Fat PS3 with RLOD - any permanent fixes?
A few days ago, I was given a fat, first-generation 60GB PS3 that is experiencing the infamous RLOD. The console refuses to stay on for more than 5 seconds. The fan would spin for a short moment and stop, and then the light below the power button would turn from green to yellow for a split second, and then to a blinking red.
I have never owned a gaming console before, so the thought of having a repaired PS3 to play around with is quite attractive. I have looked around online, but there doesn't seem to be any permanent fixes for this condition. I found a shop that will fix this - $80 if successfully, $30 if not. Is it worth the gamble?
"People say that money isn't the key to happiness, but I always figured if you have enough money, you can have a key made." -Joan Rivers