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Questions tagged [ps2]

PS2 refers to the Sony Playstation 2, the successor of the popular Playstation. First produced in 2000, it has been succeeded by the newer-generation Playstation 3 (PS3) and discontinued world wide on 4 January 2013.

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What causes certain PlayStation 2 game disks to spin quicker than others whilst in the drive?

When playing games on my PlayStation 2, I recall that certain titles span much quicker than others - I could tell this by the noise that my console used to make during gameplay when resources were ...
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Do GTA saves on PS2 work across different language version of the game?

I'm currently playing GTA: Liberty City Stories on the german PAL PS2 version of the game, and was wondering if my savegame will work on a french PAL PS2 version?
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How to fix PS 2 power won't turn green?

When I power on my PS 2, it shows a red light on the reset button. When I push the button, it turns green just for a few seconds and switch back to the red light. I google about this and many suggest ...
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How to disable film grain in Silent Hill 2 on PS2?

The PC version has a "noise effect" setting, but is the option available on PS2? "Extra options" menu (access by pressing L1 or R1 in the "option" screen) has some additional settings, but more may be ...
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Ps2 don't recognize usb flash drive

I have formatted my usb flash drive in FAT32, but my ps2 doesn't recognise the usb drive with mcboot installed in memory card. Neither ulaunchelf don't recognise usb drive. I have tried two different ...
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Can I turn a laptop into a PS2?

So, I was thinking. If I have the PS2 bios, and PS2 games, what stops me from flashing my laptop bios into the PS2 bios? Does anything stop me from reverting it back? So, my overall question is, ...
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ps2 through HDMI - no signal

I'm trying to attach a ps2 to a projector through a ps2port-to-HDMI converter (like this: https://www.amazon.co.uk/EMEBAY-Converter-Adapter-Headphone-Console/dp/B079BTGWGV/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?ie=UTF8&...
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Free MCBoot on 70000 series PS2 - White screen (of death?)

I have a 70000 series slim PS2 in which the laser seems to have died, so I picked up a memory card with Free MCBoot v1.952 installed. I got the system to boot into Free MCBoot and everything looks ...
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My PS2 can't play music CD's

I had my PS2 for quite a while. I tried to play CD's i bought and it went fine, but the ones i made by dragging the files over the CD, the PS2 said i needed a PlayStation format disc. I don't know ...
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No sound output from audio part of component cable on a PS2

I have recently got my hands on a fat PS2 (SCPH-30004) meant to be thrown away which I repaired and it works just fine, and it's the only actual PS2 I own right now. Just one thing, I get no audio out ...
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How can I ensure my Playstation 2 will last a long time?

I'm still using a Playstation 2. I'm aware that nothing lasts forever, but I would like to make the Playstation 2 last as long as it can. I bought it roughly when Playststion 2 was released but ...
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Are these symptoms of a bad PS1 memory card or a bad PS2?

I recently bought a PS2 Slim. It seems to work fine. I didn't realize I needed a PS1 memory card, so without much thought, I bought the cheapest one on ebay. The brand is Hyperkin (so it's not ...
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4 way Black ops Offline Multiplayer-PS2 Compatability

As the question suggests. Instead of buying two more PS3 Controllers, I'm looking at recycling my old PS2 controllers. Now the problem I face is, if I get an adapter for the PS2 Controller to work ...
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Do all Playstation consoles use 3.3V for controller port signalling?

I have read conflicting reports of what voltage Playstation 1 and 2 controller ports use. Some say 3.3V, some say 3.7V and some say 5V. Does anyone know for certain that all official Sony hardware is ...
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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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Do PS1 or PS2 memory cards die over 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 ...