Q: What is a PS2 Mod Chip?
A: When installed in your gaming system, such
as a PlayStation 2 o rPS2 Lite, a mod chip will allow
you to play imported games as well as ps2 iso backups
of your original games made on CD-r or DVD-r Media.
Q: Does a Mod Chip work on ALL PlayStation
A: Our chips will work on all
version PlayStation 2 models.See the Compatibility
for details. (We even have chips for Dreamcast.)
Q: Why do I need a mod chip to play imports
A: The Sony PlayStation 2 checks
the country code on the CD before it allows
the game to
start. If the country code on the disc does
not match that of your PlayStation II, it will
not allow you to play the game. Similarly,
the console checks to make sure you have inserted
an original disc and not a backup.
Q: Why are there so many different version of
A: As Sony and Microsoft continue
to enhance their consoles mod chip developers
demand with new and more sophisticated chips.Check
our compatibility chart to see which mod chip
is right for you. For PS2 the easiest install
is the Fliptop Shell with Swap Magic Discs.
The easiest play is the Apple or Magic chip,
but these require soldering. For XBox your
basic choice is between the Mini-X and the
Can I buy a pre-modded playstation 2?
Yes you can do that or use one of the easy plug-and-play PSs2 external mod chips.
Acekard 2 works great for the clear PS2 fliptop cover that will let you swap CDs and DVDs to play game backups without modding your console. External mod chip are a great alternative
Q: Is it hard to install a PS2 ModChip?
It is easy to install a Mod Chip if you know
how to solder. The typical installation
time is 25-60 minutes - from unscrewing the
first screw to putting the last screw back
in. The installation requires you to solder
from 4 to 23 wires to your PlayStation or XBox
board, depending on the version mod chip you
Q: How do I know where to solder these wires?
When you purchase Mod Chips from us, we supply
you with solder, wire and online access
to full-color illustrated, step by step instructions
with crystal clear installation pictures to
guide you through EVERY step of the installation
process. With our pre-wired kits all you need
to provide is a screwdriver and a 15-watt soldering
iron! For the more complicated chips we also
provide Clip Sets to make the job easier.
Q: I've looked at your instructions and i
think this is not a job I want to try. Can
A: Sure! We offer installation service
of all our chips at reasonable prices, completely
guaranteed. You can also buy a pre-modded Playstation
or XBox from us.
Q: Are there any other solutions for playing
my backups and imports?
A: Yes there are.We
offer external Neo Keys and several other plug-n-play
best bet if you don't want to solder is the
combination of the Fliptop shell and the Swap
Magic disc set. No soldering--just replace
the PS2 shell and follow our instructions.
Q: Does your Neo 2.2 Mod Chip work with Game
A: Yes, but if you have a stealth
chip you must follow the procedure listed below
the cheat code system in the Game Enhancer.
- Insert the DVD
- Keep the DVD door open
- Turn on the PlayStation2
- Select your cheat code now (optional)
- Close the door
- Within one or two seconds, select 'start
game' or 'start game with cheat codes