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Discussion in 'PSP - Hacking & Homebrew' started by BloodyFlame, Jan 16, 2011.

  1. BloodyFlame
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    So, as some of you may know(Rydian especially), I've been asking stuff about PSP and modding it. So, after little research, I discovered that you can check whether a PSP is hackable via the date code on the sticker behind the battery. Well, I looked there, but I didn't have a date code on it. Does it mean my PSP is hackable + CFW when a downgrader is available?

    Other information that I forgot:

    PSP was bought around 2007.
    2001 PSP.
     


  2. MFDC12

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    i am assuming this is a 2000? if so you wont know if its a hackable board unless you make a pandora and a magic memory stick (afaik). if you put a pandora + mms it wont load up on a hackable motherboard (it will go into service mode, it just wont load the mms).
     
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    Updated info.

    And yes, I have a PSP 2000. I'll try to get a Pandora Battery, but I doubt I'll be able to. My parents probably won't purchase it.
     
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    You can try with any HEN, then using PSPident wich will give info about your psp hardware including the mobo. If you're already on a HEN then just ge the app put it in GAMES folder and just run the thing like any other homebrew/game.
     
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    PSPident crashes after loading some codenames. They don't tell me any of the important details.
     
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    im almost certain if its a 2007 psp it is hackable. i dont think unhackables came out until mid 2008
     
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    That's the thing. I want to be certain that my PSP is hackable, I don't want to royally screw myself over with bricking my PSP.
     
  8. Rydian

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    What firmware, exactly?
     
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    Currently on 6.35, but Hellcat is working on a downgrade right now.
     
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    Look on the bottom of your psp on the barcode.There should be a code that ends with PSP2001. If it doesn't start with AB02, it's about a 99% chance it's hackable.
     
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    Sadly, it does start with AB02.
     
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    The PSP 2000 was launched in the US in September 2007...are you positive you bought it when the Slim was brand new tech?
     
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    I'm 90% positive. Also, if it helps, the copyright date in the manual is 2007.
     
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    The thing is, AB02 would indicate a TA-088v3 so i can't see how you can possibly be correct. Also that manual date isn't a good source of date info.
     
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    Obviously in 2007 you bought a PSP from the future.


    Do you have the receipt or anything?
     
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    I don't have the receipt. Another thing could be that I bought it in late 2007. I have no idea when I bought it.
     
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    The slim was launched in late 2007....those console would definitely not have that code.

    Mine was bought in 2007, and admittedly whilst European, is a TA-085 which came on 3.60. It's code is HB02. (just checked)
     
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    When you say code, do you mean the number at the bottom of the the PSP or behind the battery?
     
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    Behind the battery is the Data Code, that applies for EU PSPs only, but it sure does help in determining the Motherboard.
     
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    Oh, so that's what it was.