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Definition: A bricked PSP is one in which the firmware has been corrupted so that the PSP will no longer start up. It has, essentially, become a very nice-looking brick, suitable only for use as a paperweight.

Bricking usually occurs when a homebrew application is incorrectly installed, or a system update is interrupted while in progress.

With the release of the Undiluted Platinum PSP modchip there is now hope for bricked PSPs. Because the modchip can take over from the PSP's original flash memory, bricked PSPs can be restored to a working state using the chip.

Pronunciation: BRIKD
Common Misspellings: brickde
Examples:
I bricked my PSP trying to install a fake downgrader.
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