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Playstation 2 "Fat" Console Versions and Identification

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Playstation 2 "Fat" Console Versions and Identification

 

If you spend anytime refurbishing Playstation 2 consoles, it's important to know how to identify the version number of them. Having this information will make your life so much easier when it comes to buying and swapping replacement parts.

With most versions you can use the model number and serial number on the back of your Playstation 2 to identify the version number without having to look at any internal parts. There are, however, some versions that will require looking at the stamp on the mainboard.

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