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What would cause this?
What would cause this? –
I have a version4 PS2 with a messiah chip in it,i just replaced the laser eye and everything worked great for a day, Now it wont boot a game at all,The disc just sits there wont even spin,i put a game in and it just brings up the menue screen then i get cant read data,could it be i fried the motherboard? Would it be worth send out to someone to look at it or just junk it? Any advice would be great THX
There is a high possibility that the the replacement laser used was old and worn and that it was not adjusted well for the model you installed it in - if the supplier new it was a bad laser they could have adjusted the pots down real low so that it would initially work fine but would burn out quickly!
Always check and adjust the pots on a laser before powering up the station - should set them up to around 1200 ohms on both the DVD and CD side and only adjust back down if known working media does not work.
refer to www.psxmodchips.net/laser.html
So you think its the eye then? I didnt put it in myself i had a installer do it.
Thanks ShadowKnyght your correct had a buddy mess with it , it will play cdr's now but no dvdr's or orginals so it s the eye......I guess i'll buy another one again
Damn.... Another One Again... How Many Have U Went Through?!?!
2 the first one (Orginal) lasted awhile the second one lasted 1 day had it installed by a pro...well i guess he wasnt ........it was adjusted wrong and had it set to low and it burnt out the dvd side of the laser...so i ordered one from a guy on EBay who sells new ones and has a 100% feedback so here we go again (LOL)