The PlayStation Vita is the successor to the PSP. It contains a beefed up processor and graphics, and includes the addition of a second analog stick. It was released February 15, 2012.

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Why is my screen constantly just flickering

When I switch my psvita on and slide it down on the start screen all it does is flicker it like the home button is being pressed continuously. Every time I hold down the home button it stops flickering if I let to of the home button it carrys on flickering please can some one anwser back and also the power button dosenT work at all

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I have thus same issue PLZ HELP ITS ANNOYING

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Hi did anyone find a solution to this?

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When you say home button, I'm guessing you mean the ps button? Not the action button?

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That is correct yes, the screen flickers on HOME SCREEN all the time, as if the ps button is pressed continuously. I did take it apart and can confirm that the ps button is not stuck nor touches the pc board.

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Since you can open it and have had issues in that area. Chances are one of the PCBs in that area is damaged. Take a good long look at the circuits in that area and see if anything is damaged, raised, burnt or disfigured in any way.

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I have the same issue on vita slim. After disassembly totally change the main board to another vita slim, and the problem do not occur in the same way.

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1- in the original vita slim with this problem, it only shows when some application uses GPU, like a game or a app using FTP (Vitashell).

2- After change the main board to 2nd vita slim, game plays well for some time, like 2 or 3 minutes and after that it hangs and show error saying it will "....shutdown [******]"

3- Replace back all pieces to vitas, reinstall firmware via safemode (on the problematic one), but after install fresh new firmware issue continues.

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