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PSP Screen goes dim, gets bright when unit is twisted

OK, I suspect one of the boards or ribbons is damaged. The PSP starts OK, runs well, but intermittently the screen will go dark/dim. If I twist the PSP in my hand (yeah I know) it comes good for a period.
I bleieve it was originally caused thorugh my kids playing with it and twisting the PSP thinking that would make it turn a corner more or something?

Is it the LCD/it's ribbons or one of the boards?

I can source most parts (Ebay) and have no probs in fitting, just need to isolate what part it is.

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Sorted it by bodgying with a piece of cardboard to apply pressure to the button bar.

A solution, crude, but a solution none the less.

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