Question about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
This is a very common problem with the PS3 and is caused by a problem with the laser on the Bluray drive which is malfunctioning and can no longer read the game disk.
The PS3 uses a dual laser system. This consists of either a dual refractor type lens or two entirely seperate lenses depending on which pickup is fitted to your particular system. One laser is for reading ordinary DVD disks and PS2 disks and the other for Bluray and PS3 games.
The symptoms you describe are typical of a failure of one or both of these lasers.
For more information on how to resolve the problem please view this FixYa Tip on the subject.
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Posted on Jun 30, 2010
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