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Replacing PS3 blu ray drive?! Need to be same model?

Discussion in 'Playstation Forums' started by GhostRider17, Sep 1, 2009.

  1. GhostRider17

    GhostRider17 Well-known Member

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    Hi guys,just a quick question.

    If i was going to replace the whole blu ray drive on my ps3 would i be able to use any ps3 blu ray drive (excluding slim of course) or does it have to be the same type as the original one? I have an orginal 60gb system by the way.

    I know some drives uses single and double lenses but does this matter if im replacing the whole drive?

    Many thanks :thumbsup:
     
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    needs to be the same i'm sure as some drives have different/extra ribbons. I've opened a few up and i'm pretty sure you need the same one.
     
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    Ok thanks!
     

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