Making the MagicStick

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  1. sekhu
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    sekhu moo?

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    In the readme to create a magicstick it also includes steps for creating a pandora battery, but I've gotten a bit lost. What I want to do is turn a 512mb pro stick duo in to the 3.71 m33 stick, and change a 1gb pro stick duo from a magic stick into a normal memory card which I will use for backups.

    Here are the instructions:
    The bits in bold are what I understand, after that it gets me confused. Should I replace 1.50 in the steps to 3.71 OFW which I rename to UPDATE.PBP?

    Then it says run installer through the firmware, previously it says remove the memory stick and usb connection, so does that mean that I run without anything in the memory stick slot while it's still on?

    After that it's Execute msipl.exe with it's namesake in bin format. I don't have either of those with the archive I got this from. Where do I find it and the bin variant?

    So that's all the steps right? I mean once I do the msipl thing then I have a magic stick and don't need to finish the last step (execute battery application)

    Remember I already have the pandora battery. I just want the pandora magic stick, and also should I keep the PSP on the AC/Mains power all through this process?

    Thanks for anyone that can enlighten me.

    Cheers
     
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    EDIT: Accidential post cloning
     
  4. sekhu
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    ok i can give that a go, but how do I reverse the process? That is turn a magicstick into a normal stick that can be used for backups? Do I just format the memory stick?

    cheers
     
  5. martin88

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    Yes just format it with PSP.
     
  6. gweedyj

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    i must be dumb. it took me along time to find that damn prog.
     
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    It shouldn't take one nearly as long if they Bang some Bytes.

    *cough*
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    *cough*
     
  8. gweedyj

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    well damnit i wish i woulda known about that when i went on my quest.
     
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    hey i got a Q after i get custom firmware on it can i use other mem sticks with games on them or do i have to just use the magic mem stick?
     
  11. myuusmeow

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    You don't need the magic memory stick anymore. Just format it via your PSP and use it for anything.