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post #1 of 8
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like title says.

it would turn on and run a game for 45 seconds before overheating.
so i ripped it apart and hacked the shielding and put a heatsink from my old motherboard on it and used some AS5 and glued some folded paper to elevate the fan for better air flow.

it looked like the original owner had it in a flooded basement it has signs of severe water damage and corrosion and it doesn't keep the date once unplugged even with brand new battery. but for the cost of only a little time i think it was a success.
sorry only have one picture the battery in my camera was almost dead.


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new battery you can clearly see where the water damage is and how bad it damaged the the PCB might have some Cap damage as well.


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here are the actual modded bits


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Edited by philhalo66 - 2/4/11 at 4:12pm
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lol nice find, its always fun to tinker and make things run once more
    
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lol nice find, its always fun to tinker and make things run once more
yeah i love fixing stuff like this.
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how is the heatsink locked into place? or is it just sitting on top?
    
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syphon filter
    
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how is the heatsink locked into place? or is it just sitting on top?
arctic silver thermal adhesive.
more pics incoming

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syphon filter
syphon filter and haunting ground are the only 2 game i own for now lol
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I still own Syphon Filter 2 for the original PS. Great series!

Nice find too! props on fixing it
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I still own Syphon Filter 2 for the original PS. Great series!

Nice find too! props on fixing it
i have the original syphon filter from 1999 ahaha i play it on a PS1 emulator all the time still a great game.

i bet if i wanted to i could replace the shielding, thermal pad, laser, and case. im sure ebay has a few broken slimline consoles i could take parts from.
Edited by philhalo66 - 2/4/11 at 4:17pm
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