Article ID : 00030292 / Last Modified : 03/29/2019

Unable to connect the PSP™ unit to the LocationFree™ base station.

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To connect to the LocationFree™ base station, the PSP™ unit must be running firmware version 2.82 or later. Follow these steps to confirm the firmware version on the PSP unit.

IMPORTANT: When setting up the PSP to connect to the LocationFree Base Station, the WLAN switch must be set to AP mode.

  1. From the PSP home screen, select Settings.
  2. From the Settings menu, select System Settings and press X.
  3. Select System Information and press X.

The following screen will appear:


If the System Software Version is not 2.82, download and install the firmware update available through the Playstation Web site at