PSP workaround for 3rd party Camera or GPS???

Discussion in 'PSP - Games & Content' started by MMMMMike, Feb 6, 2009.

  1. MMMMMike
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    The Camera for the PSP and the GPS look like cool addon gadgets, but I find their prices too high.
    Has anyone heard/read about anyone hacking a third party webcam or GPS that works with the PSP?

    Thanks,
    Mike
     
  2. War

    War Take it easy~

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    I think there was a homebrew that recently came out that lets you use a regular PC camera for the PSP... check out the homewbrew section at qj.net
     
  3. kobykaan

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    Surely not a webcam? .... how would it fit its a mini usb not a fullsized one [​IMG]
     
  4. 754boy

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    Guess you could use one of those lol
     
  5. kobykaan

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    now that's interesting but ... DOES IT REALLY WORK??

    anyone bought one and tested?
     
  6. Blfdgfdghd

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    how much are these and ill try
     
  7. 754boy

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    I found some on ebay for 3 bucks. Bought one lol. Will test it sometime this week I suppose. Wonder if it'll work with my 360 Vision cam [​IMG]
     
  8. xshoyz

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    It defeats the purpose of even using the thing if you have to hold it and your PSP at the same time. I guess portability is nice but aside from that, just using your PC would be must easier.

    I would like to know if it's possible to use that for a USB Hardrive somehow, though. -That-, would be great.

    Aside from that, I'd suggest just ponying up $50 and getting the official webcam. Comes with a UMD with assumably some useful software, as well as more support than such a strange workaround that only works with homebrew.

    As for GPS, I hear the official GPS unit can work with some homebrew (Or official software for Europe I believe), to get it to work in your location. And who knows, maybe that comes with a UMD too, you'd be the only one around that has it
     
  9. xalphax

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  10. Blfdgfdghd

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    if this works ill be so happy [​IMG]
     
  11. xalphax

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