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Yes, i will agree with the charging suggestion.
I had to try multiple times myself, i dont know why, but it just refused to work, try changing the default trigger button from "L" to something else. Then ofcourse reformatting the memory stick and starting all over again, one of these tweaks will get your memory stick running within the next several attempts you may have to make.
Another thing, have you bought the memory stick from a reliable supplier?
Back when i was downgrading my PSP, i had ended up buying a fake memory stick on eBay, thinking i had hit a bargain with the price but later found it was a fake, as there "magicgate" text wasnt showing in the memory stick info on the PSP's interface.
Also, some would recommend using a pro-duo memory stick from 256MB to 2GB. I personally didnt find this a problem, it worked fine with my 4GB pro duo memory stick that I had later purchased from the store.
this amigo is struggling when putting the pandora battery in, nothing happens. just green light on, tried L UP X O and nothing, its getting frustrating now
just try formatting card again, making magic memory stick again, then try again.
did you have a smaller memory stick already?, if so copy contents to a folder on PC(it has your save data scores etc) then try use that.
it can often take several tries to get it to go to where you want it to go, just persevere, it will happen
agggghhhhh this is a joke, this aint happening... how many times is it going to take to get it done, nothing wrong with memory card, is there another way of doing this?
Last edited by j4v3d; 09-06-2011 at 04:42 PM.
above from the PSPISO website. i keep getting the black screen nothing happens and the memory card lights dont even flash, i have firmware 6.00 on my psp. 2003 model. it should be simple as make mms insert pandora battery and voila menu appears.If your PSP just stays on a black screen then you probably have a PSP Brite (PSP-3000)
-OR- one of the newer model PSP Slims (PSP-2000) that Pandora is not compatible with,
this means your PSP can't have custom firmware installed on it at the moment.
Added after 6 minutes:
Psp Slim & Lites, that came with 4.01 - 4.05 Official Firmware or higher will most likely have
the "TA-088v3" motherboard. This means that the Psp will not be able to install custom
and another from the website. can i get it done?
Last edited by j4v3d; 09-06-2011 at 04:49 PM.
right after alot of digging and searching and headbanging i have got it done but another way round WITHOUT the pandora battery.
System Software: 6.39 LME-5 <<<< showing on my PSP now well at least the memory card was worth the moneyYou need to be on 6.30 Sony official firmware first. Update to 6.39 first, then place the "installer" and "launcher" from 6.39ME-5 LCFW in the 'GAME" folder and run the "installer" first. Follow on screen instructions and after it re-boots, run the "launcher" and it will re-boot into 6.39 LME-5. Every-time you turn on your PSP, just run the "launcher" and you will be on LCFW (6.39LME-5)
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Last edited by ferguj1; 10-06-2011 at 12:46 AM. Reason: mulit-post
i also have a picture to show which PSP can be modified and which cant and how you can find out your version, motherboard, etc using PSPModules app.
my cfw is now 6.39-ME sommat along those lines
wheelo add this to your first post as well; just in case, i think it maybe helpful in some way for the noobs
Pandora Motherboard Compatibility List (thanks to assassinwarrior for this pic)
How to Identify your PSP Motherboard Model
This program is here for the people who don't know if their slim PSP can convert a battery or not. If you are not sure what motherboard your custom firmware PSP has you can use PSPIdent. PSPIdent can show you the motherboard model number, then you can look on the table above to find out if your PSP can convert a normal battery into a Pandora Battery (and back again)
There is also another software called PSPModuleChecker, once you download it, it needs to go in to the PSP/Game folder. The run it from your PSP which will then give you the MOTHERBOARD MODEL, match it with the image above to see if it is hackable or not etc etc
Last edited by j4v3d; 11-06-2011 at 04:37 PM.