Just bought a used PSP with 5.51 firmware what are my options

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  1. mike10
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    mike10 Advanced Member

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    Earlier today I bought a used PSP 2001 with newest 5.51 firmware

    Will I still be able to install the custom firmware if I buy a pandora battery

    I have also seen a few people say that there will be a new version of the ChickHEN exploit coming sometime soon that will work with 5.51 does anybody else know if if this true
     
  2. tylerxian

    tylerxian GBAtemp Regular

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    If there really is an exploit out, then it'll come out, just wait if you are patient or trade the PSP you got for an already hacked PSP or an older OFW PSP. Did you purposely buy a used PSP with OFW 5.51?
     
  3. Joe88

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    there was a save game exploit found with MoH:Heros on 5.51, however its just proof of concept right now and doesnt do anything
     
  4. mike10
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    No I did not purposely buy a PSP with 5.51 firmware I actually got it for only $40 dollars at a pawn shop that was closing down

    So will the pandora battery still let me put on the custom firmware?
     
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    Sir-Fritz GBAtemp Maniac

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    It might, it really depends on the motherboard.
     
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    So are you saying if I have one of the compatible motherboards then the pandora battery will work?
     
  7. Schizoanalysis

    Schizoanalysis From somewhere inside the rabbit hole...

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    I think so... Unless you have TA88v3 motherboard...
     
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    okay thanks
    can anybody else tell me if the pandora battery will still work

    I would rather not buy one just to find out that it wont work later on
     
  9. mcp2

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    You have to look at the mobo through the UMD tray to see what version it is.