Question about Sony PlayStation 2 Slimline Console
Ok the problem with my slim is when I turn it on the disc doesn't spin and the lens doesn't light up or move but it boots fine because I can see on my tv screen: browser / system configuration.
I would be so glad if you can tell me what's going on, I wanna know whether I have to change the laser or if it is another thing?
I'll be waiting for your answer THANKS IN ADVANCEd!!
Ok my friend is olde and slim so what we did to temporlary fix it is clean disc and put the ps2 standing up and see if it spins . if it doenst open and then spin it by hand . then try it again contact me at email@example.com and have the subject
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I have seen this a couple of times. Lightning or an overload has burned up the motherboard. Its not a fuse, its a fried Emotion Engine processor. Best advice on dead motherboard is to probably total it unless you can get a low price motherboard replacement. My cost on a new motherboard for slim is about $55. If you want it fixed, replace the motherboard. Really you may be able to get another Slim for $55 or less. If you look on ebay for another motherboard do not take any chances on used motherboards. Go for a broken slim model that will boot up but want read discs. When you get one that boots up, use its motherboard in your Slim. This will be your best deal at getting your slim up and running once more.
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