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Male Speaker: And like always, we always try to give you new informal ways to keep you up on your game and that includes taking care of your games. For instance, we've done some videos on keeping your classic games clean, we've done some stuff on restoring Nintendo, we even done some stuff with the original PSP. Now we are bringing it back to CD and DVD and of course just anything disk related media. Alright guys, as you might already know, you might have a little brother, might have a little sister, you might have a half little brother and half little sister and may be just one that looks like a girl and that really a boy and vice versa and just chew and destroy your CDs, scratch them, you know just don't respect your stuff. Over the past 10-15 years, CD media and disk media has been a big purveyor of keeping your games as opposed to cartridge CD has been really big.
So what do we do when the CDs get damaged? Well, I think you would just toss them out, but it seems that as if now you don't have to do that anymore. Now there is a way to keep your games and your CDs and your music and your movies professionally restored and reconditioned to almost staggering new condition, not only through the services that we provide but also on your own personal level. I am going to show you today how to take care of some of the games that look like this. As you might already know, the CD and DVD games can be usually damaged though they say about talking about they store them for years and years, I mean hundreds of years and they don't degrade but they don't tell you about like grease stains or just age. For instance like this, original PlayStation 2 titles, PlayStation 3. If you look at it, you see how it stained, it's almost like faded, it doesn't look good. Believe it or not, even if this does -- it's going to skip, it's going to destroy the performance of your game, it's just not going to work well.
So something like this and it's a great classic game, you won't be able to restore it. Also original PlayStation 2 titles, original PlayStation 2 was infamous for doing this little, you see really close -- its lower ring on the actual disk itself. You put in the disk in the tray; it will make a natural ring around the disk. So it really wasn't degrade as all your CD is. So even if you've kept your these CDs intact, the systems even Xbox 360, all types of other systems would destroy your games or just carelessness like the coaster game. Look at that, that thing is just destroyed, as you can see, it's just awful I mean, you don't want that degracious system. In other games, it looks even worse enough from terrible -- look at that, that thing is just dash that we're looking; no way in the world is that working in your system. But now, we are going to show you exactly how we can actually restore these games.
So let's take a look at how bad these are and how nice they are going to be in a few minutes for you to play. So what exactly do you need to bring your CDs, grashed up DVDs, game and just disk media back to life? Well, you can probably use that old thing they want to call toothpaste, I suggest not or maybe that horrible thing that you use to grind, even the grinder CDs like the Skip Doctor magically puts grousing your disks or you can use this bad boy. What this is the JFJ Easy Pro. It's a semiprofessional unit for your home. I mean you don't have to do a ton of CDs to wanted to cost for this product, I mean it's just a great product. It's a semiprofessional unit, kind of like the ones we use here at -- for thousands of CDs on a smaller scale. So let's take a look.
We have one box if you are ready. What you get is the easy pro, JFJ Easy Pro. Okay, it has several different settings, power switch. Take a look at it; it's nice and it's very uniform little nice little tight piece, built like a tank. Okay, it's got the -- bottom. Overall, it's literally about twelve and half inches high, by twelve and half inches long, it's really not that big, but it does help you do a heck of a job. Of course, we have -- it comes also with the polishing compounds that you're going to need. It comes with two types of buffing pads, it comes with two types of sanding pads and instructions which I suggest you read, even though you watch this video, cleaning solution course and actually someway course and fully course, sanding pads, a shim, high quality shim, and of course a nice box to put it in, oh it's good stuff.
Right so, let's take a look. Let's go with the first steps on how to refinish, refix and resurface your games professionally. So let's take a look, how do we do this. Well, first thing is as you'll just notice that there is a natural pad on the - a little piece of paper on when you first get it. So what you want to do is you want to unscrew the top, and it shows you that. Take away, place firmly now, okay and you want to screw the top evenly, firmly now. You don't want to go too tight because there is a lot of pressure going here, if you - you can actually crack the rim, but again a nice firm, it's pretty stable. As you can see, it's nice and stable, it's not going anywhere. With these particular grades of damage, you want to make sure that you don't overdo it on each one. I mean this -- a certain amount of steps required for each degree of damage.
For instance, if this is a level one, this really can just be used, could be just be -- so literally anything with from -- it's a quick one step process as opposed to a cat scratch, a surface -- scratch, something that's really damaged very badly, you're going to want to use the sand paper and the two step or the three step process.
So step one for light buffing and stain removal. We'll take the buffing pad. As you can see, it's the black bottom, put it on the bottom right there. It should be fresh and just take solution number two. Even though it says number two, it's the first one you use every single time. So really it should be solution number one, but may be they can't count. So as you can see, this stuff is white. Now what you want to do is you want to -- you actually want to cover the pad, lightly cover the pad. Now as you can see, it's a nice even amount -- on something like this, I would recommend that one minute time. So let's fast forward.
Great, so now you can stop after one minute. You're going to -- You will see all white solution on this stuff. You want to leave this on as the first step, okay. Like I said, on this lighter one, it's a two step process. We'll take the other buffing pad, place it firmly, once again. This time, you use the solution number one; we go backwards for once again, solution number one to be second. You don't want to use too much -- even amount -- goes a long way. As long as the entire -- is covered from the first few rounds, let's go. Now whatever you do, you have to stop the machine short, do not open them and leave without closing the power or cutting the -- because if you do that, you're actually damaging the head, you can damaging your game. Do not open the -- while the machine in on, okay. So now we are doing for the second buffing, nice buffing, we'll go for two.
You can see there is a little bit light down there. So from what I looking at, it looks pretty good. I am going to take it off, unscrew the cap. The CD obviously might feel -- touch, so don't be afraid, it's not that hard. Take one of the lead-free clothes, just wipe off the excess. What you want to do is you want to wipe it off in a circular motion, almost like you're buffing out a car, so -- as you can see, the factory finish is renewed. This will definitely play in my PlayStation 1 and 2, plus the early -- of 3 once now.