How to Reset A PS2 Game System
In the gaming console industry, Sony is one of the leading gaming console designer and manufacturer today. It has a wide library of games unlike other consoles and they also have the latest technology in sound and graphics integrated in their gaming console.
In the past, Sony has designed a game console called PlayStation 1 or PS1. After the success of this gaming console, Sony again designed one of the best gaming console that hit the gaming console market. They designed the PlayStation 2 or PS2. Like the PS1, the PS2 has a great variety of games. With a sleek design and great games, PS2 became one of the most popular and widely bought gaming consoles in the world.
Games for PlayStation 2 are readily available in the market today. There are games for all ages, sport games, and even games for mature persons filled with realistic environment and characters and even features that depicts realism, such as violence, blood and gore. The characters in the games are also designed to move like real people.
When people buy a PlayStation 2 gaming console, people just rip it out of the box without even reading the user manual. People do this because they want to play with their new PlayStation 2 gaming console immediately after purchasing it. However, there are different things you should consider when setting up the PlayStation 2 gaming console. You need to remember that PlayStation 2 is entirely different from other gaming console that you may have played with in the past, such as the PlayStation 1.
Of course, you need to know the different features of PlayStation 2 in order for you to properly maintain it in a good working condition. You also have to know how to set it up to avoid frustration.
People who don’t read the user manual because of rushing in on playing their new PlayStation 2 gaming console doesn’t know how to reset it or how to put their gaming console on stand-by mode. They will either usually let the system run for hours or completely shut the system down by unplugging it.
The PlayStation 2 has a reset button located in front of the console. But, you need to read the user manual to locate it. The reset button has two functions, the first is to reset the gaming console and the second function is to put it in stand-by mode.
By pressing the stand-by button for a couple of seconds, you will turn the system on stand-by mode. It doesn’t necessarily turn it off, but it only puts it in stand-by mode. If you leave the system on or completely shut down the PlayStation 2 gaming console, you will likely have a problem with maintenance. Letting it run for hours or shutting it down by pulling the power plug will cause your PlayStation 2 to malfunction.
This is why it is important for you to put your PlayStation 2 gaming console in stand-by mode when you are not using it.
Many people have found that a PlayStation 2 gaming console should be more user friendly for beginners. They feel that Sony should label the reset button with a stand-by label to make it easier for people to use.
It is a fact that many people who have bought PlayStation 2 gaming console neglect to read the instruction manual on how to set-up it up. This is why many first-time users find hard to set it up and how to turn it off. The cables are also questioned. Many people get confused on where to connect the cables and they even suggested that Sony PlayStation 2 should have color coded cables and better labeling to avoid confusion and frustration when setting up the PS2 gaming console.
Unfortunately, Sony will not recall the products they released in the market. So, in order for you to know how to reset the gaming system, you should either read the user manual before setting it up and let it guide you or you can ask advanced PlayStation 2 users on how to reset the PlayStation 2 or put it in stand-by mode.
Always remember that PlayStation 2 is an exceptionally expensive gaming console. This is why you should know how to properly maintain it. So, if you are not using your PS2 put it in stand-by mode by pressing the reset button for a couple of seconds.
When properly maintained, you can expect to play with your PS2 for years to come.