Question about Sony PlayStation 2 Slimline Console

1 Answer

Disk wont spin

I bought some ntsc/uc disks but then i realised my ps2 only reads PAL. then i bought a new laser described as New PS2 PLAY STATION 2 Slimline LASER LENS PVR-802 V12 from ebay for my slim ps2. after that i installed the laser on my slim ps2 but then neither my PAL or my ntsc/uc disks spinned so i put my old laser back in my ps2 and my PAL cds spinned again. what can i do to make my disks spin on my new laser?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points


    An expert that got 10 achievements.


    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 709 Answers
Re: Disk wont spin

First of all the new laser lens will not allow your Slim to read NTSC UC games if you have a PAL european Console.

There is no reason the New laser should have not read the disc unless it Came to you damaged. It sounds like you know how to replace a laser.

Posted on Oct 18, 2007

Add Your Answer

0 characters

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add


3 Points

Related Questions:

1 Answer

PS2 disk issues

ps2 PAL format cannot read NTSC\UC.NTSC\UC is for ps2 that have the logo NTSC\UC in the ps2.

Mar 05, 2010 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

1 Answer

I tried to run fifa 08 ntsc/uc in my ps2 but it is saying insert

Hey there that is because Pal will only play PAL as it is part of the region coding..

Jun 13, 2009 | Sony PlayStation 2 Slimline Console

2 Answers

Hai.....i have a ps2 and iam running a game of ntsc/us format disk...yesterday a bought a ps2 disk of pal format...after using it in the ps2,it is not recognizing the disk and giving a error...PLEASE...

It maybe a problem of the ps2 because I also had this problem but I still havent found the answer yet. Sorry to disappoint you. By the way are you a boy or a girl. Reply me.

Jan 12, 2009 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

1 Answer

Reguarding the ps2...

please tray your ps2 disc format pal with another ps2 console if still can play game sure your disk err

Jan 12, 2009 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

1 Answer


good buddy,if your ps2 is pal then you can only play disc with the region 2 designation only,if you want your ps2 to play other region such as ntsc/uc U.S. or ntsc/j ***.you need to bring it to a certified techman for modding.thats the only way for you to dissolve this problem.

Dec 24, 2008 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

1 Answer

Please insert a playstation or ps2 format disc

This problem actually related to the region change.For this problem you have to install a modification chip in your PS2 console after that it will play all your games according to your region.
For this you have to contact any expert nearby to you.

Oct 23, 2008 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

2 Answers


Hey buddy FORMAT DISC means PAL games or NTSC games format.

There are 2 formats dics in this world for the PS1,PS2,PSP,Wii,Gamecube.etc

They are [NTSC] and [PAL]

[NTSC] is for North America and Japan ONLY. [NTSC] is Original games.

[PAL] is for Asia Only. Which is copied games form the Originals.

I need to know were did you bought PS2 Console from ?

If you bought it in North America or Japan then you have to buy and play Original games from North America Only.

If you bought your PS2 in Asia then you can play copied games.

It is most likely your PS2 is a NTSC, your PS2 cant read any PAL games so it will say format dics.

Mar 07, 2008 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

2 Answers

My PS2 does not read game DVDs but plays DVD films

You may need to clean and readjust the laser, which is painstakingly long and hard. As there are like 7 or 8 different version numbers of the PS2 each one has a slightly different internal configuration, guides can easily be found by typing in "PS2 Disk Read Error" on a search engine like

Sorry I couldn't help you more, I tried to fix my own PS2 about a year ago and ruined the motor drive for the tray, so will not touch or condone such unless your pretty good with small parts and electronics.

Jan 14, 2008 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

1 Answer

Disks wont spin on new laser

Did you remove the anti static solder blob (point) on your new laser with a soldering iron and solder wick prior to installing it? The symptons your explaining indicate that point is still intact, If so you will need to carefully remove it first then reinstall the laser and try again.

Sep 13, 2007 | Sony PlayStation 2 Slimline Console

2 Answers

Can't play original playstation game on my ps2

Maybe the disk speed isn't set right, sometimes. Older PS1 games require a higher or lower spin speed than what you have set, try changing it to either high or low and see if that helps any. Also, have you checked the disk for scratches?

Aug 19, 2007 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

Not finding what you are looking for?
Sony PlayStation 2 Slimline Console Logo

257 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Sony Video Game Consoles Experts


Level 3 Expert

3018 Answers


Level 3 Expert

6993 Answers

Troy Gorman
Troy Gorman

Level 3 Expert

508 Answers

Are you a Sony Video Game Console Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides