Question about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

1 Answer

Screen freezes playing Blue Ray discs only.

When a Blue Ray is played it stopped half way through movie, frozen on the screen. Had to reboot to eject disc, then wouldn't read the disc. Put a Reg. DVD in and it played fine. Another Blue Ray disc and the same freezing occurs. Have had the player for about 9 mos without a problem. Thanks, Jeff

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 2,653 Answers

I answer this question like ten times a day so don't feel bad.

The blu-ray laser in your PS3 is a three part laser (cd / dvd / blu-ray). They last only 1-3 years with average use. It's a Sony defect.

Check out my common PS3 problem and repair guide for tips and suggestions for your problem.

http://rescuetechla.blogspot.com/

Please feel free to email me any other questions and please don't forget to rate!

:)

Thanks!

RescueTechLA

Posted on Feb 24, 2009

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

What is causing the blue ray player to freeze when playing a movie? Restart and will freeze in same place. Happened also with old blue ray player and we just thought it was wore out.


We discarded our Philips BluRay for this reason. It could play only about half the Netflix BluRay discs we tried on it. Ask Philips at: http://www.support.philips.com/support/contact/contact_page.jsp?userCountry=ca&userLanguage=en

Dec 02, 2014 | Philips Televison & Video

1 Answer

I am having a sony blue ray dvd home thatre bdv e280 bought from switzerland and I came to India which I wan't to play some dvd's bought from India which is is blocked of region code. How to unlock the...


Works with most Sony Players

Step 1
Unplug the power cord of the Sony Blu-ray player. Plug the power cord back in. Turn on the Sony Blu-ray player. Turn on the TV to which the Sony Blu-ray player is attached. Wait for the "No Disc" text to appear on the front of the Sony's LCD display and on the TV's screen.

Step 2
Press the "Eject" button on the remote control. Wait for the disc tray to eject itself from the front of the Sony Blu-ray player.

Step 3
Press the "Disc Info" button on the remote control. Look for a number to appear on one of the upper corners of the screen of the TV.

Step 4
Press the "Disc Info" button repeatedly until the number "9" appears on the TV's screen. This number indicates that the Sony Blu-ray player is now set for "multi-region" and will play any Blu-ray disc that is commercially made.

Step 5
Turn the Sony Blu-ray player off using the remote control. Turn the Sony Blu-ray player back on using the remote control. Press the "Eject" button on the remote control to close the disc tray. Turn the Sony Blu-ray player off using the remote control.




Dec 28, 2017 | Televison & Video

1 Answer

My blue ray player changes from Blue Ray player to Network when loading a Universal movie.


follow this steps and fix it. God bless you

Does not play disc
  1. No disc. - Load a disc into the tray.
  2. Disc has been loaded upside down. Place the disc with the label side up.
  3. Disc region code does not match region code of the player.
  4. Disc type is not the correct type to play.
  5. Disc is damaged or dirty. Clean the disc or try another.
  6. Moisture may be condensed inside the unit. Remove the disc and the leave the power on for one or two hours.

Nov 06, 2013 | Samsung BD-D5700 WiFi blueray disk player

1 Answer

Predators blu ray disc wont play have the latest fimware update tried 2 disks now what???????


First, some long winded history and this may not be exactly the same problem you're having but I have an Oppo BDP-83 and I tried 2 different Predators blu-ray discs from Amazon.com, both of which would NOT play the actual movie. I could play the previews and get to the main menu but could not play the movie itself or jump to a scene select, etc. Any option that was selected would completely freeze the player at a black screen and I'd have to hold the power button down for a few seconds to reboot it. I tried it on the most recent Oppo firmware dated May 5th, 2010 AND the beta firmware date August 24th, 2010. Nothing. I read that some people had luck turning BD-Live OFF or disconnecting the player itself entirely from the network or by just waiting it out 5-10 minutes to see if it'd start....nothing worked. I disconnected the ethernet cable, let it stay at that frozen black screen for 30 minutes while I made dinner, fed the kid, etc. The thing that seemed to finally get the 2nd disc to play (1st disc I returned for an exchange via Amazon) was to select the BD Live Extras at the main menu, and download all of the extra previews, etc. After that, the movie played just fine. It could have been a fluke, but hell, I tried everything else and this was the only thing that didn't completely freeze up my player.

Oct 23, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

1 Answer

Ps3 reads disk inserted but will not play it. games freeze while downloading them. (all) and blue ray movies when told to play come up with black screen and stays there. (frozen)


It sounds like your Blu-Ray drive is fragged.
Return it to Sony. If it is still under warranty, the repair will be free; otherwise, Sony will charge a flat $150 fee.

Mar 18, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

1 Answer

Movies stop halfway through


please let the blu ray player load all of the movie if you haven't

Jul 24, 2017 | Sony Televison & Video

1 Answer

Bluray freeze


Had the same issue. Next It will start doing the same thing with your PS3 games. Your blue-ray/lazer is going out it will quit working soon. Alot of PS3 have bad lazers in them. I replaced mine works great now.

Sep 11, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

1 Answer

Playstation 3 Blu ray


i bought ps3 and it plays games ok i play a blueray and it had no colour.

Sep 09, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

1 Answer

Stops Playing: screen freezes


My friend suggested I clean the dvd optical reader lens inside the player with a fine brush (like a camera brush with a blower bulb). This seemed to help immensely. I'm not certain if this is just a temporary fix, but it seems to be ok so far.

Jun 06, 2008 | LG DP781 Portable DVD Player

1 Answer

Ps3 won't play blue ray discs


try reseting the drive by holding down the eject button for 10 seconds

Nov 15, 2007 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

Not finding what you are looking for?
Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console Logo

215 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Sony Video Game Consoles & Games Experts

Zhenya Ogorodnikov

Level 2 Expert

218 Answers

shaun taylor

Level 3 Expert

1527 Answers

juanmireles1

Level 2 Expert

219 Answers

Are you a Sony Video Game Console and Game Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...