Question about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
Have been using the same wireless router and PS3 for a couple of years. All of a sudden, every time I turn on the PS3, it seems to interfere with the wireless router. The PS3 cannot connect, and it also affects all wireless PCs in the house. Essentially disables the home network.
I have the same problem. My router is located about 1.5 feets from the PS3 and when I turn on the console my wireless network barely works. Something I did was change the frequency of the wireless. It was working in channel 9 and now it's on channel 3 with no problem.
Posted on Mar 14, 2013
But look u could possibly be running to many devices at once game consoles take a lot of space on wireless modems when used no matter if it wired or not. But on ps3 wireless is faster and better but if u have lets say 3 to 5 things turned all accessed to that modem its gonna fail or sign u out a lot!
Posted on Apr 25, 2012
I found PS3 Slim may cause interference with wireless routers.
I have an Apple Airport Extreme router which has worked fine
in both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz modes. I have my PS3 slim connected
via ethernet to rule out wireless problems. I notice whenever the PS3 is turned on, my wireless network barely works. This is unusual since PS3 is a wired ethernet connection and not wireless enabled.
I then unplug wired connection from PS3. My wireless network is still not usable.
I then turn of PS3. Wireless network works again.
My PS3 Slim is located about 2 feet from my router.
I think PS3 Slim may have a shielding problem such that it causes
interference to wireless networks.
Posted on Nov 20, 2009
My phone does the same thing to my wireless, it seems to be they both run an interference signal when you turn them on lol try a new updated modem.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Did this connection used to work but has suddenly stopped? "Power cycle" your router by unplugging it from the power outlet. Wait a few minutes, and plug the modem back in. Wait a couple of minutes for the modem to initialize, then plug in the router. Try to connect the Ps3 and test for proper response.
The Wii may have detected and set itself to the wrong security type during the initial connection set up. Try creating a new connection file and going through the connection process again but be sure that when the Wii asks for a security code, the type shown on screen (WEP or WPA) is what your router is set to.
Change your router's channel setting to 1 or 11. By default, most routers broadcast on channel 6, which overlaps with other channels and may be weaker.
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