Device is simple and compact; it's met all my expectations and then some.
I recently picked up a PSOne for between 30 and 40 bucks--a very reasonable price considering it fits my needs perfectly. I have several PlayStation 1 games, and I intend to get more, and I also have a PlayStation 2 console. While I can play the PS 1 games on the PS 2 console, saving game progress on the PS 2 is often an exasperating experience. This is not a problem with the PSOne, and I can get memory cards for the PSOne at a very reasonable price.
The design of the PSOne is very simple: 2 slots for game controllers, 2 slots for memory cards, a power cord connection, and a connection to the TV...that's it. This makes the system very compact. If I pack any of my other game consoles (I have 3 Nintendo systems) in a suitcase, I have to leave something behind...they're that bulky. Not so the PSOne. I can easily slip it into a nook or cranny in my suitcase; I needn't leave anything behind. As I tend to travel light, I find this a very important feature.
Finally, as an added bonus, I can play music CDs on the PSOne. Now granted, the interface for this is rather cheesy; still, I have three rather bulky Nintendo systems, and none of them can play CDs. A nod to the PSOne for this feature.
I would definitely purchase this product again and, in fact, may pick up a couple more for backup. All in all, I would rate this as a superior product.Read full review