Question about Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

1 Answer

New ps2 laser wont spin

Hi i was wondering... whats going on? i replaced the laser of my ps2 with a new one.. i desolder the soldered dot and seemed it worked but then i hear strange sounds so then i open it up again to see if i was placed it wrong. and then it does not even spin :S thanks in advance.

Posted by on

  • Anonymous Dec 01, 2008

    Actually i did desolder a dot, not solder. well i had to otherwise would not work.
    i think is made like that from the factory. anyway. the point is i didnt do anything else. just replaced the l whole thing.but it just didnt worked thats all.
    most likely i did fried it but thanks for the reply. ;)
    ill give it a go second time tho. lets see

×

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Filmmaker:

    Uploaded 5 video answers.

  • Expert
  • 152 Answers

Well you should not have had to solder anything its just a ribbon cable..more than likely you fried it....i think you should start from scratch..you want to replace the whole thing .

Posted on Nov 27, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My Slim PS2 discs won't spin. I just replaced the laser...


put some wieght on the ps2 disk cover flap eg a game cover that fixed mine otherwise i would trash it man ;)

Jul 26, 2009 | Sony PlayStation 2 Slimline Console

2 Answers

It wont read anything


I'm going to say that if it wont read any disk your laser has died but lets try to clean the laser before you do anything else. check out the video below it will show you how to clean your ps2. you said you have the slim ps2 if not use the ps2 large videos they will show you step by step how to repair your system.

if you find that cleaning the laser does not work you can get a new laser lens assembly on Ebay cheap about $10.00 with free shipping. then you will want to use the lens replacement video its good for the full size and slim.

I hope I have been helpful please don't forget to rate and good luck if I can be of any more help just let me know.

PS2 slim disassemble http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izY7pth8vKI

PS2 slim lens cleaning http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGk3UltJ0s0

PS2 slim & large laser replacement http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QzvKiE-zNAs

PS2 large http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-FCES1I-oNo

Jul 25, 2009 | Sony PlayStation 2 Slimline Console

2 Answers

Ok so my laser went out in my xbox 360 and i bought a new one and i put it in and now it just wont turn on.... what happened?


there is an anti-static point that needs to be desoldered for the new laser to work. Check the link below and then select what drive laser you are trying to replace...


https://xbox-experts.com/e/tutorial.php?n=laserreplace




Mar 06, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

1 Answer

Removed Laser ribbon


sorry a ps2 **BIG SYSTEM** wont fit ..now the ribbon in some of the old ps2 are thin insted of the wide type and they may fit but if i understand your ? right a ps2 lazer wont fit

Oct 23, 2008 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

5 Answers

PS2 Slim New Lens, Not Spinning


Hi guys,
Well, there is 2 switch. one at  the back left of the cd tray and one one the reset /power switch. both sitch have to be close in order for the disk to spin. 
If you try this dont forget to put a disk on the spindle as you will start the laser. this is for your safety. then, if the disk does not spin, then you can try replacing the laser. or at least verify the ribbon cable that is hook to it. if the ribbon cable is not well inside the plug the laser might move but again the disk won t spin.
it is related to each other, the PS2 seem to verify the laser prior to start the spindle so what ever happend to the laser affect the spindle.
and then, if you buy a new laser lens, don't forget to remove the soldering bridge. it is a small ball that is use to avoid static while shiping the lens. 
most of the seller will include a small peace of paper with procedure and also there is web site with picture of this soldering bridge.
I replace some of them, and I have to say that the small plastic lock for the ribbon  cable to the lens has been an issue and the soldering bridge another one.
but I got most of the PS2 back and running by replacing the laser.
I hope this will help you.

Feb 26, 2008 | Sony PlayStation 2 Slimline Console

1 Answer

Laser Wont fire


I had the very same problem with my ps2. What I had found was that I had indeed gotten a nonfunctioning laser. After I installed another new laser, the system functions without any problem. I hope this information helps you.

Jan 05, 2008 | Sony PlayStation 2 Slimline Console

1 Answer

Disks wont spin on new laser


Did you remove the anti static solder blob (point) on your new laser with a soldering iron and solder wick prior to installing it? The symptons your explaining indicate that point is still intact, If so you will need to carefully remove it first then reinstall the laser and try again.

Sep 13, 2007 | Sony PlayStation 2 Slimline Console

1 Answer

Disk wont spin


First of all the new laser lens will not allow your Slim to read NTSC UC games if you have a PAL european Console.

There is no reason the New laser should have not read the disc unless it Came to you damaged. It sounds like you know how to replace a laser.

Sep 13, 2007 | Sony PlayStation 2 Slimline Console

4 Answers

Disk is not spining


Don't bother changing the lens. If i understand you correctly you have damaged the motor or some circuitry leading to it. I hope this helps! good luck on finding a new one, they are abundant right now!

Jul 21, 2007 | Sony PlayStation 2 Slimline Console

6 Answers

Ps2 game disk wont spin


you should buy one of those laser disks to clean the laser and inside of the ps2 so it will work again cause mine had same problem and i used that and after it worked

May 04, 2007 | Sony PlayStation 2 Slimline Console

Not finding what you are looking for?
Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console Logo

Related Topics:

70 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Sony Video Game Consoles Experts

Iron
Iron

Level 3 Expert

3018 Answers

Troy Gorman
Troy Gorman

Level 3 Expert

508 Answers

Marc
Marc

Level 2 Expert

68 Answers

Are you a Sony Video Game Console Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...