Question about Video Game Consoles

1 Answer

Ps does not take disc's


Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.


    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.


    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 19 Answers
Re: Ps does not take disc's

Try the disk on another console first m8 if that works the chances are you need to buy a new dvd rom for your unit the laser only have limited play time on theese consoles b4 they start to fail to read disk's all games systems are the same

Posted on Nov 17, 2007

Add Your Answer

0 characters

Uploading: 0%


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


3 Points

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Playstation 2 disc format error

Your disc is dead. You need to buy a new one for that game.

Jul 31, 2012 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

2 Answers

How to fix rsod in pcsx2 0.9.7

The infamous Red Screen of Desk -- A.K.A. Insert a Format Disc screen.

This screen is NOT asking for a disc to FORMAT the PS2. What it IS asking for is a PS2 or Playstation format [or a better word -- PS2 or Playstation TYPE disc. A disk with Playstation 1 or Playstation 2 type software on it -- in other words, a ps1 or ps2 game]. It's basically asking for a CD or DVD with software that the playstation can play. This red screen occurs when you insert an XBOX game or a burned/copied PS2 or PS1 game. What the PS2 is stating is that is cannot play this format [or type of] disc. It's asking you to insert a format [or type of] disc that it can recognize and use.

The most common reason for this screen appearing, if your PS2 does NOT have a mod chip, is a dirty lens. Try cleaning your lens and this should go away. What happens is that the lens becomes dirty and does not recognize the disc you inserted as being a PS2 or PS1 format [or type of] disc. So it's asking you to insert one. If your PS2 does have a mod chip installed, it could be a problem with the chip or the disc you burned. I don't install or sell mod chips, so I can't help you with that one...

May 20, 2012 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

1 Answer

My PS2 Slim says "please

Form your post I can clearly know that you don't have any problem with your Play Station.

The problem might be with the Digimon world 4 Disc. You should buy a new digimon world 4 DVD orginal or pirated it up to ur choice. if not you can download the game iso file from this link and write it to a DVD with the help of software like DVD decrypter. Dvd decrypter can b downloaded from the following link


Dec 27, 2010 | Sony PlayStation 2 Slimline Console

1 Answer

Playstation 2 won't play DVDs

if it's a fat PS2 and
model SCPH 30001, SCPH 35001
(not including the models with an 'R' after the model #.

these models need the following to play DVDs:
- PS2 DVD remote with IR unit
- PS2 DVD disc player (sold with DVD remote w/ IR unit)
- PS2 memory card

you copied the DVD disc to the memory card. you used the memory card to play DVDs.

later models didn't need the memory card to play DVDs.

hope this helps :D

Jul 16, 2009 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

2 Answers

Ps2 format disc

Dirty laser / or a damaged disk.
Open it up and use a Q-tip soked in windex
wipe , then try it again should fix the red screen of death.

Jun 04, 2009 | Sony PlayStation 2 Slimline Console

2 Answers

My ps2 screen says 'insert a playstation or a ps2 format disc

t's not asking for a specific disc, it's asking for a properly formatted PlayStation disc.

This message could mean that any one of several things has happened:
* You are trying to play a Japanese disc on a US PS2, or vice versa
* You are trying to play a game that has been copied onto a CD-R/DVD-R
* Your disc is scratched/dirty/otherwise unreadable
* Your disc isn't a format that the PS2 recognises (i.e. CD, DVD, PS CD-ROM, PS2 CD-ROM, PS2 DVD-ROM, etc)
* Your PS2 is broken

Apr 02, 2009 | Sony PlayStation 2 Slimline Console

1 Answer

No Data message when inserting a game disc, but unit will play music discs PS2 system, is this a laser problem

yes this is a 100% laser problem.the music cd that you play is not a dvd disc its a normal cd-r.the ps2 laser consist of 2 laser diode reader.the dvd section is already it needs a replacement

Dec 17, 2008 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

1 Answer

My playstaition

the sony ps2 plays plays all games either ps3 games and othe console games .to play dvd games after inserting the disk first yu have to press three or four times the power puton contnously and the game automatically starts ok bye.

Jul 13, 2008 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

1 Answer

Can't Read DVD Games.

Your laser needs to be adjusted Inside the PS2 there is a white wheel that can adjust the laser up and down to find it's sweet spot for reading all types of disks. It's also possible something is wrong with the laser and it needs to be replaced.

Mar 03, 2008 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

1 Answer

Disc error on games only

The old PS2 had lazer calibration issues, which could differentley affect the discs.

How to tune

Feb 16, 2008 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

Not finding what you are looking for?
Video Game Consoles Logo

Related Topics:

92 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Video Game Consoles Experts


Level 3 Expert

3018 Answers

Troy Gorman
Troy Gorman

Level 3 Expert

508 Answers


Level 3 Expert

6993 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides