PS3 Playstation 3 Original Phat Repair
We specialise in repairing the Playstation 3 console, covering all faults on the PS3 range of consoles.
All repairs are carried out to Manfacturers specifications, but saving you £££££ on the same repair being carried out by the Manfacturer.
How to Book a repair
If you are local to our premises :
You are welcome to bring your faulty item to our premises during our opening hours, NO APPOINTMENT is required.
Booking a repair via our Website :
We offer a number of fully tracked and insured shipping options, our default option is added automatically which is £14.95.
You can amend this to select a different option offered by ourselves or you can chose to use your own shipping options, this is not a problem.
For Information on the shipping options we offer, please press this link Shipping Options
Our shipping options are fully tracked and insured and cover the whole of the UK.
All none local repairs MUST be booked via our website.
Selecting the Repair option you require on our website :
Below are our most common repairs we carry out on a daily basis.
if your fault is not displayed in the repair section below, then please select the "Diagnose" option.
We also carry out repairs B2B, so please enquire if you are a business looking for a repair solution.
The Yellow light of death fault is normally identified by
1. Power LED lights green at switch on
2. Power LED turns Yellow
3. There are three beeps
4. Power LED turns RED
** If the repair is not successful, then there is a £20 inspection fee charged **
If your console suffers from the YLOD or graphics problems, this is is the permanent fix for this error.
Have you been told that your console is unrepairable?
** If your consoles motherboard has been Heat Gun repaired previously, then we will not carry out a reball on your console **
There is a £20 non refundable fee is the reball is not successful, this is the cover the cost of the RSX chip used.
Do you want to extemd the life of your Playstation 3 Fat console?
One of the premature failure points for the console can be the Tokin Capacitors.
These are large capacitors that supply the power to the Cell and RSX (Graphics Processor).
Our engineers can remove the capacitors on the RSX Chip and upgrade them to more reliable Tantalum capacitors.
Do you want to extend the life of your Playstation 3 Fat console?
One of the premature failure points for the console can be the Tokin Capacitors that supply power to the RSX chip.
Also the thermal compound under the Cell (CPU) and RSX (Graphics Processor) chips IHS plates drying out and therefore no longer conducting the heat away from both chips, causing the fan to sound like a Jet Engine.
Do you want your console to run the latest Custom Firmware?
This is for consoles up to dashboard version 4.90
What are the benefits ?
- Play your games directly from a hard disk (without a disk in the drive).
- Play Emulators of your favourite Retro consoles .i.e Super Nintendo, PS1,PS2 and Mame.
- Mod Games
Check below to confirm your console is compatible.
Does your console's fan keep speeding up until the noise level is unbearable?
Does it sound like you have a vacuum cleaner inside your console?
Is your console powering off with an "Over Temperature" warning?
This is caused by the Thermal compound underneath the IHS Plates on the Cell and RSX chip drying out and needing to be replaced.
The problem being is the IHS plates are bonded to these chips.
Does your TV or Monitor display "Cannot start. The correct hard disk was not found"
You may not be able to complete a restoration of your hard disk, it may stop at a certain percentage.
Is your console stuck in an update loop?
Does your console have a BLACK screen when powered on?
Are you looking for the Ultinate hard disk replacement for your PS3 Console?
We can remove your existing working or failed hard disk and install a Brand new SSD drive.
What is an SSD drive, well there are no moving parts in the drive, so its faster.
This means you can have faster loading times on your games and console booting up.
Does your console not connect to the internet, even though your have verified all your settings are correct?
Are you having difficulty syncing your controller to your console?
This option is to fully service a working console.
We can fully service your console, stripping down and fully internally cleaning the console.
We will also replace the thermal paste on the CELL and RSX chips with higher grade (Uprated thermal compound)
If your console has a problem, please indicate on the drop down menu
Faults with your console would incur an additional charge.
Have you split liquid on or in your Playstation 3 console and now its doesn't work?
Does your console have no power, powers on and then off, overheating, etc?
This is an inspection fee for looking at your liquid damaged console, this is a non refundable fee as this covers the work required to clean your console prior to the diagnosis following the liquid damage.