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Problem with my play station 2

Whenever i turn on my ps2 my tv screen starts to jump i think it has something to do with the fact that it was bought in england and that it uses the pal system instead of ntsc. what can i do to fix this problem

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HI Dandee.

This sounds like you could have a load of dust built up and some of it has become conductive. This can cause the Video to jump. You need to disassemble the Original Phat PS2 Completely. Clean it thoroughly. It may be that you need a new Motherboard.

Posted on Apr 05, 2008

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There is a mod chip floating around google that can make your game system play NTSC games, other than that i don't believe there is a soft mod to date for this.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Apr 04, 2008

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My PS2 slim console takes forever to load between game scenes, Is there something I can do to speed up the game?


Dear Sir!You should increase the disc speed.Follow these steps to increase the disc speed:
Step 1>>Turn on your PS2 without inserting any disc into it. Step 2>>Wait for the main menu [Containing Browser and System Configuration ]. Step 3>>Press Triangle Button to enter Version Information menu. Step 4>>Move the cursor to Play Station Driver and Press Triangle to enter Play Station Driver menu. Step 5>>At PlayStation Driver screen, Press x at Disc Speed and set it to Fast. Step 6>>Enter game disc and enjoy.
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If your PS2 works fine with most of the games and won’t play a few..Then you should try this trick to play them too on your PS2:
  1. Turn on your PS2 without inserting any disc.
  2. Menu screen will appear like:6e4cb56.jpg
  3. Press the (triangle) Button to enter Version Information Menu that looks like9d90dc8.jpg
  4. Highlight the Play Station Driver as above and again press (triangle).
  5. New screen will appear likedd8fb1a.jpg
  6. Highlight the Disc Speed as above and press X button,to enter Disc Speed Menu
  7. And set it from Standard to "Fast".
  8. After you set Disc Speed to Fast, Press and Hold Reset Button to turn off your console.
  9. Then again Press and Hold Reset Button till the Blue Light turns on.
  10. Remove the Reset Button and Press it again.
Be patient and wait till the game loads itself. If your lens is in good condition then it will play game in first go else try again till it PLAY your game. If still your Grand Turismo 4 DVD wont work then you must clean your PS2 lens.Watch following video to learn about cleaning lens:
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Disc read errors are mainly due to worn out lens or dirty PS2 lens.Clean your PS2 lens to get rid of this problem if your lens is dirty.Watch this video it will help you to know how to clean your PS2 lens.Watch it carefully.


Remember to keep your PS2 in Dust free environment if you don't want your PS2 lens to get dirty.
If your PS2 can not play certain games like Rock band try this tip:
  1. Turn on your PS2 without inserting any disc.
  2. Menu screen will appear like:
  3. Press the ps_b_triangle.gif (triangle) Button to enter Version Information Menu that looks like
  4. Highlight the Play Station Driver as above and again press ps_b_triangle.gif (triangle).
  5. New screen will appear like
  6. Highlight the Disc Speed as above and press ps_b_x.gif button,to enter Disc Speed Menu
  7. And set it from Standard to "Fast".
  8. After you set Disc Speed to Fast, Press and Hold Reset Button to turn off your console.
  9. Then again Press and Hold Reset Button till the Blue Light turns on.
  10. Remove the Reset Button and Press it again.
And after that wait till your game is loaded.

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Does it show anything on your tv? does it even reach the screen that has the Memory card and or settings? or is it just a black screen.

Make sure the disc you are using is a PS2 or if a DvD make sure your PS2 is compatible.

If its a black screen im sorry but i think your ps2 is broken mine broke last year =/ than bought a new one lol

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actuallly a lot of ps2 games can be played with the HDMI connected. I do it all the time... however yes the 60 gig will not play every ps2 game and there is a whole slew of the 60 gigs that are not backwards compatable at all. check it out on wikipedia's page on the ps3.

I haven't had a problem with any ps2 game yet, and the only ps game that I own that hasn't played on my ps3 is FF8.

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hi Calex988,
Unlike the PS2 original, PS2 slim doesnt have a fan.
Playing it for 2 days, it most likely overheated and burnt something inside. I would return the console and get a replacement, if you have warrently.

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