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How can I ensure my PlayStation 2 will last a long time?

Firstly, I think it's important that you noted that nothing lasts forever. The PS2 has components that will eventually wear out over time, even if preserved or used sparingly. Most notably, it is ...
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Where is this Playstation cable from?

This seems to be for the ps vita.
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Is it alright to leave a PS2 on all night?

Applies the same principle with all machines, they get hot and this can in the long run harm your system and reduce the its life span. It's better just to turn it off or at least in a suspend state to ...
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Can I turn a laptop into a PS2?

You can't. PS2 is a special case hardware. Your computer BIOS/UEFI is a software specific to only that motherboard you are using. There is an emulator called PCSX2 which you can use to run PS2 games ...
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Is it alright to leave a PS2 on all night?

About five years ago I was playing Spyro on PS1 and I accidentally forgot to turn it off before leaving for more than two weeks on a trip. When I got back, I found it still working, and I even ...
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How to wind cable controllers with minimal damage

My guitar teacher taught me the best way to coil the cables for electric guitar and amplifier cables (any tear in the inner copper wiring can create artifacts in the sound) so i use it all the time ...
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Does PlayStation 2 slimline have USB 2.0 ports?

Wikipedia has a page indicating that the Slimline had two USB 1.1 ports, like all other models of the PS2. An additional Wikipedia source about the technical specifications for the PS2 can be found ...
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How to fix the DVD lense PS2 voltage?

Looking at various FAQs and instructional guides, including IGN and GameFaqs, All of them said to start trying to find where the discs will read again by turning counter-clockwise by roughly 2 degrees ...
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Are these symptoms of a bad PS1 memory card or a bad PS2?

When I bought my PS2, all the official cards were sold out, so I bought a knock off one. I don't remember the brand, but it gave me nothing but problems, including the formatting issue you're having. ...
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What causes certain PlayStation 2 game disks to spin quicker than others whilst in the drive?

There are 2 possibilities Location of Data: CDs and DVDs from this period were usually still read at a constant linear rate. This means that at the read head the CD/DVD must travel over it at a ...
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Old PS1 Gaming on a PS2?

PS2 of any version is compatible with all PS1 games (there are rare exceptions). Most probably it's just a technical problem with either disk and/or console itself. The PS2 is also known for it's disk ...
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Is it alright to leave a PS2 on all night?

The answer varies between system to system, and the setup of that console. The age of the console is probably another factor you'll want to account for, as components like the fan will probably become ...
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What games were released for the PS2 in China during the Console Ban? (if any)

I did a quick search and I was able to find the following 17 games with a PS2 Copyrighted Chinese ReleaSe product code: Ape Escape 2 - SCCS 40001 Devil May Cry 2 - SCCS 40002 (Disc 1)/SCCS 40003 (...
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Which version of Rogue Galaxy (PS2) is the one that doesn't freeze?

From what I read on multiple forums, it seems to be an issue around chapter 7. When you get to a specific part of the game in chapter 7, the game changes over from reading the first layer to the ...
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Spilled drink in PS2. What to do?

I know this is creating a Zombie thread but I stumbled upon this whilst looking for the answer to the small metal plate with the threaded hole for my own repair. Turns out it sits in the bottom end of ...
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How do I fix audio emulation on PCSX2?

I'd tell you to look here, except that none of those answers go into just how much work it is to get an emulator running smoothly (on less than stellar hardware. If you're complaining about only ...
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Diagnosis PS2 laser issue

Disk Read Errors are very common on older PS2s, especially the "fat" models. By the sounds of it, replacing the full optical block would probably be your best option for a guaranteed fix. There are ...
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My PS2 can't play music CD's

I chose "Like a USB flash drive" There's your problem right there. The PS2 can't read that format. If you select "With a CD/DVD player" instead, it should work.
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Does PlayStation 2 wireless controllers really works well?

I used to use these controllers back in the day. Each controller came with a dongle that fit the PS2 controller port. Similar to how wireless controllers are paired these days on some newer consoles, ...
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No multiplayer option for G-Force on PS2?

According to Steamcommunity: There isn't local coop or multiplayer. All the Disney games say they have it when they don't.
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Is it alright to leave a PS2 on all night?

I've done it before and it will be OK as long as it's well ventilated you will be able to leave you're console on for a very long time. All i can say is, make sure your wires are well maintained and ...
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Is there a way to loop/repeat DVD on the ps2?

If you have the remote controller for the PS2, there is a button specifically for that (REPEAT). I'm not sure if it is possible without the remote unfortunately. Maybe someone else can give a better ...
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Copy PS2 memory cards into PCSX2 emulator

Found it on: http://mmorpggamerz.blogspot.ro/p/how-to-convert-psv-to-pcsx2-format.html Here are the steps in the guide. You need the following: MyMcConverter, PSV Exporter, PS2 Save Builder (the ...
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Naruto Ultimate Ninja FINAL endings?

I realize this question is old, but maybe someone will still care for an answer. I assume you are talking about PS3 version. If so you don't get extra endings. You get story/ cut-scenes when you get ...
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How to wind cable controllers with minimal damage

One of the best ways, and one which i personally use is to tie the wires with a bendable wire, the ones you get with your ear/headphones. They keep the wires in check and help reduce wear and tear of ...
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