Does the PS3 have a fan?

Does the PS3 have a fan?

There are two different fans used in production. The first is a 19-blade fan which can be found in early models, presumably made and produced in Japan. The second is a 15-blade fan which can be found in later models, presumably made in China.

How do you fix a loud PS3 fan?

The loud fan on the PS3 can be quite nerve….And so it goes:

  1. Remove the “Slim” in the power cord, or turn off the “Fat” on the back of the console.
  2. You are now on the front of the console, the eject button is pressed.
  3. Do not release the button and plug in the power cable again, or turn the console back on.

How do you get to the PS3 fan?

With the power to your PlayStation still off, locate the eject button on the front face of your system….Let go of the eject button when you hear the fan generating noise.

  1. This activates the self-cleaning function for the PlayStation 3.
  2. You may see a ton of dirt and dust shooting out of the vents.

How do I cool down my PS3 fat?

Play the console as you normally would. After turning it off, perform the after-cooling trick. After the fan has turned back off and the the PS3 beeps three times, flip the switch/unplug the power cable. Do the after-cooling trick over and over again until the air coming out of the back of the console is cool again.

Is the PS3 fan loud?

It’s normal for fat PS3s. The cooling fan makes a lot of noise, and there is nothing that you can do about it. Touching the PS3 is no indicator of whether it’s hot or not inside. You actually need to touch the bottom side, but that still isn’t a good indicator.

How do I stop my PS3 from overheating?

first and formost make sure you blow out the ps3 from time to time. too much dust can block airflow and cause overheating. after playing for extended periods of time going to the main menu and letting the unit cool off is also a good idea. i would cut the whole rear out of that shelf so the hot air can escape.

Why is PS3 making loud noise?

The main source of noise from a PS3 is the optical disk drive. One can not do much. Placing the PS3 flat is better than on its side.

How do I stop my PS3 from overheating fat?

You can do 3 things mainly,

  1. put the PS3 to stand vertically. Heat goes up, that will help.
  2. use a USB fan, to ensure hot air gets blown away and out of the cabinet.
  3. upgrade to a PS3 slim, they don’t overheat as much as a fat model. You lose PS2 compatibility and SD card slots though.

Is the fat PS3 loud?

Fat ps3’s are normally a little loud, but nowhere near “jet engine” loud. If it’s actually THAT loud – your system is either caked with dust or simply near the end of it’s life.

Is it normal for PS3 to get hot?

Pretty normal, especially if you’re in a hot environment. Just make sure you keep the thing in an open area, about a feet or two of space behind it and you should be fine.