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Ps3 reads ps2 games and movies, but not ps1 or ps3 games

I have a 60 gb ps3 and it no longer reads ps3, or ps1 games.... can you yell me what may be going on with it

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Your blueray lens
the ps3 has 2 different lenses in the disk drive 1 is blueray and the other is just a basic dvd cd lens<
your blueray lens will have burned out if your still under warranty you should be fine to call sony and request a free repair if your not under warranty it will cost around £120

hope this helps

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