My friend's F'd up PSP (Help?)

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Sep 28, 2010

My friend's F'd up PSP (Help?) by yikkyon at 3:48 AM (1,973 Views / 0 Likes) 21 replies

  1. yikkyon
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    Well, My friend recently brought a used PSP from Gamestop.
    It was working fine for like a month now until a big storm came along.
    He says that he was out in the storm that day with his PSP in his bookbag!
    When he went home to try it out... the BOTTOM buttons fail to work.
    What I mean by fail is that:
    HOME: Mutes the PSP
    Vol - : Fails to respond
    Vol + : Adjusts Brightness (WTF!?)
    Bright : Adjusts brightness
    Music note : Nothing
    Select : VSH menu then freezes
    Start : Start

    It's a PSP 1001 with GEN-D3 CFW installed and trust me,
    It's not the firmware because I swore that I flashed 10 Different CFWs!
    It's a hardware problem!
    Any thoughts on how to fix this before I tell my friend to sell this?

    EDIT: I forgot to mention! The volume automatically goes down during start up!
     


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    Flash it to 6.31 then take it back to Gamestop.
     
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    High Five! I was just gonna tell him that before I had any hope of fixing it here! [​IMG]
     
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    You could try and replace the home ribbon cable. and see what happens
    It's been a month...
     
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    I can replace it...But where do I get the parts? And I'm not going to use online stores! Too un-trust worthy! [​IMG]
     
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    Don't you get like 6 months warranty. (Similar shop here in AUST gives 1 year minimum)
     
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    I'm pretty sure he lost everything else except the important stuff...
    I'm pretty sure that we can still get something back from it though...
    Do you think they'll notice if you already opened up your PSP?
     
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    Not gamestop used console, unless you can buy warranty from them. Not sure about 360 since they have problems.. They are going to need a receipt if under 30 days. And they don't buy broken systems for very much iirc.
     
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    If you've damaged it from opening it up... lol
     
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    No worries there! I've hidden it pretty well! [​IMG]
     
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    They check the gamestop warranty stickers when I returned my used 360 that had laser issues, but that was basically it.
     
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    How much was spent on the PSP 1000?
     
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    Around... $150-ish...I forget
     
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    $150ish for a Used PSP 1000 [​IMG] [​IMG]
    You might as well fix it then. Does everything else work apart from those buttons?
     
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    Everything else is fine! It's kind of hard to play Metal Gear PW without hearing your own footsteps though...
    Oh Yeah! I forgot! I'll edit first post for the biggest issue here!
     
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    So you've flashed it with 5.50 GEN, Official Firmware 6.31, 5.00M33? Just to see a difference.
     
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    I also flashed it with 3.90 M33, 4.01 M33, 5.00 M33-1,2,3,4,5, and 6
    I also flashed an official firmware (not really 6.31) and it didn't work
    It's probably the hardware
     
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    150 is a lot for a psp 1000 from gamestop.. the last I check they sold them for 100..?
    There might be plugins that you could use to change volume, but i donno.
     
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    I think the connections of your friend's Button bar are screwed. Meaning you'll need to replace/fix them. There is tutorials on Youtube, but you'll need parts...
     
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    The plugins map the buttons to other ones but the problem is that the volume automatically goes down...
    My friend bought Kingdom Hearts BBS with it so it was $150 altogether.
     

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