Question about Video Game Consoles & Games
Does it play games at all ?
from the video id say its between the disc and the motherboard
faulty scratched or poorly positioned lazer or a bad wire or conection between cd drive and motherboard
thats if it wont play games at all
if it sometimes plays games sometimes not it gets more difficult to diagnose
Posted on Oct 30, 2012
You're putting the disc in the wrong way the label should be facing the the thicker part of the console.
Posted on Oct 30, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Disc Read Error
the laser might just need re-aligning or the power adjusting so that it will read the discs again. cleaning the laser with a cotton bud and spit is as good as anything but only wet the tip a little bit enough to wipe the laser. The you would be better to adjust the 'pots' on the 360 laser because after a lot of use the laser unit loses power and starts to get disk read errors. we can fix this type of error and we will knock £5 off the price for all fixya users. www.fixmyconsole.co.uk
Posted on Jan 26, 2009
SOURCE: game freezing, brand new system
if is new yes call sony and tell them what is going on and they will send you a box with a prepaid label for you to ship the ps3 and they will send you a replacement unit what is happening is that the laser is getting bad I sell new lasers for this unit but if is under warranty then send it to sony
Posted on May 13, 2009
SOURCE: ps3 wont play game discs
Here’s what’s going on right now: something with the PS3’s internal clock has borked in some pre-slim models. This is not a PSN issue; it has to do with your PS3’s clock. This clock is NOT related to the OS clock. It seems to be a leap year bug. Setting your clock ahead will do nothing. All PS3s around the world were affected at the exact same time.
Does this affect me?
-If you have a Slim PS3, you’re good to go. Continue playing it as normal.
-If you have a “fat” PS3, you may be affected. Some fat PS3s have worked ok, but it seems a good majority have been bugged.
What does this bug mean?
-If affected, your date and time has been set to a random past date. This prevents you from signing into PSN, playing any PSN games, or using any DLC. Your trophies will also not display correctly or be able to sync.
How do I fix it?
-You can’t. Even if you don’t sign into PSN, it won’t help. This is a hardware issue.
So, what do I do?
-Wait 24 hours. Other products that have had similar bugs have corrected themselves after the “bugged” day. On Monday around 6pm central time, all PS3s will automatically correct themselves…maybe.
-If that doesn’t work, we’ll need a firmware update from Sony, which should be a pretty important priority for them right now.
Did I lose my data/themes/etc?
Your save data/games/dlc/themes are fine. They’ll be fixed when the PS3 is fixed. Trophies are uncertain right now, but they’ll be fine if you’ve synced them before the PS3 was bugged. Unsynced trophies are an unknown right now.
If I have a bugged PS3, can I still use it?
It’s probably not a good idea, as I have no idea what will happen to the trophies you earn during the bugged time. Movies/media will work fine.
Posted on Mar 01, 2010
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