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Disks wont spin on new laser

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?

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Re: 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.

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