Are PS3 disc drives interchangeable?


Are PS3 disc drives interchangeable?

1 Answer. If the two disc drives are the same model and the one you are replacing with works, then yes you can perform a swap of the drive.

Can a PS3 slim stand on its side?

You can. but honestly. I’d leave it flat. just to avoid any statistical percentage of it getting damaged or fall over from getting higher.

How do you open the PS3 case?

Lift the top cover from its rear edge and rotate it toward the front of the PS3. Remove the top cover. There is a plastic hook located in a hole on the top back right hand side corner. Carefully push the plastic hook a bit front the rear of the machine with a spudger to release the rear right of the casing.

Which screwdriver is used for PS3?

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What’s the best way to disassemble a PS3?

Opening the PS3. Disconnect the PS3. Before opening the system up, make sure that you have disconnected the power cable and the video cable, as well as anything plugged into the USB ports. Like working with any other piece of sensitive electronics, ground yourself before working on the innards.

How do you remove the Torx from a PlayStation 3?

Place your palm on the PlayStation 3 logo and slide the plastic front cover towards you and off of the outer plastic shell. Set it aside. Remove the metal receiver that held the torx screw you just removed. Remove the 9 screws from the outer plastic shell using a #2 Philips driver. READ THIS ENTIRE STEP AND THE NEXT ONE BEFORE PROCEEDING.

How do you remove the hard drive from a PS3?

Luckily, the hard drive on the PS3 is fairly simple to remove. Remove the HDD cover on the left side of the PS3. You will need to unscrew a blue screw that is very easy to strip, so be careful when unscrewing it. Pull the hard drive straight out once you remove the screw.

How do you remove the foot from a PlayStation 3?

Use your fingers and pry up and remove the foot underneath the sticker. Use the Torx Screwdriver (T8 or T10) to remove the torx screw from the space behind the rubber foot. This screw has a security bit but most are able to remove it successfully with a normal Torx driver.