My PSP will not turn on or charge by my computer. Do I need to try getting a wall charger or a completely different PSP?? Ive taken the battery out and put it back in and it still will not work. How can I get it to work?? PLEASE HELP!!!
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Re: psp wont turn on or charge by computer
This is a common problem that is usually a result of a poor (Dead) battery. Word of the wise is if you decide to NOT use your PSP for an extended period of time, you should remove the battery from the unit. A wall charger is required if you do not replace the rechargeble battery. I hope this information resolves your issue, and I wish you the best. Replacing the battery should be your first bet and is cheaper in the long run.
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When you charge your PSP with the charger (USB/wall) does the power light turn to amber? If it does not, It's possible that your charger (USB/wall) is already broken. You may need to purchase a new one.
If it does, you may have either a loose power switch (which happens on my PSP Go) or you may need to have your unit checked with a qualified technician.
Hope this helps!
Try a different outlet in the wall, it might be the outlet. If it isn't
the outlet, maybe it's the power cord. Try to use someone else's PSP charger and see if it works. If it If it's not
that, then it's your PSP. If you had it since launch then it will cost $90 to get fixed.
u cant charge on a computer unless you have a charger that hooks up to it...are you sure your using a charger or are you using the cord that transfers data to ur psp! the data cord will not charge ur psp its not a charger all it does is transfer data sorry you need a charger for the psp not a data cable
try the battery it may have the problem or i suspected that your charger is the real deal maybe its broken because you say t wont charge right ,or the connection between the battery and the psp so if u charge it it wont because the psp battery isn`t connected to th PSP thanks
try to insert its usb and attach it to the ON computer
if it still wont charge,try to borrow psp battery from your friend and test it. if still doesnt work, the unit itself must be the problem..try to look for sony service center near your place,if the psp unit waranty is still valid,they will repair it free.
If it won't charge and wont power up then same thing happened to me. If you are willing to open up your psp there is a video on youtube that can show you whats wrong. The cable that connects the buttons on the right side most likely disconnected from the main board and the right side of the psp including the buttons, the power switch and the top right trigger won't respond. When you try to turn on the psp and when its charging if the light won't come on then you might have this problem.
TEST : Take battery out. Plug in to wall. Wait 30+ secs with psp on. if the power turns off, then its the adapter which is broken, which costs about 5$
Your battery needs to be changed. Standard flavor costs bout 8$, extra long lasting spicy flavor costs 16$. (lol, chips)
Seriousley though, after some time, wear, and in some cases, temp. changes, the battery can become so weak, that it will only hold about a 5 second charge. Once you get less than 1 hour play time W/O charger, need to get a new battery.