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Ok so I have a fat PS2 that I bought waaaay back in XMas of 2001. I took it overseas, plugged it into a 220V outlet WITH an adapter, but I was a dumb kid and didn't realize that the adapter didn't convert voltage. So the system won't turn on anymore. I bought a slim PS2 shortly after that and have been using that since then. I was wondering if I could ever revive my original PS2 though and was wondering whether I only fried the power supply, or the whole thing? If anyone has had a similar experience some advice would be helpful. I was hoping to buy a replacement power supply online and change it out. I'd love to have my original fattie ps2 working again! Thanks.
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Ok so I have a fat PS2 that I bought waaaay back in XMas of 2001. I took it overseas, plugged it into a 220V outlet WITH an adapter, but I was a dumb kid and didn't realize that the adapter didn't convert voltage. So the system won't turn on anymore. I bought a slim PS2 shortly after that and have been using that since then. I was wondering if I could ever revive my original PS2 though and was wondering whether I only fried the power supply, or the whole thing? If anyone has had a similar experience some advice would be helpful. I was hoping to buy a replacement power supply online and change it out. I'd love to have my original fattie ps2 working again! Thanks.
you most likely fried the entire thing, electronics arent made to run at +100V and still work afterword
    
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post #3 of 14
Its toast. Amazed you didnt get smoke or a pop from it.
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post #4 of 14
Unless you want to empty out your PS2 case and put a PC in there (it's been done on OCN before, I lost the link though), that thing is useless.
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post #5 of 14
Yeah back in the fat ps2 days the adapter was built inside the PS2. You may have just fried that part of it but it's probably just easier to get a new PS2 for sub $50.
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sad to see the fatty's dieing out. there were the best
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post #7 of 14
My Fat PS2 is still going, had it since 2003 and it's still going strong.
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post #8 of 14
throw it in the trash.

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post #9 of 14
yeah i have a launch fatty, still runs fine.
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post #10 of 14
You might want to open it up and swap the glass fuses. I believe there were two.
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