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Psp screen is black

I'm not sure what the problem is, but whenever I turn on my PSP the screen stays black and then cuts off within 5 seconds. I never dropped it.

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Re: psp screen is black

Can you go to "Recovery Mode"..? >> Hold R(right) button while turn on ur psp. if yes, You need the Pandora's battery to downgrade psp back to 1.50, its will clear a bug in flash1 on psp.

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What you need to do is disable the umd from within the custom firmware menu. Completely turn off the PSP (hold the power button up until it turns off). Then while holding the right shoulder button, turn the PSP on. The recovery menu will load. Select configuration and then disable the "no umd" option. Exit from the recovery menu and insert a umd disc into the PSP. Make sure auto start is also disabled in the PSP menu settings. You should now be able to run your game.

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It's bricked. What that means is that the system software has been corrupted. The most common reason for this is if someone turns the PSP off in the middle of a system update. It can be fixed, but it requires special equipment which costs about $40 if you can find it online. The following website can rebuild the system software for you for $30. They also do other PSP repairs -- you can send them both and they will check them out for you! No charge for an estimate!

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My psp was updating and it turned off and now when i turn it one the green light stays on for 20 seconds or so but the screen stays black
Ok please go to this Google links, choose one to help, you have what we say Bricked" your unit, this is a common thing, sometimes you can get it back.. sometimes not, have look at many sites one may help.

May 09, 2010 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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Try it without the battery hooked up and only the Ac Adapter hooked up.

If the psp still cuts out after 3-5 seconds then that means its a problem with the main board.

If the psp doesn't cut out then that means the battery is either bad or to much power is drained out of it and needs to be recharged fully.

You also can still try to try a different ac adapter just to be sure if the cord is to tangled up cause tangled up wires can cause the wires to break inside of the rubber casing.

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Maybe your psp was bricked. Try to revive it with pandora battery and magic memory stick.

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i think your graphic card or motherboard has been broken, try to get a replacement

Jan 26, 2009 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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Update fail.. and when turn on the screen is black

You need to call sony tech support, the psp cannot start because the update process was iinterupted.

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your PSP is bricked. did you try updatingit and the battery fell out? if so, you bricked it. ill exchange you one, if you send me your PSP ill replace it with one of mine. please contact me if your intrested 347.468.6720

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