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    PS3 Test refuses retail / backup PS2 + PSX

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    hi,

    i`m fairly new to ps3 and debug so if this is ps3 general knowledge i`m sorry...

    i recently bought a ps3 test and now i was trying to play some psx and ps2 games... but rather retails nor backups seem to run -> after putting the disc into the ps3 nothing happens ... the backups were patched with the master disc patcher... i`ve got debug fw 3.20 and i tried:

    psx pal retail / psx pal backup / psx pal demo disc / ps2 pal retail / ps2 usa backup / ps2 pal demo disc /

    none worked -> nothing happend....

    are there some settings i may have overlooked? maybe in the debug section?

    thanks in advance for your help...

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    How are you extracting them?

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    what do you mean with extracting? i patches the iso file -> burned it to dvd-r
    and put it into the ps3 -> nothing happened...

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    Quote Originally Posted by romiso View Post
    hi,
    i recently bought a ps3 test and now i was trying to play some psx and ps2 games... but rather retails nor backups seem to run -> after putting the disc into the ps3 nothing happens ... the backups were patched with the master disc patcher... i`ve got debug fw 3.20 and i tried:
    What model PS3 TEST are you using?

    Furthermore, to run backup PS1/PS2 games on a TEST, the disks need to be patched or remastered as Master Disks.

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    3 thoughts come to mind on this one.

    1. The BD-drive isn't the original drive that goes with the system (any disc that you insert will not be recognized I believe when that happens.)
    2. The settings on the XMB have it so that the disc does not autoplay.
    3. This system is a special test unit for testing Blu-Ray Movies. Games won't play at all but BD movies will.

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    it could be the laser lens. Since the 60gb debug/test uses the single eye laser lens KES-400AAA, it could happen to read just blu-ray discs but not cd/dvd. It happens to my 80gb CECHE01 too. I would try a ps3 blu-ray game or movies to see if it plays or not.

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    hi guys,

    thanks for all the answers... the unit is a DECHA00A 60GB... the isos were patched as master, so this shouldnt be the problem...

    the unit plays ps3 retails like a charm... i don`t have a bluray movie here for testing, but i`m driving to a gameshop today so if i find a cheap one i`ll test it...

    how can i find out if the drive was replaced?

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    hey romiso,

    1. what version of test unit you have? is it a good old 60gb model with card-reader?
    2. is the bd-drive set to drive and not to be-emulator in the xmb under debug-settings?

    so 2 things can be:

    1. your drive is broken
    2. your drive is set to bd-emu

    cause you should see a disc logo in any way! either a data-disc logo or a game-disc logo! i don't have to patch my ps1/2 backups for my test unit, my backups run just off dvd without patching

    good luck

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    hi luix,

    yes the one with the card readers... the drive is set to drive ... so no mistake here... really seems to be the drive ... i`ll test the bluray movie option later that day and hope its that

    a friend also told me about the Ps2 Emulator System add-on.. do i need this or is this just for retail ps3?

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    seems to be really a bad drive, but you can change it easily, just order a new one, its mentioned above, cause its a 60gb unit you need a KEM-400AA replacement laser lens. if you have probs to change it, contact me, its very easy

    the best test is, to use a orginial ps1 games, cause ps1 games run on every system!

    when you got a blu-ray movie test unit you are out of luck, cause this units only can handla movies!

    what logos are on top of the console?

 
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