how to repair PSP scratched screen PlayStation Portable
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I just had to deal with a badly scratched screen on a PSP-1007 that someone gave me.
The actual screen was OK but the PSP 100x has a face plate which has a clear section that lays right over the screen, in my case this is what was scratched.
I purchased a new 100x faceplate from Amazon, the fit was decent as was the quality and durability of the plate itself but some of the words on the face plate were slanted and sloppy.
In any case it cost like $7 on Amazon, once you receive it you will need to remove 6 tiny screws that require a 00 Philip's head screwdriver to remove.
You will need to remove the warranty sticker to get to some of them and also note that some of the screws can be very difficult to remove as they can be screwed in very hard.
Once the screws are off you can pull off the face plate which will also pull off the buttons and analog stick. Then swap in the new plate and reset all the buttons and analog stick then put the screws back.
For the small price the faceplate cost and considering how much better a new faceplate made the screen look I would say it is definitely worth it.
Overall it is not terribly difficult if you have the tools and little experience with hardware. Just be patient and make sure you have a really quality screwdriver, I ruined a cheap one because the screws were so tight it broke the tip of the screw driver.
You should be able to google search how to replace the face plate, I found a few guides with solid instructions and pictures.
I hope that helps, let me know if you have any questions.
I actually have an internal screen problem on my PSP that has haunted me for years. A tiny black line goes all the way down the right side of my screen. It doesn't hamper my game play very much as I can see everything still. But it does irritate me.
Lay down your warm babies on my cold feet at the end of my bed.