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I turned on my playstation 3. then i plugged in the internet cord. all of a sudden it cuts off. but its not the power cord.. what could it be

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Most likley if its made a poping noise then the power supply box went out. Its a pretty easy fix and you can get new power supply boxes off ebay for about $20. Theres lots of videos on you tube on how to do it. If still under warrenty I would send it to sony.

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What is error code 8071053D


It could be that the console is not correctly syncing up to the network properly. This can happen in a number of ways, such as electric power issues that caused the console to turn off-and-on suddenly.

To solve it, you might have to do a hard reboot of the console. This is what to do:

  1. turn off your PS3 by using the power toggle switch at the back of the console and then unplugging the power cord.
  2. Once you do that, power off your modem (also the router if you have one as well) by unplugging the power supply.
  3. What about a minute or so then plug back your modem. Wait for it to sync for internet access.
  4. If you have a router, plug that in next and wait for it to sync as well. Otherwise skip to the next step.
  5. Once your modem and router devices are back on and you have Internet, go ahead and plug your PS3 back and turn it on.
  6. Access the Network Settings menu and see if you can create a new connection.

Mar 09, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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How to use a ps3 wireless controller.


<span>Ensure your playstation 3 is properly set up and connected to Plug the power cord for the PS3 wireless controller into one of the usb ports on the front of the PlayStation 3.<span><br /><br /></span><span>Plug the power cord for the PS3 wireless controller into one of the USB ports on the front of the PlayStation 3.<span><br />Plug the other end of the power cord into the access port on the top of your wireless controller.Allow the wireless controller to charge, leaving it plugged into the PlayStation 3 undisturbed for several hours to gain a full charge.Disconnect the PS3 wireless controller from the power cord. Press the PS button to start up the PlayStation 3. The PS button is in the middle of the controller. It is clear and displays the PlayStation logo of a letter P and a letter S molded together into one shape.Use the wireless controller to control the PlayStation 3, exactly as you would have with a corded controller for earlier PlayStations.<br /><span><br /><br /></span></span></span></span>

on Dec 06, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Hi. My PS3 suddenly started turning off randomly in the middle of play (grrrrrrr) but I know its not overheating since the red light didn't flash and there was beeping. It just died. No joke. Does anyone...


There could be an issue with the power cord or the power outlet.

Try to get a replacement cord and plug the PS3 into another outlet. Turn on the PS3, and let it sit on the menu screen for a while. If it does not shut down it means that it was a power issue.

Mar 07, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My PS3 keeps cutting off by itself. It will cut off while I play a game and the red standby light cuts off as if the power cord is not connected. Then, when I try to unplug it and plug it back in, the...


ok whats happened there is your ps3 power cord has become a bit loose in their so get a expert to fix it

i would always recommend a expert to do it never do it unless you know what to do

Jan 11, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My dad cant hook mine up for some reason


Ok

First, Turn your T.V. on and go to the input mode on the t.v.

Second, there should be two cords in the back of your playstation3.
The power cord and the input cord. These are the two basic cords to turn your playstation on.

Once you have them plugged in, on the back of your playstation 3 there should be a power switch right above the power cord. Click it on so that the I is down and the O is up. In the front of your Playstation, a red light will appear indicating that the Playstation is ready to be turned on. Tap the red light until it turns green ( this should only be tapped once) When it is green the system will go to the start-up menu and enjoy your Playstation 3

Jan 15, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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I HAVE SOUND BUT NO PICTURE ON MY PLAYSTATION 3


Check all your cables and check your cords for cuts or breaks.

Sep 16, 2009 | Sony PlayStation 3 40GB System

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Playstation not receiving power


This could be a problem with your AC power cord, try these fixes. If they do not work you ca contact sony at:

www.us.playstation.com/Support/PS3
or
www.uk.playstation.com/help-support/ps3


  • The console might not be turned on. Turn on the console using the main power switch on the back of the console.
  • Make sure the AC power cord is securely connected.
  • Visually inspect the AC power cord for damage. Do not use if frayed, cut, or damaged in any way.
  • Confirm the wall power outlet is active (receiving power). Try a different power outlet.
  • If possible, test the power cord by connecting it to a different PLAYSTATION 3.
  • If possible, try another AC power cord on your PLAYSTATION 3.
  • If you experienced a power surge, shortage, or a lightning storm in your geographical area recently, this may have affected the PLAYSTATION 3 power supply and the PLAYSTATION 3 may need service.
  • Make sure the vents are not obstructed in anyway.
  • Make sure there is adequate ventilation for the PLAYSTATION 3. There should be at least four (4) inches of clearance between the air vents on the system and any walls, televisions, entertainment centers, etc. Otherwise the unit may not function properly due to what are actually environmental issues.
  • Jun 23, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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    Sony PS3 will not power up -


    1. First check the power cable by removing it and then plugging it in again. You may find it is not pushed in far enough.
    If that is good then follow these steps
    • The console might not be turned on. Turn on the console using the main power switch on the back of the console.
    • Make sure the AC power cord is securely connected.
    • Visually inspect the AC power cord for damage. Do not use if frayed, cut, or damaged in any way.
    • Confirm the wall power outlet is active (receiving power). Try a different power outlet.
    • If possible, test the power cord by connecting it to a different PLAYSTATION 3.
    • If possible, try another AC power cord on your PLAYSTATION 3.
    • If you experienced a power surge, shortage, or a lightning storm in your geographical area recently, this may have affected the PLAYSTATION 3 power supply and the PLAYSTATION 3 may need service.
    • Make sure the vents are not obstructed in anyway.
    • Make sure there is adequate ventilation for the PLAYSTATION 3. There should be at least four (4) inches of clearance between the air vents on the system and any walls, televisions, entertainment centers, etc. Otherwise the unit may not function properly due to what are actually environmental issues.
    I hope this helped
    cheers
    John

    Dec 01, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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    Ps3 cuts on and blinks right off


    carthagemike the problem may be that something is bumping the power button or the power cord is not plugged in tightly

    Aug 18, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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