always wanted from the PSP: a 1seg digital TV tuner. 1seg is technology that allows Japanese PSP owners to watch digital TV while on the go. There's a catch, though -- the 1seg device will only work on the redesigned PSP. Burn!
The peripheral is coming September 20th for ¥6980 (about $57). Those interested in picking it up will have to buy a redesigned PSP on the same day. Let's hope that this isn't a new trend of future PSP products becoming incompatible with the original model.
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7-18-2007 @ 11:32AM
You're right Andrew! I hope they still make stuff for my original PSP. I have been waiting for the camera for 1 1/2 years for it's US release. If it's released for the PSP slim I will be very dissapointed. If it does, looks like I'll have to Import.
7-18-2007 @ 11:37AM
PSP 1412 said...
MAN I HOPE DAT CUMS TO THE US SLIM PSP OR NOT
7-18-2007 @ 11:42AM
I remember the Sega Game Gear had one of these though it was a bit more pricey than $57.
I'd live to pick up a PSP but even the guys at Game Stop told me they never touch theirs. Lets build up a more substantial library and I'm on board. I dont want it to be a smaller version of the PS3 I never touch.
7-18-2007 @ 4:52PM
too bad 1seq only works in japan so this thing is essentially worthless in the us.
7-18-2007 @ 7:04PM
O HAI! I IZ IN YUR PSP!
7-18-2007 @ 7:34PM
"I'd live to pick up a PSP but even the guys at Game Stop told me they never touch theirs."
Don't pay any attention to the drones - nobody at Gamestop likes the PSP (or Sony). I've talked to three of my friends who, like me, have heard Gamestop and EB Games employees bash Sony products and actively advise against buying a PS3 or PSP. Like, to the point where they almost froth at the mouth. I've gotten into arguments with my local EB dweebs over whether the PSP has 'any good games'. They even ask me why I bother when I buy PSP games there. It's very agenda-like.
That, coupled with some stupid past advertising (like the one where the PSP was lumped in with the GBA as being a system of the past), makes me think Gamestop/EB has some pro-Nintendo or MS viral/FUD subsidizing going on.
7-18-2007 @ 9:43PM
Yeah that happened to me before when I was buying a PSP game. Then I told them I didn't like a lot of DS games cuz mini-games can only go so far. Then they brought up "well you should buy good games," .... so I brought out my DS (I always bring my PSP 'and' DS everywhere with me) and show them my R4DS then asked them which one b/c I have all of them in two Micro 2gb SD. And I mean ALL of the DS' games and they shut up.
Then I told them they don't know shit about games, they're getting paid min. wage to SELL them not make them. HAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHHAHA stupid Dweebs those ppl are endangering the Earth's future by decreasing the birth rate. They probably masterbate to boys in zelda costumes
7-19-2007 @ 12:45AM
Can someone explain me WHY this thing is incompatible with the original model?? the software can be installable, the device can be connected, what is the trap!?
7-19-2007 @ 12:46AM
You know what else did I noticed? The 1seg device for the DS works in the Lite AND Phat version. WHY SONY, WHY ARE YOU LEAVING ME!?
7-19-2007 @ 2:44AM
"Then they brought up "well you should buy good games," .... so I brought out my DS (I always bring my PSP 'and' DS everywhere with me) and show them my R4DS then asked them which one b/c I have all of them in two Micro 2gb SD. And I mean ALL of the DS' games and they shut up."
They went quiet because of the fact that you whipped out a goddamn R4 pirate fag.
7-19-2007 @ 3:55AM
Maybe because it will force more people to buy the new PSP?
7-19-2007 @ 6:07PM
lol @6 haha nice one! :)