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Anyone know how Sony repairs PS3s?


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#1 Alvaaron

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Posted 07 February 2011 - 05:20 PM

My PS3's HDMI port an hero'd on me a while back and I didn't pay it much attention until I started playing it again and noticed that there are horizontal purple lines going through my TV. This does happen with my 360 running through an HDMI and I don't remember it happening with I used an HDMI cable for the PS3. So my question, is there a way to fix the purple lines or am I going to pay the $150 for Sony to fix my console? Also if I have to send in to Sony do I get my console back or is it a different one?

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Posted 08 February 2011 - 11:20 PM

When i used to have an xbox(i now have a PS3 like you)it RROD'd on me I sent it back(make sure you tape the serial # and any other relevant #'s on a piece of paper right on top where they can clearly see it)they sent me a refurbished one back a few weeks later good as new no worries just hurry MVC3 comes out in a week :wink:

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Posted 16 February 2011 - 10:57 PM

Did you try other HDMI ports or cables? Did you try other display settings on the PS3 like 720p or 1080i? Sony may send you back your fixed PS3, or they may send you a refurbished unit. I would be highly annoyed if they sent me a newer refurb since I have the old 60GB launch PS3 with full hardware backwards compatibility.

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