Question about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
My son just bought a new 120gig harddrive for the ps3 and everything was fine., now 1 month later after watching spider man 3 on blue ray there is no power to the console can you help?
BUT A NEW POWER SUPPLY OFF OF EBAY !!!!!! IT WILL COST YOU AT MOST 47.98 DO NOT PAY MORE THEN THAT .......!! TRUST ME DO NOT PAY SONY NOTHING 150 DOLLARS IS OUTRAGEOUS WHEN I KNOW FOR A FACT ALL THEY DO IS SWITCH OUT THE POWER SUPPLY UNIT ..THAT IS ALL THEY DO .....!!!!.....I HAD THE SAME PROBLEM ......I WAS PLAYING COD WORLD AT WAR AND THEN OUT OF NOWHERE IT JUST SHUT DOWN COMPLETELY ,..WHEN I TRIED TO TURN IT ON IT SHOWED A GREEN LIGHT FOLLOWED BY AN AMBER LIGHT QUICKLY TURNING TO A FLASHING RED ........I THOUGHT IT WAS AN OVERHEATING ISSUE BUT MY AMBER LIGHT SHOWING INDICATED A HARDWARE ISSUE SO I TOOK A CHANCE AND BOUGHT A POWER SUPPLY UNIT OFF OF EBAY AND RECEIVED IT WITHIN A WEEK .......IT BOOTED UP PERFECTLY FINE TRUST ME ...FOR GET SONY AND TRYING TO DO ALL THAT FANCY TRANSISTOR SWAPPING GEEK TALK BULL......JUST SWAP YOUR POWER SUPPLY UNIT AND THATS IT ...YOUR PS3 IS BACK ONLINE !!!!!!!!!!.....THATS IT BOTTOM LINE !!!!!!.....TAKE MY ADVICE OR LEAVE IT I DON'T CARE BUT I FIGURED I SHARE THIS WITH YOU GUYS SINCE I WENT CRAZY RESEARCHING WHY THIS HAPPENED AND I BASICALLY PUT COMMON SENSE INTO THE EQUATION TOOK A CHANCE AND BAMMMM!!!!! BABY I FIXED IT LOL..LOL...HOW ABOUT THAT ..FOR ALL YOU SO CALLED KNOW IT ALL PEOPLE OUT THER ..LOL..LOL.!!!!!...DAMN GEEKS TURNING THINGS INTO ROCKET SCIENCE ALL THE TIME .....LOL...........EBAY OR ANY OTHER PLACE YOU CAN GET YOUR HANDS ON ONE OK .........THANK ME LATER OK ..LOL.....TAKE CARE ..
Posted on Jan 03, 2009
My PS3 had no power (no red light). I deceided to buy a power supply on Ebay (cost me 40$ CAD with shipping) and change the part myself using a guide on how to dissassemble the PS3. I took my time and everything went fine. My PS3 now work like before and it took me 1 hour to do.
Posted on Jan 04, 2010
In the above link, you can order the correct Power Supply for your PS3 model. It also lists all the different power supply model numbers available. You can now replace your power supply to get a quiet PS3! Less wattage means less heat from the Cell and RSX. Which means the fan is not always at highest level!
Posted on Apr 28, 2010
Check the PWM circuit in the unit those along with drive transistors often fail in these supplies due to its compact size (they often cheap out with parts) also check duty cycle when it works.
Posted on May 07, 2008
It seems that the first gen of power supplies are burning out. I have seen over 150 units with that problem. Unfortunatly it is very hard to get a new PS for the PS3. You have a few options, call Sony and ask how much it would be to fix it, sell it as-is on eBay (could get you about $150-230), or pray it's still under warranty. Good luck.
Posted on Nov 10, 2007
Yes, the PS3 power supply and PS3 lasers seem very unreliable. Sony charges over $150 to fix. There are many tutorials to do it yourself, or you could even send it to us for repair. We retail both parts online.
Checkout our site OverstockDistributing.com for a good deal.
Posted on Mar 15, 2010
My friends told me that PS3'S are auto voltage is it true? The unit says
Posted on Jan 30, 2010
Allrite people all u gota do is replace the power supply and you can buy it on ebay
Posted on Nov 02, 2008
I have got PS3 from the USA, and as known the power input is 110 volt, .....what I asking , if it could be run on 220 volt input.
Posted on Sep 22, 2009
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