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Not reading discs of any type

Was crashing now and again and thought it was just the lasers. tried a laser cleaning disc and now it won't even read that! no warranty as was bought off ebay plus its 3 yr old model now anyway. i am soooooooo bored so please if you can help i would be truly grateful!!!

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You will need to disassemble your Ps3 and see if you can adjust the blu-ray laser focus...or try to buy a new bly-ray optical lens:

http://www.diytrade.com/china/4/products/4913589/PS3_KES410AAA_Lens.html

Good Luck !!!

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Hello Brandon
The fault is with its Laser Picku Unit itself. The sled motor, the motor that spins the disc inside the DVD player, should wok like this as you details here. Just see, when we put in a disc inside any disc player, it will sart spins, after it has been loaded properly into the mechanism. The the laser pickup unit will start scan the recording on the disc, reads it; recogonize its contents, then starts to play from the first track. This is an automatic process ot all disc players, and suring this reading process, the spin speed of the disc will vary, may stop, or rewind to a little and then spins again. This is a common process to all the playeres.
Here, with your DVD player, the laser pickup unit tries to read the tracks, but fails, the again it starts to readit, fails and finally show a 'No Disc' display, as it hasn't got any details about the recoding at the inserted disc.
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Hello, welcome to Fixya!

Was this player playing previously? And how long have you been using this player? I suspect the lens of the player. Once the lens of the player becomes weak, it won't play discs any longer.

The first thing my mind goes to, is the lens. The lens id responsible for reading/loading data on discs. So if the lens is unable to read the disc, there is no way the player is going to play the disc.

To confirm if actually its a laser problem, insert an Audio CD into the player and see if will play. If it plays, then obviously, your laser (lens) is weak. But if it doesn't play Audio CD, then it might still be the laser (lens) or probably, a mechanism problem.

Get a lens cleaner, use it to clean the lens. If that doesn't solve the problem, get a screw driver, open the player's cover so that you can gain access to the lens, use a cotton board to clean the surface of the lens. This should clean dust or dirt that might be on the lens.

If non of the above solves the problem, then know that you need to replace the laser to a brand new one.

To replace the lens, remove the bad laser, use it as a sample to get exactly the same type and do the replacement. Note that replacing a laser (lens) needs a professional touch, so if you cannot replace the laser, get it to a repairman to fix it for you.

Once this us done, your player will play all DVD discs again.

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