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Old Aug 17, 2003, 04:43 PM
MalloPallo3 MalloPallo3 is offline
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Default Another Laser Question

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All of a sudden the other day my Messiah 2 modded PS2 started going from booting games directly flawlessly to going to the browser screen, then going to the memory card or disc selection. From there, the games, dvdrs, ususally ritek or princo which both have always worked, would sometimes work. Is this the laser going out? Is there anyway to clean it other than taking it apart and cleaning the laser with a cutip with some alcohol on the end?
Old Aug 17, 2003, 08:02 PM
Spagboll Spagboll is offline
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Yep.. Defo a laser issue..

Seen LOADS of these now. Basically clean the laser lense with a Q-Tip and some alcohol.. If this makes no difference then the laser is on its way out..

Mike ( Spagboll ) ...
Old Aug 17, 2003, 11:25 PM
Jaice Jaice is offline
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What version is you PS2, if its a V4 or below, its mostlikely the laser.
Old Aug 18, 2003, 04:23 AM
MalloPallo3 MalloPallo3 is offline
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v4--how much does a laser cost? Thanks.
Old Aug 18, 2003, 12:30 PM
felix17 felix17 is offline
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I got mine for about $40 shipped - look around real hard - I did, there is a large spectrum of prices out there.
Old Aug 18, 2003, 03:49 PM
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take a look at this [url=***********]thread and as felix17 said, do some shopping, you'll be surprised at some of the price ranges.

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