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Playstation Classic - Homebrewing

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Do not all powered USB hubs work with this? My coworker was trying to use a powered hub for the 2nd controller and USB stick.
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vinajackfruit wrote: where did you guys get OTG USB adapter? I couldn’t find it on PrimeCables and shipping from Ebay takes forever. Thanks.
I use an OTG hub that already had. It's similar to this one but with and extra USB port:
https://www.ebay.ca/itm/Dual-mini-USB-H ... 2822802027

Both the OTG cables and hubs are available on Amazon.ca if you're in a hurry and willing to pay more. Just avoid the 90° angle adapter as it blocks the HDMI port.
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PlayStation Classic 128GB Retro Console Plug & Play USB Drive Build - Retroboot:

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mouf wrote: PlayStation Classic 128GB Retro Console Plug & Play USB Drive Build - Retroboot:

yeah, saw that, but it's basically just a review after it is setup, doesn't tell you much more, like where to get "extra" content.
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Going to buy a USB for this thing and finally get it going. I'm just wondering, the USB ports are just USB 2.0 right? If I can get a cheaper USB 2 stick I'll go with that over a USB 3. I assume I should do the USB power mod anyway, but getting a 3 over a 2 won't make a difference in transfer speed in any case.
c'mon get happy!
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i wonder if they'll go on sale again soon, my nephew (8 yrs old) wants one for his BDay next month.
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can i use a 320GB USB 2.0 portable HD with this? i have the Insignia powered USB hub........just format it to FAT32?
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mouf wrote: Here's how to install the new BleemSync version with OTG support and still use AutoBleem after while:


TLDR version:
1. Follow all steps and install Bleemsync on your PSC
2. Now instead of running Bleemsync, run Autobleem off your OTG cable

Did this tonight and it works great. I love AutoBleem for its ease but really wanted the OTG cable support.
c'mon get happy!
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townie22 wrote: can i use a 320GB USB 2.0 portable HD with this? i have the Insignia powered USB hub........just format it to FAT32?
Yes, I have no issue using an old 2.5" HD myself. I use an OTG cable but a powered hub should work also. And yes, it should be formatted to FAT32.
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townie22 wrote: i wonder if they'll go on sale again soon, my nephew (8 yrs old) wants one for his BDay next month.
I saw them at Walmart in Brampton for $39.99. Not sure if this is a good price or not
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realg123 wrote: I saw them at Walmart in Brampton for $39.99. Not sure if this is a good price or not
Same in Winnipeg. I guess its good compared to the regular price of $80. But not compared to the price most people got it for here.
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realg123 wrote: I saw them at Walmart in Brampton for $39.99. Not sure if this is a good price or not
Hold off for $30 at least. That's the typical sale price, although a few places had it for $20, but in limited stock
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