PSP Will Not Recognize 256GB

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  1. spencer5976
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    I Have two 64GB Micros and the PSP reads 128GB, I can also use one 128GB micro, but I can't get two 128GB to work (Format). I am using a CR-5400. Any Help would be much appreciated.
     
  2. jesterscourt

    jesterscourt Not Brad.

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    Why do you need 256 gigs, out of curiousity? Do you have complete sets of every console generation up through PSX?
     
  3. codezer0

    codezer0 Gaming keeps me sane

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    You need to connect the PSP to the PC via USB and format it from the PC.
     
  4. sandytf

    sandytf GBAtemp Regular

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    I vaguely recall someone attempting this a few months ago and determining that the SD controller inside the PSP didn't support that large of a capacity.
     
  5. codezer0

    codezer0 Gaming keeps me sane

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    It is true that if you use the PSP's internal formatting utility, it likely won't recognize it... neither the controller nor Sony's firmware for the PSP were prepared to handle that much storage.

    However, it's also my understanding the last few people that were able to successfully do it, used the PC connectivity to format the combined memory stick from there... preferably in FAT32.
     
  6. spencer5976
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    When I connect the PSP to a PC the card only reads 128GB, but if I put said card directly to PC it reads the full 256GB. I have also tried all types of formatting software and Windows 7 built in formatting software, to no avail. I have a lot of movies and music and games.
     
  7. GizmoTheGreen

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    having similar problem, just got 2x 128gb sdcards and the photofast dual slot adapter.

    two old 8gb cards I have laying around works for 16gb total, but I can't get the 128gb combo to work. it works fine on PC, formatted as fat32. it also works via SUB connection, I can transfer files via PC. but the psp says "can't read the card go format it"

    if I do that it seems to work on the PSP but the contents on PC as well as the cards name is all garbled junk, tons of garbeld files and folders of various sizes... so I can't get any content on it that way.

    is there something you need on the psp side? like a plugin or special kind of cfw?
     
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    — Posts automatically merged - Please don't double post! —
     
  9. faster7

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    How about trying a 128gb paired with a 64 gb?
     
  10. GameOverLabs

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    Hi, I just tried today two 128GB Samsung EVO Class 10 micro sdxc up to 48 MB/s (I think here is the trick, don't buy a micro sd with velocity above 48 MB/s), a generic microsd to Memory stick pro duo, and it worked 239GB usable, formatted it with psp, the iso works great, but it takes some time to load and to browse games, but once you load the game everything works great.
     
  11. lusid

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    The biggest variable seems to be the adapter. I have a few different variations of the dual microsd adapters. The oldest of them only works up to 64gb total (2x32). A couple of them only do 128gb total (1x128, or 2x64), and a couple recent ones work at 256gb (2x128). In all cases I can format in a PSP. OFW 661 works with 256gb. CFW is rumored to support 2TB. Older firmware will have lower limits.
     
  12. alex_0706

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    2TB support!!!
    lol that is every possible game that can run on the psp, and then you still have 1TB left (if you leave out duplicate)
     
  13. cearp

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    i think it's ofw that added 2tb - added in fw 4.xx i read somewhere.
     
  14. bengalih

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    Anyone still needing help formatting large memory cards for the PSP can look at my thread here.
     
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    i have 2 128gb in a fake PhotoFast CR-5400 adapter my psp only sees 231gb is it a adapter problem ? the real PhotoFast CR-5400 is no ware to be found
     
  16. codezer0

    codezer0 Gaming keeps me sane

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    No, that's more a problem with computers counting in binary (1024) versus marketing (1000). That's about what shows up when you use a "250gb" hard drive, for instance.
     
  17. Byokugen

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    Just a bit to the right, or was left...
    It's not supported. If I'm not mistaken 128gb is max. I tried 128, works, more than that, nope.