It has "died". It has joined the choir invisible.
We are now taking our dozen or so games, 2 controllers, 2 memory cards, and the PS2 to Gamestop and put the sell back price of all these items towards a.....XBOX 360!!! Yep. Hopefully, my TV will play it. Erich claims it will...we shall see...hmmm... or, we may get a Wii or something. Most likely the former.