Looking for a PS1 softmod guide

Discussion in 'Sony PlayStation 1 & 2' started by WiiLee, Jul 14, 2009.

  1. WiiLee
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    WiiLee GBAtemp Regular

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    can anyone help me ive used search and google an if there arnt any softmods tell me about the hard mods but im sure someone has made a modified bios for the ps1
     
  2. kalmis

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    Not sure about softmod but you can surely do the swap trick that doesn't require any HW modding.

    Best would be to get is a PS boot disc that allows you to play burned PS games without any modding, not even the lid thing you need to do for the swap trick. Anyone correct me if I am wrong.

    Kind of looking for that bootdisc myself, its called ps-x-change I think.
     
  3. jalaneme

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    yep, that is the one but it's hard to find now.
     
  4. wolffangalchemist

    wolffangalchemist This is bat country!

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    yeah swap trick is easy but it can mess up you disc( you need at least one working original to do it) and the psx disc drive.
    i'd suggest a mod chip it is only about $10 if you know where to look and there is only 4 to 8 wires depending on your psx model.
    i got lucky and bought one with a mod chip already in it a while back.
    i didn't even know it till about a week after i got it one day i turned it on but forgot to swap disc. lol
     
  5. Cyan

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    I thought the swap disc was possible without a modchip only on SCPH1002 first generation.
    I still have this one, and swap is working great, even with a lower TOC original game, swapping before TOC reading.

    Next models needed a modchip (in Europe at least).
     
  6. KeitaroBaka

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    Or get a PS Hacker. It's a device you plug in the serial port of your PSX. It also can be used as an action replay too.