My Playstation 3 turns on, and stays on for about 4 minutes then cuts back off
Generally when a system turns its self off its trying to prevent damage to the system due to either a short or due to heat. My suggestion would be try running your PS3 in a different location first, such as, if its on a shelf move it to the floor just to put it in a wider area where its less likely to overheat, secondly check to make sure its power supply adapter isn't whats causing the short. That also has a built in sensor to protect it from starting fires and / or damaging your hardware. If with both of those out in the open, possibly in a colder room - (I realise its starting to heat up and thats probably the reason this is just starting) try running it, and if the problem persists, then its your PS3 going bad and there is nothing I can do to help, but, on the other hand if it stops you know that you need to change your setup to accomodate for the heat, whether its turning on some air conditioning or placing a fan besides the PS3
*note when using an external fan in conjunction with the PS3 it works best to have it blowing away from the PS3 - that way it is sucking the hot air away from the machine rather than blowing the hot air back into the machine.
Hope this helped and if it didn't feel free to leave a comment and I'll get back to you as soon as I can =)
Jul 18, 2009 |
Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console