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Instruction manual
PSP-1001
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TM
2-649-166-11(1) US

Summary of Contents

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    Instruction manual PSP-1001 2-649-166-11(1) US...

  • Page 2: Warnings

    WARNINGS To avoid electrical shock, do not open the cabinet. Refer servicing to qualified personnel only. Use the supplied AC adaptor only. If you use other types, it may cause fire, electrical shocks or a malfunction. For customers in the U.S.A. and Canada Caution The use of optical instruments with this product will increase eye hazard.

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    For customers in the U.S.A. If you have questions about this product, call our technical support line at 1-800-345-7669, or write to: Sony Computer Entertainment America Consumer Services/Technical Support PO Box 5888, San Mateo, CA 94402-0888 U.S.A. Declaration of Conformity...

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    The model and serial numbers are located inside the battery compartment of the unit. Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to the number whenever you call for technical assistance at 1-800-345-7669. Model No. PSP-1001 Serial No.______________ For customers in Canada This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.

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    Photosensitivity A very small percentage of individuals may experience epileptic seizures when exposed to certain light patterns or flashing lights. Exposure to certain patterns or backgrounds on a television screen or while playing video games, including games played on the PSP™ system, may trigger an epileptic seizure in these individuals.

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    GAME • Playing games • Managing saved data VIDEO • Playing UMD™Video • Playing videos (MPEG-4) saved on a Memory Stick Duo™ MUSIC • Playing UMD™Audio • Playing music (ATRAC3plus™ or MP3) saved on a Memory Stick Duo™ PHOTO • Displaying images (JPEG) saved on a Memory Stick Duo™...

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    Using the home menu The basic operation of the PSP™ system starts from the home menu. Press the home button to display the home menu and use the directional buttons to navigate the horizontal and vertical icon bars. Basic button operations Directional buttons: HOME SELECT...

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents WARNINGS ........2 Precautions .

  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    x Music Listening to music ....... 57 Using the control panel ......60 Operating with PSP™...

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    x Additional information Compatible media ....... 110 Specifications ........113 Troubleshooting .

  • Page 11: Precautions

    Precautions Before using this product, carefully read this manual and retain it for future reference. Safety This product has been designed with the highest concern for safety. However, any electrical device, if used improperly, has the potential for causing fire, electrical shock or personal injury.

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    • Do not use the system or accessories near water. • Use only attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer. • Do not use the headphones if they cause discomfort to your skin. If the supplied headphones cause discomfort to your skin, discontinue use immediately.

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    • Do not allow dust or foreign matter to build up around the system or accessory connectors. If there is dust or foreign matter on the system's connectors or the AC power cord, wipe it off with a dry cloth before connecting. Dust or other matter on the connectors can result in fire or electrical shock.

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    If, for any reason, software or data loss or corruption occurs, it is usually not possible to recover the software or data. It is recommended that you regularly back up software and data. Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates will not be held liable for any damages or injury in the case of software or data loss or corruption.

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    Pouch and wrist strap • If you want to pause or temporarily store the system while playing games or video, put the system in sleep mode before placing it in the pouch. This may help to avoid overheating. • Put both the PSP™ system and the remote control in hold mode to help prevent unintended operation.

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    • If the UMD™ becomes dirty, gently wipe the exterior and recorded surfaces of the UMD™ using a soft cloth. Do not use solvents or other chemicals. Cleaning For safety reasons, unplug the AC power cord from the electrical outlet and remove the battery pack from the system before cleaning.

  • Page 17: Battery Pack Precautions

    Battery pack precautions Do not handle a damaged or leaking battery pack. Contact with the material can result in injury or burns to the eyes or skin. Even if foreign substances are not immediately visible, chemical changes in the material can result in injuries occurring at a later time. If you come into contact with material from a leaking battery pack, take the following actions: •...

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    Recycling Lithium-Ion Batteries Lithium-Ion batteries are recyclable. You can help preserve our environment by returning your used rechargeable batteries to the collection and recycling location nearest you. For more information regarding recycling of rechargeable batteries, call toll free 1-800-822-8837, or visit http://www.rbrc.org/ Caution Do not handle damaged or leaking Lithium-Ion batteries.

  • Page 19: Checking The Package Contents

    Preparation Checking the package contents Check that you have all of the following items. If any items are missing, contact our technical support line at 1-800-345-7669 for assistance. s PSP™ (PlayStation Portable) ® s Battery pack s AC adaptor s AC power cord s Printed materials s Headphones with remote control s Memory Stick Duo™...

  • Page 20: Part Names And Functions

    Part names and functions System front A L button B Directional buttons C Memory Stick Duo™ access indicator Lights up when saving and loading data D WLAN access indicator Lights up when using the wireless networking feature E Analog stick Can be used with games that support analog operation Part names and functions...

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    K LCD screen L Display button Adjusts screen brightness page 37) M Sound button Adjusts the tone ( page 35) N Select button O Start button P R button System rear A Battery cover B Push button button button button button U Power indicator Lights up, flashes or changes color...

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    System top A IR port B USB connector System bottom A Headset connector B Charging terminals Part names and functions OPEN C Open latch DC IN C DC IN 5V connector...

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    System left side A Memory Stick Duo™ slot System right side A Power/hold switch Turns the system on and off, puts in sleep mode ( pages 29, 31) and locks the system buttons page 34) * The PSP™ system messages use "Memory Stick" as a general reference to Memory Stick Duo™...

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    Headphones with remote control Remote control front A . button B > button C Volume + button Turns the volume up D Volume - button Turns the volume down E u button Part names and functions Remote control side A Hold switch Locks the operation of the remote control.

  • Page 25: Preparing The Psp™ System For Use

    Preparing the PSP™ system for use Before using the PSP™ system for the first time after purchase, you must follow these steps to charge the battery. Before inserting the battery pack, find the serial and model numbers listed within the battery compartment and make a record of the numbers in the spaces provided under Owner's Record on page 4.

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    Getting started 2: Charging Caution The socket-outlet shall be installed near the equipment and shall be easily accessible. Do not plug the AC power cord for the PSP™ system into an electrical outlet until you have made all other connections. Plug the AC power cord into the AC adaptor.

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    Plug the AC power cord into an electrical outlet. POWER HOLD SELECT START The power indicator lights up in orange, indicating that charging has begun. The power indicator will turn off when the battery is fully charged. Unplug the AC power cord from the electrical outlet and disconnect the AC adaptor from the system.

  • Page 28: Connecting The Headphones With Remote Control

    Connecting the headphones with remote control Connect the headphones to the PSP™ system. 1 Plug the headphones into the remote control. 2 Plug the headphones into the headset connector on the system bottom. Hint The remote control is exclusively for use with the PSP™ system and cannot be used with other devices.

  • Page 29: Turning The Psp™ System On And Off

    Basic operations Turning the PSP™ system on and off Turning the system on Slide the power/hold switch up. The power indicator lights up in green, and the home menu is displayed. Hints • If the PSP™ system is turned on with a UMD™ inserted, the UMD™ will begin playback automatically.

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    Turning the system off Hold the power/hold switch in the up position for more than two seconds. The power indicator flashes and then turns off, indicating that the system is turned off. Turning the PSP™ system on and off...

  • Page 31: Putting Into Sleep Mode

    Putting into sleep mode If the PSP™ system is switched to sleep mode, the game that is playing will be paused. When sleep mode is cleared, the screen that was displayed before entering sleep mode will begin playback again. Notices •...

  • Page 32: Inserting A Umd

    Inserting a UMD™ Notice Do not eject a UMD™ during playback. Slide the open latch on the PSP™ system top. The disc cover opens. Insert a UMD™. With the disc label facing the system rear, slide the UMD™ in the direction of the arrow until it is fully inserted.

  • Page 33: Inserting A Memory Stick Duo

    Inserting a Memory Stick Duo™ Warning Keep Memory Stick Duo™ media out of the reach of small children, as the media could be swallowed by accident. Open the slot cover and insert the Memory Stick Duo™. Open the slot cover in the direction of the arrow.

  • Page 34: Avoiding Unintended Operation Of The Psp™ System

    Avoiding unintended operation of the PSP™ system Slide the power/hold switch down. The hold indicator turns yellow, indicating that the system buttons are locked. Clearing hold mode Slide the power/hold switch to its original position. Avoiding unintended operation of the PSP™ system The switch locks into place.

  • Page 35: Using The Sound Button

    Using the sound button The sound button is used to adjust the tone and to mute the sound for audio playback and for key tones. Adjusting the tone Press the sound button. SELECT START Each time you press the button, the tone changes as follows: HEAVY Strengthens both bass and treble to produce an intense sound POPS...

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    Clearing mute Muting can be turned off by the following methods: • Pressing the sound button. • Pressing the volume + or volume - button on the system front or on the remote control. Using the sound button...

  • Page 37: Using The Display Button

    Using the display button The display button is used to adjust screen brightness. Adjusting screen brightness Press the display button. SELECT START Each time you press the button, the display changes as follows: Level 1 Darker Level 2 Level 3 Brighter (Level 4) Hint...

  • Page 38: Battery

    Battery Battery charge level The battery charge level is displayed on the screen. Estimating the remaining battery power There is plenty of power left. The battery is getting low. The battery has almost run out. No battery power remains. The power indicator flashes green. Recharge the battery.

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    • Battery charge level can also be checked in "Battery information" under "System Settings" ( page 87). • If the PSP™ system is left unused after the battery runs out, the date and time settings may be reset. If this occurs, the date and time setting screen will be displayed the next time the system is turned on.

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    Hint The battery pack lifespan varies depending on how it is stored, the conditions of use and environmental factors, such as temperature. Replacing the battery pack For safety reasons, turn off the system before replacing the battery pack. Also read "Battery pack precautions" ( Hint If the system is left unused after the battery pack has been removed, the date and time settings may be reset.

  • Page 41: Playing A Game

    Game Playing a game Select from the home menu. Insert a UMD™ ( The UMD™ icon is displayed. With the game icon selected, press the The game starts. Icons displayed under Game In addition to playing games, the following features are available under Game. Game Sharing Saved Data Utility UMD™...

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    Hints • Access to a game that is displayed as control feature. You must enter the password as described below to access the game. See "Parental Control Level" ( Select (Restricted Content), and then press the Enter the password using the directional buttons, and then press the button.

  • Page 43: Game Options Menu

    Game options menu You can view game information or copy or delete saved data by displaying the options menu. Select an icon, and then press the The options menu is displayed. Icons Select a menu item, and then press the Closing the options menu Press the button or the...

  • Page 44: Copying And Deleting Saved Data

    Copying and deleting saved data You can copy or delete saved game data that is saved on a Memory Stick Duo™ using the saved data utility. Copying saved data You can copy saved data to another Memory Stick Duo™. It is recommended that important data be copied as a backup.

  • Page 45: Watching A Video

    Video Watching a video You can watch UMD™Video and videos saved on a Memory Stick Duo™. The format (for videos saved on a Memory Stick Duo™) that can be played is MPEG-4 ( page 55). Notice Depending on the UMD™Video, playback conditions may be set in advance by the software developer.

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    Icons displayed under Video UMD™ Memory Stick™ Hints • Access to a video that is displayed as parental control feature. Enter the password as described below to access the video. See "Parental Control Level" ( Select (Restricted Content), and then press the Using the directional buttons, enter the password, and then press the button.

  • Page 47: Using The Control Panel

    Using the control panel You can perform the following operations using the on-screen control panel. Press the button during video playback. The control panel is displayed. Select an icon, and then press the Clearing the control panel Press the button or the List of operations The icons displayed when playing a UMD™Video are different from those displayed when playing a video saved on a Memory Stick Duo™.

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    Icon Subtitle Options Go To UMD™ Video Volume Screen Mode Display Help Previous Return to Beginning Next Fast Reverse/ Fast Forward Slow Motion Frame Advance Play Pause Stop Repeat * This operation cannot be performed during playback of video saved on a Memory Stick Duo™.

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    Icon Clear Viewing playback status and related information Select from the control panel during playback, and then press the button. The playback status of the video is displayed. Title Status icon Clearing display Select from the control panel, and then press the Hint The items displayed when playing a UMD™Video are different from those displayed when playing a video saved on a Memory Stick Duo™.

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    Changing the Screen Mode Changes the size of the viewable image on the screen. Select from the control panel, and then press the button. Each time the follows: Normal Zoom Full Screen Original Hint Depending on the video being played, the Screen Mode may remain unchanged. Playback from a selected scene You can play video data stored on a Memory Stick Duo™...

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    Adjusting the UMD™ Video volume The volume can be adjusted if the audio output level of the UMD™ is low. Select from the control panel, and then press the button. Each time you press the Raises the volume Raises the volume (maximum) Normal Usually select this setting.

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    Returning to normal playback Select from the control panel, and then press the Hint Selecting from the control panel while playback is paused, and then pressing the button, will also start slow playback. If will continue only as long as the Playing repeatedly You can play the entire disc or a chapter repeatedly.

  • Page 53: Or The Remote Control

    Operating with PSP™ system buttons or the remote control You can operate the PSP™ system without using the control panel by using the system buttons or the remote control. Play Pause Displaying the UMD™ menu Press the Stop Play the previous chapter Play the next chapter Fast Reverse Fast Forward...

  • Page 54: Video Options Menu

    Video options menu You can use the Video options menu to play a UMD™Video or view information or delete videos saved on a Memory Stick Duo™. Select the icon, and then press the The options menu is displayed. Icons Select a menu item, and then press the Clearing the options menu Press the button or the...

  • Page 55: Saving Videos On A Memory Stick Duo

    Memory Stick™ video format. Visit http://www.memorystick.com/psp for more information about compatible devices. Hint A Memory Stick Duo Adaptor (model number MSAC-M2: a Sony product sold separately) is required if your MPEG-4-compatible device can handle only a standard-size Memory Stick™.

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    3 Use a commercially available Memory Stick USB reader/writer. * If the device can handle only the standard-size Memory Stick™, you will need a Memory Stick Duo Adaptor (model number MSAC-M2: a Sony product sold separately). Hints • See http://www.memorystick.com/psp for information on the formats that can be converted.

  • Page 57: Listening To Music

    Music Listening to music You can listen to UMD™Audio and music saved on a Memory Stick Duo™. The file formats (for music saved on Memory Stick Duo™) that can be played are ATRAC3plus™ and MP3 ( Select from the home menu. Insert a UMD™...

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    Hints • If the start button or the u button on the remote control is pressed in step 3, the first track of the first group will begin playing. • If the home button or select button is pressed during playback, the screen will return to the home menu.

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    Stopping playback Press the button during playback. Playback stops. How to read the screen Album name Track name Status icon Control panel Hints • "Album name" and "Track number/total number of tracks" are shown on the screen only while (Display) is turned on ( •...

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    Using the control panel You can perform the following operations using the on-screen control panel. Press the The control panel is displayed. Select an icon, and then press the Clearing the control panel Press the button or the List of operations Icon Previous Group Next Group...

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    Icon Fast Reverse/ Fast Forward Play Pause Stop Group Mode A-B Repeat Play Mode Clear Display Help * If you press and hold the long as the button is held down. Using Group Mode Tracks can be played in groups. Playback stops after all tracks in the group have been played.

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    Clearing Group Mode While Group Mode is on, select button. Using Play Modes (Repeat/Shuffle) During playback, select then press the Each time the following functions: Play Mode No icon * If there is a group, tracks in the group are played in a random order. The order of the groups will not change.

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    Playing part of a track repeatedly (A-B Repeat) Specify and then play the part that you want to play repeatedly. Select from the control panel during playback, and then press the repeated playback to begin. The starting point (point A) is set. Press the button at the point where you want the repeated playback to end.

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    Operating with PSP™ system buttons or the remote control You can operate the PSP™ system without using the control panel by using the system buttons or the remote control. Play Pause Stop Skip to the beginning of the current track or the previous track Skip to the beginning of the next track...

  • Page 65: Music Options Menu

    Music options menu You can use the Music options menu to view information about or delete music data saved on a Memory Stick Duo™. Select an icon, and then press the The options menu is displayed. Icons Select a menu item, and then press the Clearing the options menu Press the button or the...

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    Playing with a selected codec With a UMD™Audio that has multiple file formats and bit rates recorded, you can select from among these options for playback. Select a group you want to listen to, and then press the button. Select "Select Codec", and then press the The types of file formats and bit rates are displayed.

  • Page 67: On A Memory Stick Duo

    Transferring and saving music on a Memory Stick Duo™ You can use the PSP™ system to play music data obtained in the following ways: 1) Music imported from an audio CD. 2) Music purchased from a music download Web site. See below for instructions regarding item 1).

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    *1 If the slot on the device can handle only standard-size Memory Stick™ media, a Memory Stick Duo Adaptor (model number MSAC-M2: a Sony product sold separately) is required. *2 A device that supports MagicGate™ such as model number MSAC-US30 (a Sony product sold separately) is required. Hints •...

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    Where to save music data Create a folder named "PSP" directly on the Memory Stick Duo™, and then create a folder named "MUSIC" "MUSIC" folder. The PSP™ system will not recognize data items saved anywhere other than in this folder. * The folder name does not need to be all capital letters.

  • Page 70: Viewing Images

    Photo Viewing images You can view images saved on a Memory Stick Duo™. The file format that can be displayed is JPEG ( Select from the home menu. Insert a Memory Stick Duo™ ( is displayed. Press the Icons for Digital Camera Images, folders and images saved on the Memory Stick Duo™...

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    Using the control panel You can perform the following operations using the on-screen control panel. Press the button while displaying an image. The control panel is displayed. Select an icon, and then press the Clearing the control panel Press the button or the List of operations Icon...

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    Icon Zoom Out Zoom In Rotate Left Rotate Right Up/Down/Left/Right Previous Next Slideshow Displaying image information While displaying an image, select panel, and then press the The image status is displayed. Using the control panel Description Zooms out from the image Zooms in on the image Rotates the image 90-degrees counterclockwise...

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    (Image number/Total number of images) Image name Display Status Clearing the display Select from the control panel, and then press the Adjusting image size You can change the size of the image displayed on the screen. While displaying the image, select panel, and then press the Each time you press the button, the option switches as follows: Displays the image to fit the screen size without changing...

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    Operating with PSP™ system buttons or the remote control You can operate the PSP™ system without using the control panel by using the system buttons or the remote control. Play a slideshow Cancel zoom in/out Back Display the previous image Press the L button. Display the next image Zoom in Zoom out...

  • Page 75: Photo Options Menu

    Photo options menu When the Photo options menu is displayed, you can view information about or delete images saved on a Memory Stick Duo™. Select an icon and then press the The options menu is displayed. Icons Select a menu item, and then press the Clearing the options menu Press the button or the...

  • Page 76: Playing Slideshows

    Playing slideshows You can set the available images to be displayed in order. Select the icon for a folder or media containing images, and then press the start button. The slideshow begins. The content displayed varies depending on the icon selected.

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    Select an icon, and then press the Clearing the control panel Press the button or the List of Operations Icon Slideshow Options View Mode Display Help Previous Next Play Pause Stop button. button. Description Switches the information displayed on the screen page 78) Changes the size of the image displayed on the screen Displays image information...

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    Icon Repeat Displaying slideshow options During a slideshow, select then press the Each time you press the Image name and date of last update are displayed. Image name and date of last update are displayed together, with thumbnails of each image. The display is cleared.

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    Hint Some buttons cannot be operated while the control panel is displayed on the screen. In this case, press the button to clear the control panel. Playing slideshows...

  • Page 80: Saving Images On A Memory Stick Duo

    You can use Memory Stick Duo™ media with a digital still camera that can handle only the standard-size Memory Stick™ by using a Memory Stick Duo Adaptor (model number MSAC-M2: a Sony product sold separately). Saving image data items from a PC to a Memory Stick Duo™...

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    * A Memory Stick Duo Adaptor (model number MSAC-M2: a Sony product sold separately) is required if the slot on the device you are using is able to handle only the standard-size Memory Stick™. Where to save image data Create a folder named "PSP" directly on the Memory Stick Duo™, and then create a folder named "PHOTO"...

  • Page 82: Settings For The Psp™ System

    Settings Settings for the PSP™ system You can adjust the settings for the PSP™ system, as well as settings for features, such as video, photo and network. Select from the home menu. Icons for various settings are displayed. Select an icon, and then press the A setting screen for the icon is displayed.

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    Icons displayed under Settings Network Update USB Connection Video Settings Photo Settings System Settings Date & Time Settings Power Save Settings Sound Settings Security Settings Network Settings Provides access to updates for the system software ( page 104) Allows for connection to a PC using a commercially available USB cable page 96) Includes settings for UMD™Video Menu...

  • Page 84: Video Settings

    Video Settings You can set the UMD™Video language or boost UMD™Video volume. Notice Depending on the UMD™Video, playback conditions may be set in advance by the software developer. In such cases, certain options may not be available, even if you follow the instructions in this manual.

  • Page 85: Photo Settings

    Photo Settings You can set the Slideshow Speed. Fast Displays images at a faster rate Normal Displays images at normal speed Slow Displays images at a slower rate The default setting for the menu item is underlined. Photo Settings...

  • Page 86: System Settings

    System Settings You can adjust the settings for and display information about the PSP™ system, or format a Memory Stick Duo™. Nickname The nickname you selected in the initial setup can be changed. Use the on- screen keyboard to enter a new nickname. For details on keyboard operation, see "How to use the keyboard"...

  • Page 87

    Battery Information You can display the following information about the system battery: Charge Level Displays the battery charge level as a percentage Displays the remaining hours of battery duration (except when Hours Left charging) Power Source Displays the current source of power: "External" or "Battery" Displays the status of the battery: "In Use", "Charging"...

  • Page 88

    System Information You can display information about the PSP™ system. MAC Address System Software Nickname About PSP™ Displays trademark and copyright information related to software used by the PSP™ system. System Settings Displays the system's MAC address Displays the version of the system software Displays the system nickname...

  • Page 89: Date & Time Settings

    Date & Time Settings You can set the date and time, daylight saving time and time zone for the PSP™ system. Set each item using the directional buttons and enter the setting by pressing the button. Sets the year, month, day, hour, minute and second (and AM/ Date and Time PM setting if using a 12-hour time format) Date Format...

  • Page 90: Power Save Settings

    Power Save Settings You can conserve the power of the PSP™ system by setting the system to automatically go into sleep mode or switch off the backlight. Backlight Auto-Off When the system remains idle for a certain period of time, it saves power by automatically turning off the backlight on the LCD screen.

  • Page 91

    Auto Sleep You can set the system to conserve power by automatically entering sleep mode when it remains idle for a certain period of time. The system does not automatically go into sleep mode. 5 minutes Enters sleep mode after five minutes 10 minutes Enters sleep mode after ten minutes 15 minutes...

  • Page 92: Sound Settings

    Sound Settings You can turn off the key tone and limit the volume level. AVLS (Automatic Volume Limiter System) You can limit the maximum volume. This can help prevent sound escaping from the headphones, as well as the possible danger resulting from being unable to hear what is going on around you when wearing headphones.

  • Page 93: Security Settings

    Security Settings You can adjust settings related to PSP™ system security features. Change Password Changes the 4-digit password required for the "Parental Control Level" feature. The password is required for the following operations: • To change the Parental Control Level setting. •...

  • Page 94

    Parental Control Level Some UMD™ software have a preset parental control level based on the content. You can set the parental control level on the system to restrict the playback of a UMD™ with a level that is higher than that set on the system. Parental Control Level The parental control level of the system can be either turned off or set to one of 11 different levels.

  • Page 95

    parental control level :The UMD can be viewed. Parental control levels on games Most game packaging shows a symbol to indicate the age group that is appropriate to play the game. The symbols correspond to the UMD™ parental control level as shown below: Age group UMD™...

  • Page 96: Usb Connection

    USB Connection You can transfer files from a PC to a Memory Stick Duo™ inserted in the PSP™ system using a commercially available USB cable. Note however that files that can be played are limited to file formats supported by the system. USB cables that can be used with the PSP™...

  • Page 97

    Select (USB Connection) under menu, and then press the The Memory Stick Duo™ inserted in the system is detected by the PC. Notice Do not format a Memory Stick Duo™ on a PC, as it may no longer be recognized by the PSP™...

  • Page 98: Network Settings

    Network Settings You can adjust the network settings to allow connection to a wireless local area network (WLAN). There are two WLAN modes. Warning Turn off the WLAN switch when in crowded places, such as in a crowded train. If a person nearby is using a pacemaker, it is possible that the radio waves could affect the pacemaker.

  • Page 99

    Required items The following items are generally required to set up the system to connect to a network and perform a network update. • Subscription to an Internet service provider • A network device, such as a DSL or cable modem •...

  • Page 100

    Select (Network Settings) under menu, and then press the Select "Infrastructure Mode", and then press the Select "New Connection", and then press the Enter a name for the network connection. When you press the displayed, allowing you to enter characters for the name. You can choose any name you like for the network connection.

  • Page 101

    SSID Enter the SSID settings for your access point. If a WEP key is set up for your access point, use the directional Encryption buttons and select "WEP". Then enter the WEP key. When you enter the WEP key, it appears on the screen as "********". Searches for and then displays a list of access points (or wireless Scan networks) with their corresponding SSIDs and the WEP key...

  • Page 102

    Check the settings. This screen displays the setting details. Press the left button to return to the previous screens to correct any of the settings, if necessary. When you have finished selecting your settings, press the right button to go to the next screen. Save the connection.

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    Network settings options menu When the options menu is displayed in infrastructure mode, network connections saved on the system can be edited or deleted. Select (Network Settings) under menu, and then press the Select "Infrastructure Mode", and then press the Select a connection, and then press the The items listed below are displayed.

  • Page 104: Network Update

    Network Update You can update the system software using the Network Update feature. Network update process Connection to the network Connects using a wireless LAN access point. Turn on the system's WLAN switch. Download (receive data) Downloads update data from the network. The update data is saved on the Memory Stick Duo™...

  • Page 105

    Starting a network update You can connect to a network using an access point to download update data. Connect the AC adaptor to the system. The update cannot be completed if the AC adaptor is not connected. Select (Network Update) under menu, and then press the Select a connection, and then press the The system will connect to the network via an access point.

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    Delete Information * For detailed instructions, see "Creating a new network connection" ( Network Update Deletes a network connection Displays information about a network connection page 99).

  • Page 107: How To Use The Keyboard

    How to use the keyboard You can use the on-screen keyboard for text entry such as when entering a nickname for the PSP™ system or entering network setting information. Function keys Alphabet/symbol keys Control panel item list Keyboard keys Function Enters a space Confirms characters that have been typed but not entered, and exits the keyboard...

  • Page 108

    Switching input mode The number of input modes available varies depending on the language selected. Every time you press the select button, the input mode switches among the options in the diagram below: Input mode Letters and numbers Numbers only Hint The language for the on-screen keyboard is linked to the System Language selected in System Settings.

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    Hint If you select the a/A key while entering characters, you can switch between upper and lower case. Entering symbols You can enter symbols such as "." and "?" by selecting particular keys while entering characters. Input mode Letters and numbers Alphabet/symbol key How to use the keyboard...

  • Page 110: Compatible Media

    Additional information Compatible media The media types listed below can be used on the PSP™ system. Throughout this manual, the term "Memory Stick Duo™" is used to refer to all types of Memory Stick™ media in the table below. Type UMD™...

  • Page 111

    The standard-size Memory Stick™ cannot be used with the system. Memory Stick Duo Adaptor The Memory Stick Duo Adaptor (MSAC-M2: a Sony product sold separately) allows a Memory Stick Duo™ to be used with devices that take a standard-size Memory Stick™.

  • Page 112

    Depending on the data type, some data items cannot be played. Compatible media Characteristics A video-compression format An audio-compression technology developed by Sony Corporation An audio-compression format A standard format for compressing still images, such as those used in digital still cameras...

  • Page 113: Specifications

    Specifications Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. PSP™ (PlayStation ® 4.3 inches (16:9) full-transparent type, TFT drive LCD screen Approximately 16,770,000 colors displayed Sound Stereo speakers Internal disc drive Read-only UMD™ drive DC IN 5V connector Charging terminals Headset connector IR port Interface...

  • Page 114

    UMD™ laser Wave length Power Type Wireless networking Standard Modulation format AC adaptor Input Output External dimensions Weight Battery pack Battery type Voltage Capacity Specifications 655-665 nm max 0.28 mW Semiconductor, continuous IEEE 802.11b 128-bit/64-bit DS-SS (IEEE 802.11b compliant) AC 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz DC 5 V, 2000mA (2A) Approx.

  • Page 115

    Contents See page 19. x Memory Stick Duo™ • Compatible with MagicGate™ • It is able to perform parallel data transfer (high-speed data transfer). This type of high-speed data transfer can be used only with compatible devices. Transfer speed will vary depending on the device used. •...

  • Page 116

    " and "PlayStation" are registered trademarks, and " " and "UMD" are trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. " " and "XMB" are trademarks of Sony Corporation and Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. "SONY" and " " are registered trademarks of Sony Corporation. Also, "Memory Stick Duo", "Memory Stick PRO Duo", "Memory Stick", "...

  • Page 117: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Go through this section if you experience difficulty in operating the PSP™ system. Should any problem persist, call SCEA Consumer Services at 1-800-345-7669 for assistance. Power, battery and charging issues The power does not turn on. , Check that the system is turned on. , Check that the battery is charged ( , Check that the battery pack is properly inserted ( The battery does not charge, or does not fully recharge.

  • Page 118

    The power indicator on the system front is on, but the LCD screen is not displayed. , Check that the LCD screen's backlight is not turned off. If it is, press any of the system buttons to turn on the backlight. The battery loses its charge even when the system is turned off.

  • Page 119

    Sound There is no sound. , Check that the volume is not set to zero. Try raising the volume pages 20, 24). , Check that the mute setting is not on. Press the sound button on the system front to clear the mute setting ( , If headphones are inserted, the system will not produce any sound through the speakers.

  • Page 120

    Memory Stick Duo™ The Memory Stick Duo™ cannot be inserted. , Set the Memory Stick Duo™ in the proper direction when inserting page 33). The system does not recognize the Memory Stick Duo™. , If the Memory Stick Duo™ was formatted by a PC, the system may not recognize it.

  • Page 121

    The system does not recognize a video data item. , Video data items in a file format that is not compatible with the system will not be recognized ( , If the file or folder name on the Memory Stick Duo™ is changed, or if the file or folder is moved to another location using a PC, the system may not recognize it.

  • Page 122

    The system does not recognize the image data. , Check that the data is saved in the correct folder on the Memory Stick Duo™ ( page 81). , If the file or folder name on the Memory Stick Duo™ is changed, or if the file or folder is moved to another location using a PC, the system may not recognize it.

  • Page 123

    , Check that the headset connector and the headphone plug are clean. If not, wipe them with a dry, soft cloth. See also "There is no sound". The remote control does not work. , Check that the headphones are fully inserted in the system ( , Check that the remote control is not in hold mode.

  • Page 124

    The PSP™ system is not recognized by the PC when connected using a USB cable. , When using a USB hub or other devices, depending on the operating environment of the PC, the Memory Stick Duo™ inserted in the system may not be recognized by the PC.

  • Page 125: Limited Warranty

    LIMITED WARRANTY Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) warrants to the original purchaser that each of the constituent products of this PSP™ system shall be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of one (1) year from the date of purchase (the "Warranty Period"). If one or more of the above-...

  • Page 126

    This warranty is valid only in the United States and Canada. The warranty offered by Sony Computer Entertainment America on your PSP™ system (PSP-1001 K) is the same whether or not you register your product. LIMITED WARRANTY...

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    © 2005 Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. All rights reserved.

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