Pandora's Battery for PSP

Discussion in 'PSP - Hacking & Homebrew' started by martin88, Aug 23, 2007.

  1. martin88
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    From http://www.noobz.eu/
    So basically this thing can downgrade or unbrick ANY PSP. Now I wonder if price of bricked PSP will go up.

    Sounds like good news for the PSP owners! Hopefully this will work on the Slim.
     


  2. [M]artin

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    Just saw this. Verrryy nice.

    It should also be pointed out that Dark_Alex is on the team that just completed this, so all of those traitor rumors are false! [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  3. MC DUI

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    Ooooh! Very good news indeed!
     
  4. Samutz

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    See that hole in your wall?
    I hope this works on the upcoming slim PSP. I've been kinda paranoid about fucking it up when I get it (assuming it gets hackable).
     
  5. KaliKot

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    whoa this is huge. I just might be looking to get a psp then [​IMG]

    but but but...how do you revert the battery after downgrading?
     
  6. jaxxster

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    Wow so that little game is over between the hackers and Sony, Sony lost hahaha! I may buy a bricked psp now lol.
     
  7. Superstarsaga

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    you don't just get another I think...

    I read that this also means, ANY psp is now downgradable
     
  8. jaxxster

    jaxxster The Heretic

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    yeh i believe so, The prices of 2nd hand psps will fall alot now. Think of all those dead psp's that will be revived.
     
  9. deathfisaro

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    Has anyone tried it out yet?
    I don't quite follow " You run some program" parts, maybe I should go find this unbricker and hope that'll clear things up.
     
  10. KaliKot

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    according to the site it says:

    - Development of a technique to change an ordinary battery into a service mode trigger battery (and back)

    but there are no instructions for the (and back) thing [​IMG]

    and whats the idSoftware the readme is saying about not being able to be restored fully?

    And yeah, anyone know where to get a cheap bricked PSP? [​IMG]
     
  11. MaHe

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    Oh, gawd, I can get a PSP-2000 without worrying one bit. [​IMG]
     
  12. Lodis

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    I have used this method to restore an old bricked Psp so if anyone has any questions feel free to ask.

    You can restore your Psp battery to normal by running your Psp from the mains (switch on), putting the jigkick battery in and then running the battery program using option to change the battery back to normal or you can do a backup of your battery eeprom before you changed it and then restore this.

    I wouldn't worry about the idstorage not being able to be restored since corrupt idstorage problems are quite rare but if you restored a Psp that had corrupt idstorage you would not be able to run any UMD's, possibly wifi and you would get region errors.
     
  13. Vapourstreak

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    if u want a psp slim (PSP - 2000), you have to get the first batch. sony prolly changed the hardware after they heard of the pandora batttery, but the first batch was prolly already made.
     
  14. Elrinth

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    I couldn't use mspformat to format my card.. because I only have the PSP to read my usb memcard.. anyone know what I can do?

    I get: open error (write)

    what to do?
     
  15. pacha69

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    Get a usb reader for your card, they are really cheap.
     
  16. Elrinth

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    according to all tutorials there shouldn't be any need for a usb reader!
     
  17. Elrinth

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    ok so I searched everywhere.. seems no one has found a solution for this.. but it's sandisk mem duo 2gb.

    ok.. got it working.. after I did it a couple of times, it suddenly worked.. :wtf:
     
  18. Elrinth

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    bah didn't help me any.. still corrupt data when I've transferred all the needed files... the PSP won't let me create these jigbattery and memstick
     
  19. sasuke_kun12

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    hey no double posting! Gah i'm getting a bricked psp really soon just so that i can make a pandora's battery. thinking of setting up a ridiculously cheap unbrick servicing for Australians, say $30 bucks?
     
  20. Lodis

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    Thats really cool, the Noobz team will be glad to receive the donated profit.