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Where can I get Some supplies for my Mod-Chip

Discussion in 'PS2' started by Omega45, May 8, 2003.

  1. Omega45

    Omega45 Member

    Apr 27, 2003
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    I just got my Messiah 2 pro in the mail, and I have everything I need to install except the wires for everything except the 3.45v wire. I need some 35/36 swg wire (32/33 awg). I cant find a place to buy it nearby, and I want to install tomorrow, so... I have heard that you can take this wire out of some old electronics. THX for ur help.
  2. wcpir8

    wcpir8 Guest

    go to radio shack.

    --Get yourself a tester to test your connections, and test them one at a time. This will avoid u later having to look for a short. Takes time but trust me, it's worth it.
    --Don't rush this.
    --Get some solder paste (flux)- this makes your connection hold more.
    --Make sure your solder irons is 15 watts - too much heat will damage your ICs, and don't keep the point of the iron on the board longer than 2 sec, 3 maximum.
    --Make sure your bits point is very small and shiny. I use sand paper to keep it shiny. A dark dirty point make the solder harder to melt.
    --This is not a must, but I use it. Solder cleaning solvent from radio shack. I use it to clean up the board of dust and whatever. If u do get it make sure u use it in a well ventilated area with a mask. It's lethal if inhaled.
    Most of these things u can return for a refund when done, like:
    the solder paste
    solder cleaning solvent

    I install magic 3.1s and don't know much about messiah, so that's it for now. Anymore questions just holla. Good luck!!
  3. telescope

    telescope Regular member

    Mar 11, 2003
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    how is the magic 3.1
    Did u hav any problems with it so far
    Pleez tell me
  4. ELI_ICE

    ELI_ICE Guest

    You don't need special gauge wire for the power and ground. U can just run extra wire to the 3.5v and ground to it with your existing wire you already have.
  5. wcpir8

    wcpir8 Guest

    I have no problems with the magic 3.1. Problems usually occur as a result of installation errors. I hear alot of people complain but I have no problems. I don't install in early version machines, no matter what chip, V5- V7. For my earlier version customers I recommend a trade for a later version machine or the slide card.

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