Star Wars Edition PSP Slim?

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Oct 21, 2007

Star Wars Edition PSP Slim? by Gaisuto at 8:32 PM (2,056 Views / 0 Likes) 22 replies

  1. Gaisuto
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    If I'm going to get a PSP soon, it's going to be the one that comes with Battlefront Renegade Squadron. That is a Slim, right? Do we know for sure if that edition of the PSP is infact flashable?

    I don't really care for most homebrew on the PSP save for the emulators. Just playing the ISOs and Emulators would make me happy. If the Star Wars Edition PSP can do those, then to me it's considered sold.
     


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    I don't see why it'd be different, it wasn't released that far apart from the other Lite package, was it? And I could've sworn I'd seen Star Wars 3.71-2's on ebay, if that's any indication.

    EDIT: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PlayStation_P..._configurations

    Also, same here; if it can run S/NES/PS1/P, then I could care less about the rest of it.

    Oh, and nethack.
     
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    Okay, that answers my question. How difficult/tricky is it to do?
     
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    Well do you know someone with a phat psp running custom firmware?
     
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    Yes, my friend Matt. He had no idea what to do so I actually set it up for him myself. Is it pretty much the same exact procedure?
     
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    @ ^

    Somewhat. It's still very simple to do.

    Make a Panda

    and then...

    Use it to flash CFW onto Slim


    ^ Those are what I used to flash a couple Slims [​IMG]

    Great choice BTW, I waited until the Star Wars Edition PSP came out to buy one for myself, as well, should be nabbing it soon. Sho pwetty [​IMG]
     
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    Will three batteries be involved in the end, The Slim's, the Normal's, and the Pandora? Or is one going to permenantly become the Pandora? Can you not just use the Pandora battery like normal?

    Could someone clarify the Pandora Battery thing, please?


    **Oh my god...57 steps? Seriously? [​IMG]
     
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    Last I checked, it wasn't that hard [​IMG]

    I got a slim actually a few hours before the hax came out for it. Mind you, I already had a Pandora Battery and MemStick... Just had to copy 1 file to my memstick, run the app on the Phat PSP which converted Pandora to read on the Slim, inserted in Slim, pressed X, and BAM. Done [​IMG]

    There are many GUI based programs to make a Pandora Battery, so no worries [​IMG]

    You can use the Pandora Battery as normal with a special IPL on the memory stick. Heck, you can always revert the Pandora Battery back to it's original state.
     
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    Using the Pandora Battery as a real battery with the IPL (What's this?), that wouldn't damage the battery or the handheld in the long run would it?

    Also, I'm still confused. Do I have to use a battery from a fat PSP?
     
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    http://forums.exophase.com/showthread.php?t=3780

    More like 12.
     
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    Sorry, lemme explain: IPL stands for Initial Program Load -- A custom one was developed for Pandora batteries. Yes, you will need to use the battery from the Phat one, as slim batteries do not work.

    What happens when you make a Pandora Battery, is the software writes a custom serial number to the battery: 0xFFFFFFFF -- This will ALWAYS trigger service mode. With the custom IPL that was developed, if it is on your memory stick, instead of booting into service mode, it will boot as a regular battery.

    No, this will not damage the handheld or battery. It's just bypassing a serial check [​IMG]
     
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    Okay, I doubt my friend will let me steal his only battery so I'm going to need to buy one. How much do they cost generally?
     
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    5 bucks at K-Mart.
     
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    ^Like 30 bucks. Or you could get the datel battery, but those bastards stole the code for it from the pandora crew (Noobz, I believe) so screw them.
     
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    You mean PSPs don't use their own specific kind of battery...?
     
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    Didn't Sony start making non-pandora compatible batteries as of late? I imagine this would include new fat PSP batteries if they want to cover their bases.

    Also, the Datel Max Power Tool's seem to be MIA, i.e. not in stock anywhere that I've looked, at least. Discontinued? EDIT: Apparently not, Divineo just shipped mine. Whatever.
     
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    Oh yippee, so I'm probably gonna have a hard time finding a compatable battery in a store, then? [​IMG]

    *Oh wait. I can use my friend's fat battery temporarly just to flash it, then just turn it back to normal for him and switch to the Slim's Original Battery, right?
     
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    yep! you can!
     
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    Okay then I just have to force my friend over the day I get it! Alrightie then! Thanks for the help, everyone!

    Now one last request. Earlier in this topic someone referenced there was a Graphical GUI/Program to make a battery into a Pandora on it's own? Care to point it my way?
     
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    Never came across a GUI, but creating it manually is incredibly simple.

    As for the extra phat battery, you don't really need one. You can simply revert any phat battery (that has been Panda'd) back to it's normal, original state after using it.
     

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