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My ps3 controller is not charging. Whenever I try to charge it, a message comes up saying " The maximum amount of power has been reached, please remove one device. The only "device" I have is the usb charger. When I connect the controller to the charger, it will not connect and the message repeatedly shows up.

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This is a problem occurring in all the play station 3 consoles....... this is mainly because of the poor quality of the disc .........avoid using pirated discs.....as a result it leads to the damage of ur PS3 lens..............use good original discs........
check your lens if its working good then better download this Repair Guide for further information .........
CLICK HERE to download

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