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PS2 Slim Line Prblem !!!

Hi. Thanks .But how can a spindle put scratches on a disc.I didn't understand what you did said.Can ypu explain in a easier way.Does the lens touches the cd and put scratches on it. or are you trying to say that the cd is inserted too much in the spindle.My PS2 is not in warranty.But it does not put scrathes on double layer disc(Blue disc).Can you reply me ?? Please Reply.

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Lenses adjust their distance on ur disc, the harder they can read it, the nearer it goes on the disc...can it still read other discs? if it wont, then ur lens is damaged because of too much scratches, and if it does happen, u have no other choice but to repalce lenses...and by the way, there's an adjustment under these lenses that determines its distance on the disc, but before adjusting it, you should know what ur doing, coz it miht damage the lenses, again....

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