Help with psx

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  1. Lilyncookies
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    (sorry for my bad english)

    Hi i got a ps1 model scph-5501 from a friend
    I want to play backups without modchip

    Help?
     
  2. cobleman

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    Look up swap trick on youtube
     
  3. Lilyncookies
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    I read i others post to softmod the psx but y don't know about this
    And i don like do the "swap disk trick" because it's dangerous
     
  4. slaphappygamer

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    Then you'll need a modchip. There are only 2 options.
     
  5. Lilyncookies
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    What are the options?
     
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    I believe by 2 he meant. The chip or the swap trick.
     
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  7. Lilyncookies
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    But how i do the modchip?
    And where to buy?
     
  8. slaphappygamer

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    Retracted statement.
     
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  9. Cyan

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    swap trick on PS1 works only with SCPH 1000, 1001 and 1002 (the first released consoles, and even some 1002 were released with a fix, so it's not always true)