Question about Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console
You will have to open up your PSP to get to the contacts of the R button.
Posted on Nov 04, 2007
You have to push it harder and harder up and down in rythm up and down do this for about ten minites and it shoud work but if it doesent the problem isn't the same as myne....
thanks and goodluck
Posted on Aug 15, 2008
I just keep pushing it down rly hard or push it against my desk for a couple secongs then it works normly but dont press it down to hard or u will jam it.
also i want to try taking on the faceplate but i dont have the right screwdriver so wat else could i use as one instead of buying it because i dont have any other screws that small so i would only use it once :(
Posted on Jul 15, 2010
Where is the best place to fix the "r" button on the psp.would it be expensive tp fix it.
Posted on Oct 30, 2008
My psp had fallen of the table, and i had turned the psp on to see if it was okay, i was playing MPO and i found that my R button was pushed in...so i got on here to see for help, and i saw the comment for instructions on how to open the case and clean it out, i was about to do that, but luckly i kept reading, and saw comment number 7...i had done what he said, push the buttom up and down kinda hard, in a pattern, my R buttom worked normally again =D
Posted on Oct 22, 2008
Mine Does it to
Im thinking about taking it apart myself
Posted on Aug 25, 2008
This solution worked a treat.
Make sure that you are out of warrenty though, as you have to peel a label off in the battery bay that voids your warrenty.
Also, if you are finding sony a pain, just be persistent, and insistent.
When i got my brand new PSP, it had three dead pixels in the middle of the screen. I rang sony who told me that my $300 purchase was not faulty and that they were not responsible. Needless to say i kept pushing the point with the guy on the phone, and demanded to speak to his manager.
I then got the response i wanted and they sent me an email with a bar code which i took to australia post and 1 week later i had a new PSP.
Keep up the good fight and thanks for the help
Posted on Sep 10, 2008
Alright i just fixed my i was hitting the R button on my knee like 3 times it fixed it idk if it will go back ill post here if it does
Posted on Aug 27, 2008
The rubber is on a small metal frame that is held in place by a black tab. You slide the frame out from the tab and then lift up.
Posted on May 01, 2008
This occurs sometimes when you get either dust or some other substance built up inside of the system under the button. If you spilled some sort of liquid on it that would definitely cause it.
Either way, you can open the system up and clean off the dust or sticky substance, but I would not recommend doing it yourself unless you are familiar with these devices. It is best to take it to a local computer or gaming console repair shop. I am sure they would not charge you much to fix it. If you feel that you would like to try it yourself then here is a link that will show you step-by-step(with pictures) how to take the system apart.
Posted on May 27, 2009
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