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PS3 USB cycles every 5 seconds??

Can't really play with a dead controller connected to the ps3 via a cable because it constantly cycles the port and disconnects any device connected...this is ALL slots.

For instance cannot use the following items;
Dead controller
MP3 player to either copy media or recharge it
Keyboard

Any other USB device really...it just constantly kicks it and reconnects.

I have the original 60gb with the dream engine or whatever for max ps2 backwards compatability.

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Pack it up. Ship it back, even if you don't have a warrantee, and since its the original 60GB, you probably
do not. But, it's going to keep on doing this until you have corrected the misconfigured unit.

One thing you did not mention, is whether you have the latest updates, and if you don't, try that before
packing, IF your constantly disconnecting unit will allow you to do so.

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