The ICO and Shadow of the Colossus Collection

Remastered in HD with full stereoscopic 3D support, the ICO and Shadow of the Colossus Collection brings together two of the most highly-acclaimed single player video games of all time into a single package, playable on PlayStation 3. Relive the magic and fall in love with these PlayStation 2 classics all over again, or discover the wonder of the two of gaming's most beloved games for the first time, now available in crisp HD resolution, 7.1 surround sound and fully stereoscopic 3D compatible. Additional features include: five exclusive behind the scenes bonus videos featuring the making of ICO and Shadow of the Colossus and a sneek peek at the upcoming Team Ico release, The Last Guardian; two dynamic XMB themes based on memorable scenes from ICO and Shadow of the Colossus; and Dualshock 3 wireless controller support.

ICO
Enter a world of enchantment and wonder, where once was, is nevermore. Ico, a mysterious boy, has been expelled from his village to an isolated castle. Within his confines, he begins to have eerie dreams of rescuing a young princess from the evil spirits that dwell within the fortress. Blurring the lines between fantasy and reality, Ico embarks on a quest to save the princess and along the way, discovers his own cryptic fate. Key

Key Game Features
  • Embark on a heroic quest in ICO, encountering mysterious obstacles and enchanted wonders within a forgotten world
  • Explore more than 30 immersive levels within large, vibrant worlds
  • Solve a variety of mind-bending puzzles and overcome the evil that resides within the castle
  • Deep, involving storyline that will captivate you for hours

Shadow of the Colossus 
Experience a majestic journey through ancient lands on your quest to bring a girl back to life by defeating sixteen gigantic beasts. On the back of your trusty horse, explore expansive landscapes and seek out each Colossus in its own place of hiding, armed with only your wits, a sword and a bow. Each one represents a unique challenge as you attempt to find its weakness and topple it.

Batman: Arkham City (Game of the Year Edition)

Developed by Rocksteady Studios, Batman: Arkham City builds upon the intense, atmospheric foundation of Batman: Arkham Asylum, sending players soaring into Arkham City, the new maximum security "home" for all of Gotham City's thugs, gangsters and insane criminal masterminds. The game features an unique combination of melee combat, stealth, investigative and speed-based challenge gameplay. Set inside the heavily fortified walls of a sprawling district in the heart of Gotham City, this highly anticipated sequel introduces a brand-new story that draws together a new all-star cast of classic characters and murderous villains from the Batman universe, as well as a vast range of new and enhanced gameplay features to deliver the ultimate experience as the Dark Knight.

Arkham City is a DEFINITE MUST PLAY experience. If you have never picked up the original then this is DEFINITELY the version to get. As legendary as Arkham City was, there were definitely problems with disc reading and data corruption that will all be likely fixed in the Game of the Year Edition. It is an amazing game and has so much to do and so much more depth than it seems at first glance. The Game of the Year edition is a must buy if you skipped out on the original version because buying the Nightwing, Robin, Catwoman, Skins, Batcave and Harley's Revenge packs can be slightly expensive. As great as the game is, the riddler's revenge campaigns and predator missions can be a little tricky. Getting the missions requires pretty specific routes that are hard to figure out on your own, but if you check out some YouTube videos it'll give you a good foundation in defeating these stages. Regardless, the Riddlers Revenge challenge maps are still fantastic. They also could have also taken some bigger risks with the side mission villains. With some of the side missions they could have had some intense boss battles but instead they have it end with a push of a button. Regardless the side missions are still pretty cool.

Once again, if you have never played this game then definitely pick this edition up. It's by far one of the GREATEST games ever made. Can't wait for the third one.

Batman Arkham Asylum: Game of the Year

Recognized as one of the best games of 2009, Batman: Arkham Asylum is a single player, third-person action/adventure in which the Dark Knight takes on his greatest challenge yet when he is trapped by arch rival, the Joker, within Gotham City's facility for the criminally insane, Arkham Asylum. The special Batman Arkham Asylum: Game of the Year Edition for PlayStation 3 ratchets the crime-fighting action up even further with an innovative new technology which allows you to play and watch in 3D with two sets of TriOviz glasses compatible with all standard and high definition TV sets. Also included are access to challenge maps that allow you to play as the Joker, and four additional standard challenge maps.

Story
Batman: Arkham Asylum features an original story penned exclusively for the game by famous Batman author and five-time Emmy award winner, Paul Dini, whose credits include "Lost" season one and "Batman: The Animated Series." As the game begins Batman is personally delivering his nemesis, The Joker, to the asylum at Arkham Island, but he is uneasy. Although the Arkham asylum is well fortified, he has a nagging feeling that all is not well, which proves to be the case when seconds after turning The Joker over to the guards, the master criminal breaks free of his captors. Even more surprising than this quick turn of events is the revelation that it was never The Joker's intent to escape the vault-like facility, but instead to trap Batman there. Surrounded by an asylum full of dangerous criminals, many of which he put there and all at the beck and call of the Joker, can Batman survive and discover what is behind the Joker's intricate plot?

Gameplay
In Batman: Arkham Asylum players strap on the gadget-heavy utility belt of the Caped Crusader. Gameplay here is a combination of both the knuckle crunching rush of hand to hand combat as you take on the hordes of thugs that infest Arkham Asylum, and stealth gameplay in which you must dispatch individuals from the shadows. Players can expect an engrossing single player campaign in which Batman continually moves forward to face the henchmen, bosses and traps that The Joker has set for him. With regards to opponents, in addition to The Joker who you will hear more than you see, the dark walls of Arkham also hold familiar villains from the the Batman criminal universe including Harley Quinn, Victor Zsasz and Killer Croc, that you will have to deal with, but don't expect a one-dimensional experience. As players progress from environment to environment within Arkham they will have to use varying combinations of muscle, detective skills, gadgetry and a certain degree of light RPG-like leveling of Batman's skills, arsenal and physical characteristics to survive and discover what The Joker's underlying scheme is.

In addition to the story-driven single player campaign Arkham Asylum also contains various additional play modes. These include an arcade styled combat mode where players accumulate points by engaging hordes of thugs in a hand to hand slugfest across a series of maps, in which Batman's physical strength and agility play a major role. The key here is to chain together as many attacks as possible due to the fact that with each successful combo players increase the point multiplier associated with their actions. The game also features a time-based stealth mode where players must hone their ability to strike silently from the shadows. This gameplay, referred to as 'Invisible Predator' utilizes the Dark Knight's skill with gadgets like the grapple tool, batarang and explosives. These allow for vertical/horizontal mobility, the ability to quickly strike from above and at a distance and to take out enemies and create distractions, even through walls. But remember that Batman works solo and is not superhuman. Your enemies will congregate around trouble areas and work as a team against you, so you must be silent, plan your attacks wisely, strike quickly and discover the value of encouraging fear within enemies.

Toy Story 3 The Video Game

I played this game with my child and we decided the only way to do a proper review was to offer both our viewpoints. So without any further ado, here's what we thought!

CHAPTER ONE: Train Rescue

My thoughts: Woody played the action hero to a T, as he raced off to save a train full of orphans from the evil Dr. Porkchop. It fit the overall mood of Toy Story and I was very impressed. The jumping puzzles weren't too difficult to figure out here.

Quotes from my child: "When I first played Woody, I thought the game would be easy and hard too. I died a lot, but when I figured out how to jump and move around, I liked trying to help the orphans. Those orphans needed to be saved. I felt happy not leaving any of them behind and getting a trophy."

CHAPTER TWO: Andy's House

My thoughts: Unlike the first level's imaginary setting, our characters are set up in "Toy Reality" - we have to move around the room/basement with the limitations that a toy would go through. This level is designed to get us used to each character's strengths and weaknesses like Jesse being able to land on small areas, Woody using his pull string as a lasso, and Buzz throwing each character across long distances.

Quotes from my child: "When I was trying to get the cell phone, I knew this would be hard. My dad helped me when I got frustrated. When we got to the basement, my dad had to explain how the paratroopers flew. It was tricky getting to the cordless phone, but we figured it out."

CHAPTER THREE: Buzz Video game

My thoughts: This level was a lot harder than the previous two levels. It involved platform jumping, but unlike games like Super Mario Bros., this added the dimension of depth. The jumping goes from being challenging to extremely frustrating, especially for younger gamers.

Quotes from my child: "There were 3 parts to this level. The first was the shooting part - the game told me how to shoot the boulders, but I had to dodge rocks while flying and that was hard. The next part was jumping around on moon rocks and I thought that was hard too. There were so many broken pieces and I fell a lot. I didn't understand the part with shooting the crystals at first. The 3rd part was Zurg's fortress, and when those big spikes came at me I knew I would die, I had to run towards "me" which was confusing."

CHAPTER FOUR: Sunnyside Daycare.

My thoughts: This level was fun, but it's another one based in "Toy Reality" - you have to do a lot of platform jumping to get to the lights, and if you have brought the wrong character, it wastes time. Getting the special cards is not easy because you have to complete carnival games, which are tough for an old gamer like me, and extremely frustrating for younger gamers.

Quotes from my child: "I needed my dad's help to play this level because there were hard games like hitting all the aliens without missing any. I got angry when I would miss a jump and fall off the lights. There were lots of jumps."

CHAPTER FIVE: Bonnie's House

My Thoughts: This level introduced some hard elements - up until now, we had platform jumps that were difficult, but on this level, the jumps have time limits. Instead of playing the game at a relaxed pace, now we have to run and complete jumps before we drown in coffee or fall to our deaths. This stage includes rail sliding on the spaceship, which reminded me of Ratchet & Clank: Tools of Destruction. We also had to pick up batteries...one false move and we had to go back and get the battery again.

Quotes from my child: "I drowned. A LOT. This level wasn't easy, I couldn't figure out where to jump. The rail sliding on the spaceship was super fast and tricky. The part with the peppermints made me angry because I fell a lot. I told my dad I'd have to be at least 15 years old to get past this part. I wanted to take breaks from playing because it kept getting harder with every level."

CHAPTER SIX: Prison Break

My Thoughts: As if the game wasn't hard enough, now a stealth element is added. We return to Sunnyside Daycare at nighttime, and the main goal of this level is to rescue your trapped toy friends. Buzz is not selectable, and you have to avoid searchlights while you wander around. Michael Scofield would be proud that I got through this level without being spotted.

Quotes from my child: "I kept getting caught! This wasn't as hard as Bonnie's house but I still needed help. I got mad when the lights found me but at least I wasn't drowning in coffee!"

CHAPTER SEVEN: Junkyard

My Thoughts: The first part of this level is saving 3 aliens from a chop-o-matic trash machine. Two player assistance is recommended but not required. If you haven't gotten used to switching between characters yet, this next part forces it on you. We have to save our friends before they are melted, crushed, and sliced into fish bait. Each character has a specific task that must be completed for the other two characters to move forward.

Quotes from my child: "I kept getting sad on this level because I didn't want Slinky or Hamm or anyone else to get hurt and when we didn't know what to do quick enough, I knew they wouldn't make it. My dad had to play most of this level."

CHAPTER EIGHT: Haunted Bakery

My Thoughts: After all the previous stages, this level was a well-deserved change of pace. The level consists of running around and shooting an army of muffins and evil witches (yes, you read that correctly). There's no platform jumping to worry about: just shoot, shoot, shoot, and shoot some more.

Quotes from my child: "Finally, an easy level! My dad kept getting the toy balls and I played as Buzz, shooting the witches with the cannon. We got all the cards and hidden things and I smiled a lot."

Ratchet & Clank Collection

Three Ratchet & Clank PS2 Classics Remastered for PS3

Experience the classic adventures of the universe's favorite Lombax, Ratchet and his robotic sidekick Clank in this classic PlayStation 2 Action-Adventure trilogy now fully remastered in high definition. Wield the original tools of destruction as you travel from planet to planet unraveling their original story and explosive adventures in this PlayStation 3 exclusive.

Games Included

Ratchet & Clank 

It's time to rip the galaxy a new one. Ratchet & Clank contains over 36 weapons and gadgets to choose from. With all that hardware at hand, it's no wonder Ratchet, a wrench-wielding Lombax, and his robot buddy Clank, have itchy trigger fingers. Think about it. You can choose from burning, bombing, exploding or obliterating your enemies. So go ahead, blow it up. Blow it all up. It isn't the size of your weapons that count. It's how many you have and better yet... How you use 'em.

Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando 

Ratchet and Clank are back, and they're going commando. Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando features more than 50 of the coolest weapons and gadgets ever imagined. The more stuff you blow up, the stronger Ratchet gets and the bigger and badder the weapons you'll have. Plus, Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando features all-new side challenges: destroy hordes of enemies in gladiator arenas, upgrade your ship and pick off enemies in space combat and leave competitors to eat your dust in hi-speed challenge...You up for it?!

Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal 

The third installment of the Ratchet & Clank franchise incorporates new elements of gameplay not seen previously in the series, including online and offline multiplayer capabilities that will appeal to a wide variety of players. Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal returns gamers to Planet Veldin, the setting of the original Ratchet & Clank, where the duo set off on a gripping new adventure through a multitude of diverse planets to fight for galactic peace. Players will be able to earn up to 20 weapons (including online and offline) with up to four levels of upgrades for most weapons, plus new high-tech gadgets to help them through their journey.

How to Fix Yellow Light on PS3

How to Fix Ps3 Yellow Light of Death


Got the yellow light of PS3 error discovered? Well, you're not the only one who has this error. Many people have difficulty with a yellow light that is either bright or flashing on your console. But now, how to solve this problem? You can solve this problem in two ways. Please send the Sony console, or do it yourself with a Playstation 3 repair guide.

Fix Ps3 yellow light with the Sony?


In fact, it is the most expensive option and the time you have. See if you do this, is not only cost $ 150, but it also takes literally weeks. In fact, in most cases, people have been waiting for more than 3 weeks.

Like the Xbox 360 red ring of death, the PS3 has the yellow ring of death. If you get to this problem, I show you step by step how to solve the problem, and get your PS3 there is no time to work
  1. Most of the time, you will realize that this is due to overheating. If you've played for a while ', take your Playstation, and let stand for about 1 hour. It 's better if the room is cooled.
  2. If the room is warm, you might want to put a fan blowing on it, or turn the air conditioner.
  3. Check the back of the device, and make sure that all cables are plugged in. What do you want to do is take in, and blowing with compressed air inside the doors.
  4. On the safe side, take the hard disk Playstation, and put it back in.
  5. Once a time is not yet complete and the Playstation is running, then again, and see if it works. If so, you are ready to go! Otherwise, you can see with Sony. You can also read this article PS3 YLOD Fix 
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    PS3 Troubleshooting Freezing

    How to Troubleshoot Problems With a PS3 That Freezes


    PS3 Troubleshooting Freezing - If your PlayStation 3 is frozen, you can correct the errors to determine the cause. The PS3, for various reasons, including overheating and freeze the need for an upgrade. The system can also freeze randomly through a disc of the game dirty. You may also be able to solve the freezing of a single action. Troubleshooting basic system does not require high technical skills and offers his hand in front of Sony in order to recommend technical assistance.
    1. Move the PS3 in a cool, well ventilated when it is cold during the game. The console can overheat and freeze or quit unexpectedly, if it lacks adequate ventilation.
    2. Remove the game disc into your system if it keeps crashing while playing the disc with a clean soft cloth. Insert the disk and restart the game.
    3. Disconnect all accessories from the user currently logged on with the PS3 when the screen is locked. Hold the "Power" button on the system until it stops. Release the button and press again to restart the system.
    4. Update the PS3, if it still crashes. Press "Select" and click "Settings". Click on "System Update" and click "Update via Internet". Wait for the system to check an update. The available updates are automatically downloaded and installed on PS3.

    How to Fix a Freezing Error on a PS3 Slim


    PS3 Slim is a revised version of the PlayStation 3, which is smaller, more energy efficient and quieter than the original version. PS3 Slim was released in 2009 to participate in an attempt to play more of its rivals such as the Nintendo Wii and Xbox 360. While Slim has been generally well received by critics, some systems may experience freezing problems. Fix an error PS3 Slim freezing is often a process of trial and error.
    1. Turn on the console and wait a few minutes before restarting. It could be just an accident of time who cares.
    2. Update the firmware by going to the PS3 Slim "System Update" function on the main menu system at startup. The fine line must be connected if they have automatic access to the PlayStation Network. Older firmware can sometimes lead to system instability and lead to unpredictable behavior such as freezing. Sony recommends that a new firmware regularly.
    3. Remove the game disc and wipe with a soft cloth from the inside toward the outside edge in a straight line to deposits, which could affect the lens-Slim removed. Never clean the CD in a circle, as this can cause dust, hair and other debris are included in the tracks of the disk, causing performance problems anymore. Try to watch another game if the freeze continues.
    4. Spray a can of compressed air in the area of ​​the disk of the PS3 Slim and the air intakes and the elimination of dust. Due to the smaller version, the PS3 Slim is based on more precise function of its components, such as dust builds up more problems for which it may cause. Use a vacuum cleaner and dust to stick to their mouths and suck, but do not do that on the surface of the disk, because it could traumatize the lens.
    5. On The Air PS3 Slim, selecting it from the ground and on a box that allows a flow of air. The small size means that the fan may be less effective in maintaining the cooling system when the full size version and that could result from freezing. Put a fan on the system and to help cooling.
    6. Tilt the Slim, on his side. It represents both the disk and the lens can correct disk errors, and some reading, eg frost.
    7. Contact Sony at 800-345-7669 if the problem persists, because your Slim may be defective or in need of repair. A representative from Sony can say if your Slim is still under warranty, or take the steps needed to fix the system.
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    PS3 Power Supply Test

    How to Test the Power Supply for a PS3

    PS3 Power Supply - The Playstation 3 has many impressive talents, but all the weight on the food. Output which provides power supply, power cord, and the inner workings of the machine may be influenced a certain type of damage. The system can also by the absence of air flow to the inputs of overheating. Test the elements of power must be carried out once a month, or when the PS3 is not working properly.

    Instructions
    1. Check the power cable that runs to the back of the PS3 into the wall outlet or surge protector. There should be no exposed metal parts of the child at any point along the line. If the cable is cut or broken, must be replaced. The power cords are electrical hazards and fire.
    2. Place one hand on top of the PS3. The PS3 should be warm but not hot to the touch. If the PS3 is too hot, remove the plug and unplug the console in an open space. Use a handheld vacuum cleaner to blow dust from the vents on the side. Putting the PS3 into a new place where there is more more exposed to air. It should be 4 inches play both sides of the PS3.
    3. for the hum of the fans listening to hear if they work or not. PS3 should always fan noise. Pay attention to the status LEDs on the front of the PS3. If the red LED flashes the PS3, or if you smell of ozone, is overheating. The indoor fan may not work correctly and is not proper cooling of internal capacitors. The machine must be repaired.
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    PS3 Game Saves

    How to Make Downloaded PS3 Game Saves Work

    PS3 Game Saves - The are many sites on the Internet, where you can download PS3 game save files, but you need to perform additional actions to work on the PS3. Downloaded game save files in the folder "zip", and these files are decompressed before being transferred to your PS3. Once the files have been unpacked and the PS3, you can copy it to your PS3 hard drive and start playing the game to save the file to download.
    1. Connect a USB flash drive, memory card or an external hard drive to your computer.
    2. Right click on the downloaded game save file, then click "Extract All".
    3. Write the files are extracted, then click "Extract" at the bottom of the window.
    4. Browse to the location of the extracted folder.
    5. Right-click the folder, then click "Copy".
    6. Right-click in an empty space inside the folder containing your extracted folder, click "New," and then click "Folder."
    7. Name "PS3" folder.
    8. Double-click the folder "PS3" to open it.
    9. Right-click in an empty space inside the folder, click "New" and then click "Folder."
    10. Name the folder "SAVEDATA".
    11. Double-click the folder to open it.
    12. Click on the folder with the right mouse button and then "Paste".
    13. Click on "Back" at the top of the screen twice to return to the location of the folder "PS3" back.
    14. With the click of a button, right-click the folder "PS3", click "Send" and then be transferred to your media.
    15. Double click the "Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media" icon in the lower right corner of the screen, then transferred to your media.
    16. Remove the media files transferred from your computer and connect it to your PS3.
    17. Turn off the PS3 system.
    18. Use the left and right arrows on the controller to return to the "Game" to scroll, then use the scroll up and down arrows on the "Saved Data Utility".
    19. Press the "X" to the list of related media, and press "X" to select the media is just connect to the PS3.
    20. Scroll to save the game, then press the "triangle".
    21. Scroll to "Copy" and press "X" to select it.
    Notes:
    After transferring the "PS3" folder and "SAVEDATA" on the media, you can simply copy any other game to save the downloaded files in the folder "SAVEDATA". It is not necessary to save the "PS3" folder and "SAVEDATA" for each downloaded game.

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    Copy PS3 Games

    How to Copy PS3 Games to a HDD

    Copy PS3 Games - The Sony PlayStation 3 (PS3), like other games in the seventh generation of home consoles, comes with a built-in hard drive that can store music, games and files to backup games, even integers. Using the PlayStation Store, which is in every PS3, players can download games from PlayStation One, or the entire PS3 games and copy them directly onto the PS3 hard drive.
    1. Turn on the PS3. Select the "Playstation Store" in the console in main menu.
    2. Select the option "Play" in the "PlayStation Store" menu.
    3. Select the "PS3" in the game menu, a list of PS3 games available for download. Select the game you want to download to get to the download screen.
    4. Select "Apply" to start downloading. If you do not have enough points in your wallet PlayStation online, you will be asked to add more. Use the information on your credit card or debit card to get more points to add to your portfolio and resume the download.
    5. Allow the PlayStation Store after the game has finished downloading. The game has been copied to your hard drive. You will find the game in the PS3 "Game" menu.

    How to Copy Games to PSP


    PlayStation Portable owners can play downloaded games directly from your PSP without a game disc These games include classic games Sony Playstation 1 and has developed a variety of games for the PSP. For players who can not through a wireless Internet connection for your PSP to download games, software can be downloaded to a computer or a PlayStation 3 and copied to the PSP.

    Copy a PS3
    1. Insert a Memory Stick Pro Duo in PSP, which has at least 1 GB of free space.
    2. Connect your PSP to PS3 via USB cable. The cable will be inserted into the mini USB for PSP and a standard USB slot on the PlayStation 3. Performance on both consoles.
    3. to navigate away from the PSP cross media bar on the left and select "USB Connection" from the "Settings".
    4. Use the controller for the PlayStation 3 "play" and "game data". then the game you copy from your PlayStation 3, the cross media bar.
    5. Press the "Triangle" at stake, you want to copy and select "copy". Then select the PSP from the list and press "X"
    6. Press the "O" from the PSP's USB mode after the game has been copied. The game can be found in the PSP games section.
    Copy from a PC
    1. Install to go on your computer supports. The program lets you download games on your PC and copy them to PSP.
    2. Insert a Memory Stick Pro Duo 1 GB of free space on your PSP. Connect your PSP to your computer via a USB cable and turn on the PSP.
    3. with the abandonment of the PSP cross media bar on the left and select "USB Connection" from the "Settings".
    4. Open Media Go and drag the game files to your media library of the PSP Go on the left menu Vai Media.
    5. Exit the USB mode when the file was copied and locate the game in the "Games" menu on the PSP.
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    PS3 Slim Problem

    PS3 Slim Problems - Even The Slim Has Errors, How To Approach Them

    Although the model can be improved the model PS3 Slim PS3 hardware, there were lots of reports from owners of the console on various topics, from infecting the system and cause a malfunction. Previous reports on the problems PS3 Slim has shown that many problems, such as the yellow light of death, the red screen of death and other fatal problems like these can infect your system. It can be difficult for consumers to recognize that even if they have invested in a piece of hardware upgrade, can become a victim of the same problems as the previous version of this device has been in the past, are eliminated. Since these problems are widespread, there have been many reports that have been created to help consumers resolve this problem as such, without the need to repair the other. As you continue with this article, you will notice a few reasons why the system developed this problem, and I could give you the opportunity to repair any broken PS3 system.

    PS3 consist of several components, if any of these items were to be damaged or even move an inch from its designated location, this can cause a number of serious malfunctions. Over the years, the problems of many PS3 users have been the result of this, it was demonstrated that some main components of these questions lead us to the highest percentage of time have been reported. These components include the processor, motherboard, floppy disk, hard disk and some other components.

    These disorders are not always hardware issues. This error can also develop from overheating problems when the console is not able to properly cool, it may be one of these errors, the factor obtained. One very important thing to note is the kind of environment that the system is in. This is something to prevent and even cure, your system problems like these. Just select the area you have set the system and see if the cold air can pass through the system efficiently.

    Well you see, these things can happen in these matters, for the development, you are now looking for a service that allows you to connect your system will be. Based on direct experience, I can confirm that you have to repair a couple of ways to PS3, but not all are effective.

    I have found that the best opportunity you have to repair any broken PS3 system is through a proper self-repair. I'm not detailing some type of thrown together instruction, such as something you might find on YouTube, I am speaking of something that will guarantee you a permanent fix for your system. If you want something that is going to show you how to fix your system you should visit this website: PS3 Broken-Fix Any PS3, and rid of your PS3 slim problems.

    PS3 Slim Troubleshooting


    The PlayStation 3 game console has been published in two editions since its inception in 2006 --- the "fat" models and the original "thin" new models. The models "Slim" are smaller than the original models and are less prone to problems such as overheating. Moreover, they lack some features that can cause problems if you try to perform certain actions that reproduce the "fat" models that have been successful.
    1. Ensure that the type of media you are actually trying to play is a format acceptable to the slim version of PlayStation 3, for example, some models were the "fat" PlayStation 3 can develop games for the PlayStation 2. There are simplified versions of the console backwards compatible with PlayStation 2 games. All versions are compatible with PlayStation 1 games, though.
    2. Visit the official PlayStation blog (see Resources) and ensure that the problem that are not flat on the console. For example, in April 2011, the PlayStation Network was taken offline because of illegal activity. There are no PlayStation 3 owners around the world could access the PlayStation Network during this downtime. The official blog regularly informed of these events, and can help determine if you have a problem with a Sony network or with your specific console.
    3. Save the settings on the back of the console original default values. If you have recently updated the settings of the Playstation 3 and now look at a difficult time playing games or movies will not solve the problem of the recovery point. Open the menu "Restore Defaults" "Settings" screen and select the main console.
    4. Place your PlayStation 3 to its original configuration. The Slim version of the PlayStation 3 offers an option that allows the user returns the device to work exactly as they have for the first time allowed rekindled. This removes all data from your hard drive and format and the entire system is more comprehensive than normal reset some settings. Open the "Settings" menu on the main screen of the console and select "Restore PS3 System."
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    PS3 Wireless Problem

    PS3 Wireless Internet Problems

    The capabilities of the PlayStation 3 Sony Wireless (PS3) allow you to connect your console to an arbitrary position in a house connected to the Internet via a wireless router. Troubleshooting is usually a simple process that PS3 Connection Wizard, an Internet service and a wireless router.

    Installing Internet PS3

    Select the "easy" when you set the PS3 to wireless internet. This option provides a wizard step by step instructions on how to address problems with the connection. If the connection does not work, repeat the steps in the wizard to check the settings.

    Internet access at home

    Use your home computer to check if the Internet is working properly. Otherwise, contact the ISP.

    Wireless Internet Router

    Check if your router to send and receive data. If possible, use another wireless device to test the connection. If you have problems in the documentation for your router.

    Router settings

    Make sure the correct wireless encryption (WEP for example) is added when setting the PS3. If you do not specify the right type of encryption is not possible to connect the PS3 to the router. Also make sure that the PS3 is the correct name and identification key for the router.

    Game specific issues

    If you're a PS3 game that does not connect to the Internet, go to the documentation of the game to see if the game supports online play you refer. If the game supports online play, and you can not access, there may be a problem with the PlayStation Network.

    How to Connect a Playstation 3 to Your Wireless Internet


    If you have a Playstation 3 with wireless LAN function, you can use to connect to the wireless Internet. Parameters for the connection to the Internet through the network are different, but if you have a typical network configuration, you should be able to connect your PS3 to the Internet, through this process.
    1. Ensure that the wireless Internet connection is active and in full force. Pull the plug on the PS3, when the Ethernet cable is connected to the system.
    2. On the PlayStation 3 game console, and select "Network Settings" option "Settings" from the main menu.
    3. Select "Internet Connection Settings" and select "Yes" if you say that the system has a new screen that you will be disconnected from the Internet.
    4. Select "Easy" on the next screen, you want to use any type of installation you are prompted.
    5. Select "Wireless" when it asks you what type of Internet connection you have.
    6. Select "Scan" on the next screen.The system will be available to all Internet connections for research in the region.
    7. Select the Internet connection at home when the screen displays the options available on the Internet. Select the security settings and enter the key. Save the settings.
    8. Check the connection by clicking on the button "Test Connection" option. If the connection is established, the network information is displayed on the screen.
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    PS3 Model Number

    How to Hook a PS3 to a Sanyo Model Number DS27930

    PS3 Model Number - The DS2730 is a Sanyo flat screen TV, game connectivity. Even if a PS3 game console released on high definition content, the DS2730 supports only standard-definition connections, a lower resolution that depends on an AV cable. Connect your game console to your TV is a fast process. Within minutes you can begin to see play your favorite games, movies, listening to music or surf the Internet.
    1. Locate the AV port on the back of the PS3.
    2. Connect the AV cable to the AV port on the back of the PS3 and connect the three pins (yellow, red and white) to open one of the RCA inputs on the back of the TV. The RCA inputs are also colored (yellow, red and white) so fit. The pencil is yellow video signals, and red and white pin for audio signals.
    3. On the TV, then turn the game console.
    4. Press the "Enter" on your TV or remote control and select "Video 1" and "Video 2" connected according to the RCA ports on your game console. You should see the PS3 XMB screen.

    What PS3 Models Can Have Wi-Fi Built In?

    Sony first released for the PlayStation 3 (PS3) at the end of 2006. There were two models: one with a 20GB hard drive and one with a disk of 60 GB. Both specifications of the hard drives are not the only differences. A model has a built-in Wi-Fi card and not the other. The first model of the PS3 20 GB is the only model without WiFi. Each has followed a wireless card.

    Model Numbers

    Outwardly, most PS3 the same, but inside the machine, each model is a bit 'different than the other. Sony has a unique model number is different for each release of a new PS3 system, including the features. Click Start, all models of PS3 have model numbers "Cech", but the alphanumeric combination that follows provides an overview of the characteristics of the machine. For example, the first two models and model numbers CECHB01 CECHA01, but only the A01 has Wi-Fi.

    Wi-Fi

    Sony has released two models at the same time offering consumers a choice between a model with a higher capacity (CECHA01, with its 60 GB hard disk) and a version a bit 'less. The CECHB01 for $ 100 less than the capacity Wi-Fi, with a greater capacity used to detail. Use the Wi-Fi on all PS3 systems, 802.11 b / g wireless bandwidth that are not as fast as Wireless-N, which is the standard for computer networks at the time of publication.

    Other models

    After the first version of the PS3, Sony, including Wi-Fi in each of the following models. Sony released these models between March 2007 and September 2010. The models and different model numbers follow the pattern alphabet. For example, the CECHC01 an old model that CECHK01 or CECHL01 systems. All systems of C01-Fi

    Identification of models

    The model number is printed on a sticker on the back of every model of PS3. If you do not purchase the system again, or if you have your PS3 as a gift, do not know which model you have. The label of this information is located under the air vents on the left side of the back wall of the PS3 slim models and through the ventilation slots on the left side of your back on all other models. Please also read this article PS3 Warranty.

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    Playstation 3 No Video

    How to Repair a PlayStation 3 With No Video Output

    Playstation 3 No Video - The PlayStation 3 (PS3) is a game system, available from Sony, which for many types of TVs, standard definition or high definition, unable to connect. You must use some type of video cable to connect the camera depending on the type of television. However, if there is no video from your PS3 to the TV, there are some things you can check to try to fix it before you contact Sony for their support.
    1. Check the connections are secure between the PS3 and the TV. One end of the cable should go to the video output of the PS3. The other end of the cable should go to the video input on your TV.
    2. Disconnect the PS3 from a VCR or DVD player when connected to one, and connect the device directly to the TV. The signal can be decomposed to pass through another device.
    3. Use a cable to watch the video again to see if the original cable is bad.
    4. Press the "Enter" key on the remote to find the video for the PS3. Some televisions, multiple video inputs and the bad times can be selected.
    5. Hold the power button on the PS3 until you hear two beeps. This causes the device will be reset to the default video settings.
    6. Connect the PS3 to another TV and go to the menu and make sure the resolution is set to 480p, at least for a standard TV.
    7. Connect the PS3 at home to watch television, whether it's a signal.
    so a few tips on how to Repair a PlayStation 3 With No Video Output. you can also read another article about the ps3 troubleshooting.

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    Troubleshooting Playstation 3 Problems

    How to Troubleshoot Playstation 3 Problems

    Troubleshooting Playstation 3 Problems - The PlayStation 3 (PS3) was, as the entertainment center all praise - a unit that can play Blu-ray DVDs, music and aussi network with a PC. The PS3 is likely that the same problems, the latest game console experience. Before you put your PS3 for repair, you should groped to solve some common problems.

    The most common problems

    1. When button "Power" button for 10 seconds to perform a soft reset. A soft reset is the PS3 version, if you are stuck in a frozen state.
    2. See the instructions for the disc and try to make sure it can be used with the PS3.
    3. Check all cables to make sure the device is properly connected to the manual. The PS3 must be connected directly to the TV or computer screen, how through the wiring All other devices can enable copy protection measures.
    4. Ensure that all connections are tight and replace worn or damaged cables will be displayed.
    5. Verify that the correct cables to connect to the Ethernet router. PS3 to DSL and broadband networks, capable of providing dial-up connection can not be used.
    6. Remove debris from the gold dust in the wind on the console and make sure you allow adequate air circulation. A "Power" button, which flashes red and green data and identify the device that is overheating.

    Audio and Video

    1. Check the mute on your TV or monitor, so that accidentally cut.
    2. Check all audio devices such as surround speakers to confirm that I am with the PS3.
    3. Make sure your TV or monitor attached, you must set the input channel.

    Discs

    1. Press and hold the "Eject" for 10 seconds to unlock the disc is stuck inside all the PS3.
    2. Ensure that the disc has no scratches or nicks. Scratched or damaged disc is replaced.
    3. Ensure that all records created by the user directly in the NTSC standard has been completed.
    4. Ensure that parental control is not to intervene to seek all that you want to play or rotation.

    Notes:

    • Remove the drive of the PS3, provides otherwise ineffective.
    • Never put the PS3 is carpeted, has been designed for use on a flat surface.
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      Playstation 3 Green Light

      Repair the Green Light Error on PlayStation 3 Like This

      Playstation 3 Green Light - The suffering of your PS3 blinking green light error? Even if the PlayStation 3 is one of the strongest of this generation of consoles, it may still have problems of this type is common, which is flashing green, instead of working properly. This can be aggravating and annoying because it makes the console unusable. I mean, you look at the system for games and DVDs, is not it? Because if you can not do it. So I have to take these elements and help you solve your PS3, offering you some tips that can get back to work.

      Try these simple techniques at home to start working again:

      1. Turn the console on and off, to sit quietly on the memory card.
      2. If that fails, check all cables and make sure none of them are loose or damaged.
      3. If this does not solve the problem, unplug all cables and reconnect them in. This will ensure that none of them are not connected.
      4. Finally, if these three points have not resolved the PS3 blinking green light, then you must take the hard drive for 10 minutes and let the cycle of his memory. Then go back and try again.
      These tips will help you, in general, to work on the PS3 system to start, and can get rid of the horrible green lights flashing. But what if you do not work, you ask?

      Send your Sony PlayStation 3 Off To Repair

      The most common alternative, if you have problems after trying these suggestions are still there, the PS3 system to be sent to the manufacturer for repair. This is the best thing, because it can guarantee it will work if you get it back. The only real problem is that it will cost a considerable sum ($ 140 at times!) And usually still recover. I say six weeks or more. If you do not want to wait or pay, and you want to play, we talk about one of the other alternatives you have. And it is ...

      Solve problems PS3 flashing green at home

      If the board does not work, there is another way to get rid of flashing lights on the PlayStation 3 This is actually taking the system apart and fix the problem causing the inside. It 's the same thing, the Sony does, and costs that you do for $ 140, unless you own it and they pay nothing. I advise you not to do so without the knowledge or do a repair, though.

      It sets your PS3 blinking green light to look like something to do at home? Why not, if you save more than $ 100 and your PlayStation 3 to work within an hour or two! It is not that difficult if you know how, but I think even without proper guidance. I speak a PS3 repair guide that talks about going through the repair process step by step. Click to learn more about Playstation 3 repair guide.

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      PS3 Disc Drive Replacement

      How to Replace a PlayStation 3 Disc Drive

      PS3 Disc Drive Replacement - As a statewide advanced game consoles and computers offers the Sony PlayStation 3 (PS3) is a powerful hard disk (also known as a CD), which may suffer from general wear and tear or break completely. Instead of the system in a costly repair shop, you can save time and money to remove the old PS3 hard disk itself and its replacement by a new or used rescue.
      1. Connect a USB mass storage and backup of all important documents and pictures of the broken record when you can.
      2. Remove the USB device and turn on the PS3.
      3. Separate the power of the console game and let it cool before opening it groped.
      4. Place a soft cloth under the PS3 and turn the system upside down.
      5. Open the bolt and use the screwdriver to remove the hard drive compartment cover.
      6. Remove the blue screw with the screwdriver and slide the cover on the left side of the disc tray and place it next to you.
      7. Lift the handle and pull the hard drive of your system.
      8. Remove the metal frame around the disk by removing the four screws. Insert the disc, while grasping the edges firmly and remove it from the frame.
      9. By installing the new hard drive with a metal frame with four screws. Insert the disk in, slide the cover in its closed position and remove the blue screw bay, until the machine is complete.
      10. Connect the console to the supply and installation of system software by following the instructions on the screen.

      Notes:
      • Be sure to replace the hard drive in a clean, dry, and not lose the screws or the dust or dirt can enter the system.
      • If you want more space, you can buy a larger hard disk replacement.
      • Download and print the official manual PS3 hardware support to ensure good that replacing the hard drive and not having to replace the drive's warranty.
      • The hard drive is very sensitive and must be treated with the utmost care. It 's also sensitive to static electricity.
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      PS3 USB Headset

      How to Make a USB Headset Work With a PS3

      PS3 USB Headset - The PlayStation 3 has multiple USB ports that are used to charge the wireless controller to transfer data to and from portable storage devices and electrical accessories such as keyboards and headphones. The USB headset properly, as soon as he starts work in a port on the PS3 and the power of the console. If this is not the case, you need to change the settings of the PS3 system to turn on the device.
      1. Connect the USB headset into a USB port on the PS3 and the power of the console.
      2. Go to "Settings".
      3. Choose "Accessory Settings" and select "Audio Device Settings".
      4. Select your USB headset from the list of available options in the list "output devices".
      5. Select the headset from the list next to "Devices", if you want to play sound through headphones. Select your TV or screen, if you want the audio file to this device.
      Notes:
      Need to see where the sound comes from you, turn off the sound. To do this go to go to the micro level, and press X. You can move the number from 1 to 5 Move all the way up to fifth will be able to hear clearly, if you use the headset.

      How to Make the PS3 USB Headsets Work on the Wii


      You can make your Playstation 3 USB headset with other gaming systems that use USB functionality. Connect the headset to communicate with the Nintendo Wii online with other players and improve the audio experience on your Nintendo Wii game has a USB port on the back of the console, allowing you to connect a headset or another device on the Wii hardware.
      1. Turn on your Nintendo Wii.
      2. Connect the headset cord into the "USB" port on the back of the Nintendo Wii.
      3. Turn on the Wii to start sending audio to the headphones.
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      PS3 Laser Replacement

      How Did I Fix PS3 Laser Problems?

      PS3 Laser Replacement - PS3 Laser Problem has often been reported recently. Many players have tried to replace their lasers, but it still does not solve the problem? Why? What would you do to solve the problems PS3 Laser?

      First, we want to research this issue PS3. How can you say laser has encountered a problem with your PS3? You can try the following symptoms: games load slower than usual, do a little 'or all disks rotate "Disc Read Error" appears on the screen. And if games keep skipping or stopping in the middle of the shop, you will also need a PS3 laser problem.

      Laser problem, of course, is done on the PlayStation 3. Since the laser PlayStation 3 is easily scraped off the damaged disk, or simply the accumulated dirt. For this reason, many players choose to replace with a new, first, the problem every time the laser. But most of them reported the same problem after the exchange. Why?

      The general consensus is that it is necessary to replace a whole new PS3 laser assembly. In fact, when I arrived on the PlayStation 3 laser problems, I replaced the same laser and it worked. But within 24 hours, the problem occurs again, or maybe even worse. The substituted with a different laser and others. But this does not work.

      At the suggestion of my best friend, I finally bought a laser unit (the KES-400A), which cost almost the same as the laser itself. Now I can enjoy my PS3 again. I think a lot of loyal players who knew the installation of a laser. Beginners have problems with this part of the repair work. Here, I suggest you learn from a reliable PS3 repair guide. Remember to choose a repair manual with step by step images and videos.

      How to Replace a PS3 Laser Lens


      The PlayStation 3, which is by most standards, a reliable console. Like any piece of electronic equipment, but the PlayStation 3 in the current problems. A problem that may occur the failure of the laser that reads the disc itself. Replacing the laser can seem a daunting task, but the process is fairly simple.

      Dismantling a PS3

      1. Remove the "feet" rubber on the left side and the bottom of the PlayStation 3. These screws walk home is removed.
      2. Use the screwdriver to remove the screws through the slots on the left side of the console. Insert the screws on the side.
      3. Insert the upper part of the PlayStation 3 on the left side. Note that you may have some strength in you slide the cover to be used if you have not done before. Replace the top cover on the side with the screw.
      4. Remove the seven screws on the cover with the screwdriver. After removing all the screws, insert it with other parts removed.
      5. Lift the case in the rest of the console. If needed, use the screwdriver without hooks on the back to clear.
      6. Disconnect the data cable to the PS3 hard drive. Be very careful when removing these cables, as they may damage the laser instead of the least of your worries.
      7. Unscrew the top of the Blu-Ray box to expose the Blu-Ray and laser.

      PS3 Laser replacement

      1. Remove the plastic cover lift spinner wheel with a screwdriver. Force does not need much to do. Use your first remove the Phillips screws on the black panel and remove the cover to enter the eye.
      2. Remove the screw on both sides of the laser. Once removed, slide the laser and the file.
      3. Remove the metal supports axes, axis and white ribbon cable from the old laser and put it on the new laser
      4. Insert the new laser slowly in housing and unscrew the screw can be removed before taking the laser.
      5. Install the PlayStation 3 and turn it on to test the new laser. If you read the discs, the laser is working properly.
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      PS3 Red Screen Repair

      How to Fix the PS3 Red Screen?

      Popularly known as "PS3 Red Screen of Death", is a known issue that has not appeared in the old PS3. Now it is on numerous boards Forum "will be discussed on the Internet. The only thing he says when red screen appears on the screen is to contact tech support from Sony. This is a good option if your warranty has not expired, because otherwise you would pay about $ 150 for the repair. Even when conveniently pay this sum that Sony still waiting 4-6 weeks for repair.

      I wrote this article, you have another option, and that is get a PS3 repair guide. PS3 Repair Guide a good show, not only focuses on how the PS3 red screen problem, but all the other issues to be resolved as well. And yes, that means showing you how to fix your own PS3. Although at first this something that would never be forthcoming, especially the idea of ​​opening the console and fix it myself a little '"fear" is displayed. Believe me, it is far away, especially if you have a manual.

      I would not offer to solve the problem of PS3 red screen on their own without a guide good enough, why make it worse if you try to follow the wrong procedure. PS3 Red Screen is mainly a problem regarding the hard drive firmware or software / PS3. In some cases it may be a problem with the motherboard. Now that you know where they can see the problems, we can guess that this is not a good idea to play with these items, without an appropriate repair manual.

      They may have been looking for a PS3 repair guide on the internet and if you are then you've probably noticed that there are many PS3 repair guides available out there. To make it easier for you, I have done extensive research and found a guide that is the best of my knowledge when it comes to repairing your PS3. The manual will set the PS3 as Light, and is created by an artisan PS3 professional with extensive experience in the field. This can be a leader himself, has made sure that everyone can understand, we'll see. Light Fix PS3 offers simple steps, videos and many pictures you have to take the steps you must follow.

      If you have decided to fix the PS3 red screen, even then, I urge you to visit my site, where a detailed examination of the PS3 Fix the light guide and more information can be found on users most common PS3 problems of how the experience of PS3 Flashing red light PS3 and the light of death.

      Tips To Fix PS3 Red Screen of Death


      PS3 Red Screen of red background with the error message noted, "A serious error has occurred. Please contact technical support." It 's quite annoying, because you can not do anything with the console and you can not get on the screen. What can you do to get a PS3 Red Screen of Death Fix?

      PS3 Red Screen of Death Fix-Tips

      1. Just turn it on and go. This works in mysterious ways ... sometimes.
      2. If this method does not work, try restarting the console Place your console in standby mode (if it shows the red light), then press and hold the power button for 5 seconds until you hear two beeps. Will return the settings of the console, but should not affect your hard drive.
      3. Turn off the console, unplug all cables except the power cord and plug the red PS3, perhaps caused by a slack cable.
      4. Test the hard drive and put it on the instructions for doing this in the user manual. Perhaps the hard drive is not connected properly.

      We hope to solve the above tips on the PS3. However, one of the above tips will give you a ff PS3 Red Screen of Death Fix types, then you end up with two options: send your PS3, Sony PS3 or a good guide and secure the same PS3.

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      PS3 Troubleshooting HDMI

      HDMI Cable Problems With a PS3

      PS3 Troubleshooting HDMI - The Playstation 3 uses a single cable called HDMI for high definition video and audio to be transferred to an HDTV. There are a lot of convenience to a single cable for all that, but there are also a number of issues that may arise from the HDMI and how its technology works. Some of the most common problems with PS3 HDMI cable and what you can do about it.

      No HDMI Cable is Connected to The Living Room


      The HDMI cable keeps the PS3 version because of friction, because there is a sort of locking device. Since the HDMI cables are heavy, it is easy to bend for them and the severity of the traction of the PS3. Ensure that there may be stress on the HDMI cable to avoid this.

      The HDMI Cable is Bent


      The HDMI cable is bent as is often between the output of PS3 and the arrival of HDTV, with which it is used, to rotate. This can lead to disorders of the video signal, as well as physical damage. The solution is a right angle HDMI adapter that will go into the PS3 and then attached to a vertical grip for the HDMI cable to get. This eliminates any burden, and also uses gravity to help the HDMI cable instead of the PS3.

      HDMI Does Not Transmit The Video


      Check the HDTV (or video monitor is used) is set to the HDMI input to use to connect to the PS3. Make sure that the HDMI was selected in the PS3 "Settings" and is factory set to "Automatic".

      The Video Freezes or Black


      Turn off the HDTV and PS3. Turn on your HDTV and set the input that the PS3 HDMI cable is connected. Turn on the PS3 with the power button, then 5 or 6 seconds, let go after the second beep. This should automatically configure your PS3 to the native resolution HDTV video.

      HDMI Transmits Audio


      Check if HDMI in the PS3 "Settings" is selected and the Dolby Digital audio is not selected in the settings. "If you select Dolby Digital audio is transmitted only by the optical audio output and not through the HDMI cable.

      Blu-Ray Can Not Be Seen


      The content protection system may have problems if the HDMI and Blu-ray allows you to synchronize properly. Turn off the HDTV and the PS3 and turn it back on your HDTV. Turn on the PS3 and wait for the menu is displayed on the HDTV. Load the Blu-ray and wait for the menu screen. Click on the icon of the Blu-ray to play it.

      Warning


      With a cheap HDMI cable can cause problems because of the internal structure of the poor. Buying a quality HDMI cable from a reliable source is recommended. There is less chance of a problem with a HDMI cable if it is 3 meters, as if it was 12 meters. We recommend using a length as short as possible.

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      PS3 Mic

      How to Use a Mic on a PS3

      PS3 Mic - The PlayStation 3 (PS3) media console allows the player to view and share files, photos, music, themes and games, surf the Internet and video games online with friends or strangers. If you want to communicate with friends on the PS3, all you need is one mic compatible with PS3. By connecting the Universal Serial Bus (USB) port and fix a couple of audio settings, you can vote via the PlayStation Network (PSN) to listen in minutes.
      1. Insert the PS3 compatible with the micro USB cable into the USB port on the front of the PlayStation 3. Turn on the PS3.
      2. Go on the "Settings" in the right corner of the XMB. Once the icon is highlighted, scroll to "Accessory Settings" and press "X" on the controller for the PS3.
      3. Go to "Audio Device Settings", then select the "Input Settings". Wait a few seconds for your PS3 to recognize the external USB device's microphone.
      4. Select "USB microphone" and press "X" on the controller for the PS3. After a successful connection to the main menu by pressing the "O"-button three times on the controller.
      5. Start the game and start communicating with other players. The PS3 and the game will automatically detect the USB microphone as an audio receiver and allow you to talk through them.

      How to Make Sound Come Out of Your Mic on a PS3

      The PlayStation 3 from Sony is compatible with most Bluetooth headsets, allowing you to connect the device to the console so you can communicate with other users in online gaming. When you bind a non-Sony equipment with the PS3, noting that many users who want to hear the sound through headphones, which is the voice of the other players, usually comes from the speakers, which can cause confusion. This setting can be changed manually on the PS3.
      1. Controlled by the PlayStation 3 in the main menu with the PS3 controller's analog sticks. Selecting items from a menu, press the "X" to go from one screen to select or cancel the operation, press the "Circle".
      2. Select the "Settings" menu. Scroll down to "Accessory Settings", then choose "Audio Device Settings".
      3. Choose the "Output Device" option. Set on "wireless headphones", then select "OK" and save the setting.
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        PS3 Freezing Fix

        Quick Methods To Fix Your Freezing PS3

        PS3 Freezing Fix - There are many errors that plague many PS3 that are sold today. It can be very disappointing, you buy a $ 300 system and then find out that in the future, has undergone something of a system failure. It can be very frustrating dealing with a situation like this, but is also quick and easy solutions that are applied in order to be able to solve the problem, as the fix for the PS3 freeze.

        There are so many PS3 people who have experienced the freezing bug. I know how frustrating this kind of thing may be that his vision of his eye. This problem is the system in an unusable state could not function as one, but for a short time before it freezes. There are many ways in which this problem can be solved, and I'll show you some of the most basic upgrades that can be applied.

        PS3 Freezing Fix:

        1. Make sure that is not affected by heat, place your PS3 in a well ventilated area where air can circulate through the system. Your problems can easily freeze the system when there is sufficient fresh air in passing, that increases the temperature inside the console, causing a system crash.
        2. Ensure that all cables are secure and that there are no loose cables. It can be very simple, but it can crash the system.
        3. Connect the PS3 and wait five minutes before restarting. Probably does not work for most people, because the problem is probably deeper than a simple reboot.
        These are the basic fixes that could be the solution to your problem, but in reality, the problem probably is not as easy to solve. I understand the feeling of a PS3, which is in a state, and uselessness is the problem immediately. If you really want to see what exactly is the problem with the current system, there are many directions you can take to find a solution.

        Tips on Fixing a PS3 That Freezes All of the Time


        The Playstation 3, like all video game console is not without bugs and problems. These include the freezing, in which the panel stops and stop responding to the actions of the player. During the freezing problems are usually transient, persistent frost can be frustrating. In some cases, you may be able to solve the problem yourself.

        Turn Off

        While the PS3 is turned on, the processor being continually generated heat. This heat increases gradually in the long term and can cause problems with the streets for a period of activity. Finally, processor overheats, it can freeze and in the worst cases, cause some internal components melted. To avoid this, test the console from time to time, and allows to cool. This is particularly important if you have not played for a long time. After the passage of the console, leave it for half an hour, cooling to take place. Also, try placing the console in an area of ​​decent air circulation to prevent overheating of the PS3 are still trapped inside, which adds to avoid heating problems.

        Fans

        Overheating is not a problem if the console is not a need for ventilation. If this happens, it could be the result of supporters who help the PS3 to a safe temperature and no longer function. Check the bottom of the console, you will see a fan there. If this does not turn, you can try a cooling pad under the console when it is turned on. If this does not stop the console before the freeze, you must find a replacement fan.

        Cable

        Another cause of freezing is that the cable can connect the PS3 to come loose or be damaged. With the console and cooled, you can try, unplug all cables from the back of the system. Sometimes, just plug too quickly solve this freezing problem because the problem is a cable that came out was caused. In other cases, the problem will be the result of a damaged cable, check all cables and replace all seem defective.

        Hard disk

        A hard freeze can sometimes vaguely connected to the root of a problem is if the PS3 system's hard disk securely attached to the cable. Hard disks can be damaged, which can lead to problems, freezing, in this case, you must buy a new hard drive or repair.

        Game review

        Sometimes a mistake is to freeze the game disc itself. The disk can cause errors if it is dirty. Try gently blowing on the game disc or disk maintenance with cleaning materials, to correct this. If the problem persists freezing, check the disc from scratches, the performance can be compromised, and try to play PS3 on another device. If the game does not freeze at PS3 the other hand, it is likely that your console itself is at fault. If another console is not available, you might see a different game on the ps3 if it freezes in this game as well.

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        PS2 Games on PS3

        How to Play PS2 Games on PS3

        PS2 Games on PS3 - Even though they are all currently on the market for a while 'there are models of the Sony PlayStation 3 games console that was compatible with PlayStation 2. This means that these special PlayStation 3 could play PlayStation 2. If you own one of these models, there are only a few steps away from all your classic games on the gaming system 21 st century.
        1. Check if your PlayStation 3 is one of the models are able to play PlayStation 2 games. Some models are able to play games for the PlayStation 2 and some models are not. The only models that can play games for the PlayStation 2 are those that include four USB ports. If your PlayStation 3 has two USB ports, not a model that can play PS2 games.
        2. Turn on the PlayStation 2 game disc into your PlayStation 3 hard. Not exactly the same way you can have a PlayStation 3 would put in the CD player.
        3. Allow the PlayStation 3 is the DVD player automatically. After a few seconds, the system recognizes that there is a CD in the drive and run it. The game will load and you can control with the PlayStation 3 controller.

        How to Configure a PS3 to Play PS2 Games


        PlayStation 3 (PS3) has been designed to play in high definition and the entire library of original PS games. Depending on the model of PS3 you have, you can play PS2 games. PS3 consoles are configured to be compatible, PS2 games are stored on the console of the virtual memory card, while ensuring that the game runs well on console with PS2 games.
        1. Make sure your PS3 is backwards compatible with PS2 games. The models with 20 GB or 60 GB hard drive is compatible when released the 80 GB models are CECHE01 with the model number. PS3 Slim model are not compatible with PS2 games.
        2. Turn on the PS3. Vai to cross the "game" mean, and scroll down to select "Memory Card Utility (PS/PS2)." Press "X"
        3. Select "Create new internal memory card" highlight and press "X" "Memory Card (PS2)," and press "X" to take the memory card of 8 MB of memory on the PS3. Name the map and select "OK".
        4. Cross media, and scroll to "Settings". Scroll down to "Game Settings" and press "X"
        5. Select "PS/PS2 upscaling" and set to "Normal" when you are on a widescreen high-definition television, or in "full screen" when the game is played on an HDTV in full screen.
        6. Select "PS/PS2 Smoothing", and set to "On". This will facilitate the textures in the PS2 games, which should be displayed for the graphics a bit 'better.
        7. Insert a disc in the PS2 game console. Start the game the "Game" of the cross media bar. Press "X" for the PS2 game would launch the PS3.
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