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Ps2 v13 disc error(not the usual fault though)new laser fitted and adjusted

Hi all, can anybody help me out on this one...my sons ps2 slim was having trouble reading dvds so i opened it up and tried to adjust the laser, it didnt sort it out.

i concluded that the laser was kaput and ordered a new one(3170), to my horror the new one didnt read dvds either..cds are fine(better than before)

ive tried tweaking the new lens and can confirm that the laser obtains focus but goes no further than that.

is this a fault with a chip on the m/board?..im 95% sure its faulty because when i was tweaking the old laser i used a all metal screw driver and the unit was on..ive probably zapped a chip with my static..if i have zapped a chip how comes it reads cds fine???

any help or guidance would be greatly appreciated..

please help....thanks

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Actually make sure you got a Brand new lens.On e bay or different place like that a lot people are selling lens for Brand New but they are not.
Have the antistatic point on the lens most of the time it doesn`t mean is new.I know a lot of laser are faulty because repaired or refurbished and can be one(of the most common) problem.
If you have any chance send back that laser for replacement.
Tweeeking the laser also is not a easy step.You need to know the exact value in Ohm about the laser and use a Multimeter to find out when the laser is in range.Tweeking to much will increase voltage on the laser and will burn it.
Try a different laser because motherboard error for only 1 format is not a common issue

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