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PlayStation SCPH-1002. Audiophile version???

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been looking on ebay and apparntly these  SCPH-1002. Audiophile versions are very rare.

 

cant be that rare as theres quite a a lot of them on ebay. what is so special about this particular model? i have seen the composite outlets at the back, is tht all that its a rare model for ?

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Re: PlayStation SCPH-1002. Audiophile version???

They are sought after for their high quality.

 

"The bass was way tighter, the midrange and highs were far well defined and sound staged than his rivals."

 

- Says this article; http://pser.me/au 






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might have to purchase one of these,. they are going for around £20 for just the console.
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Re: PlayStation SCPH-1002. Audiophile version???

I used to have one of these. Gave it away about 10 years ago.



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I had one of them, it was my first PS1, think it cost £199.99.

 

I sold it for next to nothing a few years back at a car boot, the person who bought it must have been an audiophile because the only reason he bought it was because of the red and white audio sockets. 

Just had a quick look on the internet and apparently the CD playback from them is of a very high quality so now I wish I had kept it but at the time I didn't know.

 

The only problem with mine was that you had to place it upside down so cut scenes didn't freeze or skip.

 

 

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I loved my PS1

But, I didn't love it that much that in the year 2011 I would be playing CD's on it still.

That's...weird.

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My PS has the stereo RCA outputs. Never play it anymore

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i think i will get one of the SCPH-1002 ones just to add to my retro console collection, but i think i will hook it upto my Sony DAV-S800 5.1 home cinema system amp. (simply because the stupid thing wont play cd's with out skipping).

i already have one of the big original Playstations. the model number is SCPH-9002.
i also have a mini ps1 packed away somewhere.

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they were lso popular as the mod chips didnt need to be inside on them early models
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Re: PlayStation SCPH-1002. Audiophile version???

My old PSX definitely has those composite connections. Never knew there were models that were any different.

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