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Pennies in cd slot

My son decided to shove a bunch of coins in the cd slot and I can't get them all out. Is there a way to open it and get them out?

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Oh dear, heh.

Sorry the only way to open up the costly blue ray drive on the unit is to take the whole thing apart after that you can take the blueray drive out and open it up.


taking the ps3 apart may void your warranty and you alone will be responsible for your actions if you decide to take the ps3 apart and also the blue ray drive inside.


heres the take apart guide, do at your own risk

http://www.llamma.com/PS3/repair/PS3_disassembly_tutorial.htm


other option is to shake them out from there, maybe aid with a flat object carefull with it.

Posted on Jan 02, 2009

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