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UMD on PSP Slim will not spin

My son dropped his PSP about 3 weeks ago. Broke the screen. I replaced the broken screen with a new one and everything was fine....
Last night he inserted a game (UMD) and it was not recognized. I couldn't hear the UMD spinning and yet everything else works fine ... access to memory card, internet, etc... just no SPINNING....

Ideas for diagnosing before I buy a new Laser assembly?????


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  • fcw2 Nov 25, 2008

    That's what I thought ... but it's only about $30 ... short money considering a new PSP... one last question ... any cable (power in particular) that I could have possibly knocked loose during the screen replacement? Only saw two and they went to the display ... but .....




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No idea, if its not spinning u definitely need to buy a new Laser Assembly. Sry!

Posted on Nov 25, 2008

  • Joey Szoke
    Joey Szoke Nov 25, 2008

    No i doubt the cables can stand a little bumpin without bein knocked loose, but the circuitry in such a small system might be delicate.



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