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PlayStation 3 Guides & Tutorials

This section is for guides and tutorials for the PlayStation 3. If you are stuck in the middle of a repair and are not sure where to go next, there may be a guide here to help you out.

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How To Change Date Of Birth On PSN

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PSN has been around for a while now. For many people out there, you will have set up the account back when you were a kid. Parental restrictions exist on PSN to stop younger eyes from gaining access to content...
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PS3 Super Slim Power Consumption

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Hardware revisions are very common with video game consoles. The PlayStation was quite unique in that it had 3 hardware revision. This post is about the third and final revision which is often referred to as the super slim. Read...
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PlayStation 3 Slim Power Consumption

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The original Phat PS3 was an absolute tank in many ways. Power consumption was one of them. The thing produced more heat than an actual heater. The PS3 slim was launched with a better design that fixed the Phat systems...
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How To Take Apart A Dualshock 3

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Taking apart a Dualshock 3 is relatively simple, but putting it back together is not to simple. If you have a broken button or have smashed the controller off the ground in anger and need to repair it. This guide...
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How To Take Apart a Slim PS3

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There are 3 different models of Playstation 3 consoles. This video guide will show you how to fully take apart the Slim PS3 model, which was the second Playstation 3 console that was released. If you are looking to clean...
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How To Permanently Repair YLOD on Fat PS3

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The first gen model of the Playstation 3 got very hot, so hot that the solder that held various components connected to the motherboard would often melt. When this occurred the hardware components would break the connection with the motherboard and...
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How To Fully Take Apart A Fat PS3

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The Fat or Phat PS3 was the first model of Playstation 3 that was released. This system is the most dust-prone of all PS3 models and if you want to keep this system from getting the YLOD you should make...