Video Game Repair/ps4 renting


i couldnt find a category to put this in but heres the question>If i was to rent a ps4 from any store lets say for example it costs 29.99 weekly and it says if i pay 52 payments would i have to pay another big payment like the sum of 29.99 x 52

Hi Justin.

I'm not 100% sure what you're asking, but it sounds like you're wanting to purchase the PS4 by renting it. I don't believe that most rental places work like that- as you rent, you are not acquiring any equity in the system itself. And my calculations show that over the course of 52 weeks, you'd be paying $1559.48 for a PS4 for one year, at the end of which you still would not own it.

This is 5x what you would pay for a system to just buy it outright from a store. Unless you have money to burn, this is not a good way to "purchase" a system.

Hope this helps,

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Brian Penzone


I can answer questions regarding coin-operated arcade game questions down to the logic board. Error codes, erratic operation, dead boards, I can help with them all. I can help with video monitors on a very limited and basic level only.


I have spent nearly 20 years as an avid arcade collector, and spent nearly 10 of those years as the lead tech for a large arcade operator, doing work for manufacturers and other coin-operated amusement companies around the globe. I maintain a good sized collection of arcade games, as well as a large inventory of spare parts for a wide range of arcade machines.

BA from The Ohio State University, Associates from DeVry University

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