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Memory card or slot error

I am also having the same problem. Blowing into the slot works for awhile then unable to read memory stick error. Placed same stick into another PSP and it reads fine. Placed it back into the problem PSP nothing. Please help.

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Re: Memory card or slot error

If the problem is not the memory stick, then you have a damaged card slot in the psp.

when you insert it on slot, you must make it slowly. if you strongly inserted it, you must have damaged it. or in better cases you have a dirt, faulty contact in slot.

first, look inside the slot, and try to see if the contacts are intact and lined with each other, something like this: | | | | | | | if you see that some of the contact are out of place ( | | | / | | | ), you must take it back in place. the same problem happens with nintendo ds games. if dirt, buy a cleaning kit and clean the contacts.

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Re: Memory card or slot error

HI Henmoe,

The Memory card slot is to tiny for you to do what Dynomaster is suggesting. I am sorry to tell you that the card slot needs to be replaced. Replacing it yourself will result in damaging the motherboard. It needs to be done by a skilled PSP repair shop.
Click on "Repair Directory" at the bottom of this screen. Select "Video Game consoles" on the next screen. Pick a repair shop that has experince replacing the Memory card slot only. Ask them if they have ever done it before. Good luck dude

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