I need help identifying 2 components from a Sony PS Vita 2000 motherboard. One is a chip with code AG8 only (has 5 pins each side). The other one is like a 4 pin resistor. No resistance between 2 pins and high resistance to the other 2.

Photo of PCB

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    \$\begingroup\$ they appear to have something to do with what I assume is a USB connector right next to them. \$\endgroup\$
    – Hearth
    Dec 23, 2020 at 2:19
  • \$\begingroup\$ why do you need to identify those components? \$\endgroup\$
    – jsotola
    Dec 23, 2020 at 2:43
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    \$\begingroup\$ It looks like the smaller one is a common mode choke for the USB data pins, and the larger one is an ESD protection device for USB data pins. \$\endgroup\$
    – Justme
    Dec 23, 2020 at 6:05
  • \$\begingroup\$ Thank you, the ag8 chip is shorting and, as a result, console is not charging and usb not working. Dont know where to identify and buy those components \$\endgroup\$ Dec 23, 2020 at 9:33
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    \$\begingroup\$ Hi, in my case was that chip. Replaced it with one from a donor board and worked \$\endgroup\$ Dec 6, 2023 at 21:50

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I've been looking for this part too and since google keeps showing this when looking for this component, the part number for that larger IC in a PS Vita Model 1000 is: TS3USB31RSER It is a "High-Speed USB 2.0 (480-Mbps) 1-Port Switch With Single Enable" from Texas Instruments in a UQFN 8 package.

For the Vita 2000, it's most like their newer "TUSB213" model USB 2.0 Redriver with a VQFN 14 package. It might not be, because that looks like a 12 pin IC, but it's the closest I can find and likely is a drop-in replacement.


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