BIG PROBLEM WITH MY PSVITA!!!!!

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Jan 10, 2013
  1. alirezay
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    I just bought a psvita and i wanted to turn it on but it doesnt turn on and i thought vitas battrey is empty
    Then i tried to charge it but the charging light wont turn on!!!!
    PLEASE HELP I PAYED FOR THIS PS VITA AROUND 850 $!!!!!
    And we dont have any sony center in iran...
     


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    Are you charging via a standard charger or via a PC? Have you tried turning the system on in Safe Mode (Hold down the Power button for aprox. 30 seconds, that should make the service menu pop up)? Are you 100% sure that you did not plug the USB cable the other way around (certain revisions of the PSVita have a two-way socket, so you may accidentally connect it the wrong way - the PlayStation logo on the USB cable should be on the top, on the side of the face of the device)? Have you verified that the charger is working at all and whether or not it's genuine?
     
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    Im not sure about charger but i tought i can turn it on first time...
     
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    Guys PLEASE help me im dieing from the inside.....
     
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    Connect it to the charger, the PlayStation sign on the USB plug facing upwards. The PlayStation button should light up orange. No brand new PSVita's come pre-charged, the system needs to fully charge first.
     
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    the psvita MUST has battery power of some kind to power on(the battery must to be at the right charge level)

    when the vita's battery is too low, the system will NOT power on

    when you plug ir it the light should be blinking orange,
    plug the system in, and let it sit for 2h-3h to charge


    where did you get the system

    also you might have a bad cable or bad ac adapter

    it might need a new battery


    plug the USB cable into the PC and vita and see if the system can change
     
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    Ok i let it charge for 2 hours ......i bought it from a secret person that buys psvita from dubai.only a few of people know him
     
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    I'm pretty sure you can turn on the system while it charges (the PlayStation symbol glowing orange), just to assert whether the system is broken or not. Hold down the power button for a while - if the PlayStation logo pops up and the First Run application starts, it means that the system simply had a flat battery. :P
     
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    My problem is that i cant charge it itested the charger but im not sure about usb cable....how can i test that?
     
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    Try the USB cable in another computer? Or the cable on a known working vita
     
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    I did th first one but it doesnt work but the second one.....guys im in iran i think under 50 person have psvita in this country!!!!
     
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    Try another USB cable in your Vita
     
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    I just want to be sure that its cables problem....
     
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    Well the only other thing I can tell you is talk to your "Secret person" if its not charging from wall charger or USB and you said you tried the wall charger for 2 hours with no change I'm guessing your vita is faulty
     
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    Umm u bought a Vita but have not tested it before?
     
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    Seems like that is what he did, If I was buying it off a shady "Secret Friend" I would have asked to power it up first at least.

    I'm hoping his "Secret Friend" will fix him up though
     
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    I would never buy it from a ''Secret Friend'' for that amount of money.
     
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    Good Point :P

    I'm figuring it wouldn't cost that much more to have gone to Dubai and bought one or got one imported normally and had piece of mind
     
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    You could use a multimeter to test the cable if you have one
     
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    Problem is dude from what he has said, Both his USB Cable and Charger do not charge the Vita so I doubt its them :P
     
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