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Here's the situation gentlemen:
Bought a PS3 80GB off my friend.
Everything works, but the blu-ray drive.
Either the lens needs to be cleaned, or the drive is just plain dead.
I got all necessary cords, and a Dual Shock 3.
What's the lot worth?
Edited by Geglamash - 1/13/11 at 4:53pm
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Anyone?
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Does (edit: DID) it play PS2 games?
    
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Does (edit: DID) it play PS2 games?
Still reads game part of the time.
Popped in a PS2 game, no dice.
So it isn't backwards compatible.
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Originally Posted by Geglamash View Post
Still reads game part of the time.
Popped in a PS2 game, no dice.
So it isn't backwards compatible.
If it can't play ps2 games, and it can't play ps3 games. I wouldn't pay much for it. Maybe 50$, then another 40 for the DS3.

Go see how much broken ps3's are going for on ebay.

Edit: how much did you pay for this?
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ill buy for 5 dollars

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I traded Left 4 Dead 2 and Cod:WaW (360 versions) for it.
This is basically the same situation, except I'm not backwards compatible, but I have a Dual Shock 3.
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Makes a good media box or whatever you call them. I can't remember for some reason which is strange because there's so many of them. Set top box?
    
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ill buy for 5 dollars

Hey guys this might be a little off subject i have repaired my ps3 quite a few times and ive tried to fix 2 others, one of them work perfectly fine but the blue ray drive doesnt work at all just doesnt read (which i think the op is almost going through.... i have tried 3 diff. blue ray drives from my ps3 and from the other ps3s im trying to repair and they work.....

So my question is why doesnt a drive that works doesnt in that ps3?????
 
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Hey guys this might be a little off subject i have repaired my ps3 quite a few times and ive tried to fix 2 others, one of them work perfectly fine but the blue ray drive doesnt work at all just doesnt read (which i think the op is almost going through.... i have tried 3 diff. blue ray drives from my ps3 and from the other ps3s im trying to repair and they work.....

So my question is why doesnt a drive that works doesnt in that ps3?????
I've never owned a PS3 before, buy there are different types of PS3 drives, each compatible with its own.
Without even testing it, I'm pretty sure the drive is just faulty, or the drive needs to be taken apart, and have the laser cleaned.
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