Hi and thanks for reading this. As you may notice I'm a total newbie so any kind of help will be appreciated Question/Problem: I decided to buy a PS2 and browsed a little for offers and decided to get the newest model with the [bold]SCPH-50004 BIOS[/bold]. I've gathered that this is a PAL machine [bold]V9/V10[/bold] (not sure which. Is there a difference?). I also wanted to buy the [bold]Swap Magic / Slide card combo[/bold] to play [bold]backup games[/bold]. Now on to the question: Will I be able to play backup games (NTSC/PAL) with the PS2 V9/V10 and the Swap Magic / Slide card combo? Do I need anything more than these accesories to play the backups/imports or will that suffice? I'm sorry if this question was already asked but I really want to make sure so that I do not waste money. PS: I also read in the FAQ that some PS2 do not even playback backup movies so how big is the chance that mine will not? Thanks alot, PS2N EDIT: What is the advantage of using the Memory Exploit if you still need the original Swap Magic Discs to play? Did I miss something here? ^_^'