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PS2 play time

My PS2 (Fat,1st Model) wont work after you turn it off but after 2 hours it will work. when you turn it on after you turn it off before the 2 hours, the TV screen won't show the picture but you can hear the sound, you hear when you turn it on to the sound from the browser screen. the Multi color plug (red,white,yellow colors) is abit loose when you plug it in. i have had the ps2 since it first came out. the problem has been around for 3 to 5 years, but i want the problem gone now because it is REALLY Annoying. Also i cant afford a new ps2

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Also may be video card and displays of the line contact undesirable. If the video card bad, probably can't start. Looking for a computer replace it and see what is the problem where my ps2 had also seen this kind of situation, but unfortunately I have tossed it out
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Backwards compatibility with PS2 games has slowly been phased out. The original PS3's had hardware emulation (quite literally there is a PS2 inside of your PS3). The later revisions had software emulation only (PS3 processor pretends to be the PS2 processor), and then none at all. No slim PS3 has backwards compatibility.

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