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Why my playstation 3 is not playing any dvd or blueray disc?

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It could be that your blu-ray lens is dirty (the easiest fix) try cleaning it with disk cleaner... or if u know how opening up ur system and cleaning the lense physically... if that didn't work it could be that ur blu-ray might be dead...

Posted on Apr 27, 2010

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Try using a lens cleaning disc. If that doesn't help your PS3's disc drive is probably dying. Time to call Sony support...

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"If a audio disc plays but not dvd,blueray, or game disc you got a bad laser."...


Have you had your Ps3 drive tell you its just will not read?

Here are some major causes:

1. Dirty drive.
2. Motor not spinning the disc fast enough.
3. Bad optical laser.

Step 1

Listen for the drive does it spin up?
Listen for the read head.
Put a audio disc in does it play?

If a audio disc plays but not dvd,blueray, or game disc you got a bad laser.

I recommend you do the following:

1. Make sure you match up you serial number on your unit.
2. Purchase the whole kit not just the laser.

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The blueray eye is out. You will need a new blueray player. The only problem with that is the ps3 will only respond with the orginal parts it came with. ( i.e. motherboard blueray player ) So the best bet is to buy a broken blueray player and take the eye out and replace it with yours just the eye not the whole thing.

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Hello,

To start the laser reads disc's differently. A CD or DVD is just your typical disc then you have blueray which your games are burned onto a blueray disc. Your optical lens is damaged and likely unable to read blueray format.

If you have a blueray movie or can borrow one, try it and see if it still plays that will determine if that is the problem.

If so you will have to replace the optical lens,

Note: Opening your PS3 will void your warranty, so if you are still covered, it is best to send it in to Sony for repair.

Good news is it is easy to do and there are many free step by step tutorials with pictures or videos to show you how. If you must do it yourself.

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ps3's are region free for gaming, However, certain functionality specific to the game title may be disabled and unreliable if your game is not from the same region as your playstation 3 system. the blueray dvd will only play your specific country region film dvd discs.

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