PS2 Card Slot 1 - not working?

Discussion in 'Sony PlayStation 1 & 2' started by godzillafan, Aug 12, 2013.

  1. godzillafan

    godzillafan GBAtemp Regular

    Mar 7, 2012
    HI Guys

    My Ps2 has being playing games and saving to both slots on the original cards for a few months until today.

    Slot one has the game saving card (original) and slot 2 the magic mcboot card which runs the software for the burnt games.

    but today the slot one does not show up when you load the game up but slot 2 does.

    Playing GT3 and saved a few games on it, but on that game slot 1 not showing up.

    I put the card in slot 2 and that worked fine.

    Any ideas or things to try out to find the cause of the problem?

    Lucky I had a spare PS2 and I have put the cards on that and the wee man is happy as he trying to get a 1 million pound car!

    So one sliver fat ps2 slot 1 card is not working
  2. blaisedinsd

    blaisedinsd GBAtemp Maniac

    Dec 6, 2012
    United States
    Mine flake out every once in a while.....a reset or remove/insert always fixes it for me.
  3. tbgtbg

    tbgtbg Shaking the ring ropes up in the sky

    Nov 27, 2006
    United States
    Have you ever used unlicensed cards (PSX or PS2), or a gameshark/action replay dongle? Sometimes those don't fit quite right and can "stretch out" the slot, making for a less than tight connection on cards that actually have the right specs. I could see that causing a card to flake out like how blaisedinsd mentions.
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