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playstation 2 usb ports

Discussion in 'Games' started by justfei, Nov 27, 2006.

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  1. justfei

    justfei Thread Starter

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    hey,

    i own a ps2 (the later release - small one) and was just wondering about the usb ports in the front panel.

    what can they be used for besides a multi tap and a fan? can other stuff like pen drives be connected to it?

    thanks!
     
  2. Couriant

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    not too sure, but I'm pretty certain a usb keyboard and mouse can go in there.
     
  3. Scorpion

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    Yup, I used a k/b when playing SOCOM. I think also a mouse can be used as a pointer rather than the controller.

    Scorp.
     
  4. JEBWrench

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    I believe you can also get a USB headset. :p
     
  5. justfei

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    oh cool, thanks for the replies!
     
  6. bigk

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    No way! You can use a keyboard and mouse for all games?

    Bigk:)
     
  7. JEBWrench

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    I'd have loved keyboard support for NCAA 2002 - entering in every NCAA football teams' players' names with a controller was arduous. :p
     
  8. Couriant

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    lol DOH! I have one of those! lol
     
  9. justfei

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    so besides a a multitap, headset, mouse and a keyboard theres not much other stuff to connect to?

    is it possible to link two ps2s together to play a 2 player game, instead of like split screen?
     
  10. Couriant

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    The links are through the network cards now, unlike the PS which had it's own link ports.

    The only other thing not mentioned is the USB Eye Toy.

    And the Multitap is through the controller ports.
     
  11. acameron

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    USB External Hard Drive.....never used one but I saw them for sale at EB.
     
  12. justfei

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    are you serious? omg i wanna get one.

    where can i find more information about this? i checked the sony website and google but cant seem to get anywhere.

    thanks!
     
  13. justfei

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    oh another quick question. in what instance would the infrared port come in handy? thanks!
     
  14. kryptonite1055

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    my roomate has a PS2 and has his flash drive (512mb) hooked up and it using that to save maps and what ever for SOCOM
     
  15. Couriant

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    it has one? :confused:
     
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