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PlayStation Classic DEALS THREAD (Currently $20 @ Target)


#211 nightc1   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   2728 Posts   Joined 14.1 Years Ago  

Posted 07 August 2019 - 02:03 PM

PS Classic back in stock for shipping at Target for $19.99 as of now. There is a shipping fee if you do not have the Target Red Card though.

 

https://www.target.c...le/-/A-54140637

Good catch.  Also when I looked at it it showed free site to store as an option and free shipping for orders over $35.  Unfortunately they limit it to 1 per person... so, gotta buy something else to get the shipping knocked off.

 

On the bright side, for stores that price match with Target this opens the door back to $20 systems from other places.  I guess I need to mess around with the one I'm working on to see if it's worth it or not.



#212 chrislaustin   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   7175 Posts   Joined 13.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 August 2019 - 02:38 PM

Yeah, I'm heading to pick mine up in a few hours, as it arrived a day or two early, so glad I got one with free shipping to store, as I would probably have opted out if I had to pay. LOL



#213 intelligentidiot   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1003 Posts   Joined 13.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 August 2019 - 03:09 PM

It appears to be sold out again at Target.com.



#214 Dr0p119   Chief Red Thunder CAGiversary!   1484 Posts   Joined 7.0 Years Ago  

Posted 07 August 2019 - 06:41 PM

I lucked out at my local Kroger while rummaging around in one of those random last chance dump bins and found two Cell Candy Wall Chargers for $3 each and two Cell Candy 5 foot Extension Cables for $1.79 each.  I've been using one of the Cell Candy Wall Chargers on my own Classic for the past few weeks, and it works fine.  Of course, the deal that I found at my local Kroger was a manager's special and is not a nationwide deal, so don't go running out to Kroger stores expecting to find it.

i'd make sure they were at least 5v 2a. you're eventually gonna get "brown out" on your usb ports. do the otg.



#215 Dr0p119   Chief Red Thunder CAGiversary!   1484 Posts   Joined 7.0 Years Ago  

Posted 07 August 2019 - 06:43 PM

Isn't it supposed to use a 1.0 A plug?

good luck using a usb with 1a



#216 JamesS77   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   36 Posts   Joined 13.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 08 August 2019 - 11:22 AM

PS Classic back in stock for shipping at Target for $19.99 as of now. There is a shipping fee if you do not have the Target Red Card though.

 

https://www.target.c...le/-/A-54140637

Thanks for the heads-up! I kept checking the website, and it was back in stock this morning - ordered one for myself.



#217 nightc1   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   2728 Posts   Joined 14.1 Years Ago  

Posted 08 August 2019 - 03:50 PM

Just checked and it's still showing stock on target.com.

 

OP, maybe change the name of the thread to PlayStation Classic Deals... or something so we can just consolidate the discussion to this thread as the deals come and go.



#218 bardockkun   Porn, Kitsch And Firearms CAGiversary!   13855 Posts   Joined 13.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 08 August 2019 - 03:54 PM

Just checked and it's still showing stock on target.com.

 

OP, maybe change the name of the thread to PlayStation Classic Deals... or something so we can just consolidate the discussion to this thread as the deals come and go.

Eh, sure.



#219 nightc1   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   2728 Posts   Joined 14.1 Years Ago  

Posted 08 August 2019 - 03:57 PM

Eh, sure.

Thanks.  Didn't expect you to see the request so I pm'd you since it showed you offline.



#220 bardockkun   Porn, Kitsch And Firearms CAGiversary!   13855 Posts   Joined 13.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 08 August 2019 - 04:15 PM

Updated the OP to make this the Playstation Deals thread. Any suggestions or whatever, let me know.



#221 josekortez   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   6881 Posts   Joined 15.7 Years Ago  

Posted 10 August 2019 - 06:49 PM

The PlayStation Classic Redditors finally compiled information about the system's specs.  

  • SoC Mediatek 8167A Quad Core Cortex-A35 1.5 GHz / PowerVR GE8300

  • Audio chip: Mediatek MT6392A

  • Motherboard Sony LM-11 (1-984-020-11)

  • RAM 1GB DDR3-1866 Samsung K4B4G1646E-BYMA

  • eMMC 5.1 16 GB KLMAG1JETD-B041

  • Dimensions: 149 x 33 x 105 mm / Weight: 170 grams

  • Resolution: 720p e 480p via HDMI

  • Power: 5V 1A

Not too bad for a $20 machine.



#222 addicted2games   游戏玩家为生活 !! CAGiversary!   4007 Posts   Joined 15.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 10 August 2019 - 09:10 PM

The PlayStation Classic Redditors finally compiled information about the system's specs.  

  • SoC Mediatek 8167A Quad Core Cortex-A35 1.5 GHz / PowerVR GE8300

  • Audio chip: Mediatek MT6392A

  • Motherboard Sony LM-11 (1-984-020-11)

  • RAM 1GB DDR3-1866 Samsung K4B4G1646E-BYMA

  • eMMC 5.1 16 GB KLMAG1JETD-B041

  • Dimensions: 149 x 33 x 105 mm / Weight: 170 grams

  • Resolution: 720p e 480p via HDMI

  • Power: 5V 1A

Not too bad for a $20 machine.

That's why I am satisfied for once with emulated Playstation games. I never could get my Raspberry Pis to run them to my liking and now I have over 500 PS1 games on multiple USB drives to play on the Playstation Classic. I did not put any other retro systems on it as I have those on my NES and SNES Classics.



#223 erehwon   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3127 Posts   Joined 15.7 Years Ago  

Posted 11 August 2019 - 11:31 PM

Picked one of these up at Meijer for $15 today.  Thought I'd missed out on picking one of these up for cheap.



#224 nightc1   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   2728 Posts   Joined 14.1 Years Ago  

Posted 12 August 2019 - 02:27 PM

The PlayStation Classic Redditors finally compiled information about the system's specs.  

  • SoC Mediatek 8167A Quad Core Cortex-A35 1.5 GHz / PowerVR GE8300

  • Audio chip: Mediatek MT6392A

  • Motherboard Sony LM-11 (1-984-020-11)

  • RAM 1GB DDR3-1866 Samsung K4B4G1646E-BYMA

  • eMMC 5.1 16 GB KLMAG1JETD-B041

  • Dimensions: 149 x 33 x 105 mm / Weight: 170 grams

  • Resolution: 720p e 480p via HDMI

  • Power: 5V 1A

Not too bad for a $20 machine.

Overall a pretty beefy little system.  I still need to work on mine a bit more to see which options work the best.



#225 Bing147   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1160 Posts   Joined 15.7 Years Ago  

Posted 13 August 2019 - 10:54 PM

 I snagged 2 more of these from Meijer for $14.99 each. Pair with cheap USB sticks to make nice gifts for a few people I know.



#226 josekortez   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   6881 Posts   Joined 15.7 Years Ago  

Posted 14 August 2019 - 01:16 AM

 I snagged 2 more of these from Meijer for $14.99 each. Pair with cheap USB sticks to make nice gifts for a few people I know.

That's why I bought seven of them.  When I gave my stepdad a Classic for his birthday, I included a step-by-step instruction sheet for him in the package that explained how to use Autobleem on the flash drive, and he was able to figure out how everything worked relatively easily.  So, I'll probably do the same thing in the future.



#227 bardockkun   Porn, Kitsch And Firearms CAGiversary!   13855 Posts   Joined 13.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 16 August 2019 - 02:30 PM

$20 on Amazon now.



#228 jdawgg76   RIP Stan the Man CAGiversary!   4962 Posts   Joined 12.5 Years Ago  

Posted 16 August 2019 - 05:00 PM

That's why I bought seven of them.  When I gave my stepdad a Classic for his birthday, I included a step-by-step instruction sheet for him in the packaged that explained how to use Autobleem on the flash drive, and he was able to figure out how everything worked relatively easily.  So, I'll probably do the same thing in the future.

Where's a good place to get those instructions from?



#229 Querjek   Thirty Seven CAGiversary!   2153 Posts   Joined 15.8 Years Ago  

Posted 16 August 2019 - 07:22 PM

$20 on Amazon now.

Not seeing that price on my end



#230 bardockkun   Porn, Kitsch And Firearms CAGiversary!   13855 Posts   Joined 13.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 16 August 2019 - 07:24 PM

Not seeing that price on my end

Looks like dead now, was that price this morning for a few hours.



#231 Querjek   Thirty Seven CAGiversary!   2153 Posts   Joined 15.8 Years Ago  

Posted 16 August 2019 - 07:55 PM

Aw man. I would've grabbed one at $20 from AZ. Target still shows $19.99 online but OOS all around my area.



#232 josekortez   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   6881 Posts   Joined 15.7 Years Ago  

Posted 16 August 2019 - 08:34 PM

I just want to point out that this thread seems to be the one with the most cheerful CAGs.  Whether it's price updates whenever the PlayStation Classic goes back down to $20 or just advice on how to make the damn thing useful, it does my heart glad to see everyone helping each other out.  It's like the early days of Cheapassgamer are back again.



#233 Shiftygism   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   503 Posts   Joined 8.7 Years Ago  

Posted 16 August 2019 - 09:51 PM

Wish you could get one of the N64 Blitz games working on this sucker, the PS1 versions are pretty ugly. The first Wayne Gretzky thankfully runs fine.

#234 josekortez   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   6881 Posts   Joined 15.7 Years Ago  

Posted Yesterday, 09:52 AM

Where's a good place to get those instructions from?

I created my own instructions.  And I sent you a PM.



#235 Brock F'N Samson   FightingGame Brawler CAGiversary!   166 Posts   Joined 9.8 Years Ago  

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Posted Yesterday, 12:53 PM

I created my own instructions.  And I sent you a PM.

This Dominicano would appreciate a PM too  8-)



#236 nightc1   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   2728 Posts   Joined 14.1 Years Ago  

Posted Yesterday, 01:26 PM

Wish you could get one of the N64 Blitz games working on this sucker, the PS1 versions are pretty ugly. The first Wayne Gretzky thankfully runs fine.


I haven’t tried the Dreamcast side of things out yet, but they were best on DC. There’s also the 2k series of sports titles to check out.

#237 josekortez   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   6881 Posts   Joined 15.7 Years Ago  

Posted Yesterday, 03:31 PM

This Dominicano would appreciate a PM too  8-)

PM sent.

 

I haven’t tried the Dreamcast side of things out yet, but they were best on DC. There’s also the 2k series of sports titles to check out.

Dreamcast has been confirmed as hit or miss on the PlayStation Classic.  PSP is also hit or miss.  And I wouldn't waste time with GameCube, Saturn, or 3DO either.  



#238 andrew128   Formerly buffdrew84 CAG in Training   19 Posts   Joined 0.2 Years Ago  

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Posted Yesterday, 03:52 PM

So I picked one up today.

Some of these games are still great, specifically Rayman and driller.

The only issue I have is that the controller is so short I have to stand close to the freaking tv.

Altogether happy with this as I have only rear horrible reviews where my expectations were very low.

#239 righteousalive   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   61 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

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Posted Yesterday, 04:47 PM

$14.99 at Meijers if you have one local to you.



#240 josekortez   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   6881 Posts   Joined 15.7 Years Ago  

Posted Yesterday, 06:16 PM

So I picked one up today.

Some of these games are still great, specifically Rayman and driller.

The only issue I have is that the controller is so short I have to stand close to the freaking tv.

Altogether happy with this as I have only rear horrible reviews where my expectations were very low.

You can buy USB extension cables.  Or there are a bunch of ways to use other controllers including wireless ones with the system.  But the system would have to be hacked first.  I'd check out the PlayStation Classic thread on Reddit for more information on how to enable those.