
  2. Suranwrap

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    Best and easiest option is for the Mem card chip called: Memor32 Advanced USB PS2 Memory Card
    here is a video of it: http://youtube.com/watch?v=7JXVJlvrcrE
    basicly it has a USB port and you just put the hacked firmware on it, and it works just like a solder chip, with no swapping.
     
  3. wiki

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    i'd avoid memor32/memento for now, as the compatibility isn't so great at the moment and the team behind it haven't released an update for a while.

    Edit: You're left with swap magic or soldering on a modchip (modbo 4, crystal pro). Find someone to solder the chip for you

    Double edit: Write down the list of games you want to play and check to see if it works with memor32/memento. If memor32/memento does work for those games, then i guess you could go for it.
     
  4. jalaneme

    jalaneme Female Gamer

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    swap magic or get a matrix infinity installed.
     
  5. imtony

    imtony GBAtemp Regular

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    Theres a new thing out called FreeVast. It's really easy and all you really need to get it on your Memory card is a USB drive and Code Breaker 8.1+ or ARMax. I bought Code Breaker 8.1 on ebay for 10 dollars shipped.