Question about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
This is usually caused by one of two things:
1) If the wave is still moving but you do not get a menu, then it is most likely the hard drive is having problems. Try taking it out and booting the system to see if it continues past the wave screen...then you will know for sure.
2) If the wave is not moving (frozen) on the screen, then it is probably a problem with the GPU and will need to be serviced.
If it is under warranty, I would send it in. Taking out the hard drive will not void the warranty, but taking apart the console will.....Hope this helps...
Posted on Jan 20, 2009
The "NO VIDEO" problem is all too common. It results from overheating of the RSX and/or CELL processor. It is necessary to disassemble the unit apply AS5 compound and shim the heatsinks to ensure proper contact between the heat sink and the processor. I do this for $65.
Posted on Nov 11, 2008
SOURCE: my ps3 slim gets stuck
If the system is freezing up at the main menu this is sign that you have corrupted data on your PS3. The link below will help you fix the problem.
Let me know if you have any more problems or questions
Posted on Aug 29, 2011
Tips for a great answer:
Jul 21, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
Jun 15, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
Jul 12, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
Feb 27, 2009 | Sony PlayStation 3 40GB System
Feb 03, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
Dec 13, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
Nov 17, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
Nov 08, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
1,072 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!