A yellow light on a PS3 often indicates hard drive failure or that the console is overheating, but this LED can warn the user about several different problems. The yellow light sometimes signals that there has been a power surge, that the interior of the console has become too dusty to operate properly or that vital components within the console, such as the motherboard or power supply, are malfunctioning.
To open a Sony PlayStation 3, or PS3, unscrew the screws on the bottom of the console, remove the hard drive and lift off the top. PS3 owners should know that in most cases, taking apart the console may void the warranty.Full Answer >
The PS3 was released in November 2006. The model that followed the PS3, the Playstation 4, was released in November 2013.Full Answer >
The PlayStation 3 (PS3) only plays certain types of AVI files, such as MPEG-4 and Motion JPEG. The types of videos and files played depend on the format and the presence or absence of copy protection or playback restrictions.Full Answer >
PlayStation 3 (PS3) ISO games are games that were ripped and copied onto a disc image, which is called an ISO. These ISO files are then burned to a DVD or Blu-ray disc. PlayStation games, movies, and PC games can be turned into ISO files with ripping software.Full Answer >