Blech, I bricked my PSP

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Feb 9, 2009

Blech, I bricked my PSP by Tikker at 4:01 AM (1,404 Views / 0 Likes) 10 replies

  1. Tikker
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    Was attempting to do the cr-3100 internal mod, and somehow managed to hoop my PSP

    everything went fairly smoothly I thought, except when time came to power it up

    1st time I powered it up, everything worked just fine

    2nd time, backlight came on, then stayed on blackscreen forever, eventually shut itself off

    and that's the state it's in now

    removing the cr-3100 didn't change anything

    guess I'll have to ebay it for part source, and pick up a new one this week
     
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    what kind of psp do u have?
     
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    God of War slim
     
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    I'm shocked that you'd attempt to do that to your lovely GoW PSP all for the sake of either a bit more memory or cheaper sticks!
     
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    it's a silkscreen peice of plastic

    GoW as a game was kinda brutal too, jeje
     
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    If it's only bricked, keep it!
    Just install some custom firmware on it. Good as new.
     
  7. xist

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    It's not technically bricked....there's now a hardware (probably mobo) issue.
     
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    nono, it's actually bricked

    I was running custom firmware

    went to increase from an 8gb MS to 32gb of SDHC cards

    it worked fine when I just used the adapter externally

    but it was big, clunky, and not all that stable

    so following a good guide, I pulled the psp apart, sliced off a tiny bit of plastic on the case, and made the adapter internal
    it worked great the first time, then not at all since

    I've rechecked all the internal connections a dozen times, only thing I can think is that somewhere along the line, I fried a component
     
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    Which isn't technically a brick but a hardware issue!
     
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    did you try using a pandora on it? [​IMG] check for cracks/ scratches on your MoBo
     
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    just buy street fighter iv and energy drink and all is okay.. [​IMG]
     

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