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PS2 Modchip and Laser Fix installation Failure ...

I have a PS2 slim model SCPH-70004 If I insert either a CD or DVD game the disc never spins. The laser moves forward and you can see it turn on for a second but the disc never spins. I don't get a disc read error when a disc is inserted only the opening screen on the TV. It is as though the disc is never detected by the game. I have cleaned the lense and lubed the guides and tried adjusting the laser nothing changes. Any Ideas? Story : I installed a modbo 4.0 modification chip on my ps2 . First i soldered laser fix diode then i try solder cables to the chip but i didnt complete and remove chip and laser diode from ps2 but laser diodes area got some solder i cleaned solders but its same disk dont spins.

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I bough ps2 with cracked after 3-4 days not working dvds are not read.
sometime it's working some dvds..
so plz solve my problem...

Posted on Sep 26, 2012

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SOURCE: disk not spinning but laser is lit

Try to adjust the lens by turning the white cog wheel slightly to the right. if it doesn't work try to turn it again its trial and error until it runs perfectly.

Posted on May 07, 2007

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SOURCE: clicking noise, PLEASE HELP!!! PLEASE!!!

That happend to me. All i did was move the piece that holds the laser right down by the part that holds the disc and it worked fine then..

Posted on Jul 15, 2008

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SOURCE: 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 ;)

Posted on Aug 04, 2009

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Modding is the process of putting a mod chip in the ps2 to read burned games and to hack games. I wouldn't recomend doing it because it is highly illegal.

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PS2 Modded Trouble Reading DVDr's


Your DVD potentiometer pot on the back of the PS2 laser lens needs to be readjusted. Some people will try to tell you it's out of alignment but if that was the case it would not read CD's. Some people will try to tell you the laser lens is bad. If that was the case it would not read CD's. On the back of the laser lens are two potentiometer pots. In english? Two lil screws that are turnable. One controls the power of the DVD laser one controls the power of the CD laser.

http://www.cyber-mag.com/station/laserV9.htm

That link will give you pretty lil pictures of what i'm talking about :)

In a nut shell the story goes like this folks. If your PS2 won't read certain game DVD's that are of a certain color or if it all of a sudden mysteriously fails to read games it once read but will play cd's just fine, the voltage of the laser for DVD's is not set correctly. (this does needs manual tweeking from time to time if you take your ps2 and move it around alot or if you take it over to friends houses etc etc. Basicly alot of movment in general can take this out of alignment. Even keeping the PS2 on it's side could theoreticly (just my opinion) based on gravitational pull, unbalance the potentiometer.

RESOLUTION:

Step 1 identify your PS2 version:


Version 1 - SCPH-30001, 10 screws on bottom of case, serial no. starts with "U1"
Version 2 - SCPH-30001, 10 screws on bottom of case, serial no. starts with "U0"
Version 3 - SCPH-30001, 10 screws on bottom of case, serial no. starts with "U2"
Version 4 - SCPH-30000, 30001, 35001, 30002, 35002, 30003, 35003, 30004, or 35004, 8 screws on bottom of case

NOTE: Version 4 has 2 varieties of motherboard: Gap/No Gap, the difference between v4 "Gap" and v4 "No Gap" is the "Gap" is there's a spot in the center of bios chip where each side lacks solder points.

Version 5 - SCPH-30000R, 30001R, 30002R, 30003R, 30004R, or 30006R. Also, some SCPH-30000, 30001, 30002, 30003, and 30004 models have a V5/V6

NOTE: Version 5 & 6 - the difference between these two versions is one of the connectors in the corner.

Version 7 - SCPH-39000, 39001, 39002, 39003, 39004, 39008 or 37000
Version 8 - Only in Japanese consoles. SCPH-39000, or, SCPH-39006 (GH-022 BIOS 090)
Version 9 - if you have SCPH-50000, 50001, 50002, 50003, 50004, 50006, or 50007 you have a v9 or v10 board.
Version 10 - SCPH-5000x, with date code "3D" to the right and below the serial number on the back of the console. (GH-026 board)

NOTE: To know if its a v9/v10 start up PS2 with no game in it ,press triangle and check dvd driver version dvd ver 3.00 = v9 & dvd ver 3.02 = v10.

If your model # is SCPH-50000, 50001, 50002, 50003 or 50004 AND if you can find a small ''a'' under the SCPH number or have DATECODE "3C" you have a V9 PS2 main board. (GH-026 board).

If your model # is SCPH-50000, 50001, 50002, 50003 or 50004 AND if you can find DATE CODE "3D" as shown below, you have a V10 PS2 main board. (GH-026 board).

Version 12 - The new slimline PS2 consoles are referred to as PSTwo here, but elsewhere they are also known as "v12" units... their numbers are SCPH-70011/SCPH-70012, and also SCPH-70004 CB (Belgium).

Step 2 use either google or the link above. If you're using google your keyword search will be something like "ps2 v12 laser lens adjustment" *replace v12 with your ps2 model.

In either case navigate to the site and follow instructions to set the pots back to their factory default settings.

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Clicking noise, PLEASE HELP!!! PLEASE!!!


That happend to me. All i did was move the piece that holds the laser right down by the part that holds the disc and it worked fine then..

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My slim PS2 will not spin the disc.


you will have to buy a new laser motor you can buy them on the net and they are easy enough to fit this is a commen problem most people throw the ps2 away as they think it cant be repaired but they can they r reasonably priced but a lot cheaper then buying another ps2 you should be able to fit it yourself it is easy enough a computer repairman out of the local papers will do it for you if you dont think you can do it i have seen them for sale on ebay maybe you try their first easy to do 30 min job hope this helps you out

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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!

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