Modding a PS2 with a broken lens...

Discussion in 'Sony PlayStation 1 & 2' started by Hobosam, Sep 25, 2011.

  1. Hobosam
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    Hi All!

    I have an old PS2 (phat) SCPH-50004 model that I wish to mod.
    The lens in the console is broken so I'm not sure if this is going to be a problem because I wish to run my games off a harddrive.
    How would I go about modding my console so that I can do this?

    I am willing to purchase a PS2 Modbo760 V1-V16 ModChip (only one available to me right now) if this would help.
    I'm trying to avoid having to replace the lens if I am able to play my games of a harddrive.
    IF I do have to replace the lens which lens would I need to buy? I prefer buying the parts myself and getting someone else to install it because it works out A LOT cheaper.
     
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    Freemcboot is your best choice.
     
  3. Hobosam
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    Hi
    Thanks for the quick reply!
    Where can I find freemcboot and how do I use it?
     
  4. Devin

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    I can install it for you if you'd like. Please PM me. I've got feedback before, and I do this all the time.
     
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    Well unsure about this but I heard it's possible to use a pc to do
    It but you'll need a ps3 men card adaptor I havn't tried itmyself.

    Devin make sure to install everything for him I dunno how you missed it but you missed esr and elflauncher on mine. I'm not blaming you either as a human we are flawed and a simple mistake like that is common. I'm gonna try to reinstall it myself using this method I heard the the 007 method
     
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    Devin "Local Hardware Wizard"

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    Yeah, sorry about that. I forgot to give you my config file as well. If you want me to fix it I will, but if you can do it yourself even better.

    (At OP, I don't charge either.)
     
  7. Hobosam
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    I would prefer to do it myself, are there any guides or tutorials?
    Also, is there anywhere that I can find out what lens I would need for my ps2?
     
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    Okay so I have a memcard and flash drive to use but no disks will work as my lens is shot. Anything I can do to still mod my ps2?
     
  10. Devin

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    Not a thing.
     
  11. Magsor

    Magsor I am watching you

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    You can use a PS3-PS2 memory card adapter and a windows PC or just send the memory card to someone who offers to install it for you [​IMG]
    The method for the adapter is not in the guide because its fairly new (june 2011) but I assure you it works(I have tested it).
     
  12. Hobosam
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    Okay I can get an adaptor, can anyone tell me how exactly to mod my ps2 using just the memcard adaptor? I appreciate the help, thanks!
     
  13. DarkShinigami

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    I'm gonna try using ps3 adaptor method I heard of if it don't work I'll send it ur way again

    At op here's the link to the site I heard about it from.http://jailbreakscene.com/main/2011/06/free-mc-boot-install-with-ps3-memory-card-adapter-cechzm1/. There is a program to install. Pretty sure the site don't host roms
     
  14. Hobosam
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    I'll appreciate that.
    So this method ONLY uses the memory card?
     
  15. Magsor

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    It only install an exploit on the memory card. Nothing is changed within your ps2 and you can still use the memory card normally. It just candy candy + candy .
     
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