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Turns off cuts out during dvd playback and gameplay

I read your blog mate i think i agree with you i have the same problem with my ps3 as i am a mechanic by trade and fiddle with eletronics in cars and the same thing happens to them and they just stop dead in the middle of the freeway so looks like i will be pulling my ps3 apart and filling it with heatsink paste

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How old is this ps3? Is it the newer cheaper, or the older, more expensive one. Their are differences in the systems.

Posted on Nov 29, 2007

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SOURCE: During DVD movie playback, screen goes black periodically

it could be that the disc is and ordinary dvd disc and cannot stand the capability with a high def tv because i have the same problem and when 1 put a bluray disc in its fine

Posted on Mar 11, 2008

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That is the common "dirty disc" error. If it happens with every game, it more than likely means that your Blu-Ray diode is dirty. Do you have the PS3 in a dusty environment? Be sure to clean the vents on the side, above the USB ports and on the back of the PS3 on a daily basis. A quick swipe of a soft cloth will do.

You can try several solutions for your problem, the most common to buy a can of air and blow it inside the disc drive in hopes of cleaning the diode. You can also try a CD/DVD cleaning disc.

If it happens with every disc this could also mean a dreaded Blu-Ray drive failure, or in your case, one that is in the process of failing.

If cleaning it does not work, I highly recommend you give Sony support a ring.

Posted on Jan 26, 2009

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SOURCE: PS3 Freezes after 20 mins of gameplay

PS3 is one of the most amazing gaming device but like other competitorgaming devices (Xbox and Wii) It also has some problems like Freezingup. You may check out the informative Article at ezinearticles. Remedy for PS3 Freezing up.

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Posted on Feb 21, 2009

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You might want to start with a System Restore and a firmware update. Also a controller reset might be in order too.

Check out my common problem and easy repair guide here:

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Posted on Feb 23, 2009

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