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PS2 slim I have a question for you. My ps2 slim is not reading disks when i start it up it gives me two choices browser and system configuration when i push the x button it says that there is no data. My lense was melted so i thought that was the problem but when i just put the new lense part in, it still does the same thing. Do you have any other ideas... it really blows my mind that that didn't fix it.

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  • krazylovin45 Nov 21, 2008

    Oh jeez... that simple?? Thank you so much I was about to pull my hair out and chuck the thing across the room. lol

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Hi Krazylovin45,

here is your solution. The New Laser lens has a solder blob added to keep static from destroying the laser diode. You will need to remove the laser once more and get some solder wick and a soldering gun. Look on the outer edge near the grooved edge and you will see a solder blob on a narrow strip of ribbon cable. You need to remove this solder to get your new laser to work. If you need pictures, google "PS2 Laser Solder blob" and you should get some links to pics.

www.PlaystationClinic.com

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