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Psp2 not working

Hi there, just looking for some help, my psp2 which I bought for my son's b'day in july is not going, it comes on to the system configuration/browser screen, but does not do anything when a game or anything is put in, isn,t it supposed to spin inside, if it is, then it isn't, any help would be muchly appreciated.

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Re: psp2 not working

  2. Check to see if a Music cd will spin in the console
  3. Open flip lid and examine the reset switch - check to ensure the switch is intact - you are looking for a small lever which is made of lack plastic. If its not there you need a new reset switch
  4. If the laser is not moving at all you will need to open up the console (WILL OBVIOUSLY VOID YOU WARRANTY!)
  5. Check the PCB switch at the rear of the console. This part connects to the lid of the ps2 if thats is broken you will need to replace - difficult to source but they are available
  6. Check the ribbon cable underneath the PS2 Laser for any signs of damages
  7. Check the ribbon cables x 2 which attach the laser assembly to the motherboard
  8. Remove the motherboard metal shield and test the SMD (SURFACE MOUNTED) fuseon the underside of the board use a multimeter for this
  9. If your console passes all these tests the most likely cause is a blown laser which is a simple part to source via ebay etc.
  10. If your new laser does not fix your problem then you have a blown RS2004 chip which is expensive to replace and usually not economical to do.

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kays28 looks like your laser has died .some times if you cleaned the bottom lense it helped but you have to know how to do this .if not you end up with more problems ,

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