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These are some common tools used to work on this device. You might not need every tool for every procedure.
The PlayStation 2000 (PSP 2000 or PSP Slim & Light) is a portable gaming device that is 19% thinner and 33% lighter than its predecessor, the original PSP 1000.
Hone in on a number of hardware issues that you may have with your PSP 2000 using the PSP 2000 Troubleshooting page.
Here are a few necessary parts that you may need when you are fixing your PSP 2000:
You can easily upgrade your PSP 2000 in a variety of ways.
- Memory: The PSP 2000 is capable of reading Memory Stick PRO Duo flash cards that can be easily replaced and upgraded with larger cards.
- Faceplates: You can easily exchange your faceplate with custom designs which can be found at dealextreme.com.
- Firmware Updates: These are attainable by either connecting the PSP through a Wi-Fi connection and downloading the latest firmware update or downloading the update to a PC and transferring it to the PSP using a USB cable or a Memory Stick.
Identification and Background ¶
The PlayStation Portable (PSP) is a handheld game console manufactured and marketed by Sony Computer Entertainment. Released in September 2007 as a remodeled, slimmer, and lighter version of the PSP 1000, the PSP 2000 stole the limelight. The console is "the most successful non-Nintendo handheld game system ever sold."
The PlayStation Portable is the first handheld video game console to use an optical disc format, Universal Media Disc (UMD), as its primary storage medium. Other distinguishing features of the console include its large viewing screen, robust multi-media capabilities, and connectivity with the PlayStation 3, other PSPs, and the Internet.
In October 2008, the PSP 3000 was introduced with a minor redesign including a new screen and inbuilt microphone and has since been followed by the PSP Go (October 2009).