Having a damaged battery could get much thinking about how to turn on a PSP without a battery, which is possible but will need a steady current supply. The PSP has about 5 model series, all similar but with little structural differences in each.
A PSP is a PlayStation portable game console developed by the Sony enterprise and the number 1 handheld console in all PlayStation. Enjoy your video games here with PSP even more with a larger screen display and a long battery life span.
How to Turn on a Psp Without Battery
To turn on a PSP without a battery, first, plug the charger into a wall socket or any power source and connect it to the PSP. Switch on the power button to turn on the PSP, but be sure not to shake or switch off the power source else the PSP will go off automatically.
To switch on a PSP, push the Power Switch which is positioned on the bottom right of the PSP to turn it. It is very much safe to use the PSP with a power cable without a battery, although there are risks to that but applied only to unsaved files.
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How to Charge PSP Without Charger
To charge PSP without a charger, locate settings and navigate to system settings, and then enable the USB option. Fix a USB mini B cable to the PSP and the other end to a computer or a PS3 console, navigate to the USB connection, a red led light indicates it’s charging.
This procedure works only for PSP series 2000 to 3000, you will have to remove the back cover of the battery to confirm. If your PSP is a 1000 series model, then you will have to buy a new charger, so checking your PSP model will determine if you will need to buy a new charger or not.
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How to Charge PSP with USB when Dead
To charge PSP with USB when the battery is dead, you connect a USB mini B cable to the PSP and connect the other end to a computer. Switch on the PSP device and select Settings, click on USB Connection, an orange led light will flash indicating that the PSP is changing.
Before you can be able to charge your PSP using a USB cable, you will have to set the USB charging mode first. Check your PSP model by removing the battery cover, a 1000 PSP series will require you to buy a new charger while using a 2000 to 3000 series works just fine with a USB cable.
Can You Charge PSP with Power Bank?
Yes, you can charge PSP with a power bank by using that exact cable that comes with a power bank and the PSP charging cable. You might need to alter the USB charging settings, especially when using the PSP’s yellow DC tip port to charge.
How Do I Connect My PSP to My Tv Via USB?
To connect my PSP to my TV via USB, I will need an AV cable that connects to my PSP device and my TV as well. Plug the single head to the PSP device and the multiple heads to the TV, go to settings, click on connect to display settings, switch video output and then click on Yes.
Your PSP will go blank and the screen display will transfer to the TV screen instantly, there are different types of AV cables. There are 5 models of the PSP device but only 2 (PSP-2000 and PSP-3000) do support a TV connection while the others don’t.
How Long Does a Dead PSP Take to Charge?
To charge your dead PSP, it takes as long as 4 to 5 hours to fully charge, the light will turn orange once fully charged. Be sure that the AC adapter is plugged in properly and that the battery pack at the back of the PSP is installed correctly to avoid any delay in charging.
Charging your PSP full will allow you longer sessions of usage about 4 to 6 hours for games and about 4 to 5 hours for UMD videos. But once your battery is faulty and the integrity affected, then possibilities are your PSP won’t last that long at all.
How Long is PSP Battery Life?
The PSP life span lasts long no doubt but that also depends on what you are actually using the PSP to do. PSP battery last between about 3 to 6 hours for gameplay, between 4 to 5 hours for video games, or between 8 to 11 hours for audio playback but only when fully charged.
The PSP battery strength varies between the model of PSP though but all PSP models are quite strong. PSP is powered by an 1800 mAh battery for the PSP-1000 series, powered by 1200 mAh on both the PSP-2000 series and the PSP-3000 series.
What Do You Do if Your PSP won’t Turn On?
A faulty or dead battery will not allow your PSP to turn on and also a damaged switch can’t turn on a PSP even when the battery is fully charged. Knowing which exactly is the existing case will help you know what to do if your PSP is not turning on.
If your battery is fully charged, but your PSP won’t turn on, then the power switchboard may be damaged already. The only thing to do is to replace it with a new power switch board but if it’s a battery issue, then try charging the dead battery or replacing the damaged battery.
Using a PSP has proven to have a lot of grey areas like; How to Turn on a PSP Without Battery, How to charge a PSP without a charger, and many more. There are about 5 different PSP models, some can be connected to a TV (2000 and 3000 series) while the rest don’t support a TV connection.
The PSP-2000 series and the PSP-3000 can be charged even without a charger long as you have a USB cable. The PSP-1000 series has a few limitations, go through this article for more clarification and feel free to leave a comment on anything you need help with on PSP.