The PlayStation 3 (or commonly known as the PS3) is the third home computer entertainment system produced by Sony Computer Entertainment, and the successor to the PlayStation 2. It was released November 11, 2006

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flashing red lights on my ps3

I am having issues with 2 ps3 backwards compatible systems. They both have the same issue. I turn on the console and it start flashing red lights. beeps twice. And wont go on. It turns itself back off. My question is, can I send you guys one of my ps3 and have you guys look at it?

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It seems like your PS3 are over heated...

Move your ps3 to a fully ventilated area, if it keeps happening then you have to open it and check the fan and/or disk (it could be corrupted), if not then it means the system was overheating and turned off to protect itself.

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My ps3 has 3 beeps and after they it shuts off and flash's red light and i don't know how to fix it can any on tell me how to fix it

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