How do I open my PS3 console?

How do I open my PS3 console?

Locate the two locking tabs on the back of the PS3. Push them in simultaneously and lift the outer plastic shell off of the main board but BE CAREFUL as there is a ribbon cable connecting the shell to other hardware. Ribbon cables are very fragile. Take care when removing or inserting ribbon cables.

What screwdriver Do you need to open a PS3 Slim?

Tools Featured in this Teardown

  1. Phillips #1 Screwdriver.
  2. Spudger.
  3. T8 Torx Security Bit Screwdriver. $5.99.

How do you take the top cover off a PS3?

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.

How do you clean a ps3 slim without opening it?

The best way it to have one side sucking air out, while the other side you’re blowing air into it. While you blow air in, you stir it up, and the vac on the other side can pull it out.

How do you open the fat on a PlayStation 3?

  1. Before proceeding to replace the top cover for your PS3 Fat, we advise you to turn it off and unplug it from any source of electricity.
  2. Use a torx screwdriver to unscrew the screw that was underneath the silicone cover just removed.
  3. Delicately push the smart plate cover down towards the bottom of the console.

How do I fully disassemble a PS3 Super Slim?

PlayStation 3 super slim – how to fully disassemble. No parts specified. Remove the three rubber feet, warranty sticker and four screws. Gently pull up on the bottom cover to remove it. Slide the HDD cover toward the rear of the device to remove it.

What do you get with the PS3 Slim?

Along with the PS3 Slim you get: One of those “Guide to Video Game Ratings” guides that nobody gives a [redacted] about. On the front left we have two USB ports, a hard drive indicator light, and a Wi-Fi indicator light. Front right yields a slot-loading Blu-ray drive, power button, and eject button.

Does the PS3 have a manual power switch?

Owners of the current-gen PS3s will notice an absence of the rear manual power switch. All your powering needs are now served by the front power button. Now that we’ve dispensed with the pleasantries, let’s get into the meat of the subject, so to speak.