Question about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
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Posted on Jun 26, 2009
Hmmm.... sounds like a yellow light of death... kinda like the red ring on the xbox in other words you fried somthing. when you turn it on do both red and green come on then it beeps twice and turns off the red light blinks? if so than you will have to send it in to sony and get a replacment most likely happend to me it kinda sucks i lost all my data oh well hope its not the yellow light.
Posted on Jun 27, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: no sound or picture for ps3
I had a HDMI cable hooked up for bout a week when I stayed at my friends and when I got it back it would show the green and blue lights and fan would start up but know picture or sound....by the way I'm not using the hd cord no more does that have anything to doe with it?
Posted on Oct 30, 2008
SOURCE: PS3 wont boot..PLEASE HELP!
It's the Yellow/Red Light Of Death. It can be fixed. Go here http://playstationlifestyle.net/forums/showthread.php?t=2376. Follow the videos. A little bit of time and you should be back up and running.
Posted on Sep 10, 2009
well i can tell u this. If your having any problems then 1.turn on your ps3
2.hold down the ps3 button until it beeps and turns red 3.then hold it again it should beep twice 4.then a screen will pop up with options 5.choose the one that your having problems with 6.it shouldnt turn off but if it does call the geek squad or get one of those ps3 fixing books.
i have a problem of my own 2 of my games froze while loding and one just froze while loding the first level of the game can u help me?
Posted on Oct 03, 2009
Hi, its not good news im afraid the reason it shuts down and gives you a ref light is due to damage being done to the circuit board inside the ps3.
it could be that it has over heated which is often the case this could be down to dust build up or if the heat sink paste on the gpu and cpu chip has gone brittle or if you have been using the ps3 on carpet or in top of anything else that gives off heat such as dvd or sky box, these cause it to over heat really quick.
right now you have a couple of options if you have any warranty left take it back and get a refund if your warranty has run out then you could try getting it repaired but their is no guarantee the repair will work or how long it will work after the reapir.
as you have got the red light this does mean the console has over heated and their is a fault with the board so its not going to work again the way it is.
now i repair these for 25 quid plus parts so you need to look around if you want it repaired and see what the best price you can get.
let me know how you get on or if you need further assistance ok
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ps3 ref 1
Posted on Sep 29, 2010
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