PU-20 MM3 modchip installation diagram

This board was used exclusively with the SCPH-7000 series of consoles.

For more information about MM3 chips click here, for more information about PS1 modchips click here.

PU-20 MM3 modchip installation diagram

MM3 chip pinout

PU-20 MM3 modchip installation diagram

Above is the diagram for the PU-20.

The diagram isn’t the cleanest so I’d like to clarify a few points that are unclear. Pin six connects to the bottom left most leg of that chip, and pin five connects to the pad to the left of the white line on the board. Pin four connects to the right side of the capacitor, which is the topmost component in that spot.

Installation tips

Here are some tips I have for you when you are soldering your chip into the PU-20.

  • You don’t need to connect pins four and two.
  • Placing the chip where the pin eight circle is seems to be the ideal location.
  • Be careful when soldering to pin four, if you apply too much solder, or press too hard, you may knock a component off of the board, or bridge the connection with nearby points.
  • When soldering to pin six be careful, you don’t want to apply too much solder and bridge nearby pins on the chip.

Diagram success rate

Here’s a list of people who have successfully modded their console with this diagram. Leave a comment and I’ll add you to the list.

  1. William Quade (me)

Example installations

This section has photos of some successful installations which you can use to get a better understanding of how everything is wired and positioned.

This is an installation I did on an SCPH-7001:

SCPH-7001 MM3 installation

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