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  Reply # 136349 8-Jun-2008 02:32
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Hi LudZ! I'm not sure what system is in NZ, but I am thinking maybe PAL like Australia?. ntsc/uc is the US video region, ntsc/j is Asia, while Europe and Australia are PAL. There should be a sticker somewhere on your PS2 that says what it is. If you google around there are ways to go between ntsc/uc and ntsc/j, but I don't know about PAL.  Good luck, Cheers!

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  Reply # 136436 8-Jun-2008 14:52
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New Zealand does indeed use PAL. Im pretty sure NTSC works perfectly well on those systems as well.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 136440 8-Jun-2008 15:09
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NTSC games generally don't work in 'clean' PAL PS2's.

Unless your PS2 is modded, it won't work.




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  Reply # 136565 8-Jun-2008 22:57
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so you're telling me that if i mod my ps2 even though it's the old fat version i will still be able to play ntsc games?

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  Reply # 136591 9-Jun-2008 07:53
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If you get your PS2 (regardless of model) modded with a suitable chip, then it should play NTSC and PAL  games fine.
Just do research on the chips before purchasing one to ensure it does what you want etc.




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  Reply # 137914 14-Jun-2008 02:42
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Where I used to work, this guy used to mod a lot of Xbox's. He also did a PS2, and it was quite a lot of work involved. If you're going to get it modded, get it done by someone who knows what they're doing, as it requires a lot of soldering.



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  Reply # 145452 9-Jul-2008 15:01
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well if that's the case then does anybody know a place near auckland NI (north island) or nelson SI(south island) that mods ps2's?

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