PSP 1001 Full Brick

Discussion in 'PSP - Hacking & Homebrew' started by wdowell84, Mar 7, 2011.

  1. wdowell84
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    wdowell84 Member

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    I have a PSP 1001 that is fully bricked. It will turn on with the green power light but nothing else happens, it will also charge fine with the amber light. I have a pandora battery that I made awhile back and used it on a previous psp just fine. I was trying to make a magic memory stick as well, but it doesn't seem to be reading it. I've used psp grader v008, v001, and v006. When I insert the pandora battery the power light comes on by itself but the other lights do not. Is there something else I'm missing or am I just screwed?
    Thanks.
     
  2. Coto

    Coto GBAtemp Addict

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    I don´t believe a 1st gen PSP can be fully bricked. Perhaps there´s something wrong with your memory stick that prevents being read properly by PSP itself. Maybe format using FAT16 ?

    And also, you may want to re- pandorize your current battery.
     
  3. wdowell84
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    wdowell84 Member

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    How would I re-pandorize it? I just hard modded it following the instructions in the other thread last time. I tried reformatting the card with no success as well.
     
  4. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvert™

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    You are holding the proper trigger/button on startup, right?
     
  5. Dangy

    Dangy GBAtemp Maniac

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    i lol'd

    Anyway, as long as you have a Pandora battery, you should be good to go.
     
  6. wdowell84
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    wdowell84 Member

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    Yes I was holding L and tried holding R, and all of the other buttons too, no dice. I think I'm messing up somewhere on the memory stick since the pandora battery turns the system on automatically.
     
  7. themuddaload

    themuddaload Creepin' hardcore.

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    West of the equator Sex: sure
    fake memstick?
     
  8. wdowell84
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    wdowell84 Member

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    I don't think so, it's a 1gb sony memory stick pro duo that I picked up at the local game store for a few bucks.
     
  9. TwinRetro

    TwinRetro Global Moderator

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    If you got it used it might very well be fake. Game shops, especially GS/EB don't bother checking that at all.
     
  10. xist

    xist ΚΑΤΑ ΤΟΝ ΔΑΙΜΟΝΑ ΕΑΥΤΟΥ

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    Of course they can...
    Semi-brick - Can still access Recovery Menu
    Full-brick - Cannot access Recovery Menu
     
  11. Coto

    Coto GBAtemp Addict

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    Can even a fully bricked, dead PSP phat be not reflashed through pandora+memory stick? I thought it could make eboot apps run off IPL sections at low level access....
     
  12. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvert™

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    Recovery menu is not the same as a pandora.
     
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