|Sony Playstation 2 Slim Console - Silver Edition - PS2 - NEW FACTORY SEALED|
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|SONY PLAYSTATION 2 SLIM SILVER PS2 CONSOLE SYSTEM|
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|Sony PlayStation 2 Slim Satin Silver Console System Complete Tested PS2|
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|Weighing just 900g, the Sony PlayStation 2 Slim is a lightweight entertainment hub that you can carry with you everywhere you go. With an enormous game library of over 1400 games, this Sony console gives you a wide variety to choose from. The integrated Ethernet and modem ports of this gaming console give you the liberty of online gaming anytime, anywhere. Add to your excitement with the high-resolution 3D graphics you get with the gravity, environmental elements and friction simulations introduced by the Sony PlayStation 2 Slim. The Dolby Digital AC-3 and DTS sound of this Sony console add to the realism. Whether it is killing your online foe or making your buddy eat dirt in a sports game, the Dualshock analog controller of this gaming console, with 255 sensitivity levels, makes it happen.|
|Product Name||Sony PlayStation 2 Slim|
|UPC||0711719608585, 71171960858, 711719657675, 711719686040, 711719709305|
|Product Line||Sony PlayStation|
|Device Input Support||Game pad|
|Video Color Output||Color|
|Audio Output Support||Stereo|
|MIDI Channels Number||48|
|Power & Battery|
|Power Source Types||Power Supply - internal|
|CPU Cache||2 MB|
|CPU Speed||36.8 MHz|
|Ram Technology||RDRAM (RAMBUS)|
|Supported Media||CD-ROM, DVD-ROM|
|Resolutions||1280 x 1024|
|Compression Standards||H.261, H.263, JPEG, MPEG2|
|Ram Capacity||32 MB|
|Fill-Rate||150 million pixels/sec|
|Memory Capacity||4 MB|
|Input Features||Vibration, pressure sensitivity|
|Country Region||North America|
Huge library of games; svelte design; built-in networking/modem ports and remote sensor; doubles as a CD/DVD player; free online gaming with select titles.
Top-loading disc tray; only two controller ports; no hard disk expansion option; Xbox's graphics capabilities are superior.
Sony's slimmed-down, network-ready PS2 is a welcome update to the world's most popular video game console.
Average review score based on 274 user reviews
of customers recommend this product
I just could not get my eyes off the silver PS2! The color is just amazing and this rare edition isn't sold anywhere in stores anymore. I first thought I was going to buy a new black PS2 slim, but I decided that I'd rather have a rare edition for a cheap price, even though it's used. It works great like a new one. However, I have had some previous problems with the black slim ps2 (I know it has nothing to do with the color). When ps2's just came out, I bought one and it broke down two years later right when the warranty expired. I was very disappointed. Sadly, I had to work with the way my ps2 was by taping it and not moving it and then it worked fine. Even the controller outlet didn't work well: it got disconnected randomly while I was playing a game.
Therefore, I decided to buy a used or refurbished one (There have been so many cases of new PS2's breaking down including mine)and it works great. There are 2 scratches and the reminisce of a skin that was there, but I scraped off that sticky part, and added my own silver chrome skin. The PS2 functions just as a new one, possibly even better. I expect that it will last for 6 years or more, hopefully. Memory card outlet, Cd reader, and controller output all work great (unlike my other new PS2). As you can see I'm very satisfied, but the main thing about buying a PS2 is always making sure it has durability. I was simply lucky to have a silver PS2 that works great as well.
Sony's PlayStation line of video game consoles has always been a winner in my eyes. I obtained my PlayStation 2 early on in its release. Years later, I saw that they had made a slim version of the system. The design looked nice, but I had never seen in it person. I never thought I'd have need for buying one either. That is, until now.
Once again, as far as the design goes it is done very well. Form and function go hand and hand. One advantage to the new model is that the lens is accessible from the top. The very reason I bought this newer one is because my older one was having problems reading one certain disc, and I couldn't access the lens to try to clean it. I could not send it in for service, since it is a Japanese system and I am in the North America, and I dared not open it up myself to attempt repairing it. Hopefully I'll never have to worry about this again with the new model, but if I suspect the lens to be a problem in years to come, I can more easily do something about it.
The system takes up a lot less space, period. I was really amazed by the size when I opened the package; it is much smaller than I thought. It is very lightweight as well. This means that wherever you sit it, you need to be sure that it will not be prone to falling or getting stepped on, as I can only imagine how fragile it must be. At the same time, it means that it is more portable (with great care of course) and can fit in more easily into your entertainment environment.
There are some features that are gone, most notably the expansion bay. This means that one cannot use the internal hard disk drive. However, I don't know many people that mind this. Also, a port for internet connection is directly on the body of the unit now.
All in all I think that Sony has done well with the Playstation 2 Slim. I have yet to experience any problems with it. And hopefully, I never will.
The playstation 2, for me, is all you need. I am pretty up to date with the technology of the day (being a college student), yet I still see no need to buy a PS3. I do not see the value in purchasing every new game that comes out, so I can make do with video games that may be 3, 5, or even 10 years old. The PS2 is wonderful, and it's nice to know I can get entertainment for about a third the cost. Perhaps I'll get a PS3 in the next few years, but the PS2 is the newest system I need for right now.
The new slim design has really made this the easiest system to transport anywhere. I love the silver color, and it is so light weight, and small, it is perfect in a motor home or travel trailer. It is great for young kids to begin gaming on, but our whole family enjoys it on camping trips, and our mountain trips to snowboard and ski resorts. The game library is huge and economical and offers something for everyone. I bought the PS2 for gaming on the go. My PS3 is hooked up to the computer, big screen, stereo system, and in an entertainment cabinet. Don't even ask me to move it..EVER. Sony Playstation 2 Slim Silver is an AWESOME system, nothing to dislike about it, it plays music CD's, DVD's, and games.
I have been keeping my eyes out for a PS2 for some time; I already have a Wii and have no desire to play any more games on other platforms, but the PS2 offers a great price and DVD playback abilities as well as the capability to revisit some old and very classic games.
I was delighted to find one of the more uncommon slim silver editions, and this particular PS2 was an amazing value. I also liked how it came with the power adapter and display cables, since many EBay purchases would leave these components out and sell them separately.
The console itself was well-used (it was listed as used in the description, but I was still a little surprised when I saw how worn it was). Also, the provided controller did not work, and the PS2's parental control feature does not function properly.
None of these drawbacks are game-killers, though--it's easy to buy a new controller, and it's only minor hassle to reset parental controls every time you want to watch an 'R' rated movie--and I'm very happy with the purchase. In summary, I have a great-looking DVD player that will also let me revisit some classic games at a very affordable price.