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Blackhorns Leatherette Case

I’ve always wanted a nice and badass looking case for my PSP and I thought it was impossible due to it’s color (Ice Silver). yesterday while applying for my NBI Clearance in Carriedo though I found a store that sells one of the rarer accessories that I was looking for; a Blackhorns Leatherette Case.

To those not familiar with the name, Blackhorns is a brand of protective gears for many mobile devices which includes the PSP and DS. While there are many other brands (and types) of protection for the PSP, I’ve always admired the BlackHorms brand for one simple reason. Sleekness.

The Blackhorns Leatherette Case has a pure leather exterior and a non-scratching cloth interior to protect the PSP from scratches (a bit too late though, my unit has some marks already). The large wrist strap may need some getting used to but since it’s adjustable, it’s a guaranteed fit. It has a hard plastic mold to hold the unit in place but allows you free access to the ports and slots such the the memory stick, the UMD and even the remote slot below unlike some premium cases (like the PlayGear rip-off for the Slim).

The BlackHorns Leatherette Case has some quirks though namely the fit of the unit in the protective mold and the direction in which the flap opens. While the unit fits the plastic mold it’s not a snug as most premium cases so you need to put something to leverage the unit and provide an exact fit. As for the flap, I’m quite used to it opening at the top of the unit so having it flip down instead of up was a bit quirky but that’s just me.

Overall though I’m quite satisfied with my new PSP case.

Blackhorns Leatherette Case Blackhorns Leatherette Case

Blackhorns Leatherette Case Blackhorns Leatherette Case

Now I’m not sure how much the case goes online but in some PSP specialty shops this costs 500 Php or more (10+ USD). I got it (after a bit of haggling) for 300 Php. This is the reason I love buying around Quiapo. ^^

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  1. profitlinez Etienne Teo March 28, 2008 Reply

    It looks like good protection using black horns, do they sell it on ebay?

  2. atmaxplorer sylv3rblade March 28, 2008 Reply

    Yep. Too bad Play-Asia still blackhorns stuff.

  3. xdvxvd antonski May 29, 2008 Reply

    very good deal 4 300 pesos… got mine 450… i liked it than capdase brand…

  4. yanz.manalo direkyanz September 21, 2008 Reply

    where in quiapo? i’ve been wanting this case for the past months now. 🙂 It costs P450-P500 at Malls. yikes:(

  5. atmaxplorer sylv3rblade September 21, 2008 Reply

    @direkyanz: the building where you exit for NBI clearance. I got mine after getting said document.

  6. paulmer Paulmer January 20, 2009 Reply

    may nkuha dn akong leather case for my PSP
    un ata ung bago ngyon e leather case with crystal case sa loob so porotected tlaga psp m di m mhahawakan pnaka surface nya

  7. juhdee-93 Flare Star July 19, 2009 Reply

    Just looked what kind of stuff the archives include and noticed this. Well the bottom made me interested. I’ve heard rumors that a PSP version of Devil May Cry (1) exists, I wonder is that true? Can you check it out?

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