Use this guide to help determine which optical laser lens replacement will fit your PlayStation 2 console. Lasers covered in the guide consist of: KHS-400B, KHS-400C, SPU3170, HD-7 & PVR-802.
Keep in mind: Changing the laser lens will normally require a soldering iron to eliminate an anti fixed point (solder blog) before install.
Laser lens designs can generally be determined from the console model. Still, it is constantly suggested to physically get rid of and inspect the old laser before buying any replacement to ensure that it is the design you anticipated, which the new part is the very same design or noted as a suitable replacement for the model of laser you have.
PS2 model numbers can be discovered on a sticker at the back of the console and begin with SCPH. The model number end digit shows the area:
30001 = United States
30002 = AU & NZ
30003 = EU
30004 = UK
PS2 laser compatibility list:
Fat SCPH-3000x uses KHS-400B however uses 400C
Utilize a 400C to change an A or B version due to improved reliability and accessibility.
- Fat SCPH-5000x utilize a KHS-400C
- Slim SCPH-7000x utilize a SPU3170
- Slim SCPH-7500x utilize a PVR-802W
- Slim SCPH-7700x use a PVR-802W
- Slim SCPH-9000x utilizes TDP-182W
Lasers will need to be fitted to the deck system inside the console, this needs some extra restoring, loosening runners to remove the old laser and put the brand-new one in place. This is just a couple of extra steps, but if you are less confident with completing the repair work, or you think other parts of the laser mechanism is not working appropriately, you can opt to acquire the deck with the laser pre-installed.
Keep in mind the anti fixed solder blob will still require to be removed before installation or the laser will not operate, this applies to all laser systems, whether connected to the deck or not.
PlayStation 2 Optical Disk Drive Laser Assembly Replacement
Step 1: Top Cover
Turn the PlayStation 2 over so it lays with the bottom of the device dealing with upwards. Utilize the flat edge of a metal spudger to pry the eight flat screw covers out.
Get rid of the following 8 screws securing the top cover down case:
4 55.4 mm Philips screws
Four 18.0 mm Phillips screws
Step 2: Some models have a various variety of screws and feet. Eliminate all the feet and screws in the bottom of the case. The 10 screw design has 6 screws in the bottom-most part and 4 in the upper tray.
Step 3: Peel the service warranty sticker (located next to the primary power switch) immediately from the case. To prevent activating the VOID that may turn up, heat it carefully to eliminate and replace it tidy.
Step 4: Turn the PlayStation 2 back to its initial advantage position. Raise the top cover of the bottom case. To assist in the elimination, it is advised to pry open the half closer to the power switch first while rocking the top cover towards the front of the bottom case. Carefully eliminate the power cable that attaches the top and bottom halves by detaching the power cable assembly from the bottom case.
Step 5: Optical Disk Drive Laser Assembly. Remove the four 6.4 mm Phillips screws securing the top cover of the optical disk drive. Raise and remove the cover from the optical disc drive.
Step 6: Remove the two 7.2 mm Phillips black screws securing the metal silver rails that hold the laser in place.
Step 7: Utilize your fingernail to flip up the keeping flap on the optical disc drive laser ribbon cable. Make sure you are spying upon the movable keeping flap, not the socket itself. Pull the optical disc drive laser ribbon cable straight away and out of its socket. If you navigate the unscrewed ends of the metal rails upwards, the laser will slide out.