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PS3 USB Ports

I need to replace 3 of the 4 USB ports on my PS3. I can do it myself if anyonw knows how to open up the PS3

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  • norstarzz Jan 05, 2009

    My usb ports are not working wont charge controllers or use buzzer. Where can i get the 4 front USB ports to replace? Yes my PS3 is 2 years old. Please help/

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How old is your ps3? if less than a year dont open or it will cancel your warranty.

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Ps3 stopped reconizeing usb ports


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Hi i would like to change the NAT settings for my PS3 i have a st585v6 router how can i do this. the ps3 is not wireless


hello,

To change the NAT settings you need to open ports on the router. For that
1)Get the TCP/UDP ports from PS3 vendor
2)Get the IP add of your PS3
3)Log into the router interface and open ports for it.

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The NAT is on 3 and it needs to be 2 for the PS3 to work online properly. i have a Zyxel_41C.


PS3

You will have to open the following ports in your modem /router
Make sure the firewall is disabled in the Modem /Router
Make sure that UPnP is Enabled

Playstation Network Required Ports

TCP 80
TCP 443
TCP 5223
UDP 3478
UDP 3479
UDP 3658

Playstation Online Game Ports

Call of Duty 3:

UDP 3074
TCP 3074

MotorStorm

UDP 3659
UDP 3660

You can use http://whatsmyip.org/ports/ to test if the ports are open.


Regards
Tom

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I need help changing my nat settings from strict to open for my ps3, i have a bt home hub router, and my upnp is enabled, is there anything else i can do???


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You will have to open the following ports in your BT router
Make sure the firewall is disabled in the Router


Playstation Network Required Ports

TCP 80
TCP 443
TCP 5223
UDP 3478
UDP 3479
UDP 3658

Playstation Online Game Ports

Call of Duty 3:

UDP 3074
TCP 3074

MotorStorm

UDP 3659
UDP 3660

You can use http://whatsmyip.org/ports/ to test if the ports are open.

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My PS3 won't reconize any of my controllers, putting the cable in works, it find the controller, but when I unplug te cable the lights start blinking again and I can't use the controller, what to do?


Hmmm. It sounds like either your PS3's Bluetooth controller is on the fritz, or all of your controllers are on the fritz. Since I doubt ALL of your controllers are malfunctioning, I am betting it's your PS3. I suggest having a friend with a working controller stop by and test his controller against your PS3. IF your friend's controller works, then you know that the PS3's Bluetooth controller is working.

Second step is to check to see if the USB cable is transmitting a trickle charge to the controller. Again, using your friend's controller (make sure he brings his own USB cable with him), try charging his controller with HIS cable first. If after 10 minutes of playing with the controller plugged into the PS3 via USB, you unplug it and the controller still works, then the problem is most likely your own USB cable (it's apparently damaged in some way). Now run down the controller's battery and try recharging it with YOUR USB cable. If it fails to charge, then you know that all you need is a new cable. Just in case, make sure you test EACH of your USB ports. A simple replacement will cost you around $10.

Otherwise, your PS3's UBS port(s) are not properly working and you should send in your PS3 for repairs. As stated above, test each of the USB ports on your PS3. My 60GB one has 4 USB ports, so I would test all 4 of them before sending in the PS3. Then, if you want it repaired, make notes of which port(s) is(are) malfunctioning and send it to an authorized PS3 repair center.

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NAT STRICT

Step 1 : Connect Router - Computer

Step 2 : Open Router Setup by typing http ://192.168.1.1

Step 3 : Click Applications and Gaming

Step 4 : Click DMZ

Step 5 : Select Enable and Give the IP Address of the XBOX/PS3/Wii in it

Step 6 : Click Save settings

Step 7 : Unplug the Power cord from the router and turn Off XBOX /PS3/Wii

Step 8 : Plug the power cord back to the router and wait till the lights are Solid

Step 9 : Turn on the Xbox/PS3/Wii

Step 10 : Test the Connection

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Hi
I was having problems with my PS3 as well I did the following

updated firmwire

Also I assign static ip address on my PS3 and forward ports used by PS3 to static IP address of PS3 on routers firewall.

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tcp.http (port 80)
tcp.https (port 443)
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tcp.Jabber SSL/TLS (port 5223)
tcp.10075
tcp.10078
tcp.10079

If your still getting problems configure the PS3 to be in your DMZ.

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