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Psp usb charging problem

Received a powersource mobile power supply for Christmas and I can not get it to charge my psp. it connects directly to the psp via the mini usb connection. My psp charges fine using a computer but not at all with the power supply. The website says that it charges the psp but I have been unable to figure it out. I have tested the power supply on my blackberry and it works fine. usb charge is set to on and I have tried other settings just for kicks. Any ideas?

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PSP 100X Gen, the Phat ones, cannot be charged through the USB port, but the other ones can. If you have another model, then you might have a faulty cable that only charges what it feels like - or not at all.

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Ok a psp CANNOT in any way shape or form charge by using a usb cord.
so your kidding yourself if you think u got it to charge off of your pc in the first place.
but that is the problem you CANNOT charge your psp via usb

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1 Switch the WLAN button on your PSP so that it is in the "Off" position. Remove any memory stick or UMD that is in the system and put them aside.

2 Choose "Settings " from the left side of the cross media bar. Scroll to "Restore Default Settings." Press "X" to enter this menu. Press "X" to accept the restoration. The PSP will then revert back to its original settings.

3 Power off the PSP and plug it into an outlet with the AC adapter to charge for three hours. Power on the system to see if if the charging issue has been resolved.

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4 Power on your PSP and scroll to the far left of the cross media bar. Choose "System Settings" and press "X." Scroll down the System Settings menu until you reach the option for "USB Charge." Press "X" and switch the setting to "On."

5 Return to the "System Settings" menu and choose "USB Auto Connect." Make sure the Auto Connect setting has been turned on. This allows your PSP to enter USB mode and begin charging whenever it is connected to another device.

6 Connect the PSP to a powered on PS3 or PC using the USB connector cable. The small end fits into the top of your PSP while the large end is inserted into a USB slot in your chosen system. The PSP will automatically enter USB mode as soon as it is connected.

7 Leave the PSP attached to the system for 30 minutes to an hour. When you detach your PSP, check your battery power. If it has gone up, then the charging problem is with your AC adapter. You can replace it or continue to use the USB charge function.

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8 Plug your PSP into an outlet using the AC adapter cable and power on the system.

9 Enter the "System Settings Menu." Scroll down until you reach "Battery Information." Press "X" to open the menu.

10 Check the last option on the page which is labeled "Battery Status." If the status does not say "Charging," then the battery is not receiving a charge from the cable. While your PSP is getting power from the cable, you will need to purchase a new battery.

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