Will a PS3 work without a disk drive?

I don’t have a console to test with myself, but I searched around the net and the consensus is that the PS3 will work without the BDR installed. You do however need to have the driver board installed.

Why is my PlayStation 3 not reading discs?

It may seem obvious, but one of the most common reasons for a console’s inability to read a disc is disc damage. Check both sides of your disc to make sure that it is not scratched or damaged, and then clean your disc carefully using a microfibre cloth.

What makes a PS3 Slim a PlayStation 3?

The PlayStation 3 (PS3) Slim is the thin counterpart to the original PS3 video game console. Like its predecessor, the PS3 Slim uses a variety of internal components to function, and one of the most important components is the disc drive sensor/motor assembly.

How do you remove a Blu ray drive from a PS3?

Disconnect the Blu-ray power cable from the motherboard. Pull the connector straight up and out of its socket. Lift the Blu-ray drive from the edge nearest the power supply and rotate it away from the chassis enough to access its ribbon cable. Use your fingernail to flip up the retaining flap on the Blu-ray ribbon cable socket.

How do you remove cable from PS3 Slim?

Unplug your PS3 Slim, and remove all of the cables from the front and rear ports on the unit. Turn the unit over, and use the tip of your screwdriver to pop the plastic covers off of the 11 screws on the bottom of the unit. Remove the screws. Turn the unit right-side up, and lift the top cover off of the unit.

Why does my PlayStation 3 Slim go green?

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