How much is my PSP 1000 worth?

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  1. Splych
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    It is bricked, the LED for power is broken and the headphone jack sometimes works and sometimes doesn't.

    I attempted to fix it, but I bought the wrong battery... so now, I am just curious to know how much this PSP could go for in eBay.
     


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    50$ or so.
    Maybe less.
     
  3. Skyline969

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    My guess would be less, given its condition. I paid $80 for a PSP 1000 with a broken Wifi switch (which I never could fix...), and that was quite a bit.
     
  4. Guild McCommunist

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    I was doing quite a bit of searching when buying mine, and most of the broken ones were $40-$50. Yet again, yours just needs a Pandora battery (which is like $15) and it'll work pretty well, providing everything else is in working shape. Speakers can always be used and the light is only an annoyance.
     
  5. Splych
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    So... This can go out for... Maybe $30? I don't want my hopes to get high for something at this condition...

    Would eBay be a good place to sell this?
     
  6. Danny Tanner

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    That's how much I was going to buy one for (before the deal fell through) for a PSP in similar condition, and I felt like it was a steal. For someone who can fix it, it's worth more than for the average joe. I'd say between $30-50 (USD) is fair game.
     
  7. Splych
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    Looks like repairing the PSP myself wasn't in my range... So I am deciding to sell it for at least $30. I will most likely, put it up as an auction to see if I can receive higher bids.
     
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    unbrick it, buying a pandora will cost you like $6...

    if you still dont want it, you could probably sell it for more than $30 if it was actually functioning.
     
  9. Splych
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    The fact that the LED doesn't work makes it harder for me to tell whether it is on or not... That's the only problem for me. I have already tried:
    - Removing the battery then using the AC Adapter [To know if it is on or not]
    - Using the battery while plugged into the AC Adapter

    Bleh... If I could, I would buy a pandora battery, but the one I got was the wrong one...
     
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    IMO $50 or so. When you said you bought the wrong battery do you mean you bought a normal one or something?
     
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    I'd say your PSP is worth maybe $20-30. Being bricked alone will drop a large part off the price (Fixable or not) and having a broken Power light doesnt exactly help that either. I'd say ~$25 or less.
     
  12. Guild McCommunist

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    USD? No. They usually go for higher. Bricks are actually easier to fix than ones with hardware issues. You just need to buy a battery and a memory stick and it'll unbrick. And that can cost you around $30, if you get a decent sized memory stick if you're one to pirate games. I've seen people sell PSPs with broken UMD drives and broken analog sticks and the like for around $40, and most people aren't will to pry open their PSP to replace stuff. Fixing a brick though, it's as simple as popping in a battery and a memory stick.
     
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    $50, cause nothing essential is actually broken.
     
  14. Splych
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    Here is the process of what happened:
    - I tried to use the chickHEN exploit on the PSP 1000
    - It's firmware was below 5.03 [i think it was 4.61 or something... i can't really remember it that well]
    - when it was installing the CFW, the PSP just turned off
    - i tried to turn it on and it didn't work

    I never converted the Memory Stick to a MMS [maybe i did, i can't really remember it that well] and the A/C Adapter wasn't plugged it [but the battery indicated itself as 100%]

    The Pandora Battery I bought was for a slim... I accidentally bought the wrong one... Is there any place I can buy a Pandora Battery locally in the Brampton, Canada area? And by the way, the battery was an Extended Battery one so I couldn't mod the battery.
     
  15. sudeki300

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    why don't you just hardmod the non pandora battery to fix the psp and then later on buy a normal one then you will have a pandora and a normal battery................sudeki300

    EDIT you can use a slim battery in a phat psp anyway, just make sure the psp is on charge and then push the battery up in the slot so the three pins are really connecting with the psp. i have done loads like that..................sudeki300
     
  16. Splych
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    Are the Extended Battery ones even hard moddable? And it can last longer than an original one too...
     
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    if its officiaL sony stamina its moddable. but yeah slim ones work on fat. with power plugged in like sudeki said
     
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    is it the ones with the gold writing on them? have you tried with the slim pandora yet before cutting batteries up...........sudeki300
     
  19. Jamstruth

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    Reading this thread made me realise how I ripped off the guy I bought my PSP from.
    I paid £50 for it (about $75) for a fully functioning, hacked PSP 1000 that was just a bit rough around the edges (metal ring on the UMD door is scratched to hell and the faceplate had a huge crack in it) with 10 games, a 1gb memory stick, remote, Go! Camera, headset.

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  20. tpformbh

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    Sold an absolutely mint condition PSP1000 earlier this year for less than the equivalent of £70 GBP. That was boxed, had a screen protector since day 1, hadn't seen much use and including a large legit memory card, and running the latest CFW.

    Saddens me how little they go for, especially as I paid full price for the Gigapack all these years ago.