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Old 24th March, 2010, 03:06 PM
Aedan Aedan is offline
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Originally Posted by danrok View Post
Dunno, but it reads lower density discs fine. Reads blu-ray discs only if I reinsert the disc about 20 times.
Interesting! The PS3's sled is actually pretty complex, as they used the same objective lens for all three wavelengths (IR for CD, red for DVD, and blue/violet for Bluray). A lot of other sled designs have two objective lenses, as CD/DVD uses one path, and Bluray uses the other path, which makes them simpler, but bigger and more unwieldy.

That would suggest that the majority of the optics are working ok, as they're shared. However, there's a few bits (like the "zoom" lens for layer selection) that might be a bit more Blu-ray unique.
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