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by lovablechevy
Sun Mar 02, 2014 5:15 pm
Forum: Handheld Hacking
Topic: PSM - Playstation Micro
Replies: 34
Views: 48019

Re: PSM - Playstation Micro

i have some amazing and great news! a dear friend of mine is gonna loan me her hakko soldering iron! so the PSM will only be on hold till it gets to me through the mail. :D some of you may remember her: tibia.
by lovablechevy
Sun Mar 02, 2014 9:32 am
Forum: Handheld Hacking
Topic: PSM - Playstation Micro
Replies: 34
Views: 48019

Re: PSM - Playstation Micro

sadly it looks like the PSM is going to have to go on hold until i can afford to get this new soldering iron. the 2 tip choices for the cheap radio shack iron i have simply cannot handle this small of soldering. and i don't want to risk ruining my PSP board (any more then i possibly already have) by...
by lovablechevy
Sat Mar 01, 2014 7:29 pm
Forum: Handheld Hacking
Topic: PSM - Playstation Micro
Replies: 34
Views: 48019

Re: PSM - Playstation Micro

well, things didn't go exactly as planned today. turns out i really need a lot of new tiny tips. soldering to the PSP board is a lot harder than i anticipated. heh... anyway, i got the controller port installed in the PSM. its not wired up yet, but its good and secure. https://scontent-b-iad.xx.fbcd...
by lovablechevy
Fri Feb 28, 2014 9:06 pm
Forum: Handheld Hacking
Topic: PSM - Playstation Micro
Replies: 34
Views: 48019

Re: PSM - Playstation Micro

ok! i got the umd working. turns out it was due to the ribbon cable connector. it was not allowing 1 of the very edge connections make contact. after i accidentally bridged 2 of the pins together, then almost made a total mess trying to get them unbridged... then almost ruined it entirely by a pin c...
by lovablechevy
Fri Feb 28, 2014 8:36 am
Forum: Handheld Hacking
Topic: PSM - Playstation Micro
Replies: 34
Views: 48019

Re: PSM - Playstation Micro

thanks! i've actually found myself a queen, tho. ;) --- so, i have hit a snag. before i do all the wiring on the console side, i thought it'd be a good idea to make sure that the umd drive is still working properly. it's not. i mean, it is. there is nothing wrong with the umd drive. i have popped it...
by lovablechevy
Mon Feb 24, 2014 7:11 pm
Forum: Handheld Hacking
Topic: PSM - Playstation Micro
Replies: 34
Views: 48019

Re: PSM - Playstation Micro

i forgot to show you guys the final front of the controller. i still have yet to test it all. didn't work on it yesterday and i dunno if i'll work on it tonight. i have a lot of visa paperwork to take care of if i want to actually get married in april... https://scontent-a-iad.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-f...
by lovablechevy
Sun Feb 23, 2014 5:12 pm
Forum: Handheld Hacking
Topic: PSM - Playstation Micro
Replies: 34
Views: 48019

Re: PSM - Playstation Micro

just a purple power led on the console.

yeah. they are compatible. they are the same as the ps2 analogs. i've swapped em around before. and there are lots of projects out there i found where ppl swapped psp with 360 analog or vice versa (depending on what the project was).
by lovablechevy
Sat Feb 22, 2014 10:22 pm
Forum: Handheld Hacking
Topic: PSM - Playstation Micro
Replies: 34
Views: 48019

Re: PSM - Playstation Micro

ok, got some more work done today. all of the painting is done. only the top part of the PSM is needing a coat of clear. i got the umd door done https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc1/t1/q71/s720x720/1779272_263817327128154_1103303402_n.jpg i got the controller "wired up" but have ye...
by lovablechevy
Fri Feb 21, 2014 8:12 pm
Forum: Handheld Hacking
Topic: PSM - Playstation Micro
Replies: 34
Views: 48019

Re: PSM - Playstation Micro

got some work done today :) got the controller stripped https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/t1/q77/s720x720/1621753_263445520498668_769253176_n.jpg got the controller side HDMI wired (not to the controller yet, just wired itself) https://scontent-b-dfw.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn2/t1...
by lovablechevy
Thu Feb 20, 2014 7:07 pm
Forum: Handheld Hacking
Topic: PSM - Playstation Micro
Replies: 34
Views: 48019

Re: PSM - Playstation Micro

ok, the paint is working fine again. :) got the final coats on the umd door and bottom part of the PSM https://scontent-a-dfw.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc1/t1/q77/s720x720/1902829_263206077189279_1797465370_n.jpg https://scontent-a-dfw.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/t1/q80/s720x720/556001_263206087189278_727...
by lovablechevy
Thu Feb 20, 2014 1:41 pm
Forum: Handheld Hacking
Topic: PSM - Playstation Micro
Replies: 34
Views: 48019

Re: PSM - Playstation Micro

i think it may have been slightly too humid. i wasn't even thinkin about that when i painted. just wanted to get it painted. heh
by lovablechevy
Thu Feb 20, 2014 12:25 pm
Forum: Handheld Hacking
Topic: PSM - Playstation Micro
Replies: 34
Views: 48019

Re: PSM - Playstation Micro

it's a brand new can of spray paint. i have only painted the controller with it. it's not dirty. i just bought it last friday.
by lovablechevy
Tue Feb 18, 2014 9:25 pm
Forum: Handheld Hacking
Topic: PSM - Playstation Micro
Replies: 34
Views: 48019

Re: PSM - Playstation Micro

well, i got a nice coat of clear coat on the controller pieces. no picture, since it doesn't look any different. lol. but those pieces are officially done and ready for gut work! anyway, i did a LOT of work on the shoulder button areas tonight. i think the end result is pretty good. controller port:...
by lovablechevy
Mon Feb 17, 2014 7:38 pm
Forum: Handheld Hacking
Topic: PSM - Playstation Micro
Replies: 34
Views: 48019

Re: PSM - Playstation Micro

got the final coat of paint on the 3 controller pieces. very happy with how it has come out. just need to do a clear coat or 2 later to protect it. https://scontent-a-dfw.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/t1/q73/s720x720/1619383_262126213963932_1312813039_n.jpg https://scontent-a-dfw.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-as...
by lovablechevy
Sat Feb 15, 2014 1:27 pm
Forum: Handheld Hacking
Topic: PSM - Playstation Micro
Replies: 34
Views: 48019

Re: PSM - Playstation Micro

got 1st coat of paint on! :) https://scontent-a-dfw.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc3/t1/q77/s720x720/1620656_261289887380898_1616476256_n.jpg https://scontent-b-dfw.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/t1/q72/s720x720/14836_261289950714225_1735265614_n.jpg still working on the other half of the psp https://scontent-a...