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post #11 of 21
you could just buy a lens cleaner for the ps3 drive. they work most of the time
 
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post #12 of 21
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Yeah but my drive won't accept disks at all anymore.
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Yeah but my drive won't accept disks at all anymore.

ahh. yeah defiently look for a dead ps3 on ebay or locally or something
 
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post #14 of 21
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I found a 40GB one for $10 locally that has been YLOD'd but the Blu-Ray drive still apparently works, but I don't know whether or not it'll be compatible with my PS3. frown.gif
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If you do get a used blu ray drive make sure it comes with the controller board as I'm sure there paired as the drive won't work unless it's got the original control board with it.
    
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I found a 40GB one for $10 locally that has been YLOD'd but the Blu-Ray drive still apparently works, but I don't know whether or not it'll be compatible with my PS3. frown.gif

$10 ??? Definitely buy it,even if the blu-ray drive isn't compatible. Then try to fix the ylod.
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The guy said he's asked everywhere if the motherboard can be fixed but everyone's turned him down.
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It's $100 to have a PS3 fixed by Sony. The guy who was going to "fix" it for you was ripping you off, and probably screwed up your console. A console can still have the paid service even if you open it up, as long as you don't tinker with the insides too much. May be a bit more expensive due to your location, but if you're gonna go for a repair it would probably be your best bet.
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post #19 of 21
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I've already sorted out this problem, he left a 4 pin power cable connecting the Blu-Ray drive and the motherboard unplugged my Blu-Ray drive works fine now well it still doesent read Blu-Ray discs for some reason even though I've already cleaned the lens with alcohol. frown.gif
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I've already sorted out this problem, he left a 4 pin power cable connecting the Blu-Ray drive and the motherboard unplugged my Blu-Ray drive works fine now well it still doesent read Blu-Ray discs for some reason even though I've already cleaned the lens with alcohol. frown.gif


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Seriously,don't take it back there.
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