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US playstation 3 loss of power

My playstation has lost its power supply ie:- no power lights
, the fuse in the mains adaptor has not blown and the power switch at the back is on.

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Sounds like you got a system with a defective power supply you could either send it back and have them replace it or i think you can take game systems to geek squad now, that would save you the wait but you would probably have to pay a small fee

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