I was fixing my friends PS3 Slim and also it will read dvd"s however it won"t read blu rays or ps3 games.

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So I figured it was the blu ray lens. So I ordered a new one digital and I simply finiburned installing it and also the very same symptoms are happening!


Ugh...would anyone recognize what"s wrong via it? It couldn"t be the information cable can it?


Thanks for the help!



mtshark7 199

Topic StarterStargunner1,615 postsThe Man!Location:Wenonah, NJ

So I ended up addressing the ps3. Searched online around the problem and also apparently the boot file in the mechanism that enables it to read blu ray format can become corrupted resulting in the unit to not read blu rays. So you need to do a complete system regain (11+ hours) that will certainly relocation the corrupted file with a new one.


So I did just that and also now it works!


Kinda sucks I wasted money on the laser lens


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mtshark7 199

Topic StarterStargunner1,615 postsThe Man!Location:Wenonah, NJ

Well I believed I addressed it bereason the game I usage to test is protoform and that operated in the morning. Then as soon as I obtained house from occupational I chose to attempt a blu ray movie so I tried the incredible hulk and also that didn"t review so I assumed that was odd.


So I tried a various game and also I tried rage and that wouldn"t occupational. So then I tried wall-e on blu ray and also that worked.


So it seems that some blu ray movies/games work and others execute not.


This is the forum where I assumed restoring the mechanism would certainly deal with the problem:





Does anyone have actually any kind of idea on what could be the issue? It currently has a brand also new lens set up as well.

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mtshark7 199

Topic StarterStargunner1,615 postsThe Man!Location:Wenonah, NJ
Posted June 13, 2013

No one has any kind of concept of how to fix this?

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Stargunner1,479 postsLocation:San Antonio, TX USA
Posted June 13, 2013

I know that periodically it looks choose you"re talking to yourself, however it happens when you discover the solution yourself.

It possibly a wrong forum to post this.

I resolved a similar issued via Slim PS2 not analysis the DVDs and also it was a lens that was negative.

Maybe you should upday to the newest SW on the PS3?


Check this one: http://area.us.playterminal.com/t5/PSN-Video-and-Music-General/Mystery-My-PS3-will-play-some-Blu-ray-discs-not-others/td-p/30520853

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Topic StarterStargunner1,615 postsThe Man!Location:Wenonah, NJ
Posted June 14, 2013

Well it seems like tbelow is no resolve as to why the Blu Ray player reads some blu rays and not others...some one in a forum mentioned that theirs didn"t play dual layer blu rays...not sure which ones those are, yet in my instance it plays COD Babsence Ops 2 perfectly and I"m certain that"s dual layer since it"s reasonably brand-new.

Here is a list of what I tried doing:

*Replace the laser lens

*Resave the whole mechanism (took 11+ hours!)

*Rekeep default settings

*Restore file system

*Rebuild database

*Cleaned the lens through alcohol swab

*Have the latest firmware so my frifinish might log in

*Lubed up the rails so the lens could move back and fourth smoothly


So at this allude I"m assuming its that POS motor that moves the lens earlier and also fourth considering that it plays COD Babsence Ops 1 eincredibly 10 tries...i guess it"s just luck once it does occupational.

Is tright here any method to replace the motor for that thing? Not also certain what it would certainly be referred to as in order to look for that part.

I doubt it"s the cd spinner considering that it does play games.


My conclusion for it being the motor that moves the lens back and also forth is this: The PS3 has limited time to fetch information it requirements, and also if the information is close (games that work) then it has no trouble but if the data is spread out across the disc then it fails. So I think the lens isn"t relocating too slow to fetch the information at the correct time. LOL Kinda a wild presumption I know.

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If anyone could aid me at this suggest I"d highly appreciate it!


Here is a list of forums/websites I been using to assist me along the means...hope it helps someone who has actually trouble here.