I just didn't have the courage to risk bricking my PSP. Even with the promise of homebrew and ripped games. But now I might just give it a shot! Noobz has come up with genius method of unbricking your psp by installing the firmware onto your memorystick.
Hope this info helps. Go here for more detail on what to do.
- You run a program on a homebrew-enabled psp
that will convert a standard PSP battery into a jigkick battery. Note
that you can't then use that battery normally - so you should use a
- You run a program to generate the unbricker memorystick image, built from the v1.5 update EBOOT (note that this, and the custom IPL, means the release is completely free of Sony copyright materials).
- You run some programs on a PC to install the image to your memory stick.