You will be eligable for a free replacement from SCEE if you are in the SCEE Territories: This is SOP for units which become faulty as a direct result of FW Updates and is offered irrelevant of the units age aslong as there is a direct corolation between the fault & the FW. Please call SCEE Careline from 08:30 tomorrow morning on 08705 99 88 77
If you are in the SCEA Territories then please call them between 09:00 & 19:00 PST and discuss the issue with them - it is not Standard Operating Procedure to auto-replace in the SCEA region im afraid.
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I guess your PSP is bricked. Have you done either of the following;
1.) Update PSP Firmware and interrupted it before it finished
2.) Installed a Custom Firmware (CFW) to play homebrew (games in Memory Stick)
If yes, it's certain that your PSP is bricked. There are easy ways to unbrick your PSP depending on your PSP version and MotherBoard. If you need help in unbricking your PSP, please give the following detail;
1.) Slim or Phat
2.) PSP Version (1000, 2000, 3000)
3.) MotherBoard (if available)
If you have known your MoBo to be a TA088v3, consider bringing it back to S0ny for MoBo replacement or have it replaced if you can buy one. Consider a new MoBo that is not a TA088v3 like TA085 or TA088v2 because these boards have recovery menu when installed with CFW.
If your PSP green light comes on for a few seconds, then turns back off -- no audio, no video, the PSP is "bricked" (the system software is corrupted). This usually happens if the PSP is turned off in the middle of an update or if someone tries to downgrade it (or install custom firmware but fails). The following website will unbrick your PSP (rebuild the system software) for $29: