Hope you can give me some troublehooting tips regarding my ps2.read disc error problem keeps on showing up everytime i tried to use my ps2 unit to play any game..when the disc error problem showed up next thing the system will hang-up...
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Re: sony ps2 read disc error problem
Now this is strange PS2 hangs up..............!!!wHich pS2 u have.........???slim or the old fat one.........???As far as disc read errors are there, u should clean ur lens by using some lens cleaner CD or do it manually[for fat one] urself it not a big deal........becarefull while opening the cover....clean the dust on lens with the tissue or any other light material......the problem can also b with ur disc change that also...........
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sounds like your laser is failing. You can find tutorials on how to adjust, clean or replace your laser. Do a google search for " ps2 disc read error " it will give you a choice of plenty of tutorials to follow. Good luck
Disc read errors are mainly due to weak or dirty lens you should try cleaning lens first. When your PS2 lens is covered by dust it wont allow laser to read disc so its better to clean your PS2 lens first,if problem still exists then your PS2 lens is weak and you will have to take it to Sony repairer for service.I recommend all of PS2 owners to keep their PS2 at dust free environment.
Watch this video it will help you to learn how to clean your PS2,its easy you can do it at home. Wish you good luck and hope cleaning lens will solve your problem. Thank you!
my friend had the same problem what he had to do was keep opening and closing the disc tray untill the 'reading disc' shows up and stays up but he got really anoyed with doing this so he got a new one shortly after this the ps3 came out...
If you have old ps2(fat one) or some of the older slim models they are unable to read the new dual layer discs like GHWT. You can send your ps2 back to sony to reformat it to be able to read these new discs for about $50. There is currently a class action lawsuit against sony and activision for not being upfront about this problem.
You said the model is 77001?? is that the slim type ps2?? if it is try this troubleshooting step
if the console is lying down flat where the disc lid is at the right side, try applying pressure on the lower right corner of the lid, sometimes the lid's safety button gets worn out and it will give you disc read error if this solves the problem then the button really is busted, if you have technical background you try and change the button
This usually happens when the lens eye is dirty or has dust particles on. To clean use a Q-tip and dip the Q-tip in rubbing alcohol or water. You want the cotton to be just damp. Gently clean the lens eye with the cotton. Then use the other side of the Q-tip to dry the access rubbing alcohol or water. You then might want to clean the disk tray. hope this fixes ya problem.