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PSone Combo

Postby TwinChargers » Tue Dec 15, 2009 5:59 pm

Just getting your guys opinion on Sonys last gasp for the original PlayStation. It was the small PSone with the combo LCD screen. Kinda desiring a semi-portable system that I could play while the kids watch TV or before I go to bed. Given the PS1 library it has to be one of the largest (behind GameBoy) supported portable systems.

Anyone here play or own this? Recommend or bash away! :pslogo:
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Re: PSone Combo

Postby Zap! » Wed Dec 16, 2009 4:56 am

I have never played one, but I always wanted this almost as much as the portable NEC PC Engine folding LCD (that price is sky high though). How much can you get this for?
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Re: PSone Combo

Postby TwinChargers » Wed Dec 16, 2009 10:19 am

From what I've seen they can be had online in the area of $50-$80. Not too shaby considering the library size and overall reliablity. Just make sure the LCD isn't a knockoff and its a Sony brand since I have read that those are the significantly better ones. I'd guess you could get one at a pawn shop even cheaper if you'd be willing to look a bit.
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Re: PSone Combo

Postby nathanallan1 » Wed Dec 16, 2009 11:19 pm

Word of warning, when the smaller PSOne breaks, it breaks good and is a pain to repair. No rebuilding a laser mech, straight up replacement if you can find one.

Can't say anything about the screen, but I know it's used for a lot of modding projects.

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Re: PSone Combo

Postby TwinChargers » Tue Jan 05, 2010 9:53 pm

So I picked this up, and the screen is immaculate, and the sound is really crisp and capable of being loud with no distortion. Very impressed so far.
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