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Sony PS3 letdown

Wow! what a disappointment!
I contacted Sony and was told I would need to pay 150.00 for repair to a system that is 1 1/2 old, and has never left the tv stand.
Been with Sony since the PS1 days, own Bravia tv, and stereo is Sony. Pisses me off that they wont recognize this as a system failure!!

Should I send to Sony, or try to ***** some more? Also thought about sending to local electronics store.

Thanks Again!!!

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Yes that is a huge disappointment. I have my PS2 still and it's the first model that came out in the US. All I've ever had to do is adjust the laser pod once and clean it out a few times. It still works like new!
Ok there is one more thing to try before anything else. Reset the default settings and see if that works at all. Go to Settings >>System Settings >> Restore Default Settings. That has never worked for me but I hear it has for a couple people.

Other then that, all I can tell you is keep calling Sony OR take to local repair shop and see what it would cost to have part replaced OR make a trade in at a Game Stop or a similar retailer. I have heard that if you tell Sony that it failed after updating to firmware 2.40 they will replace it. I don't know when yours failed so it would be up to you. But they have had a few problems with PS3 systems acting up after the 2.40 update.
You are very welcome!! Good luck to you.

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