PSP is the abbreviation of Play Station Portable. It is the first handheld video game console to use an optical disc format, Universal Media Disc (UMD). Developed from PS2, PS3, the latest PSP 3000, PSP Go holds many distinguishing features of the console include its large viewing screen, robust multi-media capabilities and connectivity with the PS2, PS3 and other PSPs.
As the successor to PSP2000, PSP 3000 has an improved LCD screen with an increased color range, five times the contrast ratio, halfthe pixel response time to reduce ghosting and blurring effects, a new sub-pixel structure, a microphone, a new disc tray design, new button designs and logos, and anti-reflectvie technology to improve outdoor playability. It can also output all games by component or composite using the video out cable.
The PSP Go was revealed on May 30, 2009, in the June episode of the PlayStation Network online magazine Qore and was later officially announced on June 2, 2009, at E3 2009. The PSP Go features Bluetooth functionality, a smaller 3.8-inch (97 mm) screen and weighs 43% less than the original PSP. Instead of the UMD drive as found on previous models, the PSP Go has 16 GB of internal flash memory and a Memory Stick Micro port that accepts cards up to 16 GB as opposed to Memory Stick Duo. Currently, the PSP Go has a max memory of 32 GB, but the M2 memory can be increased in firmware updates. Games must be downloaded from the PlayStation Store. The sliding mechanism on the screen hides the main face buttons and the analog ‘nub’ when not in use. With the release of the PSP Go, most future PSP games will also receive a PlayStation Store release, whereas only a handful of games were available before.
Expect playing games on PSP3000/PSP Go, You can also put DVD collection onto PSP3000/PSP Go. Also, sharing video on PSP is also available. Before enjoy the video on PSP, we need to know which formats are favorite ones for PSP system. Generally, aside from movie and music videos are available on UMD, the PSP can also play video files from the Memory Stick. But these files must be MP4 or AVI format. Meanwhile, Music can come on UMD, you can also load your own music to play as long as it is among the following formats: MP3, ATRAC, MP4, WAV, WMA. Then you need a program to help you rip DVD to MP4 or AVI before sharing DVD to PSP3000/PSP Go. There are many programs in the market, and I didn’t personally try all, Tenorshare DVD to PSP3000/PSP Go is the most popular one, though. It dedicated PSP facility on it, so it is optimized for the PSP system and the image look excellent. It works like a dream.What’s more, this DVD ripper can edit DVD, it can help you clip DVD segment, crop DVD size, edit DVD effects, adjust subtitle, and add DVD watermark, to get the customized DVD video and audio files.