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PSP won't work

My psp when charging only will have a orange light. I bought a new battery think that was it and it still won't start, turn on, flash anything. HELP

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Re: PSP won't work

Give more details pls.

While charging, it's normal to have a amber light, when the charging finishes, it will turn to green.

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