ps2 refers to the Sony Playstation 2, the successor the popular playstation. Produced since 2000, it has been succeeded by the newer-generation PS3, but is still in production due to continuing demand.

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PS2: Installing fast MC boot without CD?

I own a SCPH-39004 FAT PlayStation 2. Its optic drive does not work. Is there any way to install fast MC boot without having to use a CD? I mean by using one of the ps2's usb slots or maybe by a ps1 ...
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Diagnosis PS2 laser issue

I own a SCPH-39004 FAT PlayStation 2. It only reads one game (Gladiator), and for other games, shows a disk read error screen. I tried to clean the lens, and adjust the lens height through two ...
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Can a PC player join a PS2 server hosted on a pc in LAN?

I am investigating the compatibility between the console version and the pc version of the game, with no results: I cannot find any information about joining a swbf2 server with both client versions. ...
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How many controllers can connect to a PS2?

Some people say two, some say eight (by using Multitaps). What is the maximum number of controllers that can be connected to a PS2?
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How to connect Playstation 2 to internet without RJ-45 port

My PS2 doesn't have an ethernet jack on it. How can I connect it to the internet so I can play TF2 (I've heard TF2 will run on the PS2)?
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Do PlayStation 2 controllers support USB connections?

Does the classic PlayStation 2 controller support a USB standard? I.E., can I cut the cable and solder a USB connector to it?
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How do I fix audio emulation on PCSX2?

I've been playing Zone of the Enders on PCSX2 and frequently the audio will slow down for a bit. Is there any way to fix this?
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Fixing the disc reader on an SCPH-30001 NTSC-U/C model PlayStation 2

I have attempted to fix the infamous disc reader error on my fat SCPH-30001 NTSC-U/C PlayStation 2. I have gotten into the disc drive to adjust the calibration (white) wheel (4 clicks at a time) all ...
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Is this Dualshock 2 controller bootleg?

A few days ago I bought a Dualshock 2 controller and some PS2 games at a thrift store. The controller was really cheap, $1.99, but the cases were separating from each other. It looked like an easy ...
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European PS2 controller on american ps2

I bought and european PS2 controller (S.O.G brand), it does not work on my american PS2. Why and how to bypass that? I have tested on an european PS2 and it works... Thank you! EDIT: This is the ...
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Setting up multiple old consoles to run through AV Switcher

I'm attempting to set up some older consoles to run into my PC monitor. The monitor is a 2 year old ASUS with HDMI, DVI, and VGA inputs. The consoles are NES, PS2, N64 and Gamecube. Right now I have ...
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Can I transfer Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater Subsistence saves to PlayStation and unlock trophies?

I played and completed MGS 3: Snake Eater Subsistence on the PCSX2 emulator and have a post-credits save file. If I transferred it to my Playstation, would it automatically unlock any trophies I ...
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It is possible to play online on a Ps2 Slim?

It is possible to play online on a PlayStation 2 Slim, and if that's the case, how?
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Is Final Fantasy XI still playable online from a PS2?

I have a PS2 Slim, and I'm collecting all FF games. This may seem like a silly/ignorant question, but it is FFXI still online? As in, can I still play it online from my old PS2?
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Can i upload old Ps1-Ps2-PSP saves into PS Plus account?

i managed to keep my old Ps1-Ps2-PSP saves into my Ps3 thanks to an official memory card adapter that sony made, but can i upload those saves into my PS account if i suscribe to PS Plus?
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Does the Memory Cards from Ps1 or Ps2 wear out with time like Cartridges?

I have a Ps1, Ps2, PSP and a Ps3, with an adapter (official, made by Sony) I was able to copy my old file saves from my old games into my Ps3, so I can keep them without being erased for long time... ...
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Do body customization parts affect performance in any way?

There's no indication that they do, but do parts from the body shop such as spoilers and carbon fiber replacements affect the handling of the car? It seems logical that they would.
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How to turn a USB to a memory card for play station 2 (PS2)?

Is there anyway to REALLY turn a USB into a PS2 memory card?. I don't mean been able to transfer the files between a Memory Card and a USB with a CD that allows me to. I am talking about have a game ...
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Which version of Rogue Galaxy (PS2) is the one that doesn't freeze?

I want to get this game, for my Ps2, but i herd somewhere people saying that this game could freeze at the middle of the adventure, is this true? it is the EUR, USA or JAP version the one with this ...
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How do I set up my Panlong PL-G300 Mini PS2 to HDMI Video Converter?

Recently, I bought a Panlong PL-G300 Mini PS2 to HDMI Video Converter. I set it up with my SCPH-30001 PS2 model using the USB cable to plug into my PS2 for power. For my HDMI cable, I used Amazon's ...
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Can I use PS2-to-WII adapters for Guitar Hero, Rock Band, Dance Dance Revolution?

I just got a Nintendo Wii, and I don't want to have to purchase new instances of all my varied PS2 controllers. I've got Guitar Hero guitars. I've got Rock Band drums. I've got Dance Dance ...
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Is it possible to increase attribute values of a created female wrestler in SmackDown 5

Playing the classic Smackdown: Here comes the pain,I am unable to level up the attributes of a created female superstar via the season mode. For that matter,I am not even able to select the created ...
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Where is this Playstation cable from?

I have a power cable for a Playstation (unknown version), but I can't figure out what version of the console it belongs to. Images of PS power cables that I've seen online do not look like this. ...
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PS2 on a 48" hdtv: composite vs component

I've recently dug out my ps2 to replay some games. It looks absolutely terrible on my new tv. As soon as anything moves, the picture gets very blurry and pixelated. I've read about component video ...
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When to use the Micro Gum in Chulip?

A couple walkthroughs are saying to go to the hole in the fence in the back alley and chew the gum at 5pm when the chime sounds. However, the only chime I hear is at 6pm and neither time seems to work ...
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Question about Toadfist's Helm in Drakan (PS2)

I'm playing Drakan on PS2 and I just realized I missed Toadfist's Helm and can't go back for it. (I'm trying to decide if its worth restarting the game for.) I know it's worth 2,000 gold to the ...
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Can my ps3 play ps2 discs?

I was thinking about getting some ps2 discs and wanted to know if my system can handle them? It's a Rigel or somesuch according to Netflix. Thanks
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Is there a legal way to play Mario on PS2?

I have a PS2 and want to play the classic Mario games on it. I know the PS2 is a Sony product and Mario is a Nintendo product, but that doesn't answer my question because I have seen some non-Sony ...
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Is there any performance difference on a TV which supports 50hz and 60hz?

At the start of Atelier Iris 2: The Azoth of Destiny and Atelier Iris 3: Grand Phantasm there is a dialog asking you to select some sort of video mode with 4 options on the menu Start the Game ...
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Do I need a dongle for each Rock Band/Guitar Hero game I own, or is one per instrument enough?

Sorry ...Im not a gamer...my gkids are...so I just bought a used ps2/ and ps3 with several games. the ps2 has rock band, gh van halen, gh aerosmith, gh world tour, along with a kramer striker guiter ...
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Cheat codes won't work in Grand Theft Auto 3

I was playing Grand Theft Auto 3 and entering cheat codes when all of a sudden the cheat codes stopped working! I would type one in and nothing would happen. What's going on?
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NBA Street v3: how to play career mode only with created ballers?

I used to play NBA Street v3 (PS2) a lot back a few years. Today I decided to start all over again. I remember playing career mode only with created ballers using my custom team (if I'm not crazy!) ...
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How to wind cable controllers with minimal damage

In the past at my place when a PS2 Controller was away (ones which came with the PS2) the cable would be wound around the controller vertically in the center so it sits between the 2 analog sticks, ...
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Old PS1 Gaming on a PS2?

Are all the PS2 thick backwards compatible or was it just the early models? I had a first gen (bought when the concele was first released) PS2, but it finally died after all these long years. So I got ...
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How to fix the DVD lense PS2 voltage?

I still have my PS2 and I decided to play some of my old favorite games. It only plays CD games, so it plays anything PS1 and some PS2 games such as Half-Life as they are CD games. The PS2 does not ...
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Is it alright to leave a PS2 on all night?

I have a PS2, but I don't have a memory card. I've had to leave the PS2 on all night for like four nights. Is it alright to leave it on for that long? I've done research but I'd like to hear it from ...
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Is there a way to loop/repeat DVD on the ps2?

Is there a repeat function for DVDs on the Playstation 2? I would like a DVD to loop until manually stopped.
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Copy PS2 memory cards into PCSX2 emulator

Okay, I have the following: PS2 memory cards with saves from PS2 PS2 memory card adapter for PS3 PS3 which can read those files No PS2 or fat PS3 anymore, which is why I use... PCSX2 emulator which ...
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Naruto Ultimate Ninja FINAL endings?

Okay, so I have just finished all the Scenario's for each character, and done every Practice - A-Rank Mission in Naruto Ultimate Ninja (the first one), and got to the S-Rank missions.... that's when I ...
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PS2 acts as if button is constantly pressed, even with no controller plugged in

I have a very old PS2. It worked fine for the longest time, but recently I have a strange problem. Every time I turn it on, no matter which game I use, it acts as if I am holding the analog (or ...
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Which PS1 Memory Cards work on a PS2 Slim

So I've got a few PS1 memory cards and games that I want to play on my PS2 slim, but despite several years of searching, I have yet to find a memory card that my PS2 will manage (mostly I just need to ...
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Why won't my PS2 play PS1 games?

My PS2 won't play PS1 games. I have Driver 2: Back on the Streets, Psy Deck, Courier Crisis, and a bunch of other games that won't play on my PS2.
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Upconverting older consoles' output for HDTVs

Is it possible? I still like retro gaming on my PSX/PS2 when I have time, but all TVs are HD now and the AVI looks like a mess, and even output from the 480p component cables look really grainy and ...
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How to take a car that makes a race challenging?

In Gran Turismo 4 for PS2, I play the Gran Turismo mode. When I take part in a race tournament, it often goes like this: Buy a car which is allowed to drive in this tournament Start the tournament ...
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Do PS2 emulators support joypads with varying button sensitivity

The PS2 joy-pads had variable button sensitivity. For example, in MGS3, slightly holding the square was used for aiming, and pressing it all the way to the end meant shoot. Does any Playstation 2 ...
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Sound in Final Fantasy X [closed]

According to various sources (like this), FFX features multi-channel audio: Dolby Pro Logic (gameplay) and Dolby Digital 5.1 (movies). I have my PS2 connected to my surround sound receiver via ...
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Are Playstation 2 saved games (esp. Gran Turismo 3) portable across regions?

I've been playing the Japanese release of Gran Turismo 3 on my PS2. What happens if I take my PS2 memory card, and use it with the American release of GT3? The GT games use an arbitrary "Credits" as ...
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Sould I get a PSX or PS2 for playing the classic WipeOut?

I still have my original boxes and discs of WipeOut 2 and Wip3Out: Special Edition, and dying to play these games again (not the newer ones on PS3 or Vita). Would it be better to buy a PlayStation 2 ...
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What does the “LCD TV” option do in Okami?

According to the manual: Video Output Change the TV type (standard TV/LCD TV). Google reveals a mix of guesses and clearly wrong answers. Actually changing the option causes no discernible ...
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Cable to connect playstation 2 to VGA port

I've been trying to find out how to connect my PS2 to my computer monitor, but I can't seem to find the right cable for it. Is is even possible to do this?