Question about Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console
Hi, the switch to open the UMD door on my PSP was not working so I read on this site that I had to open it up and see if the switch had 'jumped'. However, I was not told what screwdriver to use and clumsily stripped the heads of two of the screws, (the bottom one on the back case and the top left one behind the battery). I've tried many methods of extracting including using screw extractors, drilling holes etc. but none seem to work as the screw is very very small! If anyone could help me with this problem I would be very grateful. All suggestions welcome! Many Thanks!
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Posted on May 30, 2007
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You should check to see if another UMD will work first. Also try them in another PSP. If your sure your PSP is not reading Discs, then and only then, Clean the Laser lens carefully. Using a strong flashlight and magnifying glass, look into the UMD drive with the UMD door open and look for debris like hair or lint, and also dirt and dust. A black switch pokes up on the left inside the UMD drive. Its a little black stick. When you press down on this Black stick, your UMD disc motor should spin for second or two. The UMD laser lens should light up when your press this switch. If any of this does not happen, you need to replace the UMD drive. If you need someone to do this which if you have never done it, you need some knowledge big time.
I can do this for you if you're in the USA for $55 including a New UMD drive, REturn Shipping, and 90 day warranty. Contact Repairtech@playstationclinic.com
Oct 23, 2007 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console
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