I turn on the playstation and then it beeps and turns off again
One common error that many PS3 players experience at some time is the
beeping error that some call the "three beeps of death". What happens
with this error is the PS3 will beep three times in short succession,
and then suddenly shut down. Sometimes the unit will restart and play
normally after about ten minutes, while for others, it will refuse to
turn on at all.
If the three beeps error has happened to you, you are likely
wondering if this a serious problem, needing to be sent in for repairs,
or whether it is a problem that can be fixed at home. Unfortunately,
there is no easy answer for this question because there are potentially
multiple causes of the three beep error. If you are lucky, you may only
experience this error once or on rare occasions and you may just choose
to ignore the problem and deal with the rare shut downs that may occur,
as unpredictable as they are.
However, if the three beep error happens repeatedly, you have a more
serious issue that is going to need some proper troubleshooting and
One of the most simple fixes for the three beeps of
death problem involves resetting the PS3 hard drive. In other cases,
however, the problem may be the result of dirt and dust building up
inside the unit, causing it to overheat. By properly cleaning your unit
both internally and externally, you may be able to resolve the problem.
In the most serious cases, however, you may be facing a motherboard
issue that is in need of professional repair or replacement.
Mar 03, 2011 |
Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console