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Ps2 not reading disc.

It was working fine til yesterday, then all I can see on the tv screen is browser and system config. when i go into browser or system config. everything seems to be normal, but the ps2 does not read the disc., help!

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  • mattamana7 Sep 29, 2008

    its not reading the disc

  • kgotsomp Oct 01, 2008

    it was working fine til yesterday, then all I can see on the tv screen is browser and system config. when i go into browser or system config. everything seems to be normal, but the ps2 does not read the disc., help!

  • mahpnos Oct 06, 2008

    I have the 77000 series and it won't read disc also. When I click on the browser it said the disc contains no data.

  • EMER925 Nov 04, 2008

    when i put a cd it said DISK READ ERROR



    wheni put a cd and a game it didnt say nothing it didnt read,,,it....



    how cani fix it..????

  • monyong May 22, 2009

    picture on the screen is black and white

  • umarevelyn May 24, 2009

    my game does not read the madden 09 nor any other game disc.it shows a memory card and disc when i turn it on

  • rotweiler1 May 25, 2009

    My Ps2 doesn't read any of the discs I insert. I inserted CDs (burned and store bought), DVDs (burned and store bought), Games, I even tried to insert a lens cleaner, but it wouldn't even read that. Help Please!

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First you need to define what it IS and IS NOT reading. You'll need to run some tests.

Test 1: use a regular music CD (NON BURNED) (RETAIL) disk and put that into your ps2 and see if it starts playing it.

Test 2: insert a regular DVD (NON BURNED) (RETAIL) disk and try to play that.

If neither will play then it is one of two things. Your laser lens is out of alignment, or your laser lens is damaged.

If one plays but not the other, it is the potentiometer pots on the back of the PS2 lens that need adjusting. You can read more about that on one of my other posts ::.HERE.::

Posted on Oct 16, 2008

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    ninexunix Oct 17, 2008

    The main reason behind the tests is to further describe your problem. Just saying that the PS2 doesn't read any disks is too vague. A laser lens has many many functions to it. They are all based on conditions. There are two voltage regulators that control the power of the laser for two modes CD's and DVD's. There are also many many reported cases of where one will work but the other will not. In order for anyone to help you, you need to tell us if it's reading only cd's, only dvd's, or neither. The test results tell tech's many things. If it's reading cd's but not dvd's or vice versa this tells techs that the voltage on the lens is out of alignment. If it reads nothing at all (burned media or non burned media, DVD movies, music CD) This would tell us that either the lens is out of alignment or possably damaged.

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Theres a high chance that your laser simply broke. You should let someone with solder experience let replace the PS2 laser.
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