Question about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
This is an extremely 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 'see' or read the game disk properly.
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 quite typical of a failure of one or both of these lasers.
For more information on how to resolve the problem please have a look at this FixYa Tip on the subject.
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Oct 01, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
hey there boppa252001
so you have the DISK READ ERROR
to worry this can be fixed, I will give you 2 options below for the
best possible fixes.
Sony they can have this fixed within 4-6 weeks for a cost of $150 but
it is free if your still in warranty (12 months)
can repair this problem quite easily with the help of a great ps3
repair guide that many use to fix there PS3 problems themselves
within hours rather than weeks.
will soon be back up and running using any of the above options
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