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Ps 2 slim can't read any discs.

It just keeps saying ''Insert a Playstation 2 type disc....'' What could be the problem? Please help.

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They Playstation 2 is notorious for laser calibration issues there is a method http://arstechnica.com/articles/paedia/hardware/ps2.ars shown here that I myself have used and been successful

However DO NOT try this unless you are confident

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Dirty Lens. Clean It With Rubbing Alcohol And A Q-tip

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