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PLAYSTATION I HAVE A QUITE OLD PLAYSTATION OF SONY N ITS PS1 WHICH WORKS ON CD AND IT CANNOT PLAY DVD BUT I WANT MY PLAYSTATION TO PLAY DVD, I HAVE HEARD FROM A FRIEND OF MINE THAT MY PLAYSTATION WILL PLAY DVD IF I GET A DVD LENS N FIX IT INTO MY PLAYSTATION , I WANT TO KNOW IF IT IS POSSIBLE N HOW MUCH WOULD IT COST?

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Sorry to inform you that this is not realistically possible. You would not only need to swap out the lens, but also the laser. These days you can pick up a store brand dvd player for about $20 brand new. I imagine if you looked hard enough and sourced a dvd unit that would fit the in the ps1 case and worked on the supplied voltage of the console it COULD work. But, you would be spending $100+ on parts and having a nightmare of a time retro fitting a dvd laser unit that was not made for that system.

Moral of the story... Just buy a cheap DVD player and keep the PS1 around for memory. Or maybe sell the the PS1 for $20 and buy a DVD player :)
Good Luck!

Posted on Jul 28, 2009

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You could also just buy a ps2 and have a DVD player and PlayStation in one and still be able to play your ps1 games :)

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