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My psp wont turn on anymore

Discussion in 'Sony Handhelds' started by mac2012, Sep 30, 2011.

  1. mac2012

    mac2012 Guest

    this is my first post so forgive me if I do anything wrong

    This morning I went to turn on my psp and it just showed the green light for about 30 seconds and then it shut off. I have the 2200MAH battery, you know the extended battery right? I have never had CFW it is a psp 2001 it about 3 to 3.5 years old. I have the regular charger and I have not dropped it
  2. Eisherz

    Eisherz Active member

    Nov 28, 2006
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    It is bricked, you need a pandora battery and a magic memory stick to fix it again, if that works. If you have the so-called "unhackable" motherboard, it is damaged permanently. I don't know of a reliable method to check the motherboard version of a US-PSP without opening it, so you just have to try.
    For the pandora battery get the cheapest one off www.dealextreme.com, should be this one here:
    http://www.dealextreme.com/p/psp-unbricker-pandora-battery-for-psp-1000-2000-1800mah-3-6v-12472 takes about 2 to 3 weeks to arrive and google for magic memory stick maker. Then use a small magic memory stick (less than 2 gb does best) and a cardreader to create the magic memory stick. Insert the stick into your PSP, then keep the L-Button pressed and insert the pandora battery. It will start automatically and if it works it will bring you to a menue offering to install 5.00 official firmware or 5.00 m33 custom firmware. Your choice then. Good luck.
  3. mac2012

    mac2012 Guest

    I just borrowed my friends pandora battery and magic memory stick which he never used and it worked thank you
  4. SnapBack

    SnapBack Member

    Nov 14, 2011
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    can you help me with my problem look for a forum in general discussion itz name is my psp

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