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Loose Ribbons

Discussion in 'PS2' started by JRoland, Dec 28, 2004.

  1. JRoland

    JRoland Member

    Dec 17, 2004
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    I finally got my first PS2 yesterday. I bought it off of eBay for fairly cheap. It was listed as "As-Is" because it had a Disc Read Error. So, in an effort to teach myself how this little console works, I bought it.

    Anyway, as soon as I received the console yesterday, I removed the screws which hold the top of the casing. Then, I opened it up. Finally, I removed the actual CD tray. Boy, that was dumb!!!!

    Though I haven't gone any further, does anyone know how I can reconnect all of the loose ribbons? I know it's push/pull technology, but my chubby fingers can't get to those little spaces.

  2. Gazcoigne

    Gazcoigne Regular member

    Mar 27, 2003
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    i did this too ;)

    if you know nothing about doin this kind of stuff you have a choice.

    either you are going to have to learn how to dissassemble and reassemble a ps2 perfectly


    list it on ebay again and buy one that works.

    i took the first option, took me 4 weeks to sort it out, but now i build sell, and repair them!! I am an electrical engineer but.

    seriously you will have to strip it down a bit to get them in and it can get a bit hairy if you dont know what your doin. your choice

    ps you could sell me it if you want £20.


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