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Ps2 eject ribbon

How, or where do you reconnect the eject ribbon to the main board?

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Re: ps2 eject ribbon

I had that same problem and if you take the case off just under the cd drive in my version it goes to the right of 3 coloured cables

Posted on Oct 26, 2007

Re: ps2 eject ribbon

If its the original ps2 look under the disc tray and you should see to white ribbons and in between them there is a slot where it connects into i have had this same problem.

Posted on Sep 03, 2007

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Re: ps2 eject ribbon

Is this ps2 slim or original

Posted on Aug 25, 2007

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If this was towards the front of the console and was attached to a silver ribbon cable this is likely to be the power/eject control board.

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PS2 Ribbon

There is but you must open the system and take it ALL apart then reconnect it!
UNLESS you pulled it from the shell.. There is the led lights which are connected to the shell if you actually tore the ribbon then get a new ribbon and shell on ebay 10$ ish!

If not tear it all apart and re-insert the ribbon to the bottom unit which holds the laser. If you need pictures of what I am talking about let me know as it is a complicated process which took me a full hr when the system first came out!

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if the ribbon cable that goes to the lens came out its gota go back it. has a plastic tab on the top that lifts up and down to lock it in place....
If its the eject/reset button the ribbon might not be in all the way

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PS2 power ribbon Help!!!!!!

Use a pair of needle nose pliers and grip the connection end of the Ribbon cable by the hard plastic piece.  Insert this cable in the second connector from the front.  The connectors are located under the right edge of the CD drive.

Oct 31, 2007 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

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PS2 power ribbon

Hi Anishpp

If it came loose from the buttons, you need to remove the button holder to get to the connector. Push he ribbon into the slot on the back of the buttons.

If it came loose from the motherboard, you will have to remove the guts of the PS2 to see the connector under the cd drive right side. This is done by removing 4 screws. Two are on either side of your Controller ports. Another one is located between the fan and power block. Another is to the left of the powerblock. lift the guts from the back and pull the system out. looking at the right side, plug the reset Eject ribbon into the 2nd connector from the front. Then put it all back together carefully.

Oct 31, 2007 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

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Hi Sammy,

You have a connection problem in the Reset Eject circuit.

I hope your in the right posting area, this is for the Phat PS2 consoles with the drawer that comes out to put the CD in. Procedure is different for Slim PS2.
  1. Disconnect power and turn the case upside down.
  2. Remove the screw covers to expose the case screws. These are little square pieces or square rubber pads. You can use a thin knife blade to pry the hard plastic squares up.
  3. Remove all the screws.
  4. Remove the Warranty sticker to the right edge of the power socket.
  5. Turn the PS2 over to set it right side up.
  6. lift the top cover from the back and pull it forward slightly to clear the CD tray. Be careful of a possibly Ribbon cable attached to the lid going to the Reset/Eject buttons. Roll the cover over to the right leaving the ribbon intact.
  7. Check to be sure the ribbon cable coming from the reset/eject cable is fully inserted in the second connector from the front.
If this is not the case, you may want to check out . This could be a circuit problem and may need technical knowledge to gain repair.

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