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RE: Is a microHDMI port possible on a future board?

@whitebeard No worries, I moved it to a more appropriate section. I'd love to see a metal PSP case. I'm fairly good with CAD myself, but I just don'...

10 months ago
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RE: new torrent file for PSPI V5

I don't understand exactly what you're asking. Are you trying to transfer game roms to it?

10 months ago
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RE: No Power PSPi V5

@ron-plank The Display button adjusts the brightness. Can you post an image showing the ghosting in a new topic?

10 months ago
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RE: No Power PSPi V5

@ron-plank Its possible you shorted something if you were installing screws while it was booting for the first time. If it happened while it was doing...

10 months ago
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RE: Is a microHDMI port possible on a future board?

It is possible, but I haven't really made it a focus because the case would need modification. Its also a pain to switch between using the internal di...

10 months ago
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RE: Hotkey mapping incorrect?

Hey, just a follow-up. The automod banned you for some reason. I'm not sure exactly what triggered it. Anyway, I just saw the edit you made to the o...

11 months ago
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RE: Hotkey mapping incorrect?

I think the changes you need are in retroarch.cfg. I don't use save states, so that's something I never checked. Retroarch is just using the defaults,...

12 months ago
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RE: No Power PSPi V5

@ummm Do you have a cheap way to send the whole thing to me? I'm baffled by what is going on, and it might help if I can get my hands on it.

1 year ago
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RE: No Power PSPi V5

@ummm The solder work looks excellent, so I doubt you have any issues there. I see the small amount of damage on the LCD connector. Did this happen ...

1 year ago
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RE: No Power PSPi V5

@ummm also, I'm doing a little forum housekeeping and I moved this to a different forum category. Just letting you know so you're able to find it

1 year ago
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RE: No Power PSPi V5

@ummm The solder joints between the header and the Pi Zero, if possible. Maybe one showing the clearance between the PSPi board and the LCD bracket. I...

1 year ago
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RE: No Power PSPi V5

@ummm This is making me wonder whether you have something shorting out the board. When you plug in the charger, you should always see a green or orang...

1 year ago
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RE: No Power PSPi V5

@ummm Alrighty here are the first two things to check. The first image shows the bottom of the board and the battery connector. Check the voltage be...

1 year ago
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RE: No Power PSPi V5

@ummm Alright I'll put some images together showing the areas to check with the voltmeter, and I'll post them here.

1 year ago
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RE: No Power PSPi V5

@ummm Yes. Unplug and replug at both the PSPi and the small control board.

1 year ago
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RE: No Power PSPi V5

@ummm I rarely see it go bad, unless it was removed and reinstalled dozens of times. I get replacements from Aliexpress when I need them for testing, ...

1 year ago
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RE: No Power PSPi V5

@ummm ok it's probably that FPC cable then

1 year ago
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RE: No Power PSPi V5

Gotcha. I test each of these with a Raspberry Pi before shipping, so it's probably something minor. My guess is either the battery is in protection mo...

1 year ago
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RE: No Power PSPi V5

Do you get any lights at all when you try powering it on?

1 year ago
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RE: pspi beginer

Yes, I certainly neglected the site. I'm back, if you still want any of those questions answered @gabe

2 years ago
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RE: Othermod LCD topper

Hey, I'm prototyping a new LCD topper design (same shape, but easier to contract the assembly) that I will mass-produce. I expect the process to tak...

2 years ago
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RE: PSPi 3000

There won't be a 2000 or 3000 version. Too many issues with the internal layout.

4 years ago
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RE: PSPi v4 not booting

@p7 are you still needing support? @tpruegner That's a strange combination of problems. As far as powering off and not working without being plugged i...

4 years ago
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RE: PSPi Components List Question

I never tried adapting the Duo connector to MicroSD and interfacing with the Pi. It seemed that they were electrically different, so I never attempted...

4 years ago
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RE: Use the compute module 3 inside the psp

Yes, very busy. I'm working through support on the final massive shipment, then I'll finally be back to tinkering.

4 years ago
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RE: Raspberry Pi A+ build

1. Is there anywhere where I can either purchase or get the files for the 24pin breakout board used in version 2.1? I don't sell the boards anymore, b...

4 years ago
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RE: Composite LCD Controller Board Support

@nexilla Do you have a 12v power supply to use for testing, and do you have a voltmeter? @chronic8000 it looks like IC7 needs to be bypassed

4 years ago
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RE: Use the compute module 3 inside the psp

Possible? Absolutely. I lean in the direction of the Pi 3 A+ though, since it integrates many of the circuits like power regulation and WiFi. I know t...

4 years ago
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RE: PSPi Components List Question

Hey, I'm working through all these posts that came in while I was working on kits. That link has the USB and headphone boards.

4 years ago
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RE: Pspi v4 no audio

It's always the solder joints. I'm glad you got it working.

4 years ago
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RE: Ver 4 Build Help

The product page lists everything included and needed. Aftermarket shells are generally cheap Chinese knockoffs, and I haven't found one I really like...

4 years ago
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RE: Issues with V4 Board - Need help

When you tested with the 2A power source, was that after soldering to the board? If not, are you able to try powering it straight from the Pi's USB po...

4 years ago
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RE: Only Screen Brightness working

I recommend checking the FPC cable that runs to the Pi's CSI connector. It handles the connection to the joystick, battery indicator, and buttons. It'...

4 years ago
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RE: Button Mappping

Ok so you disassembled it also? If so, then check the FPC cable leading the the Pi's CSI connector. It handles all the input for buttons, joystick, an...

4 years ago
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RE: Button Mappping

That all seems like it could be software issues. Have you tried the premade image yet?

4 years ago
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RE: FBA key mapping

Thanks for posting this

4 years ago
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RE: How to install Headphone add-on board

It has been resolved. I found the batch of cables that came in with a couple switched colors. Only a couple people got the ones with switched colors, ...

4 years ago
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RE: Composite LCD Controller Board Support

It's possible that the voltage is still lower than what's needed. The input inductor may be the issue. Can you take a voltage measurement on both side...

4 years ago
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RE: V4 availability

I'll have a batch of them ready next week

4 years ago
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RE: How to install Headphone add-on board

The wire order should match the order on the board

4 years ago
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RE: How to install Headphone add-on board

To fix, I recommend just soldering the green wire to the blue labeled hole, and vice versa. I guess I'll need to make a post about this. I definitely ...

4 years ago
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RE: How to install Headphone add-on board

That's exactly the problem. I just went through my box of 8-pin cables and a couple others have the green and blue wires swapped.

4 years ago
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RE: Stretch Screen on PSPi

Awesome. Thanks for posting the response. I was googling it myself because I couldn't remember.

4 years ago
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RE: Composite LCD Controller Board Support

I saw the response, but my shop orders get priority over free support. I've got some time now. You say you remove the SS14 diode, and from the picture...

4 years ago
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RE: Composite LCD Controller Board Support

That's a new one. The IC (looks like it says G8BAB) appears to be doing the DC-DC work. Do you have a 12v power source and a voltmeter? A couple areas...

4 years ago
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RE: Using DPI topper with other display

That LCD has an entirely different pinout, so it won't work with the 40-pin DPI topper. I do have some Topper PCBs on the way for 54-pin LCDs, and I p...

4 years ago
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RE: Audio with DPI LCD topper

Yep, 18 and 19. You'll have to tweak the overlay. I'm pretty sure this is it: dtoverlay=pwm-2chan,pin=18,func=2,pin2=19,func2=2

4 years ago
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RE: How to install Headphone add-on board

The next batch of headphone boards will arrive in a few days, and I'll add some pics to the v4 assembly guide when they get here. Overall though it's ...

4 years ago
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RE: Audio with DPI LCD topper

Unfortunately DPI steals one of the I2S necessary pins, so you won't be able to use it. I'm not aware of any method to relocate the I2S pins. The only...

4 years ago
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RE: PSPi 1000 Version 4 with Headphone board.

Those look great. Thanks for posting.

4 years ago
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RE: Headphone add-on board: SD Card

Nope. Same deal as the microSD. Everything is just routed straight from the Pi. There are some very small hubs that could be used. You could remove th...

4 years ago
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RE: Headphone add-on board: SD Card

All three microSD slots share the same signal. There is some voodoo that can create one from GPIO pins, but the LCD is using all those.

4 years ago
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RE: How to install Headphone add-on board

The headphone board has no effect on performance of the Pi. It only taps into the audio that was already outputting into the speakers. Is it possible ...

5 years ago
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RE: Advanced Off/Off Button shuts off after 10-15 second

If you leave GP2 disconnected, then the circuit will power off automatically. It must be pulled to 3.3v. The alternative is to remove t6 if you don't ...

5 years ago
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RE: How to install Headphone add-on board

If you're asking about the PSPi headphone board, instructions will be provided once it's ready.

5 years ago
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RE: Retropie image

It depends on the image. If it's based off a recent version of RetroPie, then it should work fine. You'd just need to copy over all the config files a...

5 years ago
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RE: Best theme for PSPi?

Almost all of them work with it, so it's really just going to be a matter of opinion which one is best. The one I include in the setup script makes so...

5 years ago
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RE: F-M1 Battery

Just copy this and you're good.

5 years ago
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RE: PSP 2-Axis Analog Thumb Joystick

Also, if you exit to the command line and type jstest /dev/input/js0 you can test the joystick directly.

5 years ago
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RE: PSPi v4 not booting

You already ruled out the most likely cause by putting the microSD card directly into the Pi. Are there any signs of life when you turn it on? I'm as...

5 years ago
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RE: PSP 2-Axis Analog Thumb Joystick

That's exactly it. The wires in the rubber piece make the connection.

5 years ago
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RE: Psp v4 2018

It's probably something very minor causing the issue. It just needs to be hunted down. You're in the US, right? Send the whole thing to me First Clas...

5 years ago
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RE: Psp v4 2018

Sounds like a corrupt or poorly-connected SD card. Try removing it and reinstalling it a couple times, in case it's the contacts misbehaving. It could...

5 years ago
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RE: PSP 2-Axis Analog Thumb Joystick

You're blowing up my forum a bit, so I'm combining all your questions into one post. Cr*p, got a broken PSP 1004 for marktplaats.nl... Now I want to o...

5 years ago
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RE: PSP 2-Axis Analog Thumb Joystick

The kits are backordered by about a month. I'm shipping kits from the end of February right now. I ship basically everywhere. If you add the kits to y...

5 years ago
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RE: PSP 2-Axis Analog Thumb Joystick

It is functional. The joystick connects to the board the same way it connected to the original PSP board, using gold-plated pads and the rubber contac...

5 years ago
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RE: Composite LCD Controller Board Support

It's 50/50 on whether you'll ahve to do more, just depends on the amp rating on the input inductor. Check this out You want to solder the VIN and OUT...

5 years ago
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RE: Composite LCD Controller Board Support

Looks like you have the XL1509 buck converter. It drops voltage to 5v instead of 3.3v. Are you able to remove that IC entirely? Also, it looks like yo...

5 years ago
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RE: Composite LCD Controller Board Support

It appears to be a 3.3v buck converter, and the large voltage drop across the diode (appears to be labeled M1) is probably keeping it from working (it...

5 years ago
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RE: Battery Question

They are electrically compatible, but there's no way they will fit into the battery compartment.

5 years ago
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RE: Newbie ready to purchase

It's actually better that it doesn't work. That way you're not killing a good PSP. As long as the PSP doesn't have any serious physical or liquid dama...

5 years ago
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RE: Newbie ready to purchase

Yeah power and USB adapters

5 years ago
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RE: Composite LCD Controller Board Support

snap a picture of the bottom and I'll see what I can do to help

5 years ago
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RE: Newbie ready to purchase

The kit includes the board, LCD, and speaker wire. It doesn't include the battery or the adapters, because some people will already have those things ...

5 years ago
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RE: PSP-3004 possible?

It will not work with a 3000 series. 1000 series only.

5 years ago
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RE: Raspberry Pi Compute Modul 3 Lite as replacement of Zero

I wouldn't say near future. V4 orders are coming in faster than I can make the boards, and I won't have time to get back to PCB design for a couple mo...

5 years ago
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RE: battery and ports questions

1. Is the turnigy battery the max physical size for the psp build? No. There is some extra space. The Turnigy one is just the closest I've found so fa...

5 years ago
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RE: Advanced On/Off Circuit Question

Correct. The 300k pulldown can't overcome the 40k pullup from the GPIO pin. As soon as the GPIO switches to pulldown or nopull, the 300k pulls the gat...

5 years ago
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RE: Advanced On/Off Circuit Question

The OS is watching the pin attached to GP1, so pressing the button issues the shutdown command. After shutdown completes, GP2 is pulled low by the OS....

5 years ago
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RE: How viable would a PSVita be?

I haven't looked into the Vita at all since last year. Might do it at some point. I sold a couple in the past, and will probably sell at least one v4 ...

5 years ago
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RE: pspi 3 turning off

Do you have another Pi Zero that you can test the SD card in? If not, I'm willing to help troubleshoot this for you if you want to send everything to ...

5 years ago
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RE: pspi 3 turning off

It sounds like an issue with the Raspberry Pi. Are you confident you copied the image (assuming RetroPie) to the SD card properly?

5 years ago
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RE: Questions before I buy...

The small boards for controls, ribbon cables, LCD bracket, and a few other misc parts. I recommend hunting down a broken one for the internal parts.

5 years ago
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RE: D-pad buttons not functioning

Sounds like you might have the joystick wired up incorrectly or incompletely. The joystick is connected to the D-pad controls, so it will cause the bu...

5 years ago
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RE: D-pad buttons not functioning

Hmm..that's a weird one. Were you able to complete the button configuration using the joystick, for all four directions? If you were, it sounds like a...

5 years ago
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RE: Improved on/off board

Yes, it is designed to work down to about 2.5v.

5 years ago
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RE: 'Triangle' button not working

Same orientation. That's the right side of the GPIO header, closest to the battery compartment.

5 years ago
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RE: 'Triangle' button not working

Nope, not that one. This is the connector rotated 180 degrees from the position in your pic

5 years ago
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RE: 'Triangle' button not working

The left arrow and top-right arrow are always connected together, but the middle one shouldn't be. Any chance you can get a pic of the pins on the FPC...

5 years ago
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RE: PSPi not recognizing Keyboard or Buttons

I'm happy to take a look at it. It does sound like a defective Pi, but I can at least get the setup finished for you so controls will work. Do you sti...

5 years ago
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RE: PSPi not recognizing Keyboard or Buttons

The other USB port doesn't have data pins, so it won't help you. Did you happen to get the microUSB cable in yet? If you can't figure it out, you're w...

5 years ago
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RE: pspi 3 turning off

It's possible. Did you copy over all the files, including the config.txt? The config.txt file is the one that tells the Pi Zero to switch that pin to ...

5 years ago
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RE: Improved on/off board

I'd like to get more info about what exactly the board was doing. If the HDMI is backfeeding power and keeping the GPIO pins pulled high, then the boa...

5 years ago
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RE: Improved on/off board

Issues with the on/off board, or with the RPi?

5 years ago
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RE: Composite LCD Controller Board Support

Those numbers are exactly what I'd expect. It should be working. Have you tested the composite signal on anything else?

5 years ago
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RE: Composite LCD Controller Board Support

3,3v is what you want, so it's at least working partially. There's one more thing to check. With the board powered on check the voltage at both sides ...

5 years ago
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RE: Composite LCD Controller Board Support

Can you verify that your putting at least 5v into the LCD power input? If it's under 5v then the IC won't function correctly.

5 years ago
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RE: PSPi not recognizing Keyboard or Buttons

You should have contact between all the yellow areas, and you should have contact between all the purple areas. There should also not be a connection...

5 years ago
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RE: PSPi not recognizing Keyboard or Buttons

Do you have an ohmmeter? There are a couple things we can check in the meantime.

5 years ago
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