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Hello,

I have a FAT PS3 60Gb, one of the first of the Market, bought in Spain, European plug with 220v used right now in Germany.

I have a friend who lives in the US, and he wants to buy it off me, and he uses 110v.

I would like to know if the PS3 would work fine in the US? I searched on google, and most places say it is multi-voltage, but I am kinda scared of selling it to him and then burning it.

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Wow now that is a very good question I would like to know the answer as well. But it would make no sense at all that they put different power supplies in different regions. It would be a lot easier to put a multi-voltage psu in all of them
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Wow now that is a very good question I would like to know the answer as well. But it would make no sense at all that they put different power supplies in different regions. It would be a lot easier to put a multi-voltage psu in all of them
As far as I've seen by searchin on google, they all have multi-voltage PSU's, they just label them according to their region, but they're still multi-voltage.

I just want to be sure before selling it to my friend, I don't want him to get the PS3 and then have a dead PS3 within seconds
    
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According to wiki: YES, just needs the appropriate US power cord, which can of course be purchased after the fact.

Universal power supply

The power supply can operate on both 60 Hz and 50 Hz power grids. It uses a standard C14 IEC connector and a C13 power cord appropriate for the region it is being used in. The power supply on the "fat" model is capable of delivering approximately 380 W, although the PS3 has never been measured using this much power. The power supply was reduced to 250 watts in the 120 GB "Slim" model. PS3 Slim models have labels indicating localized input requirements for power (110V 60Hz for North American and Japanese models and 220-240V 50Hz for European and Australian models), however teardowns have revealed the power supplies are still universal.[31]
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Thanks a lot man, I owe you big time, alright, then I will sell it to him tomorrow
    
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Thanks a lot man, I owe you big time, alright, then I will sell it to him tomorrow
No probs, learned something new myself.
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