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Ok, so I want to protect my PSP from any kinds of falls it may take, so I'm thinking of getting some sort of protective case for it. For example, a couple times I've had my PSP sitting on my desk charging, then I rotate my chair or pull out the drawer that holds the keyboard and something catches the cable, and humpty-dumpty falls off the desk, hitting either the floor or the side of the drawer, so I was wondering if something like this would adequately protect it from such a drop, while still allowing it to be played normally.
 

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You just need better cable management. Just keep it away from places where people can trip over it. For me it's usually in a corner of my room, close to the wall socket behind my monitor. I really don't think that such a case can help a lot, it may absorb the shock a bit, but if it would hit the edge of something your screen can still be fooked.
 

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Looks like it'll be the classic solution of pay attention and be careful. Or, let it charge fully somewhere out of the way.
 

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Or put in your PSP a little parachute to avoid any damage for falling. :D
 

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Don't worry about it. The damn things are tough as nails. I was watching a movie on mine on a treadmill at the gym. My arm hit my headphone cord, my psp fell of the ledge, smacked into the tread and the treadmill shot it a quarter way accross the gym floor. The UMD door popped out a bit, I popped it back in, reinserted the UMD, and it's worked fine since.
 

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Don't worry about it. The damn things are tough as nails. I was watching a movie on mine on a treadmill at the gym. My arm hit my headphone cord, my psp fell of the ledge, smacked into the tread and the treadmill shot it a quarter way accross the gym floor. The UMD door popped out a bit, I popped it back in, reinserted the UMD, and it's worked better since.

sorry i just had to :p
 

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Don't worry about it. The damn things are tough as nails. I was watching a movie on mine on a treadmill at the gym. My arm hit my headphone cord, my psp fell of the ledge, smacked into the tread and the treadmill shot it a quarter way accross the gym floor. The UMD door popped out a bit, I popped it back in, reinserted the UMD, and it's worked fine since.
Lol I dropped my old one a few to many times......the drop that did it was on top of a glass tile floor. :D It stopped reading UMDS and downgrading was out of the question(pandora wasn't out).
 

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I dropped many times my GBC and GBA SP, and they're still work very well...
 

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The thing is, is that I had a psp, and in the first week it, it fell a few inches from my desk to my keyboard drawer, and then it stopped charging. The charging cable always felt loose, like it wasn't making contact. So therefore, I want to protect it from violent two inch drops.
 

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The thing is, is that I had a psp, and in the first week it, it fell a few inches from my desk to my keyboard drawer, and then it stopped charging. The charging cable always felt loose, like it wasn't making contact. So therefore, I want to protect it from violent two inch drops.
You can use a bag special to protect your PSP. These are in your Videogame shop. :D
Or, if you hasn't enough to buy a bag, you can get a little parachute to protect your PSP. Just kidding. :lol::lol::lol::lol:
 

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Time for a home craft project!

All you need is some cloth, skill with needle and thread, wire-cutters, a metal file, a button, and a wire clothes hangar. And if you have really good teeth, you don't need wire-cutters. And if you have some wires that you can flex, yet will hold pressure, even better, but a wire clothes hangar will probably work best.

First thing you want to do is pick out enough cloth. Make sure it's sturdy stuff, stuff that isn't going to tear easily. Then cut yourself a long strip, about twice the length of your PsP. In fact, measure how thick it is, and add that much cloth (if not just a little bit more) to the length.

Then sew the long edges together to make the bag. Use good string, something that won't break under abuse, and use a sewing pattern that's just as tough. Sew it a couple times over if you have to. Tug on the sides, but not hard, just to experiment with how tough it is. Strengthen it to how much you want, the more work you put into it, the stronger it'll probably be. Making two bags, one that fits in the other, might work as well, though you'll need more cloth, and that's a little more complex.

Straiten the clothes wire as much as you can. Cut off two small strips from the clothes hangar and file the edges. If you have extra cloth or even some foam, cover these strips. Cut two holes in the bottom of the bag and stick the strips into the bottom, and bend the edges so that they pin themselves to the bag, in a way. This is your basic homemade PSP bag. You may wish to add two more such holders at the top to give it additional structure.

Now, stick your PSP into the bag. File both tends of the wire, it should be smooth and round. Remember to protect your inhalation, metal filings are bad for your lungs. With the PSP in the bag, wrap the clothes hangar around the PSP. If you made the bottom (or even top) strips long enough, you might even be able to wrap the bottom wires around the clothes wire. You should have two endings. Bend them so that they hook onto things. Put them on your treadmill, your doorknob, drawers, etc. Whatever they'll stay on. The wire, provided it's stable enough, should take the brunt of any fall, as well as prevent it from falling.

If you're a more experience crafter, you'll probably make up cooler stuff than this. Take some time and experiment with what you've done. In all likelihood, you'll come up with something better than me, 'cause I just made ALL of that up on the spot, I don't know how to sew, and I've never made a PsP bag.

But it's interesting enough that I just might try making one using this process...

Try working with shoe string and elastics.
 

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It's more simple to buy the PSP bag from the store!
 

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1) It's probably cheaper to make one yourself.
2) If you read the last paragraph, you'd know that I wasn't really serious. I made it up on the spot, but it seems plausible to make one yourself if you have any craft experience.
 

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1 - Wait for the PSPGo
2 - Sell of your PSP for the Go
3 - ????
4 - Profit!

I know I'm a bit irrational to say that, but the Go is built to take a beating.

And one of those plastic casings won't exactly absorb all the impact. In some cases, they can actually cause more harm then good. Consider one of those silicone ones. The only ones I would ever consider getting.
 

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I say prevention of falls is your best bet. Having something that will take the brunt of the damage is even better. I don't know what the begs are like, but in all likelihood, you'll want to ask someone that knows crafts to help you build something, if you aren't said person already, that can take a beating.
 

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1) It's probably cheaper to make one yourself.
2) If you read the last paragraph, you'd know that I wasn't really serious. I made it up on the spot, but it seems plausible to make one yourself if you have any craft experience.
1) Yes, but is more simple to buy one (if you're too lazy to make one).
2) I wasn't serious when I said the tip of the parachute (you know, put a parachute in your PSP to protect it from any damage for falling). :D :lol::lol::lol:
 
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