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Clean the lens of ps2 slim line

How can I clean my ps2 slim line lens myself without taking help of those cds which are meant for cleaning the lens. my ps2 plays only ps1 discs,

it plays the ps2 discs but not all discs

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Re: clean the lens of ps2 slim line

Since it is slim type ps2 get a cotton buds and wipe the lens gently and smoothly.

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Clean your discs, and clean your ps2 lens with a basic ps2 laser cleaning kit. You should be able to find them anywhere.
I don't recommend cleaning the lens without a kit if you are not familiar with the internals of a PS2 or cleaning electronic components. If after cleaning your disc and lens it still gives you issues, there is an angle adjustment gear in the ps2, but we'll cross that bridge only if the cleaning doesn't work.

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This happens often when your lens are in poor condition:

these are some actions that trigger this problem

1. If you played your PS2 without any rest for more than 3-4 hours

2. You didn't clean the lens at least twice a year (excluding PS2 slim)

3. Your PS2 fell on the ground

and these are some solutions:

1. Check your lens, it might be dirty or broken

2. Check the parts of your PS2, some parts might be damaged

3. Try a clean disc

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