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  1. andDevW

    PS2 PS2 Console Matching by Numbers?

    Among PS2 consoles with the same model number there are countless variations that make finding matching donor units extremely difficult without first disassembling both units. Does anyone know of a method for matching similar PS2s without opening them up? In particular I've got apparently...
  2. HaloSlayer255

    PS2 A few questions.

    Hello all, Does anyone know what connector can be used to replace the fan connector on a ps2 fat console fan? These are 5000x fans if it matters. I was able to clear out the fan socket on the mainboard very carefully with precision tweezers. I have a bunch of other fans from what appears to...
  3. border collie21

    PS2 Sony PSX DESR-5100 not powering on after installing a different HDD

    Around June, I tried to replace the HDD in my PSX (the actual PSX, not the PS1) and after connecting a larger IDE HDD it would no longer power on. I checked everything that looked like a fuse and nothing seemed to be visibly wrong. I just dug it out again and started messing with it, and it's...
  4. dickibow

    PS2 debug stations (playstation driver firmware)

    Hi all, Firstly Happy New Year. Let’s hope 2021 is a marked improvement over last year! Anyway, on to business....this is a weird one, I just found my old DTL-H30101E in the attic. I’m thinking about selling it as I don’t use it and I have a DTL-H50000E for playing games on. I prefer the later...
  5. Goodman

    Playstation 2 Slim DTL-H70002S PAL Bios For download

    i dumped bios from DTL-H70002S i think was never leaked on gaming forums. Here we are :) https://www.mediafire.com/file/rfdi8k2ym7iw7dq/Bios.7z/file Works perfectly on pcsx2 emulator :) ENJOY;)
  6. N

    [Request] Help setting up a PS2 development environment.

    Hi, thanks for checking and sorry in advance if this is in the wrong forum. So I was looking into having a crack at PS2 development, mostly just for the giggles and challenge. So I was looking around old assembler games stuff and most all of the stuff there is basically saying to use a veritibly...
  7. cavencruiser

    Why do some psp games have no depth buffer?

    I was wondering why some games like the tomb raiders on the psp have no depth buffer, was this some kind of hardware constraint like the n64, or is this just stupidity on the developers side? feel free to let me know why.
  8. L

    PlayStation 2 Memory Card Manager for PC with GUI? (using physical memory cards)

    Since there has been recent development with the PS2 (i.e. direct bootable PS2 game DVDs), just wanted to check if there had been any progress regarding managing PS2 game save files using only a PC, an official PS3 Memory Card Adaptor and physical memory cards? Basically something similar to...
  9. LowTierDev

    PS2 Transfer Data from DISC to RAM

    hiya, I was wondering if anyone knows how to transfer data from the ps2's CDVD drive / a game into the RAM as a small subroutine / in assembly/mips? Currently working on a translation project and in order to use more space, I need to be able to place my text in the appropriate spots and...
  10. J

    How to add an unsupported system language to a Slim PS2 SCPH-70000 ?

    I have a SCPH-70000 ps2 softmodded with Free MCBoot Version 1.953 and I want to change my ps2's system language to Spanish but, my unit only has the option for English and Japanese. I first opened a thread for this on PS2-Home but, I was advised by Jay-Jay to post here.
  11. HaloSlayer255

    PS2 Sata Adapter Question

    Hello all, I know that its possible to convert an IDE network adapter for the PS2 to use SATA hard drives. Ive seen various listings over the years on ebay and amazon, has anyone had experience with this unit...
  12. Goodman

    Gran Turismo 4 Chinese Review copy layerbreak????????

    Hi guys! I try to play on my latest pcsx2 build emulator GT4 Chinese review version and screen begins with Chinese language and after black screen freezes... I had converted DVD9 to DVD5 iso and nothing happens again with same problem.. i want to play this build on pcsx2 very much can explain...
  13. D

    PS2 Splashdown Prototype Video | 9-8-01

    Hello everyone! I will be posting several videos of prototypes as mentioned throughout the forum. These will be mostly unreleased prototypes and only running on real hardware. This Splashdown beta is from 9-8-2001. There are several missing items such as levels and racers in this build. The...
  14. swaglord

    PS2 Looking for Extreme G 3 Source

    There was a guy on assemblergames named "myroot" who somehow had acquired the source. (https://web.archive.org/web/20160709222030/http://assemblergames.com/l/threads/extreme-g-3-racing-compiling-journey.58061/ ) I am also a huge fan of this game, and it sounded like he was about to release it...
  15. hermesconrad

    A slightly bigger puzzle than usual... Sony DTL-T10000 repair (hopefully)

    Hey Guys, So i have this sad looking ps2 dev kit, unfortunately despite the $200 i paid on shipping to get it to Melbourne Australia, it didnt survive the trip (dont use fedex, fragile means nothing to them). Amazingly it still boots up just fine, while im in there i plan to image the drives...
  16. einsteinx2

    Self-contained PS2 and OPL dev environment using Docker

    Why? After spending a bunch of time getting a PS2 development environment set up on macOS, I found a great PS2 homebrew development Docker image created by mlafeldt, however it was missing the required libraries to build OPL. Since Docker is cross-platform, you can use these on Linux, macOS, or...
  17. ShadowLuigi37YT

    Crash Tag Team Racing Potential Non-E3 Builds of Any Kind (PS2, XBOX, and GC)

    Would anybody happen to know if there is possibly a non-E3 demo build of Crash Tag Team Racing out there that is from at least around the same time as the E3 demo itself or before by that of a month? It doesn't really matter what version of the game the build is for weather that would be PS2...
  18. Nex

    PS2 BERSERK PS2 ( ベルセルク 千年帝国の鷹篇 聖魔戦記の章 ) TGS 2003 Footage Compilation

    For the ones that don't know what this game is, Berserk PS2 is based on a mange of the same name and the game was released only in Japan and Korea, unfortunatley it never got a release in the west. A while ago I decided to browse through the entire japanese and korean web to find whats left from...