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Is installing a DMS3 modchip hard with no solder experience??

Discussion in 'PS2' started by adamryer, Dec 4, 2003.

  1. adamryer

    adamryer Guest

    i want to mod my ps2 with a dms3 chip, ive soldered once about 3 years ago. Im wondering if it is really hard to solder a modchip or not. Has anybody here screwed up and had to get their ps2 repaired??
     
  2. Icemonkey

    Icemonkey Active member

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    It's probably the most difficult mod to install even for a trained professional. The installation specs are specific down the the exact placement and lengths of the wires.
     
  3. matinzen

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    Installing a modchip is extremely difficult, especially for people with little experience. I have heard that among modchips, the DMS3 is the most difficult. Many people have screwed up and fried their motherboards, which is bad. A new ps2 or a new motherboard has to be purchased. Either way, you are looking at a costly mistake, probably about the cost of buying the modhip and getting it installed, if you opt to only replace the motherboard. I personally think that if you have little experience pay the extra $50 and get the modchip professionally installed.
     
  4. Irocz005

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    I agree! When I was looking into that, and saw what was involved I said no way! I just bought a Pre-Modded system.
     
  5. adamryer

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    ok. I will consider looking into having it installed professionally. The place im buying the chip from does installs so it sounds like a good idea to me.
     
  6. zetsui

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    u know there was someone on this site if you do a search who was in your position, he did it successfully and it looked pretty damn nice, he had pictures in the post
     

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