Thread: New to PSP's. Just tell me what to do...

Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1 New to PSP's. Just tell me what to do... 
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Posts
    1
    I just bought a PSP. It has v2.71 firmware. I see a lot of different things about updating, backdating, changing and modding firmware. I know that not all of them do the same thing, so what I'd like to do is to tell you what I want to be able to do and have you tell me what I need to do with my PSP.

    Id like to be able to run NES and SNES emulators. Maybe PS1 games too?
    to play games from the memory card
    to play movies from the memory card
    to browse the net
    Reply With Quote  
     

  2. #2  
    Senior Member PSP Elite Hacker canadianbacon's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Posts
    3,795
    Luckily you don't need a game / pandora's battery to downgrade.

    You need to find out what motherboard you have, look at this thread.

    Then once you find it, look here and scroll down until you see the 2.71 downgrader for your motherboard.
    Reply With Quote  
     

  3. #3  
    Senior Member PSP Elite Hacker
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Posts
    2,283
    google "downgrade 2.71 psp"
    Theres a bunch of guides out there because 2.71 is really easy. What you want to do is get down to 1.50 because then everything is possible. Then you'll upgrade from 1.50 to one of the m33 firmwares which allows you to run homebrew like emulators but gives you the good parts of sony's upgrades. 3.80m33 is the newest and runs psx games very well. Idk about nes emulation on it though. 3.71m33 has good psx support and great emulator support.Most homebrew is written for the 1.50 kernel, but i dont think 3.80m33 has the 1.50 kernel in it. 3.71m33 has a 1.50 add-on that gives it full homebrew capabilities.
    Very funny....not.
    Reply With Quote  
     

  4. #4  
    Senior Member PSP Elite Hacker canadianbacon's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Posts
    3,795
    3.80M33 has the 1.50 addon kernel, just like 3.71M33.

    So it has just as good, if not better homebrew support.

    But yes, 2.71 is fairly simple, once you get HEN-D running that is
    Reply With Quote  
     

Similar Threads

  1. Got 2 PSP's
    By Scorch597 in forum Introduce Yourself
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 11-26-2008, 04:33 AM
  2. on psp's
    By raymi5 in forum PSP Discussion
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 09-25-2008, 05:15 PM
  3. 2 new psp's
    By dirkdiggler in forum PSP Software, Firmware & Plugins
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 08-24-2007, 10:09 PM
  4. How many PSP's do you own?
    By TOE-NEE in forum PSP Discussion
    Replies: 38
    Last Post: 07-26-2007, 04:43 AM
  5. 2 1.5 PSP's & 2gb MS
    By crimsn in forum Marketplace
    Replies: 21
    Last Post: 11-28-2006, 06:28 PM
Posting Permissions
  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •