Hardware part names (PCH-2000 series)

PlayStation®Vita system

Front

Front of system. Labeled A through S clockwise starting from the top left.

A )
Power button
B )
Power indicator
Check the status of your system by seeing how the indicator lights up or blinks.
Lights up green Your system is on.
Blinks in green Your system is in standby mode, or is turning off.
Blinks slowly in green Your battery charge is low.
Lights up orange Your system is charging.
C )
Notification indicator
When there are new notifications, the notification indicator blinks slowly in blue.
D )
Screen (touchscreen)
E )
PS Vita card slot/PS Vita card access indicator

Do not remove the PS Vita card or turn off the power when the PS Vita card access indicator is blinking. Doing so can cause data corruption or loss.

F )
VOL + button/VOL – button
G )
Front camera
H )
R button
I )
Trianglebutton/Circlebutton/Crossbutton/Squarebutton
J )
Right stick
  • You cannot remove the stick. If you try to remove it by force, you could damage your system.
  • You cannot operate the stick by pressing on it. If you press on it too hard, you can damage your system.
K )
Right speaker
L )
SELECT button
M )
START button
N )
Strap holder
O )
PS button
Press to display the LiveArea™ screen while an application is open.
Press to view the index screen when on the LiveArea™ screen or home screen.
P )
Left stick
  • You cannot remove the stick. If you try to remove it by force, you could damage your system.
  • You cannot operate the stick by pressing on it. If you press on it too hard, you can damage your system.
Q )
Left speaker
R )
Directional buttons
S )
L button

Rear

Back of system. Labeled T through Y clockwise starting from the top left.

T )
Rear touch pad
U )
Rear camera
V )
USB port
For connecting the USB cable (included) and other accessories (sold separately).
W )
Microphone
X )
Headset jack
Y )
Memory card slot

Insert or remove the memory card for the PS Vita system only when the power is off. Inserting or removing the memory card while the power is on, including when your system is in standby mode, can cause data corruption or loss.

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