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Re: PS3 Repair - Best Options in 2020?

by FarFromHorizon Sun Apr 18, 2021 8:12 am

I found a ylod ps3 in our houses trash. Was looking around and found out that baking the board is a temporary fix at best.

The nec caps to be the cause of the problem.

I found this tutorial on psx-scene i wanted to try, but my soldering skills are not good enoigh. Got a bud that could donit but due to covid we didnt get to try this out yet: ... fix.25260/
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Re: PS3 Repair - Best Options in 2020?

by stickem Sun Apr 18, 2021 8:44 am

I was wondering if you could just reroute the power supply outside the unit to prevent so much heat, or is that not what causes the issue on the bc ps3's. I replaced mine with a cooler variant, just in case, when I picked mine up used 3 years ago.
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