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Old July 6th, 2003, 12:26 AM   #1
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PS2 in glovebox problems

hey, I've had the PS2 in glovebox setup for awhile now, but just recently it hasn't been reading any discs. For awhile it wouldn't read DVD's but a week ago it stopped reading any discs whatsoever. When I load a disc it powers off, meaning, the light turns from green to red and the screen goes blank. I think its a problem with power...but I'm not sure. I plugged it into my house outlet and it works fine. Any help is appreciated, thanks.
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Old July 6th, 2003, 12:36 AM   #2
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did u get the power inverter?
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Old July 6th, 2003, 08:48 AM   #3
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yes I have a power inverter, its been working for a few months, this just recently happened.
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are you loading from an angel the ps only reads when level or one side on the ground if it still in the glovebox and you load a disk in it wont read
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its probably something with the power supply
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Old July 6th, 2003, 03:16 PM   #6
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The PS2 has been known to have hardware failures just like the one you describe. Especially the ones made about a year ago which have the model 31000.

Could be that. Sony usually gives you a replacement PS2 if you send yours in.
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The PS2 has been known to have hardware failures just like the one you describe. Especially the ones made about a year ago which have the model 31000.

Could be that. Sony usually gives you a replacement PS2 if you send yours in.
but he said it works fine when he plugs it in his house....so it would be a problem in hardware.
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oh

Sorry! Need to take more time and read!
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i had a similar prob this weekend...my girl was playin a PS2 game on our drive to the beach (6 hours) and then the next day when we r drivin on the strip she couldnt get the game to load....but it still plays other games and dvds......makes me mad cuz i just bought the damn game
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that exact same thing happened to me, it works fine in the house, but my power inverter didnt even turn on....i had to rewire the inverter and now everything is fine...i dont know what it was tho...a fuse somewhere i assume.
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Bad inverter, turn it off when your not using. Thats just what i figured out....
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So i should just buy a new quality power inverter?

PS: It doesnt matter which way i load it, in the glovebox or on the seat it still won't load.
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Old July 6th, 2003, 11:36 PM   #13
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Yes, replace the power inverter. Buy a good one with a warranty. Relay it so it only turns on with switched power, so it's not always on.

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Old July 6th, 2003, 11:55 PM   #14
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Alright, it was only on when I switched it on before anyways, but thanks for all the helpful replies. I'll go buy a new inverter soon.
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