Jump to content


Photo

Broken Ps3 (system Starts, But Dies Instantly)


  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic

#1 papercut193

papercut193

    X-S Young Member

  • Members
  • Pip
  • 45 posts
  • Xbox Version:unk
  • 360 version:v2 (zephyr)

Posted 12 October 2010 - 11:23 PM

So I came across a broken PS3 and bought it pretty cheap. Its a 60gb fat model. When I turn on the ps3 the power led goes green, then the system beeps 1 time, then the system shuts off. The system shuts off in about 1-2 seconds after I touch the power button. It doesn't sound like the fan runs, but I'm not positive about that. (I'm a PS3 noob.)
I tried powering the ps3 on without the HDD installed, but it still shut off right away.
The power LED never turns yellow.

I was told it could possibly be the PSU, but I would like to know for sure if that's the problem before I order a new PSU.

Any suggestions on what the problem could be?

Edited by papercut193, 12 October 2010 - 11:25 PM.


#2 Dark Mod

Dark Mod

    X-S X-perience

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 488 posts
  • Location:Trinidad and Tobago W.I
  • Interests:Electronic services and upgrades
  • Xbox Version:v1.6b
  • 360 version:v5.0 (360S - trinity)

Posted 13 October 2010 - 04:30 PM

is it flashing a yellow light when it dies?




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users