Slot 2 doesn't read PS2 card but reads PS1

Discussion in 'Sony PlayStation 1 & 2' started by EnigmaXtreme, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. EnigmaXtreme
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    This is really annoying and confusing but my PS2's 2nd slot just won't read a PS2 memory card, when I plug in a PS1 card it shows up fine in the explorer but when I plug in a PS2 card nothing shows up.

    What should I do to get it repaired
     
  2. Foxi4

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    That... is one odd problem you've got there, really... It doesn't sound like it's hardware-related if it detects PS1 cards - perhaps the firmware is out of date or something?
     
  3. RodrigoDavy

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    Try cleaning both the ps2 slot and the memory card
     
  4. EnigmaXtreme
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    Ive tried other PS2 memory cards in the 2nd slot and they don't read either. Could it be the ribbon?
     
  5. GameWinner

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    Maybe it's the memory card itself but it seems like you tried more than one based on the first post.
    I would say call Sony but I doubt they would help with PS2 problems.
     
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    What connector is used to connect the memory card to the motherboard
     
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    Playstation 2 had firmware updates? :lol:
     
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    You could buy a stand with those external memory card readers?
     
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    Uhhh, yes? Yes it had? I'm pretty sure you can install them quite easily over USB too?
     
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    I should note I have a modchip in it too
     
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    Ok I got a second PS2 and the memory card worked in both slots, however I bought a second ps2 memory card and it only works in one slot of the new system