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PS2 50001/N DRE Two cogs



I get DRE on all discs and I have two cogs instead of one.  How can I best go about re-aligning the laser?  How can I be sure that I don't have a worn out laser?

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Hi Leostg,


Turn them both all the way to the lowest setting.  You then have to watch the position of the little hole on the cogs. They have to move in opposite directions.  Move them 4 clicks each in the raise drive direction. Test the Discs.  CD, PS1, DVD, PS2 silver, and PS2 Blue.  Keep raising the cogs equally 4 clicks, and testing until you get all the discs reading. You should be sure that everything is working on your Laser and dsic reading before you do this though.  Use a Magnifying glass and Flashlight to look at your Laser lens real close to see if you have any film or smudges.

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