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Sony PSP-3000 system specs

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Technical Specifications

PSP®-3000 system

Size & Weight

Approximately 6.7 in (W) x 2.7 in (H) x .7 in (D) (excludes largest projection)
Approximately 189g /6.7oz (including battery pack)


PSP® CPU (System clock frequency 1 - 333MHz)


64MB main memory


4.3 inch, 16:9 full transparent type
TFT drive
480 x 272 pixel
Approximately 16,770,000 million colors displayed


Built-in stereo speakers

Main Input / Output

Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11b) (Wi-Fi)
High Speed (USB2.0) (mini-B)
Memory Stick Pro Duo™
Analog Video Out

Main Connectors

DC IN 5V connector
DC OUT connector
Video out / headset connector
USB connector
Memory Stick Duo™ slot

Key / Switches

Directional buttons (Up/Down/Right/Left)
Analog Stick
Enter keys (Triangle, Circle, Cross, Square)
START button, SELECT button, PS button
POWER/HOLD switch, WLAN switch
Display button, Sound button
Volume +/- buttons x 1

Power Sources
Lithium-ion rechargeable battery pack
AC adaptor
USB power supply

Internal Disc Drive

Read-only UMD™ Drive

Supported Profile

PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) Game

Access Control

Region Code
Parental Control

Wireless Communication

Infrastructure mode
Ad hoc mode (connects up to 16 consoles)

Supplied Accessories

AC adaptor
Battery pack (1200mAh)

Supported Video Codec (in Memory Stick)

Memory Stick Video Format: MPEG-4 Simple Profile (AAC LC) H.264/MPEG-4 AVC Main Profile (AAC LC)
MP4 Format: MPEG-4 Simple Profile (AAC LC) H.264/MPEG-4 AVC Main Profile – CABAC only – (AAC LC) / Baseline Profile (AAC LC)
AVI: Motion JPEG (Linear PCM or µ-Lau)

Supported Music Codec (in Memory Stick)

Memory Stick Audio Format: ATRAC3™ ATRAC3plus™ MP3 MP3 (MPEG-1/2 Audio Layer3) MP4 (MPEG-4 AAC) WAVE (Linear PCM) WMA (Windows Media Audio 9 Standard Only)

Supported Photo Codec (in Memory Stick)


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