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Deployed with the Military. PS3 is not working. I am told it is the power supply

I got deployed to the desert, I can't give a specific location, however I can say it is really hot here.

I bought an 80g PS3 before I left so I can watch movies, and have something to do while I am here at my deployment site. I hooked it up and played it for about an hour one day. I had to go in for a meeting, and came back and my PS3 no longer worked. I can't get power to it, and I don't know what is wrong. I was told it is the power supply. Can someone please let me know what to do. It's sucks being out here without something to do other then just work and catching a farmers tan.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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  • sonelt Apr 03, 2008

    I too have the same problem.I bought my ps3 12/28/07.Iplay 3 to 4 hours a day and today 20min into playing it died{04/03/08}.If I turn off the main power switch then turn it back on I can get the red light back...but when I try to turn it back on or remove a disc it shuts totally down.I have the 80gig and an after market or external fan.This just happened to a friend of mine also.I am now waiting for sony's support line to open so I can give them an ear full!



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You have to contact sony and get a warranty repair done. If it continues to fail after you get it repaired, you are not alone.
I have contacted a law firm that is acquiring info for a possible class action lawsuit. Especially for people who live in California, but everywhere else too: Please have all of your information DOCUMENTED! Write down when your PS3 stopped working and why, whether you have a receipt or not, when or if you contacted Sony, what was the outcome with Sony, if this defect has ever happened before, and what Sony is going to do to remedy this for you. Take all the info and email it to: and write in the subject line "Sony Playstation 3". Additionally, if any of you are on another site or are blogging, repost this to spread the word. Good luck all!

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