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Old 02-02-2006, 12:05 AM   #1
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So Im looking at a PSP to get to take with me to Iraq. Granted My laptop will be going too, but I'll end up buying a new one cause my old one is taking a ****. But ANYWAYs, I want to know if anyone has a PSP or know of those who do. Durability and such. Im diggin the PSP and the 4GB harddrive attachment for it[kinda pricey, but beats carrying around a library of mem sticks].
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some of the people on my dorm floor really like their PSP and all the pirated games that are available.

I question how a laptop and a psp will do in sand.
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If you want features like watching movies and best graphics in the business, then get a PSP. Though, they are really bad with the battery consumption and their games are really boring.

If you want a portable for playing games, Nintendo DS kills the competition hands down and is a lot more durable and conventional espeically for the size. I would say if your taking your laptop allready, there is no need for a PSP, unless you like playstation games that much.
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Sand isnt too bad on electronics, as long as you keep the bag or case sealed when not using it, IE the $400 Pelican case. But as for the PSP, the laptop would primarily be used at home base for email and internet. The PSP on the otherhand doubles as a portable music and movie player. You guys gotta remember that I will be on the road and at FOB[Forward operating bases] alot, and I cant cart the laptop with me. The PSP will fit in one of my 40MM grenade pouches.
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Hmmm, so your actually going to have time to use this device while on the road? Just get a iPod man, get one with the video capabilities as well. They are smaller and more suitable for that type of use.
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Dont be too suprised. Last time I was over there, we jury rigged a CD player into our Com system on our Bradley. Essentially listening to music and what we were saying to one another through our CVC helmets.
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Pelican is the way to go, My dad lives on a sailboat and he puts everything in those cases, you can throw em in the water and still good to go.


BTW a good friend of mine is near bagdad right now and has had his laptop for about a year no problems so far.
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So Im looking at a PSP to get to take with me to Iraq. Granted My laptop will be going too, but I'll end up buying a new one cause my old one is taking a ***^. But ANYWAYs, I want to know if anyone has a PSP or know of those who do. Durability and such. Im diggin the PSP and the 4GB harddrive attachment for it[kinda pricey, but beats carrying around a library of mem sticks].
The gaming quality is awesome.Just as good as a PC. The movies look good, also. Even though the screen is small, the picture is well defined. As for duribility,my 12 and 10 year olds haven't destroyed theres yet(Its a mericle!) I don't know about sand, though.Good thing is now every new movie release is sold for DVD or PSP.
PS-Thanks for helping defend my country.(asuming your military when you said your going overseas.)Stay safe and post when you can.
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Good deal. Seems to be a durable product. Ive been looking at them for a while. Now that I've got some opinions, and Ive played'em at the store before. Im sold on them.
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its worth the money and it has a web browser so you can go on bc.com.
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