Hi my names ryan im wondering about my playsation 3 its working and everything but when i put in a ps2,ps3,dvd disc in it does not work.i tried cleaning the disc drive with a brush but its still the same.it started about 5 months ago and at first the games showed up and worked except the ps3 games they keeped freezing in the middle of the game.but now no disc works.
Hi, the discs will spin ??? The bubble in top right corner don't stop spinning ??? If you answered NOT the first and YES the second question ...... Then you probably have a defective laser lens like my 40 GB purchased in 2008-Nov. You have 2 choices: 1- Send it for repair (With warranty) 2- Fix it your self. It's no complicated, I did it. Just buy a laser replacement and do it. Look for videos in Youtube.com and will see that it's so easy.
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You might need a new DVD drive too. Sounds like you need expert help, i had sent my PS3 to videogame911.com after i attempted to work on it my self and they repair everything, even saved my data. Got it back within the week and at a very reasonable price. Hope this helps you.
If cleaning the lens doesn't resolve the problem, that same website also has a means of purchasing a replacement. If you just want to clean the inside of the disc drive, put the PS2 back together and open up the tray.
Clean everything with a cotton swab, including the laser lens.
Hi, it sounds like your laser may be dirty or need replaced. First try to run a laser lens cleaner through it. If it won't read the cleaner, then try to blow out the DVD drive with some canned air or with an air compressor. If that dosen't help then your laser is probably burned out and needs replaced. This is a very common problem with the PS2 and PS3 systems. Remember that a PS3 has 2 lasers in it so it might still read Blu-ray discs and not anything else, but the red laser for the DVD,CD,PS1&2 games might be burned out.
For some reason or another, Sony pulled a backward compatability boo boo like w/ the 360 (microsoft), either, you may need software, or the system isn't backwards compatable...I tried playing Burnout: revenge on my brother in laws ps3, to no avail, getting wrong format disc
If you have problem with loading your disk or some kind of media a most common error is Disk Read Error,or in a short way DRE.
Ps3 Laser is a very precise mechanism and optic and also a well none proble for the all machine right now on the Market.
Sony had the same problem before with PS2 and tried to fix the same issue all ready but without any luck at all.Actually i do believe is Part of the Market Strategy making the laser not to strong so people can buy new laser and keep the techical support alive.Most common error on Ps3 is DRE and some other like power supply Failure or Hd defective.
What is sad actually the fact the laser is Collapsing onthe spot.
On the ps2 you have some time to realize the laser is bad since the machine start not reading well or freezing during the game.On ps3 the laser stop working and that`s it.
I suggest to replace laser or try to clean first because sometimes if you are lucky the laser start working again
ts a problem with the latest download update. sorry to say but its a
job for sony as long as its still under warranty. just phone them up
explain the probs your having and they will send you a new (normally
reconditioned) unit out. sony's replacement service is very good