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Got PSP SLIM upgraded to 3.80 M33-5, turned it on- worked fine,2nd time screen did not show anything, brought a new screen and problemstill occurs, when psp is turned on it makes the Sony intro sound andkey sounds can be heard but nothing shows on the screen, althoughbacklight is on and screen is lit up black, i have also tried thescreen button-just makes backlight lighter, and opening up psp to checkscreen cables are in and they are, please if you have any suggestionstell me. Thanks.

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  • toppocher Mar 29, 2008

    We have same problem. My screen was replaced because it got cracked, new screen started up fine when connected, then fitted casing and screws. Then when turned on again, no picture only sound ! Any one have any ideas ?????

  • Anonymous Jun 05, 2008

    Had same problem on my slim all i did to get it back up is connected component video plug in and turned on hold down the screen light button for about a minute and it will come back up.

    I think the error has something to do with the video part that connects to tv.

  • Anonymous Aug 02, 2008

    I have the same problem with my psp slim. When i turn it on the back light lit up but no video but however the sounds are all there and buttons work fine. I checked and all the cables are connected securely I have remodded the psp but still no luck. what else can be the problem?

  • jhay030101 Nov 22, 2008

    i have psp slim the same problem no video but the sound still there..sometimes if i turned on, its working.. and if i turned off and turned it on again black screen but backlight still there.... what can i do.i hope u understand me... thank you very much...

  • cheeseman91 Nov 23, 2008

    Yeah, the same thing happened with my psp. I remember I dropped it then all of a sudden it wasn't able to display images, yet the backlight was still on. Help would be greatly appreciated.

  • Anonymous Nov 25, 2008

    same thing happen to me

  • Anonymous Jan 02, 2009

    i have the same problem too

    i turned on my psp but no menus, but when i turned it off and wacked it gently it worked but the second time it didnt work

    I tried it again it works

    I hope this helps and please can u also slove plz


  • Anonymous Feb 01, 2009

    screen is all black and can not see anything

  • terry ho Jan 29, 2013

    Hi. i hv some problem on my psp 2000. when i turn on my psp then screen will show normal screen, after i press left hand side of my psp screen then will no more display but still hv sound. after i turn it to save mood then turn on again the screen will display back. can i know what is the problem n how to fix it?



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If it plays the intro sound it can't be bricked, so you can ignore the post about the pandora battery. Look at the screen closely, if you can still see a faint image of what it supposed to be on the screen, you have a backlight issue. If you see nothing, you need either a new motherboard or screen, or you have a connection issue. Difficult to tell without opening it. This <a rel='nofollow' href=>PSP Repair</a> Guide can show you how to fix this screen issue.

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It's solve it... i have same problem tooo...., i disamble my psp..try to replace lcd,,but same problem...., i figured it out... with full day thinking..., n rechecked all mainboard..., finally found the problem...., just email me...for those who want to solve this problem...., even newbie.. can do it..., just do it with force needed..

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Hey man don't sweat it just get or barrow another psp and pandorize the batt. & make a mms and reinstall cfw it's simple i think all you push is X a good site that will help you would be
someone will help you no prob.....
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