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PS3 is not reading any discs I insert into the system.

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The following types of discs can be played Blue Ray Disc - Playstation No 3 format BD-ROM, BD ROM,BD-R, BD-RE DVD - DVD-ROM, DVD+R/RW, DVD-R/RW, AVCHD, DSD disc CD - Playstation format CD-ROM,CD-DA (Audio CD), CD-R/RW
Also Check the regional code on the disc which should be compatible with the regional codes which can be played by the PS3

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SOURCE: PS3 unable to read discs

For one thing, movies don't work on game systems. But you defanetly need a new PS3.

Posted on May 10, 2009

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SOURCE: Disc will not eject from PS3

Power of and power back on. Then try to eject the disc right away.

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SOURCE: my ps3 system recently stopped reading any discs

My ps3 will not read any disc, except DVDs

Posted on Jan 21, 2009

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SOURCE: PS3 disc display does not appear when any disc is inserted

this iis quite a vague descryption im guessing that it is a 40gb ps3, sometimes they have this problem and dont read disks, ehm if your ps3 is still in its garuntee then you should contact them and sort it out

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SOURCE: My PS3 is not reading game disc or dvd's

The only thing you can do without changing the laser motor and unit is to remove the cover and clean glass laser lens with rubbing alcohol and cotton swab

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