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Psp doesn't want to turn on

One day that i forgot my charger in my cousins home, and my psp was dead, i try to charge it with other kind of charger, i worked for a minute but then i accidently press i a button in that charge that got like this symbols (+ 0 -)i press and it change to (- 0 +) my psp turned off and since that day it doesnt wanna turn on again plz help me.

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I have a psp , and i wanted to play a game so i took out the memory card cuz it wouldnt take my memory . Then it said down loading , and i didnt want it to down load and i took out the game and everything then it froze and i tryed turning it offf and it didnt work so then i took out the battery and it turned off , and i tryed ma cuzins battery and it didnt work either . Its shows the light of the power button but the screeen doesnt show anythin .

Posted on Apr 23, 2008

Re: psp doesn't want to turn on

It is not the charger. if you connet the (+) and (-) the psp wouldn't work anymore because electricity from the charger you use ran threw the whole psp system.

Posted on Mar 07, 2008

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Re: psp doesn't want to turn on

The polarity of the charger you used is wrong or the wrong voltage, and has messed up the programming n the battery.  You may be lucky if you get a new battery and use the Right charger, It might fix it.  Sony put a battery in the PSP that has a memory chip in it, and I think it will automatically disconnect if the wrong vooltage hits it, or wrong polarity. be warned that I have seen where someone got a new battery and it did not solve the problem. If this happens to you Contact Sony at the following number.

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I play my psp regualy then i quit using it and when i went to turn it on it would never turn on and it want charge.

Posted on Sep 17, 2008

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