what is a good pot adjustment for SCPH-5501

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what is a good pot adjustment for SCPH-5501

Post by ufokid99 » March 21st, 2018, 7:20 am

what is a good pot adjustment for SCPH-5501 SO IT CAN READ BURN AND ORIGINAL GAMES

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Re: what is a good pot adjustment for SCPH-5501

Post by Shadow » March 21st, 2018, 8:12 am

Development Console: SCPH-5502 with 8MB RAM, MM3 Modchip, PAL 60 Colour Modification (for NTSC), PSIO Switch Board, DB-9 breakout headers for both RGB and Serial output and an Xplorer with CAETLA 0.34.

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Re: what is a good pot adjustment for SCPH-5501

Post by ufokid99 » March 21st, 2018, 8:26 am

Shadow wrote:
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TBH I HAVE NO MONEY FOR A
oscilloscope WHAT ELSE CAN I DO

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Re: what is a good pot adjustment for SCPH-5501

Post by Shadow » March 21st, 2018, 11:15 am

Turn the potentiometer down and slowly ramp it up until an original disc works fine for you. Then, try a copied disc and see if it performs the same. If not, ramp it up again a very small amount since CD-R's need more beam power to have a good eye pattern.
Development Console: SCPH-5502 with 8MB RAM, MM3 Modchip, PAL 60 Colour Modification (for NTSC), PSIO Switch Board, DB-9 breakout headers for both RGB and Serial output and an Xplorer with CAETLA 0.34.

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Re: what is a good pot adjustment for SCPH-5501

Post by ufokid99 » March 21st, 2018, 6:46 pm

Shadow wrote:
March 21st, 2018, 11:15 am
Turn the potentiometer down and slowly ramp it up until an original disc works fine for you. Then, try a copied disc and see if it performs the same. If not, ramp it up again a very small amount since CD-R's need more beam power to have a good eye pattern.
can you make a video if you can on how to do this meted i don't want to fuck up my drive

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Re: what is a good pot adjustment for SCPH-5501

Post by Shadow » March 21st, 2018, 8:20 pm

I think there is a video on YouTube somewhere. Either way, if you don't know what I'm talking about then you probably shouldn't touch it.
Development Console: SCPH-5502 with 8MB RAM, MM3 Modchip, PAL 60 Colour Modification (for NTSC), PSIO Switch Board, DB-9 breakout headers for both RGB and Serial output and an Xplorer with CAETLA 0.34.

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Re: what is a good pot adjustment for SCPH-5501

Post by ufokid99 » March 21st, 2018, 10:24 pm

Shadow wrote:
March 21st, 2018, 8:20 pm
I think there is a video on YouTube somewhere. Either way, if you don't know what I'm talking about then you probably shouldn't touch it.
could you make a video if you have time only if you can if i have to pay just tell me i got 4 ps1 and i moded them and i trying to sell them but the pot is my only problem

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Re: what is a good pot adjustment for SCPH-5501

Post by masternoxx » March 22nd, 2018, 5:53 am

there is plenty of sites out there to tell you this but...
If your ps1 have never been opened or messed with... I would not adjust the pot unless absolutely necessary.. but if you have to,
Open the ps1 and MARK the pot in 12 o'clock positon with fine point sharpie.
turn it clockwise until the mark is at 1 o'clock or max 1:30

thats it

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Re: what is a good pot adjustment for SCPH-5501

Post by ufokid99 » March 23rd, 2018, 7:16 am

masternoxx wrote:
March 22nd, 2018, 5:53 am
there is plenty of sites out there to tell you this but...
If your ps1 have never been opened or messed with... I would not adjust the pot unless absolutely necessary.. but if you have to,
Open the ps1 and MARK the pot in 12 o'clock positon with fine point sharpie.
turn it clockwise until the mark is at 1 o'clock or max 1:30

thats it
ya i fucked up my lazer but i going to buy a new one and then try this thanks and i messed with 2 laser from the other ps1 is there any way i can go to default pot setting or do i just buy new lazer for both of them

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Re: what is a good pot adjustment for SCPH-5501

Post by ufokid99 » March 23rd, 2018, 7:37 am

Shadow wrote:
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what oscilloscope do you recommend i going to buy one and dose doing this for all ps1 work

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Re: what is a good pot adjustment for SCPH-5501

Post by Shadow » March 23rd, 2018, 8:10 am

Any analog scope will do.
Development Console: SCPH-5502 with 8MB RAM, MM3 Modchip, PAL 60 Colour Modification (for NTSC), PSIO Switch Board, DB-9 breakout headers for both RGB and Serial output and an Xplorer with CAETLA 0.34.

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Re: what is a good pot adjustment for SCPH-5501

Post by ufokid99 » March 23rd, 2018, 9:26 am

Shadow wrote:
March 23rd, 2018, 8:10 am
Any analog scope will do.
ok thanks bro

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