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by shawly
August 17th, 2019, 9:03 pm
Forum: CD-ROM
Topic: PSX reads original discs but no backups
Replies: 5
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Re: PSX reads original discs but no backups

The laser arrived today, how do I know if it's old stock or a clone?
by shawly
August 13th, 2019, 5:56 am
Forum: CD-ROM
Topic: PSX reads original discs but no backups
Replies: 5
Views: 414

Re: PSX reads original discs but no backups

These drives still suffer from friction related material loss and thus, misalignment. It's indeed an ACM and since there is no grease on the sled nor the gears it's highly likely to have worn out. That would also explain the rattling sounds it makes. I already tried adjusting the pot but I can't ac...
by shawly
August 8th, 2019, 11:08 pm
Forum: CD-ROM
Topic: PSX reads original discs but no backups
Replies: 5
Views: 414

PSX reads original discs but no backups

So I've bought a batch of three PSXes which were apparently broken so I could try to repair at least one of 'em. Turns out none of the systems are actually broken, they just seem to have some disc reading issues. The SCPH-1002 had a modchip in it (12C508A, probably an MM3?) and it had the issue that...